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On Phillip Island holidays you can expect the perfect combination of adventure, exploration, relaxation and stunning scenery. Filling up your days is easy to do, with an abundance of museums, galleries, wildlife parks, wineries and beaches to explore.

Outdoor enthusiasts can hop in a kayak and travel by boat along the various waterways and the coastline that surround Phillip Island. Adventurous souls can make use of some of the best surfing beaches in Australia, such as Woolamai. Woolamai is made up of three surf beaches: The Colonnades, Anzacs and Woolamai/Magic Lands. However, these beaches offer much more than outdoor sports, as they’re also excellent spots for bird watching, swimming, taking enjoyable strolls, and sunbathing.

Phillip Island holidays boast stunning natural beauty

Phillip Island is steeped in diversity, making it the ideal holiday location for couples, families and solo travellers. Phillip Island accommodation caters to a range of travellers, from small and cosy hotels to luxury five-star hotels, all within close proximity to breath-taking scenic beaches. 

If you’re staying in Cowes then be sure to take a trip to Phillip Island Wildlife Park, which is only 1.2 miles from the centre. Set within 60 acres, Phillip Island Wildlife Park is home to over 100 different Australian animal species. Not only do you get to see the incredible animals, you also can feed and pat some too, including kangaroos and wallabies who are free to roam the grounds.

Australia is a long flight from the UK, making it the perfect place to explore and spend a longer holiday down under. Choose one of our mult-icentre holidays. You can easily pair your Phillip Island holiday with a trip to Melbourne. Alternatively, choose a multi-city pairing and explore Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide as well. Talk to one of our Destination Specialists to make the perfect tailor-made holiday just for you.


Destination Highlights

  • Experience the joy and magic of watching penguins waddle up the beach at sunset at Phillip Island Penguin Parade
  • Take a boat trip to Seal Rocks, where you’ll find a colony of 16,000 Australian fur seals
  • Set up your picnic blanket and enjoy the sound of waves lapping the shore at Cowes Beach and Smiths Beach
  • Visit the Koala Conservation Centre and learn more about how the centre helps the local koala population

Great sample itineraries

Whether you want to watch wildlife, relax on stunning beaches, or try your hand at surfing, get inspired by our selection of popular itineraries for Philip Island holidays.

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Charlie, Destination Manager

“Animal lovers of all kinds should head to Churchill Island Heritage Farm. The farm is on a small island that is connected to Phillip Island via a bridge. The island is a working farm where you can take part in the daily chores, such as milking cows and shearing sheep.”

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Lucy, Destination Specialist

“Another gem in Phillip Island is the Grand Prix Circuit, where you can get a taste for speed as you race around the circuit. And for kids there’s the exciting electronic games room, which is sure to keep them busy for a few hours.”

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Events & Festivals

Festivals and events are wonderful to include during your Phillip Island holiday, offering a glimpse into the country’s authentic culture and traditions.

Australian Moto GP

The Australian Moto GP is the place to be if you’re a motocross fanatic. The Phillip Island Circuit is home to one of the most attractive circuits of the season, featuring beautiful panoramic views across the ocean. Australian Moto GP offers plenty of excitement and speed, as the competitors whizz round this challenging track, which is complete with tight corners and dramatic elevation changes throughout.

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