Phillip Island is best known for the world’s smallest penguins as they gather in small groups at the water’s edge and then set off across the beach to their burrows in the dunes. You can view the penguins at the Phillip Island Nature Park. Visit the Koala Conservation Centre and walk amongst the treetops on the Koala and Woodland Boardwalks to see the koalas up close. Take a cruise and see seals at Seal Rocks or visit Churchill Island a historic working horse farm and stroll through heritage gardens and buildings. Visit wineries and enjoy alfresco dining at one of the many villages. Take to the sky and view the island from a helicopter. Attend the World Superbike Championships in April and the Australian Motor Cycle Grand Prix in October. Relax on beautiful beaches with fine sand or swim in sheltered coves. The drive from Melbourne will take you 2 hours. Visit Phillip Island today if natural wonders and wildlife is what you are seeking for your next break.
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