Things to do

There are many things to do in Phillip Island, here is just a sample.

Day Trips

Maru Koala and Animal Park

Pat a Koala at Maru, hand feed and pat the kangaroos and see other native animals, then play enjoy Pirate Pete's Mini-golf adventure.

Warrook Farm

Warrook is living history, a full working farm over 100 years old. Take a step back in time, channel your inner ‘farmer’ self as you experience a range of hands on activities and demonstrations at Warrook – a genuine Aussie farm experience!

Whale Discovery Trail

Plan you whale watching adventure on the Bass Coast Whale Discovery Trail!

Moonlit Sanctuary

Voted top Wildlife Park experience in the RACV poll for Victoria's 101 best tourist experiences! Located half way between Melbourne and Phillip Island near Tooradin.

Searoad Ferries – Queenscliff to Sorrento

Searoad Ferries, operates 2 all weather car and passenger ferries on Melbourne’s spectacular Port Phillip Bay, connecting Phillip Island to/from the Bellarine and Great Ocean Road.

Australian Garden

Immerse yourself in one of Victoria’s most precious areas of native bushland and be inspired by the stunning Australian Garden. This contemporary garden showcases native plants in settings that reflect the true essence of the Australian landscape.

Southern Gippsland Foodmap

Discover the regions best local produce with the Southern Gippsland Foodmap!

Southern Gippsland Wine Trail

Get on the South Gippsland Wine Trail and immerse yourself in the stunning vistas, colourful characters and lovingly crafted wines it has to offer!

Wineries and Breweries

Phillip Island Winery

Aside from food and wine (and cider), we have our cellar door for tastings, “The Yards” that sells some of our favourite things and famous flowers, events and always something going on.

Rusty Water Brewery Restaurant and Bar

Our menu is created by our chef using locally sourced produce to be enjoyed with our hand crafted ales, unlike your traditional beers.

Cheeky Goose Cafe

The Cheeky Goose Cafe is located in the heart of Cowes, Phillip Island and offer a wide variety of delicious meals for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner!

Purple Hen Winery

Located near Rhyll, on a site with the right aspect and shelter for the vines and wonderful views. Premium cool climate wines with strong varietal character.

Ocean Reach Brewing

Ocean Reach Brewing is a small BrewPub located at Cowes, Phillip Island. Enjoy our handcrafted tasty beers along with our range of American style burgers!

Phillip Island Food & Wine Tours

Phillip Island Food and Wine Tours are small group, half to full day tours, including lunch, that showcase the ever-growing local wine, beer and food scene on Phillip Island!

Southern Gippsland Wine Trail

Get on the South Gippsland Wine Trail and immerse yourself in the stunning vistas, colourful characters and lovingly crafted wines it has to offer!

Motor Sports

Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit is a versatile venue. From grassy knolls, and idyllic vistas, to rolling hills and rugged coastline. All this is offered from Australia’s heart of action and racing.

Wildlife

Churchill Island Heritage Farm

Churchill Island, just off the coast of Phillip Island holds an important place in the history of European settlement in Victoria. The site of the first European agricultural pursuits in Victoria, the island has been farmed since 1850.

Koala Conservation Centre

Unlike a zoo, the Koala Conservation Centre is really unique as visitors get the chance to see these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat, living as they would in the wild.

Maru Koala and Animal Park

Pat a Koala at Maru, hand feed and pat the kangaroos and see other native animals, then play enjoy Pirate Pete's Mini-golf adventure.

Penguin Parade

Experience one of Australia's most popular attractions. Each night at sunset you'll be amazed by Little Penguins returning ashore after a day's fishing.

The Nobbies

This area offers spectacular coastal viewing from the boardwalks and lookout points set amongst natural sea bird gardens.

Warrook Farm

Warrook is living history, a full working farm over 100 years old. Take a step back in time, channel your inner ‘farmer’ self as you experience a range of hands on activities and demonstrations at Warrook – a genuine Aussie farm experience!

Whale Discovery Trail

Plan you whale watching adventure on the Bass Coast Whale Discovery Trail!

Whale watching

Whale sightings have been recorded across Western Port and Bass Strait to the south of Phillip Island this May to October

Wildlife Coast Cruises

We offer a range of unique cruises and tours that lets you experience Phillip Island’s beautiful scenic landscapes, rich history and amazing wildlife in their natural habitat.

Bird Watching

Phillip Island and mainland Bass Coast are a haven for bird watching.

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