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Wildlife viewing

Phillip Island is a veritable wonderland of Australian native wildlife. Witness Phillip Island's little penguins on parade, watch seals fishing from the rocks, and spy koalas dozing up in the treetops.

Penguins plus

Make the pilgrimage to the Penguin Parade, a Phillip Island institution, and observe the little penguins as they emerge from the sea and waddle across the beach to their sand dune burrows. The Penguin Parade Visitor Centre at Phillip Island Nature Park has a range of great activities and displays to help understand these icons of the island.

Join a wildlife cruise to see the colony of 16,000 Australian fur seals at Seal Rocks, and spot koalas as you wander among the treetops at the Koala Conservation Centre. Count the wading birds in the wetlands at Rhyll Inlet or, if you're visiting in April/May, watch the annual shearwater migration from rugged bluffs at Cape Woolamai.

Little rangers

Hear the kids squeal with delight as they hand-feed wallabies and kangaroos at the local wildlife park or catch the excitement of the midday pelican feeding at San Remo jetty.

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Wildlife viewing

Penguins

Experience the electricity of seeing your first little penguins waddling on a Phillip Island beach.

Seals

Let Phillip Island's resident fur seals entertain you with their playful behaviour on Seal Rocks.

Koalas

Get up close and personal to Phillip Island's population of resident koalas at conservation spots.

Bird life

Greet mutton birds returning from Alaska, see rare wading birds and feed pelicans on Phillip Island.

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Water sports

Surfing

Phillip Island is a surfing playground boasting sheltered bays for beginners, powerful reef breaks, and one of the best surf beaches in the country.

Nature & wildlife

Beaches and coastlines

Discover a beach to suit everyone at Phillip island's sheltered bay beaches and wild surf beaches, blowholes, caves and unusual rock formations.

Water sports

Swimming

Splash around in the shallows t Phillip Island's sheltered bay beaches, or catch a wave at one of the wild surf beaches on the island's ocean side.

Outdoor activities

Scenic flights

Strap yourself in and explore the spectacular coastline, picturesque towns and myriad attractions of Victoria's Phillip Island on a helicopter tour.