When the roar of the engines and the excited crowds have gone quiet, soak up stunning ocean views as you dine al fresco on seafood, catch a wave or two on the many surf beaches, cast a line and hook the day’s fare, or embrace Phillip Island’s famous wildlife.
Get the blood flowing and make the most of your Phillip Island getaway to the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix by exploring the endless beaches, casting a line at the many fishing locations, or discovering Phillip Island on foot.
Beaches and Coastline
Channel the relentless energy of MotoGP™ and get active in Phillip Island’s waters. Catch a wave on the wild southern coastline, designated a National Surfing Reserve for its surfing heritage and pristine environment. Head to the bay beaches for sheltered swimming fun, or take a coastal walk past blowholes, caves and unusual rock formations.
Food and Wine
Get the sustenance to see out the MotoGP™ by feasting on the offerings of Phillip Island. Soak up stunning ocean views as you dine al fresco on seafood straight from the boat. Stock up on local produce at the regular farmers’ market, and taste a few cool climate wines at regional cellar doors.
It’s wonderful to get up close and personal with wildlife in its natural environment, and on Phillip Island there are endless opportunities.
Watch Phillip Island’s little penguins emerge from the sea and waddle across the beach to their sand dune burrows for the nightly Penguin Parade. These iconic creatures are the highlight of Phillip Island’s stunning coastal environment, with supporting roles from the treetop koalas, frolicking seals, migratory birds, hungry pelicans and curious kangaroos.