Name: Phillip Island

Loc: Australia - Victoria - Melbourne
Kind: Area
Rating: 9.5 / 10
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Addr: Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
With access all day
Fee: Free

Introduction of Phillip Island

Phillip Island (Phillip Island, also known as Pumese Island, is located southeast of Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, about 140km from Melbourne.

Named after Arthur Philip (Arthur Phillip), the first governor of New South Wales, Phillip Island is shaped like a dolphin, about 26 kilometers long from east to west, about 9 kilometers wide from north to south, and covers an area of about 100 square kilometers. To the south, (Bass Strait), the vast Strait of Bath, looks east of (Mornington Peninsula), the western harbor of the Monington Peninsula. Although Phillip Island is an island, it has a bridge with the small town of San Ramo (San Remo) on (Anderson Peninsula), mainland Anderson Peninsula, Victoria. Cars can drive directly to the island without the need for a boat ferry.

Phillip Island has a permanent population of about 10000, and there are small towns such as Cox (Cowes), Lyle (Rhyll), New haven (Newhaven) on the island.

Phillip Island is a world-famous resort for fairy penguins. (Summerland Beach), on Samuran Beach southwest of the island, is home to many of the world's smallest fairy penguins, about 30 centimeters tall, so locals also call them "Penguin Island." Many people from all over the world come to the viewing platform and observation path of Phillip Island Nature Park to enjoy penguin homing, but in order to protect penguin habitat habits, only 500000 people can come to watch it every year. At the same time, Phillip Island also lives in many other rare wild animals, all kinds of seabirds, sea lions and so on.

In addition to watching penguins go back to their nests on, Phillip Island, they watch milking, shaving wool and shepherd dogs at (Churchill Island Heritage Farm), a koala conservation center (Koala Conservation Centre), to watch Australian wildlife, and to meet seals and sea dogs near the (Nobbies Centre) seaside rocks in the Nobis Center, and to experience the Antarctic tour (Antarctic Journey). In the center.

Phillip Island is also a resort for Melbourne motorcycles, hosting major world events every year, including the (Motorcycle Grand Prix), World Super Motorcycle Championships (World Superbike Championship) and V8 Supercar Series), etc., which are also open to the public when there are no races, and racing enthusiasts have the option of taking a thrilling trip to the driveway in a car driven by a racing driver. Or drive a mini-car on a small simulation track for a few laps.

Phillip Island combines the features of the countryside and the beach, whether to look for Australian-specific wildlife, or to walk through the village, the sun and the beach, and to seek peace and mind for a few days, and visitors can enjoy the experience here.


How to get to:

  • Self-driving: the whole process is about 140 kilometers, it takes about 2 hours;
  • Follow the group: there are many tourism organizations in Melbourne city to organize Phillip Island one-day tour or multi-day tour, if not self-driving recommended to follow the group;
  • Long distance bus:
  • Melbourne South Cross Station (Southern Cross Station) to (Cowes):, Monday to Friday, 4 trains a day, 06 / 35; 11 / 20; 15 / 10; 19 / 00; Saturday and Sunday, 2 / day / day, 08 / 50; 11 / 11; travel about 2.5 hours, with a connecting transfer in the middle;
  • Cos returns to Melbourne South Cross Station: from Monday to Friday, there are 4 trains a day, 06 / 38, 10 / 18, 14 / 18, 18 / 38, Saturday and Sunday, 2 / day, 11 / 34, 17 / 44, about 2.5 hours, with a connecting transfer in the middle.

Ferry: (Stony Point) can take ferry to Cos in Cape Stony on the Monington Peninsula.

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