Naturally Playful – There’s nothing like Phillip Island

Lose yourself on Phillip Island this Autumn and discover the fun of a naturally playful escape 🌿

There’s nothing like an island for getting away from it all; for escaping the predictable beat and confines of city life.

Just two hours from Melbourne, Phillip Island is a world unto itself, where things feel different in the best of ways and life moves at a slower pace. ‘Island time’ is real, governed not by the clock or by schedules or deadlines, but rather by the soothing rhythm of the waves as they lap reassuringly against the shores.

An island, Phillip Island offers a chance to escape the everyday, to be playful, to explore and make new discoveries. It offers the freedom to have fun and be curious, to plan an adventure then be steered off course, to be swept up in the unknown and by the beauty of nature.

It’s a place of welcoming locals, captivating wildlife encounters, fun-filled family attractions, great food to enjoy, award-winning wine and locally brewed beer, idyllic beaches, breathtaking scenery and invigorating nature walks.

With so much on offer, you can do it all or nothing at all.

Come and lose yourself for a while. Come and play.

Phillip Island - Beach Couple

Family Fun – Phillip Island

Phillip Island is one big and beautiful adventure playground, with an endless array of activities and attractions to keep the kids entertained and create wonderful family memories. When the summer games and swimsuits are packed away, Autumn offers Island visitors a chance to discover all the excitement available on dry land.

Keep reading for more Autumn family holiday inspiration …

Family - The Nobbies

Antarctic Journey  – The world’s first interactive Antarctic experience and with plenty of interactive activities including an augmented reality screen, it’s an engaging way to open little minds to the wonders of the natural world. Click here for opening times.

Phillip Island Antarctic Journey

A Maze’N Things – Get lost at A Maze’N Things exploring the giant maze, illusions and magic. Fun, family attraction on Phillip Island open daily from 10am.

A Maze'N Things - Phillip Island

Wildlife Coast Cruises – Hop on a cruise with Wildlife Coast Cruises and visit Seal Rocks, home to Australia’s largest Australian Fur Seal colony. Sit back, relax and experience all our beautiful coastline has to offer with a range of unique cruises and charters!

wildlife coast cruises at seal rocks

Penguin Parade – Is a must-do for families visiting Phillip Island and the Penguins Plus Underground Viewing provides a cosier experience with incredible vantage points at beach level. Nightly at sunset. Click here to find out more.

penguin plus

Koala Reserve – Take a stroll along treetop boardwalks and come face to face with sleepy koalas in their natural habitat . Open daily from 10am. Click here to discover more.

Koala Reserve Phillip Island 2020

Churchill Island – Experience Victoria’s history of European settlement on Churchill Island Heritage Farm with demonstrations of farming practices and a glimpse back in time to the lives of Australia’s early settlers. Open at 10am daily. Click here to discover more.

Churchill Island - Horse

Phillip Island Go-Karts – Set little hearts racing like a mini motorsport champ Go-Karting at the world-famous Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. Open daily at 9am. Click here to discover more.

Go-Karts Phillip Island

Phillip Island Chocolate Factory – Live out your Willy Wonka fantasies creating your own chocolate flavour! Open daily from 10am. Click here to discover more.

Maru Koala and Animal Park – Hand feed a kangaroo or get a snap with a cute koala at Maru Koala and Animal Park! Maru is a family-run attraction where you can see koalas, wombats, crocodiles, kangaroos, Australian birds, wallabies, Tasmanian devils, dingos, emus and even more!

maru feeding kanagaroos

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