Australia Victoria Amazing Phillip Island
Located only 90 minutes drive from Melbourne, is the extremely well liked Phillip Island. Found between Bass Strait and Westernport Bay, the island is a popular tourist holiday spot, where there is always plenty to keep the holidaymaker busy. With an excellent range of Philip Island accommodation Phillip Island makes a great holiday spot.
The Amaze n things park has a huge number of activities with something suitable for every family member. The crazy golf course, known as the maxi-mini has ever changing layout, it is constructed over artificial turf and is bound to be a hit with children and adults alike. The other attractions within the park are the twisting maze passageways and the illusion rooms that will make you feel confused as you watch water running uphill and the walls in the rooms shrinking. There are also caravans in the park that are equipped to help you to enjoy your stay.
If you like animals then there’s a koala conservation centre where you are able to come face to face with the koalas by taking to the elevated treetop boardwalks. In the centre you will learn about the breeding of koalas as well as seeing them in their natural surroundings. You will get the chance to walk through the bush and experience the fascinating Australian wildlife. Take a look in the gift shop when you are there, you may find some souvenirs.
A number of the many other nature attractions are the Nobbies centre, where you can see many species of marine animals such as sharks, dolphins and seals. The penguin parade, the most popular attraction in Australia and also the largest colony in the world is to be found here. As the sunsets each day, countless little blue penguins come from the water to make their way to their sand dune burrows by parading over the beach.
For chocolate addicts, there’s the wonderful attraction of the chocolate factory, called Pannys, this is every chocolate addicts dream, with free samples of secret recipe sweets available on arrival, and machines try out while you find out more about chocolate. You will even get a chance to make your own chocolate, who could resist the temptation? There is also a cafe in the factory where guests can have many chocolate goodies along with a coffee.
When you’re looking to dine in the area, there are a variety of wonderful restaurants serving all types of international cuisine. Many of them are located on the Esplanade. For families, many of the restaurants have child facilities. There are several good online resources related to Phillip Island available to help plan your stay on the Island.
There are several sporting activities that you may either watch or participate in, these include the Phillip Island Grand Prix is host to motorbike and racing car championships. Participate in water sports from Woolamai beach, whether you would like to learn or are an experienced surfer, there are a number of places suitable for either level of skill and local experienced surfers can be found for lessons.
If you favor to remain on dry land you could tour the island on foot or cycle. There are routes and paths to suit every level of fitness, soak up the sun while observing the local wildlife and flora, experience local farmers markets and enjoy the views of the coast.