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Phillip Island, VIC, Australia
27 May — 28 May2
Phillip Island, VIC, Australia
Mon 27-5
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Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Phillip Island. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 20 May 2024.
Cheapest month:October
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Phillip Island:S$ 163/night
Cheapest price found:S$ 66/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Saturday
S$ 74 - S$ 253
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
S$ 74 - S$ 266
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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1825 Phillip Island Road, Cowes, VIC, Australia
4.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
S$ 141
Avg. per night

About Phillip Island

Perched off Australia’s southern coast, Phillip Island is one of Victoria’s premier holiday destinations. With its white sandy beaches, farm-to-table food scene and laid-back seaside villages, it’s the perfect blend of luxury and nature. There are plenty of opportunities to spot local wildlife, as the island home to one of Australia’s biggest koala populations.

Things to do in Phillip Island

One of Phillip Island’s biggest draws is its wildlife, with sleepy koalas dozing in roadside eucalyptus trees. Summerland Beach is famous for its evening penguin parade, while The Nobbies offers incredible views of a playful colony of Australian fur seals.

In the summer, Phillip Island is a mecca for sunseekers. It boasts some of Victoria’s best surf beaches, as well as plenty of calm bays that are perfect for swimming, snorkelling and sunbathing. There are also some tranquil spots for those who want to try their hand at catching a fish.

If you like fast cars, you’ll love Phillip Island. Every year it hosts the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, which sees hi-octane race cars speed around one of the world’s most scenic circuits.

A farming community at heart, Phillip Island is passionate about fresh produce. The island is dotted with artisan cafes, gourmet delis and great restaurants, which means you’ll never go hungry. Wash it all down with a glass of wine from one of the island’s boutique vineyards.

Getting around Phillip Island

Just 90 minutes from Melbourne, Phillip Island is an easy day trip from the Victorian capital. San Remo bridge connects Phillip Island to the mainland, which makes it easy to access. Renting a car is the easiest way to explore the island at your own place. If you’re not keen on driving, there are plenty of group tours on offer. If you want to arrive in style, you can also splurge on a scenic helicopter or seaplane ride.

Facts about staying in Phillip Island

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Phillip Island to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 20 May 2024.
  • What is the best area on Phillip Island for bars and restaurants?

    Phillip Island is a great place to enjoy a bite to eat or a night of drinks. Most of the popular restaurants are located in the Cowes district of Phillip Island. Here, some restaurants you can enjoy include Cheeky Goose Cafe, Pino’s Trattoria, Island Whole Foods and Grenache Wine Bar. The island is also home to some great bars, like Beach HQ Restaurant & Bar Phillip Island, Bani’s Restaurant & Bar and Gullivers Wine Bar & Eatery. Phillip Island also has many breweries, for you to enjoy a day of beer tasting. Breweries on the island include Ocean Reach Brewing and Rusty Water Brewery Restaurant & Bar. If you are looking for a Phillip Island hotel close to the restaurants, bars and breweries, there’s many to choose from. Some of the best hotels on Phillip Island that are located in the Cowes district are Tropicana Motor Inn, Kaloha Holiday Resort Phillip Island and Seahorse Motel. At Tropicana Motor Inn, you can enjoy services and amenities like laundry services, meeting facilities, a spa, conference rooms, room service and family rooms. From Kaloha Holiday Resort Phillip Island, you will find daily housekeeping services, a playground, wheelchair access, an outdoor pool, a hot tub and an outdoor dining area.

  • What is the best place for a family holiday on Phillip Island?

    There are many fun things to do on Phillip Island for families. One of the area's most popular attractions is taking a trip to Penguin Paradise. This attraction is home to over 32,000 fairy penguins and is one of Australia’s most popular tourist attractions. If you want to see some other animal tourism, check out the Koala Reserve; you can meet koala’s up close and learn all about them and other animals that live in the area. There are many great family-friendly Phillip Island hotels, such as North Pier Hotel and Phillip Island Apartments. At North Pier Hotel, you can enjoy a view of the sea and many great facilities, such as an indoor play area, daily housekeeping, laundry facilities, evening entertainment, family rooms and a restaurant. At Phillip Island Apartments, you will find services including a spa, family rooms, laundry facilities, wheelchair access, an outdoor pool and private parking.

  • What are the best things to do and see on Phillip Island?

    One of the most popular activities on Phillip Island is going hiking. There are many hiking trails throughout the island, with one of its most popular trails being the Cape Woolamai Trail. It takes around half a day to complete and will show you some of the scenic views of the island. Another popular activity on Phillip Island is surfing, and there are many places where you can learn how to surf. A hotel close to the beach on Phillip Island is The Waves Apartments. At this hotel, you can enjoy babysitting services, family rooms, a spa, an outdoor dining area and free parking.

  • What are the best places to stay for the Forrest Caves on Phillip Island?

    The Forrest Caves is a top-rated attraction on Phillip Island. These caves were created thousands of years ago out of red basalt rock. A hotel close to the Forrest Caves is Banksia Park Estate. You can enjoy family rooms, massages, free parking, a terrace area and air conditioning at this hotel.

  • What are the best hotels in Phillip Island?

    Phillip Island is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is C-Scape water front apartment, which has a current rating of 9.0. For other potential stays, consider Cowes Holiday Haven - Property 1, which has received a rating of 9.4 from 15 users.

  • What is a good hotel near Cowes Beach?

    North Pier Hotel is a good hotel close to Cowes Beach - it has scored 7.5 over 3,215 reviews from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Phillip Island near Phillip Island Wildlife Ferry?

    North Pier Hotel is the hotel close to Phillip Island Wildlife Ferry that is most recommended by HotelsCombined users, with 3,215 reviews rating it at 7.5/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near Phillip Island Nature Park?

    If you’re looking for good hotels near Phillip Island Nature Park, consider The Island Accommodation (rated 8.0 over 1,021 reviews).

  • How much do hotels in Phillip Island cost?

    Searches in the last 72 hours suggest an average price of around S$ 629/night is normal for a hotel in Phillip Island.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Phillip Island?

    HotelsCombined searches in the last 3 days suggest cheap Phillip Island hotels have prices starting from as low as S$ 449/night, depending on the popularity of your requested dates. For stays from 24 May to 26 May in Phillip Island, the lowest price found was S$ 1,046/night.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Phillip Island?

    Cowes Beach, Phillip Island Wildlife Ferry, and Phillip Island Nature Park are the most popular landmarks in Phillip Island according to our data. You can experience Cowes Beach if you plan to visit Phillip Island. You can visit Phillip Island Wildlife Ferry if you stay in Phillip Island. Phillip Island Nature Park is accessible while staying in Phillip Island.

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