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Phillip Island Visitor Information Centre

13 0036 6422

Located one kilometre from the bridge at San Remo, the Phillip Island Visitor Information Centre provides maps, tickets for all major attractions and itinerary planning.

They also offer a free accommodation booking service, including: motels, hotels, self-contained holiday units, apartments, bed and breakfasts, farm stays, caravan parks - whatever you need.

Just some of the attractions on Phillip Island, view the Penguin Parade at dusk every day, see Australia's largest Fur Seal colony from Point Grant and the Nobbies centre, seal watching cruises operating at certain times of the year. Visit the Koala Conservation Centre, amble around historic Churchill Island or take a self guided tour through the homestead, watch the working horses or take a self guided scenic walk. Hand feed wallabies at Phillip Island Wildlife Park. and view a large variety of native animals.

Take in the Islands racing history at the Grand Prix Circuit, and maybe a race or two. There are walking tours that operate daily (not on event weekends) or take a hotlap!

Walk through natural flora and fauna reserves such as Cape Woolamai, Rhyll Inlet, and Swan Lake Surf world class waves, watch the Pelican Feeding at San Remo Fisherman's Co-Op at 12 noon daily or take a ferry ride and tour to French Island

Calendar of Events:

January: Island Classic, Historic Motor Bike Racing

February: Channel Challenge, Cowes Classic, Phillip Island Swim Classic, Shannon's Historic Car Racing

March: World Super Bike Championship

April: Easter Fun Festival , Lions Art Show

May: Phillip Island Film Festival

June: State Championship Car Racing

September: Australian Super Bike Championship, Shearwaters return to Phillip Island

October: Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

November: Phillip Island Artists Society Exhibition, Stars of Tomorrow Motorcycle Racing

December: Australian Junior Surfing Championship

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Local directions:

By car from Melbourne: Take the Monash Freeway (M1) to the Cranbourne exit, and turn on to the South Gippsland Highway. (M420) Follow this road to the Bass Highway (A420) which will take you through Grantville. At the roundabout on top of the hill at Anderson, turn right onto the Phillip Island Tourist Road (B420), and follow this through San Remo and over the bridge. Drive through Newhaven, and you will find the Information Centre only one kilometre onto Phillip Island, 400 metres past the first roundabout on the left-hand side.

  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Picnic area
  • Public toilet
  • Tour desk
Tourism awards:
  • 2014 - Victorian Tourism Awards
  • 2013 - Victorian Tourism Awards
  • 2012 - Victorian Tourism Awards
Opening hours:

Extended opening hours over summer

  • Every day excluding Christmas Day
    9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Visitor Information Centre