Phillip Island, Australia Overview
Phillip Island is an Australian island about 140 km (87 mi) south-southeast of Melbourne, Victoria. Named after Arthur Phillip, the first Governor of New South Wales, Phillip Island forms a natural breakwater for the shallow waters of Western Port. It is 26 km (16 mi) long and 9 km (5.6 mi) wide, with an area of about 100 km (39 sq mi). It has 97 km (60 mi) of coastline and is part of the Bass Coast Shire.
It is a tourist destination visited by 3.5 million people annually. The Penguin Parade at Phillip Island Nature Park, in which Little Penguins come ashore in groups, attracts visitors from all over the world. They come to see one of the few areas where this species of penguin can be seen.
The island is recognised as having some of the most consistently reliable and varied surf conditions in the country. The island has hosted various surf events in the past, such as the Rip Curl Pro in 2005 and the Roxy Pro Women’s Surfing Festival.Other events include the Churchill Island Working Horse and Pioneer Festival.
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Phillip Island Airport ( ICAO: YPID) is a small private airport located on Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia.
Located 1.5 hours drive south of Melbourne, PINP covers several separate areas over 1805 hectares. The parks include Pyramid Rock, Rhyll Inlet, Seal Rocks, and Cape Woolamai, with specific viewing and attraction areas that include the Nobbies Centre (seals, dolphins, and shark viewing), the Penguin Parade ( Little Penguins coming ashore at dusk), Koala Conservation Centre, and the Churchill Island Heritage Farm.
Churchill Island is a 50.7 hectares (125.3 acres) island in Western Port, Victoria, Australia. It is connected by a bridge to Phillip Island. It is the site of the first European garden in Victoria. It contains a working farm, cottages dating from the 1860s and a homestead dating from 1872, all fully restored and open to the public.
The Phillip Island circuit is a racetrack located on the island of Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia. Each year receives the Grand Prix Motorcycling Australia Motorcycling World Championship, the World Superbike Championship and the V8 Supercars. 4,445 meters long, the lap record of Philip Island is 1'24 .221 in the hands of Simon Wills at the wheel of a Formula Holden.
Work towards a privately developed marine centre at Point Grant commenced in January 1995 where a call for tenders was made by the Kennett Government. The winner was Seal Rocks Victoria Australia Pty Ltd (SRVA), who signed a 25 year build-operate-transfer contract with the State of Victoria in March 1997.
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Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
Enjoy holidays like they used to be on Phillip Island, just 90 minutes from Melbourne. Bring the family to the iconic Penguin Parade and stay for everything else; breathtaking natural beauty, family attractions and fresh waterfront dining. For more information see the website: http://www.visitvictoria.com/Regions/Phillip-Island.aspx
Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
Phillip Island south of Melbourne. A pretty island which is home to the largest colony of seals in Australia and Fairy Penguins. Woolamai Beach Pyramid Rock Nobbies
Australia - VIC - Phillip Island YHA
Check out this trip to Phillip Island YHA. Meet the wildlife, go surfing, explore the market. This hostel has a chilled out atmosphere with great common areas and an amazing rooftop with 360 degree views.
Australia Trip 2007: Phillip Island Wildlife Refuge
More kangaroos. A walk through a mob of slightly more cautious marsupials.
Tough Mudder - Phillip Island, Australia Sep 2013 GoPro style
Uploaded by iraicebe on 2013-09-15.
My Australia | Part 15 of 21 | from Phillip Island to Canberra
Phillip Island is in the south of Australia. A lot of wild penguins and seals are at home on this island. You can walk along on a small path where you can see most of these animals in wild nature. The next stop was the Wilsons Promontory National Park with a white beach named "Squeaky Beach".
GoPro FPV RC Flight over Phillip Island Victoria Australia
FaceBook Page - - - - - - - - - - - - http://www.facebook.com/BmswebYoutube FPV Flight with both the Bixler and Thomas flying the TekSumo at Phillip Island. Went for a drive with the family and brought along the RC Gear.
Australia - Daytrip from Melbourne to Phillip Island
daytrip to Phillip Island to see the penguins !
The Nobbies - Phillip Island - Australia
A short video of The Nobbies on Phillip Island in Victoria, Australia. Shot using a Canon EOS 7D on a Manfrotto tripod.