81 locals recommend
Tips from locals
1.5 hours away from melbourne where you can visit the penguin colony, sightseeing on the beautiful landscape and beach, chocolate factory.
Phillip Island has many beautiful rock cliffs and panoramic views of the sea. It is probably most famous for its penguin parade. Watch as real live penguins come in every evening. Take a tour there or self-drive, its a beautiful place to explore.
Plenty of beaches to swim and surf. Popular tourist attraction. Lots to do or just chill.
See the local penguins and seals. Visit the race track the home of the MotoGP.
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- 38 locals recommend