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Clickable Image If you're in the mood for an exhilirating adventure holiday, then venture into the uplifting Southern Outback from the Flinders Ranges to the Nullabour Plain Renowned for their cruisy atmosphere and laidback lifestyle, the beaches of hte Eyre & Yorke Peninsulas are great places to go swimming, surfing, fishing or on a family picnic The wine capital of Australia, a place where you can get a real taste for the finer things in life, while the Murray River provides high-energy watersports, leisurely houseboat holiday or fishing Whether you want to party or relax on your next holiday, South Australia's capital has it all. With spacious boulevards and vibrant inner-city districts, sophisticated architecture and lush gardens Kangaroo Island is a pristine wilderness - a place that has offered protection to substantial populations of native Australian animals, a place of beauty and a place of escape The brilliant blend of the Limestone Coast stretches from the Glenelg River on the Victorian Border to Port MacDonnell, Robe, Tailem Bend and across to Bordertown Pristine white sand beaches, coastal rock formations and quiet seaside villages. Experience kangaroos sunbaking on the beach, sand-boarding at Esperance, and the Valley of the Giants Margaret River was originally a chilled out surfie town, but has evolved into the ultimate smorgasbord of fine wine, good food and spectacular scenery – just a three-and-a-half hour drive south of Perth All the essential ingredients for a great holiday. Some of the country's best beaches, plenty of nightlife, bustling markets, inner city parks, outdoor dining and amazing marine adventures
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Clickable Image Distinguished by its wide open spaces and rolling hills this region is rural Australia personified and provides a sharp contrast to any other region in the South while complimenting your city or coastal road trip The habour city is well known for its icons, the habour bridge, Opera house and the habour, however Sydney has so much more to offer with its history, culture, dining and nightlife Set within leafy surrounds, this modern city offers a full and fantastic experience for all the family with its busy calendar of events and festivals, as well as restaurants, bars, shops and Parliament House A magnificent all seasons destination with its diverse unspoiled natural environment of coastal areas, forest, mountain and rural country, its provides for a peaceful, relaxing or adventurous break The Australian snow fields offer so much for the whole family or singles all year around, with great ski resort in the winter and mountains of things to do in the summer Stretching over 2500 kilometres the Murray River is one of the world's great rivers, and this is complimented with great towns and Australian charactors along it banks Gippsalnd Prom Coast region is east of Melbourne reaching down to the most southern part of mainland Australia with Wilsons Promontory National Park The Yarra Valley is a world class, world renowned wine region, reminiscent of Bordeaux or Burgundy in the South of France, or the Tuscany region of Northern Italy. Cosmopolitan Melbourne has a vibrant energy which make this city unique. Known for its superb dining, cultal deversity, great shopping, unbeatable galleries and luscious parks and gardens The Mornington Peninsula has long been a favourite destination for lazy beachside holidays with its green hinterlands, superb beaches, great restaurants, golf courses, lively markets, culture and heritage Located in the mouth of Westernport Bay, the Island is the home of the Penguin Parade and Australian Motogp event as well as having the worlds largest Fur Seal colony, great beaches and surf Travel one of the world's most scenic roads through an extended area that includes the world-famous Twelve Apostles, the Otways rainforest, Bells Beach, on the Surf Coast, and the Great Ocean Road itself Steeped in history, the discovery of gold in Victoria's central region over 150 years ago has left a rich and lasting legacy in almost every town in the Goldfields The Grampians offers an abundance of holiday accommodation and adventure activities. The superb national and state parks provide a diverse array of native wildlife, picturesque walking tracks and breathtaking scenic attractions. Northern Tasmania is where you can forget the rat race and join the human race; it is understated not under-rated, where the residents are so friendly making you feel like you belong Tasmania's south combines Australia's history with the wildness of the many forest areas, rivers and natural wonders for the enjoyment of visitors and locals With the River Derwent at its heart and Mount Wellington rising above it, the tranquillity of a city from a bygone era coexists with the vibrancy of a pocket-sized modern metropolis
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Welcome to the Island's Original Official on-line attractions and activities guide for visitors to the island.
Phillip Island is a favourite holiday destination for thousands of Victorians, interstate and international visitors with approximately 1,500,000 visitors a year.

The Phillip Island Pengiun Parade is one of the better known attractions, however there is a great array of other thing to see and do on Phillip Island. To assist you with your holiday planning we have included many of the attractions and activities that are available on Phillip Island. You may wish just to do a day trip to the Island, however you can stay a few days and only experience some of what the island has to offer.
Enjoy the fast rip in the bay or on an extreme seal rocks cruise The Penguins are always a favourite with visitors Helicopter joy rides give you a different view of Phillip Island Phillip Island has some of the best surf beaches for you to enjoy Motorsport is part of Phillip Island history with both bikes and cars
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The island has an area of about 10,000 Hectares, and the landscape is slightly undulating with the highest point being Cape Woolamai at 109 metres (357 ft) above sea level. The island has approximately 101 kilometres (60 miles) of coastline with the south and part of the west coast being exposed to the open ocean, Bass Strait, giving us some of the best surf beaches and scenic coastline in Australia. The northern coastline is situated in Westernport Bay and offer great sandy beaches that have calm and safe swimming areas, while the western coastlne has a number of bays and inlets that contained magnificent mangrove flats.

Phillip Island has an array of natural and man made attractions to visit as well as a host of activities that will keep you entertained for hours. The Penguin Parade is one of the most well known and popular of the attractions on Phillip Island. Each evening just after the sun sets (at dusk) the little penguins or better known as fairy penguins, stroll up the beach to after a period of time at sea to return to their burrows. The world’s largest colony of Australian Fur Seal can be found on a rocky outcrop, known as Seal Rocks, about one kilometre from Phillip Island’s coastline. Wildlife Coast Cruises has daily trip out to the Seal Rock during most of the year, while Phillip Island Helicopters have some great scenic flights that will give you a birds eye view of the Island and Seal Rocks. Koalas can be viewed at the Koala Conservation Centre, while kangaroos, wallabies and possums are fairly abundant around Phillip Island. The wetlands and bush areas on Phillip Island are home to an abundance of birds, while many migratory birds nest on the island during certain times of the year. All of these native animals can also be seen close up at the Phillip Island Wildlife Park on the main road to Cowes.

Both Adults and children will enjoy many of the other attractions found on Phillip Island and San Remo such as the Amaze N Things with it giant maze, mini golf and indoor illusions centre, while the National Vietnam Veterans Museum is a surprise package with it great displays and information such as the HueyCobra gunship. Some of the other attractions on and around Phillip Island include; The Fun Shed, The Chocolate Factory, Grumpys Waterslide, Rhyll Fishing Park, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Pelican Feeding, Phillip Island Winery, Purple Hen Winery, Mingara Gallery, and the latest addition Laser Strike.

Fishing is a very popular activity and T-Cat Charters specialise in fishing trip in Westernport bay and out in Bass Strait. Phillip Island has two great golf courses, The Aussie Golf Ranch is set on 23 acres of coastal dune land, boasting Australia's finest Par 3 Golf Course, while Phillip Island Golf Club is a full 18 hole and is one of the most enjoyable courses to play.

If an adrenalin rush is your thing, then the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit may have what you’re looking for with HSV Hot Laps on the circuit or Go-kart on the scaled down replica track of the main circuit. Laser Strike is a safe and exciting outdoor laser skirmish which is guaranteed to get the heart pumping.

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Wildlife Coast Cruises
Experience the seals at Seal Rock up close or a cruise around the Prom or maybe get the adrenaline pumping with a ride on the fast Rib
- Seal Rock - Wilsons Promontory - French Island - Fast Rib Adventures
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A Maze n Things
Fun for all, indoor / outdoor attraction
Maze - Illusions - Puzzles - Maxi Golf - Playground
There’s an unusual attraction on Phillip Island, in Victoria , that is certainly making people’s heads turn ...

Aussie Golf Ranch
Australia's finest Par 3 Golf Course
9 hole chip and putt - challenging - next to beach
The Aussie Golf Ranch at Red Rocks Homestead is set on 23 acres of Coastal dune land and offers a challenging 9 holes on a links style course ...

Phillip Island Helicopters
View the Island from a different prespective
Scenic flights - Charters - Exciting
Yes, "the pictures say it all". There is just no other way of experiencing the majestic Phillip Island coastal scenery than from the air ...

Wildlife Coast Cruises
Seal Rock Cruises, Bay Cruises, Wilson Prom
Large Cat - Wildlife - Marine Life
Experience the seals at Seal Rock up close or a cruise around the Prom or maybe get the adrenaline pumping with a ride on the fast Rib ...

Phillip Island Day Spa
Relaxing, five treatmnt rooms, tranquill
LI’TYA - PEVONIA - spa - aircon
Phillip Island Day Spa offers a truely tranquil experience within a few minutes drive of all what Cowes and Phillip Island have to offer ...

Phillip Island Golf Club
Great 18 holes course
Quality course - Club room - Pro shop
The course is split into two "nines" that can lull a player into a false sense of security with its traditional and enjoyable tree lined layout ...

Vision n Life
Learn how to create a vision for life
Personal development & Business opportunity
The fastest growing lifestyle business in Australia with excellent opportunities for developing your skills, income and lifestyle ...

Melbournes Best Tours
Personal range of tours
Penguins, Day trips, Multi day tours
A small family operated company was established with the aim of providing a different, and in our opinion better style of day touring ....

Phillip Island Chocolate Factory
Delicious chocolate made on site
Belgian chocolate - cafe - Make your own chocolate
Phillip Island Chocolate Factory is the sweetest tourist attraction on the Island. See our chocolates being hand made using only Belgian chocolate ...

Phillip Island Nature Park
Penguin Parade, Seal Rocks, Koala Centre
Penguins, Koalas, Seals & Churhill Island
One of Australia favourite tourist attractions, watch the small fairy penguins come back to the nests after being at sea ....

Koala Conservation Centre
Wildlife, Koalas, viewing platforms
Koalas - walking tracks - native bush
The Centre provides visitors with the opportunity to get up close to wild koalas in a native bush property specifically put aside for the conservation of koalas ...

Rhyll Fishing Park
Fishing Lessons, Trout, family fun
Indoor/outdoor fishing - Cafe - Restaurant
Learn to catch trout both indoors and outdoors, and even have your catch prepared by our chef for a wonderful meal ...

Churchill Island
Part of Victoria's history
PINP - Heritage - farm - visitors centre
Experience a piece of Victoria's heritage on this historic island, where you can enjoy a relaxing stroll through the fragrant cottage gardens and lawn ...

National Vietnam Veteran Museum
One of Phillip Island Surprise Attactions
Displays - Helicopters - Tanks - Vehicles
I highly recommend a visit to the National Vietnam Veterans Museum as it's "a must see" when visiting Phillip Island ...

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Restaurants and Cafes

San Remo Hotel
On the foreshore of San Remo
Al-fresco - indoor dining - relaxing - wood heater
Quality Bistro meals are available 7 days for lunch and dinner and is one of the most popular in the region ...

The Foreshore Restaurant & Bar
On the Foreshore of Rhyll
Relaxing - fine food - friendly atmosphere
Located on the foreshore in the tranquil seaside village of Rhyll, this unique setting has amazing water views creates a warm and relaxing environment ...

Flynns Inn
Quiet friendly Atmosphere
Bar - dining - old charm
Located in the heart of Cowes, award winning Flynns Inn offers guests old-world charm and elegance, with the very finest food and Guiness on tap ...

Harry's on the Esplanade
Great location on Cowes foreshore
Local produce - Al fresco - inside dining
Owner, Chef, Harry has earned a reputation for sourcing the very best local fresh produce, seafood, Island grazed beef & lamb and in house bakery ...

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