Phillip Island – Discover the diverse beauty of Australia’s southern islands

The wonderful Phillip Island can be found just off Victoria’s south coast, lying only 90 minutes outside of Melbourne and accessible by bridge, it is a great place to spend a day away on one of Australia’s most beautiful islands.

With plenty to see and do, you’ll never have a dull moment as you enjoy the wildlife, scenery and the many activities for all ages that the island has to offer. The beaches of Phillip Island display its paradisiac beauty, the calm waters of Cowes Beach on the north coast allow for a relaxed swim, whereas the waters of the south coast draw surfers from across the country to carve out the bigger waves. To entertain the whole family, you can visit Panny’s Chocolate Factory and Grumpy’s Miniature Golf course as well as challenge your brain at A Maze’N Things, an attraction dedicated to optical illusions, mazes and puzzles that will mystify and delight your children.

A wide range of Australia’s unique and diverse wildlife can be found on Phillip Island, including koalas, kangaroos and even the adorable Scottish highland cows that graze through the many fields across the island. The true highlight of a trip to the island is the delightful penguin parade, where you can view groups of little penguins as they waddle their way up the beach to their burrows to settle down for the night, this enchanting event takes place daily throughout the year. You’ll have the chance to take the Eco Boat Tour, which will allow you to explore the surrounding ocean, you can get up close and personal with an Australian Fur Seal colony in their natural habitat as they relax on the Nobbies Seal Rock. If you visit the island between the months of May and August you’ll be able to view the majesty of the Humpback Whale off the south coast.

Hear the roar of engines as the smell of burning rubber fills the air, Phillip Island is a hotspot for motorsports, with the Phillip Island Circuit hosting some of Australia’s most nail-biting races. You’ll get a dose of excitement in October as you sit in the stands watching the superbikes of the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix zoom past. You’ll also have the chance to skid around the corners of the go-kart track with your family, ensuring unforgettable memories from your visit to Phillip Island.

The picturesque views of the island’s beautiful scenery mixed with the variety of activities and attractions guarantee a fun and memorable holiday for the whole family.

If you prefer to travel in a large luxury coach, check out the Phillip Island Tour on Large Coach today!

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