There’s plenty of fun activities on Phillip Island
Whether it’s a romantic weekend for two or a fun-filled family holiday you are after, Phillip Island has it all!
There is something for everyone, from the excitement of the International Motorcycle and Car Racing Track to surfing, fishing, boating, walking tracks, boating, golf, and much more. And of course the world-renowned Fairy Penguin parade cannot be missed!
Premier surfing destination
Being surrounded by water makes the island an ideal surfing location. There are many reef breaks, some world-standard, and countless beach break locations for all standards of surfer.
Scenic helicopter flights
The ultimate way to see the island’s coastal beaches and rugged coastline, a sweeping helicopter ride unveils one of Victoria’s hidden jewels.
The first motorcycle races were held on Phillip Island in 1931 and a permanent track was built in 1956. The current MotoGP became a regular fixture from 1997 onwards. The Phillip Island circuit is blessed with breathtaking scenery and beautiful ocean views and provides some of the most spectacular racing in the MotoGP season.
There are many riding tracks to explore – maps are available at the island’s Information Centre.
With so many walking tracks, the island’s the stunning coastline and wildlife are ready for you to discover. A must-do is Pyramid Rock, and the The George Bass Coastal Walk is one of the top ten in Australia.
Fishing and boating
There is good surf fishing on the many beaches, or fish from the rocks, jetties, pier or from a boat. Surrounded by water, the island is a premier destination for boating enthusiasts. Charter boats are available.
Wildlife Coast Cruises
Professionally guided wildlife eco-cruises on modern catamarans at Phillip Island & Wilsons Promontory.
- Seal Rocks eco-cruise – A 2-hour coastal cruise taking you to Seal Rocks to drift amongst over 6,000 fur seals. Includes: cruise, commentary, wildlife interpretation, afternoon tea, childrens activities, quality service.
- French Island cruise/tour/lunch – Cruise to French Island, join a French Island eco-tour, see koalas in the wild, have lunch at a full organic farm, tour an old prison and learn about the lifestyle of this remote Island.
- Wilsons Prom Cruises – A fantastic day cruise operating out of Port Welshpool, taking you to see the coastal and wildlife highlights around Wilsons Prom Islands and remote coves.