Cowes Foreshore, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
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Things to do

Discover endless coastlines and seaside villages, abundant wildlife and a multitude of family attractions on a little island with a big reputation.

Seaside living
Explore the natural wonders of land and sea, dine al fresco and sample fine local wines. Take a stroll and pick up local wares in quaint seaside villages or roll out your towel on the beach and get that sand between your toes.

Rev it up
Smell the burning rubber and hear the engines roar at an international motorcycle or car racing championship. Need bigger thrills? Jump in a helicopter or hop aboard a fishing charter and explore the island's treasures by air or by sea.

Outdoor type
Experience the pristine coastlines and world-class surf beaches of Phillip Island, recently declared a National Surfing Reserve in recognition of its strong surf culture and untouched landscape.

Escape to a secluded day spa for the afternoon and, when dusk falls, make your way to the Penguin Parade for the unforgettable sight of little penguins waddling their way over the dunes.

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Phillip Island Nature Park, Victoria, Australia

Nature and wildlife

See the penguins on parade, observe koalas at close range from a treetop boardwalk, or greet migratory mutton-birds arriving on a flight from Alaska.

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Cowes Foreshore, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia

Family activities

Experience a memorable seaside holiday full of family attractions, friendly wildlife and sheltered bays perfect for a spot of beach cricket.

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Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia. Photo: Getty Images

Motor sports

Get amongst an atmosphere that is genuinely electric as the island roars to life with international motorcycle and car racing championships.

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Red Rocks, Cowes Foreshore, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia

Outdoor activities

Make the most of your island getaway. Explore the endless beaches, stunning landscapes and unique local wildlife of this outdoor playground.

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Churchill Island, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia

History and heritage

Visit the original Churchill Island homestead, walk through traditional herb and flower gardens and discover nineteenth century farming techniques.

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Coffee in Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia

Food and wine

For stunning ocean views, fresh seafood, al fresco dining and locally grown produce, nothing compares to the bountiful offerings of Phillip Island.

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Shopping, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia

Shopping

Enjoy the best of boutique shopping without the hustle and bustle. Stroll through markets, meet the locals and treat yourself to something special.

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Island Healing Health Spa, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia

Spa and wellbeing

While the others are busy soaking up the island's attractions, sneak away and add a moment of luxury and indulgence to your family adventure.

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Cat Bay, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia

Touring routes and itineraries

Make Phillip Island your destination and the rest will follow. Natural wonders, wildlife and island attractions are all within easy reach.

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A helicopter touring Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia

Tours

Enjoy the ride and let local knowledge guide you to stunning coastlines and landscapes, friendly wildlife and an iconic Grand Prix track.

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