Map of Phillip Island Victoria.
A map of Phillip Island Victoria
 
A friendly local on Seal Island at the Nobbies on Phillip Island, Victoria
A friendly local on Seal Island at the Nobbies on Phillip Island, Victoria
  One of the many beaches on Phillip Island, Victoria
One of the many beaches on Phillip Island, Victoria
 
Phillip Island - Penguin Parade Tourist Information Centre
Phillip Island - Penguin Parade Tourist Information Centre
  Koala Bear in a tree at the Koala Centre on Phillip Island
Koala Bear in a tree at the Koala Centre on Phillip Island
 
The Nobbies in the distance on Phillip Island, Victoria
The Nobbies with Seal Rock in the distance on Phillip Island, Victoria
  Penguin Parade on Phillip Island, Victoria
The far end of Cape Woolami on Phillip Island, Victoria
 
Cat Bay a well known surfing spot on Phillip Island, Victoria
Cat Bay a well known surfing spot on Phillip Island, Victoria
  Pyramid Rocks off  Phillip Island, Victoria
Pyramid Rocks off Phillip Island, Victoria
 
The bridge between San Remo and Phillip Island, Victoria
The bridge between San Remo and Phillip Island, Victoria
  The inter island ferry Phillip Island, Victoria
The inter island ferry Phillip Island, Victoria
 
Phillip Island - Churchill Island a happy Scottish Highland cattle enjoying lunch
Phillip Island - Churchill Island a happy Scottish Highland cattle enjoying lunch
  Phillip Island - Churchill Island Tourist Information Center
Phillip Island - Churchill Island Tourist Information Center
 

Information on Phillip Island for tourists, sightseers and locals.

Phillip Island - French Island Ferry, Victoria Australia.
Phillip Island - French Island Ferry, Victoria Australia
Phillip Island - French Island Ferry
Phillip Island which is 20km long by about 10km wide is located 135km south-east of Melbourne or just over an hours drive from Melbourne and Phillip Island is famous for it "Penguin Parade" nightly at sunset.

Phillip Island is very popular surfing destination and there are numerous locations to surf. Phillip Island is well renowned producting surf on any day and surfers can usually find a sheltered break in any wind. Some of the beaches are Woolamai, Smith's Beach,Summerland Beach, Shelly Beach, Cat Bay Beach and Flynns Reef. Phillip Island iswell known for it beaches which are amongst the best in Victoria.

The largest seal colony in Australia can be found at 'Phillip Island' and the 'Seal Rocks Sea Life Centre' and this is an excellent example of nature living along side tourists without being disturbed. A visit to see the Seals at Phillip is a must for any sightseer or tourist to Phillip Island.

There is also a 'Koala Conservation Centre' which can be found on Phillip Island.

To sum it up 'Phillip Island' is known world wide for its colony of seals, penguins and an abudance of wild life for tourists and locals to see.
 
Phillip Island Ferry

General Information on Phillip Island

There is a ferry that connects from Cowes on Phillip Island to Stony Point on The Mornington Peninsula. There are great surfing spots for the surfer and the are beaches are amongst the best in Victoria.

The largest seal colony in Australia can be found at 'Phillip Island' and the 'Seal Rocks Sea Life Centre' and this is an excellent example of nature living along side tourists without being disturbed.

There is also a 'Koala Conservation Centre' which can be found on Phillip Island. The 'Phillip Island Nature Park' controls the 'Penguin Parade', 'Seal Rocks', the 'Koala Conservation Centre' and 'Churchill Island'.

An admission fee is charged for Entry into these attractions.

Admission can be purchased for either a single attraction or buy purchasing a pass which covers all three.
 
Penguin Parade on Phillip Island

The Fairy Penguins of Phillip Island

A visit to the 'Fairy Penguins on Penguin Parade at Phillip Island' is one of the most popular and loved tourist destinations in Victoria.

At dusk the 'Penguins' waddle up the beach after a hard days fishing and head off to their homes in the sand dunes.

Fairy Penguins On Phillip Island
fairy penguins of phillip island
The Phillip Island 'Fairy Penguins' can be observed from a special observation area provided for tourists but photographs are not allowed to be taken with a flash. This observation section is referred to as Penguin Parade.

information on phillip island:Penguin Parade, Phillip Island Victoria
The Penguins walking up the beach at Penguin Parade, Phillip Island Victoria
Fairy Penguins on the move
To solve this however lights have been erected to enable photography with high-speed film.

Phillip Island which is 20km long by about 10km wide is located 135km south-east of Melbourne or just over an hours drive from Melbourne.

While waiting for the Penguins who come ashore after nightfall there are many attractions to keep the tourist occupied.
 

Information on Churchill Island - Heritage Farm

Phillip Island - Churchill Island showing the Churchill Information Centre
Phillip Island - Churchill Island showing the Churchill Information Centre

Phillip Island - Churchill Island showing Scottish Highland cattle grazing
Phillip Island - Churchill Island showing Scottish Highland cattle grazing
Phillip Island - Churchill Island showing Black Faced Sheep grazing
Phillip Island - Churchill Island showing Black Faced Sheep grazing

Phillip Island - Churchill Island showing the bridge connecting Phillip Island
Phillip Island - Churchill Island showing the bridge connecting Phillip Island
Churchill island was discovered by George Bass and Matthew Flinders in 1798 and in 1801, Lieutenant James Grant settled there and built a small cottage and planted corn and wheat with seeds supplied by his friend John Churchill, after whom the island was named.

Churchill Island was the first European settlement in Victoria and is one of the most popular tourist destinations on Phillip Island.

Churchill Island is located just off the coast of Phillip Island at Newhaven and connected to Phillip Island by a small bridge.

One of the main attractions on Churchill Island is a fully working historic dating back to 1872.

Churchill Island is 57 hectares and has Scottish Highland cattle and black faced sheep grazing in the paddocks is now open to the public to show how life was at the time of settlement.

There is a comprehensive tourist center where the tourist, backpacker or family on an outing can enjoy a bite to eat or drink in the cafe.

 
Race-circuit on Phillip Island

Information on the Phillip Island Racing Circuit

Victoria's unique, prestigious and challenging Phillip Island Circuit hosts the 2014 Yamaha World Superbike Championship.

The Superbike World Championship provides the best competition racing in the world, whilst bringing together the major motorcycle manufacturers and high-profile international riders.

Phillip Island - Grand Prix Race Track at Phillip Island, Victoria Australia.
Phillip Island - French Island Ferry, Victoria Australia
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit offers up-close viewing from all aspects of the Circuit.

Catch all the action from your favorite spot with all amenities conveniently accessible.
 
Phillip Island Information
 
Phillip Island Food Feast Saturday 17th March

Phillip Island is planning a great weekend where some of the best establishments show their stuff.

Local winemakers will be available to discuss their wines and there will be the local farmers market on Churchill Island.

 
Churchill Island Farmers' Market

A major event held on the fourth Saturday of each month on Churchill Island in Phillip Island, the Churchill Island Farmers' Market promotes the some of the very best in fresh regional produce.
With over 50 stalls on show on each days, this year's show promises to be something to cater for all the family.
 
Phillip Island Swim Classic

The Phillip Island Swim Classic is a 1.2 kilometer current-assisted swim along the picturesque bay beach along the Cowes foreshore.

Run the day following the Cowes Classic Swim/Run event that is part of the Bass Coast open water biathlon series, to create a classic weekend.

This is one of the few beaches in Victoria that faces north and is not affected by strong off-ocean winds. All age categories are catered for in the swim.