Attractions & Restaurants
1019 Ventnor Rd, Summerlands VIC 3923, Australia
The world famous nightly Penguin Parade at the Phillip Island Nature Parks.
Open every day of the year for visitors, with Little Penguins arriving on the beach at dusk every day. Part of the Phillip Island Nature Parks, the Penguin Parade is a Phillip Island icon!
Phillip Island Nature Parks is a not-for-profit organisation which is focused on wildlife preservation, conservation and research. All entry ticket revenue contributes to wildlife preservation.
We recommend advance reservations. In summer time and holiday periods it can be very busy, with the better viewing options (smaller number of participants) usually selling out in advance, sometimes days ahead. Don't wait until you arrive on Phillip Island, book online in advance! For bookings BOOK HERE
Part of the Phillip Island Nature Parks, Churchill Island offers an historic homestead and working heritage farm, cafe and beautiful walks. The island is accessible by permanent bridge from Phillip Island and open daily for visitors. Entrance onto the island and visitor centre/cafe is free. See their website at www.penguins.org.au/attractions/churchill-island
Back Beach Rd, Phillip Island VIC 3922
Grand Prix Circuit
Home of the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP) and World Superbikes. Other major events include the historic car racing in March, Historic Motorcycle racing in January. Outside major events, daily tours are conducted from the visitor centre, and there is a motorsport museum & the "Champions Cafe". See their web site at https://www.phillipislandcircuit.com.au/
96 Mcfees Rd, Rhyll VIC 3923
Purple Hen Winery
The Purple Hen Winery offers a selection of award-winning wines from estate grown vines, with tastings and cellar door sales most days. The wines have won multiple awards, and are on the wine lists of a number of local eateries.
For opening times, see their website https://www.purplehenwines.com.au/
1019 Ventnor Rd, Summerlands, 3922
Phillip Island Nature Parks
The Phillip Island Nature Parks is a not-for-profit organisation on Phillip Island which is responsible for wildlife preservation and undertakes conservation works.
Best known for the world-famous Penguin Parade, information about their attractions are here at their web site:
5/17 The Esplanade, Cowes VIC 3922
Harry's On the Esplanade Restaurant
Harry's on the esplanade offers fine international cuisine, with fresh local seafood, and beautful sea views from their balcony on the Esplanade in Cowes.
See their website for information, opening hours and bookings: www.harrysrestaurant.com.au
** One of the few restaurants we recommend on Phillip Island
55a Thompson Ave, Cowes VIC 3922, Australia
Grenache Wine Bar
Grenache Wine Bar proudly showcases a fantastic array of locally produced products. A 'one stop shop' for wine lovers, with the most comprehensive range of local wines on offer alongside a selection of Australian, New Zealand and European wines in their cellar door-retail/wine bar space.
Enjoy a cocktail and appreciate the spirit selection on the mirrored display wall, an end of the day sip at the bar, a long lunch or late night dinner....
Open late - after the Penguin Parade...