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When we think of Phillip Island, the first thing that comes to mind is penguins. Phillip Island is home to thousands of these fascinating creatures, as well as playing host to a variety of other native wildlife.
Thousands of people flock to Phillip Island every day to watch the penguins swim to shore and waddle out of the water into their burrows. The suspenseful waiting for the penguin parade is well worth it. Seeing the penguins sway and waddle about is sure to melt your heart! Follow the penguins up along the boardwalk as they settle down in their burrows for the night. The sights and sounds of the experience are unforgettable.
If you thought penguins were fascinating, wait until you see the seals! A little way up the beach is Seal Rocks where you will find over 16,000 seals! Viewing the seals sun bathing on the rocks is much more fun than viewing them in an aquarium. The best vantage point for viewing the seals is at The Nobbies, a headland with the most spectacular views of the Phillip Island coastline. Take a leisurely stroll along the boardwalks and don’t forget to check out the blowhole!
A trip to Phillip Island isn’t complete without a visit to the Koala Conservation Centre. It is rare to spot a koala out in the wild, and this is your unique chance to watch these cuddly creatures up close in their natural environment. Learn everything there is to know about koalas and see for yourself why they are Australia’s most beloved creatures.
Aside from natural attractions, Phillip Island is home to many well-known events and motor sports such as the V8 Supercars Phillip Island 400 and the Motorcycle Grand Prix, held at Phillip Island Circuit. If you want to join in on the action, Phillip Island also offers adrenaline pumping go-karting and hot lap activities.
Phillip Island is also a great place to visit for a family holiday or camping trip. Take advantage of the white sandy beaches and green camping grounds and start planning your unforgettable beachfront holiday.
Phillip Island Events & What's On
- 24th International Island Classic Phillip Island Circuit
- 2017 Kilcunda Lobster Festival Kilcunda Foreshore Car Park
- 32nd San Remo Channel Challenge San Remo Foreshore Park
- Inverloch Parkrun Rotary Centenary Park
- Churchill Island Farmers' Market Churchill Island Visitor Centre
- Slow Radio at Wonthaggi Library Wonthaggi Library
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