No visit to Melbourne is complete without a drive southeast to explore Phillip Island, a natural playground and family destination. Just 90 minutes south-east of Melbourne, Phillip Island boasts breathtaking beauty with rugged coastline, idyllic beaches and native wildlife encounters. With a number of scenic villages to discover, family activities across San Remo and the entire island and plenty of places to relax, there is certainly a lot to experience.
You can welcome home the hundreds of Little Penguins as they emerge from the sea at dusk, spend the afternoon meeting sleep koalas and playful seals in their natural habitats or savour delicious treats at the chocolate factory and enjoy local wines at boutique cellar doors.
Phillip Island’s rugged coastline and range of beaches spans the spectrum. You can easily discover quiet bays and some of the best surf beaches in Australia; enjoy tranquil strolls along scenic coastal tracks and leisurely beachside picnics all in one day!
Phillip Island offers enough fun, interactive and stimulating adventures to create a lifetime of family holiday memories. Seaside townships of Cowes and San Remo offer boutiques, galleries, markets and a range of restaurants, cafes, bars and hotels, and all your holiday services. At Phillip Island, there is something for all ages and interests.