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The weather on Philip Island
Check out the climate diagram for Phillip Island. During January, maximum temperatures go up to more than 26° Conversely, June is the coolest month on Philip Island, with temperatures going under 7°. The rainiest month is January while the driest month is January.
Enjoy a tropical getaway with holiday rentals in Phillip Island
Located about 140km south east of Melbourne, Phillip Island is approximately two hours’ drive from the state of Victoria, Australia. Enjoy an action-packed getaway at this exciting seaside destination, known for its sheltered bays, great surf breaks, high-octane motorsports events and incredible wildlife. Phillip Island is a favourite getaway for families and group of friends seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of urban life. Holiday accommodation in Phillip Island provides the convenience you need while exploring the island's unique attractions.
What to eat on your holiday on Phillip Island
Bring an appetite and savour the mouthwatering cuisine of Phillip Island. Take your pick from fine dining restaurants, quaint beachside cafes and family-run wineries. With magnificent views over the Port Phillip Bay and the beach, Harry’s on the Esplanade offers the freshest seafood.
Located in the heart of Cowes, La Porchetta offers delicious Italian dishes such as warm chicken salad, salt and pepper squid, grilled chicken breast, fried calamari, and a variety of pizzas. Head to Newhaven and dig into uniquely Australian cuisine at the seaside Cape Kitchen.
The Phillip Island RSL is a fabulous venue that provides a modern, comfortable setting with a wide range of food and beverage choices. Be sure to sample a glass of sparkling Shiraz at the Purple Hen Winery or enjoy local wine with live music at the Phillip Island Winery.
Art and culture on Phillip Island
Phillip Island is home to a thriving arts culture and some of the best local artists. Discover the rich cultural heritage of the Island by exploring the history of Victoria's European settlement site or learning about the first evidence of dinosaurs in the Bass Coast.
Visit the Phillip Island Heritage Centre to see the videos and exhibitions of island's wildlife and rich history. Located in Newhaven, the National Vietnam Veterans Museum is a place of great cultural and historical significance, which houses interactive exhibits and memorabilia from the Vietnam War.
The Phillip Island Museum displays photographs, historical objects and information related to Phillip Island and the region. The Phillip Island Gallery exhibits some of the most beautiful, innovative pictures, art, and craft works by the local artists of the Bass Coast.
Kelly and Gemelli Art & Design in San Remo is a contemporary art gallery, which shows of works by various artists. There is also a cafe offering coffee and snacks with panoramic views of the bay. Mingara Gallery displays contemporary artworks including sculpture, paintings, jewellery and pottery.
Holidays with kids on Phillip Island
There is lots to do for kids on Phillip Island. They will will love spending time at A Maze’N Things, a holiday park with various mazes, games, puzzles and exciting activities. Be sure to visit the Phillip Island Chocolate Factory to learn how to make chocolate and try freshly made chocolate.
If the kids are interested in wildlife, Phillip Island Wildlife Park is worth visiting to see the kangaroos wander around in their natural habitat. Go to the Koala Conservation Centre to spot koalas munching on leaves in tall eucalyptus groves.
What to see and do in Phillip Island
There are endless possibilities for recreation on the island, you can swim or surf at picturesque beaches, enjoy an aqua bike ride with your family, get close to adorable penguins or even taste finest chocolates at the island’s chocolate factory. Explore Phillip Island’s unusual mix of Western Port Bay beaches and rugged southern coastline. Hit the surf or swim at Woolamai Beach on the south coast of the island, which is patrolled by lifeguards. Improve your surfing skills on the safe breaks at Shelly or Smiths Beach.
Head north to enjoy Anchorage Beach, Ventnor Beach and Red Rock Beach, with scenic views of Mornington Peninsula. Stop at family-friendly Cowes Beach for jetty facilities, shallow high tide and lifeguard patrol. Summerland Beach is a favourite hot spot for swimmers, surfers and penguins. Visit at sunset to watch the nightly Penguin Parade, a unique sight of the little penguins returning from the sea to the shore. Stroll along the boardwalks at the Nobbies and Seal Rocks, home to Australia's largest fur seal colony.
Take a tour of the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit during the major motor racing events to catch some of the world’s best racing drivers in action. You can also go full throttle on the 750-metre mini circuit in a Go Kart or thrilling Hot Laps with an experienced driver.
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