Discover French Island and Phillip Island on Western Port Bay

Island Whale Festival

Unlock the Wonders of the Whale Island Festival: Save 10% on Ferry Travel

In celebration of the Island Whale Festival, we are offering a fantastic 10% discount on ferry travel.

Simply book your tickets online and enter the promo code 'WHALES' during checkout to unlock this special discount. This special offer is available from the 1st - 31st of July 2024.

Join us in witnessing the awe-inspiring journey of whales as they commence their annual migration along the stunning Victorian coastline. Prepare to be enchanted as these majestic giants gracefully meander through the coastal waters surrounding Phillip Island.

Experience the magic of these magnificent creatures as they navigate the ocean's depths, creating unforgettable moments for all who are fortunate enough to witness them. Let us embark on this journey of wonder and marvel together!


Island Whale Special Discount Terms & Conditions
  1. Only bookable Online here.
  2. Valid for travel 30th June to 31st July
  3. Only available by booking online using the promotional code WHALES. 
  4. Not valid with any other offer. 
  5. Subject to availability.

Things to see & do



Explore Australia Tours

Travelers now seek intimate experiences that move away from mass tourism. Explore Australia offers day tours from Melbourne, showcasing local providers and natural beauty, with a focus on local experiences. These tours are crafted to deliver a "local feel" with joy, sense of fun, and quality, offering a unique opportunity for travelers to connect with the people and discover hidden gems. Doing daily tours to French Island.

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Wildlife Coast Cruises

Wildlife Coast Cruises allows visitors to explore Phillip Island and Wilsons Promontory from a unique perspective on the water. With advanced eco credentials, the tours showcase the stunning coastline, diverse habitats, and marine mammals such as seals, whales, and dolphins. Three modern 20-meter catamarans, operated by knowledgeable and passionate naturalists, make for an unforgettable experience.

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Phillip Island Wildlife Park

Set on a huge 60 acres, the park is home to over 100 different species of Australian animals. It is here that you can not only see, but hand feed and really experience close encounters with wildlife. You will be surprised to find such a diverse range of native animals located only 2km's from the main township of Cowes.

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A Maze'N Things

Discover Phillip Island’s most fun destination! A Maze’N Things is an exciting world of illusions, puzzles, mazes and mini golf that offers hours of fun, magic and adventure. Whatever you decide to do, we know you’ll be laughing all the way! This fun family attraction is perfect for those looking for things to do on Phillip Island that everyone will enjoy.

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Grumpy's Crazy Golf

Grumpys Crazy Golf, located in the heart of Cowes, is a well-established business on Phillip Island. They provide a fully covered 18-hole mini-golf course that is both challenging and enjoyable for all ages. The clean environment makes it a great option for families and friends. With protection from the rain and shade on sunny days, visitors can enjoy a round of mini-golf with the motto "Par None."

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Ocean Reach Brewing

Ocean Reach Brewing, based in the beachside community of Cowes on Phillip Island, is an independent brewery. If you're in the mood for a meal, they offer lunch and dinner sessions with the option to book a table for inside, footpath, or deck seating. Walk-ins are also welcome, subject to availability. And, if you're bringing your furry friend along, they're allowed outside.

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Pino’s Trattoria

Looking for the best Italian food on Phillip Island? Look no further than Pino's Trattoria, located in the main street of Cowes. Established in 1991, this restaurant has been a staple for locals and tourists for 30 years, serving up delicious and authentic Italian cuisine. They're famous for their top-notch pizza, pasta, and cocktails, making it the perfect place for a hearty meal.

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