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Tiny Phillip Island provides a delightful diversion on your coastal journey, and is famous for its nightly penguin parade. Each day at sunset dozens of fairy penguins emerge from the ocean at Summerland beach and shuffle through the spiky, clumpy grass to their nests.

Phillip Island, AustraliaShearwaters fly annually between here and Alaska, seals cavort around the rocks at The Nobbies and koalas can be seen at the conservation center.

The rugged southern coastline facing Bass Strait has roaring surf beaches and every morning the pelicans are fed at San Remo, a display of leaps, flutters and squabbles. Cowes is the main town and offers a range of lively restaurants specializing in fresh lobster and shellfish.

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    Accommodation choices for Phillip Island

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Phillip Island. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    • Glen Isla House, Phillip Island

      Glen Isla Homestead

      First Class

      Set in the heritage gardens of the historic Glen Isla homestead, Glen Isla has been fully restored and now provides a small luxury B&B style retreat with a beautiful beachside location.