Stroll along Newhaven's waterfront and absorb the atmosphere of this picturesque seaside village. Cast a line and catch the family dinner, picnic by the bridge or hit the water for a refreshing swim.
Launch a boat from the local ramp and sail the calm waters of Western Port, or head for the open sea and experience the abundant marine life and stunning coastline of Cape Woolamai. For a stunning bird's eye view of the rugged coastline, take a scenic flight over the island.
Retrace the steps of Victoria's first European settlers at nearby Churchill Island. Drive, ride or paddle to this historic site, and treat the family to afternoon tea at the visitor centre. For insights into the lives of Victorians at war, stop by the National Vietnam Veterans Museum.
Spend a day in chocolate heaven at the chocolate factory then relax into an aromatherapy massage. Continue the Zen at Bonsai Island with the art of bonsai for beginners and experts alike, and then finish the day amidst the warm hospitality of a local B&B or deluxe backpacker accommodation.
Things to do
Cast a line in tranquil surrounds around Phillip Island and catch delicious fresh seafood to cook for fun family dinners right on the foreshore.