There’s nothing like a family summer holiday to the seaside. Experience a memorable coastal getaway and create special memories with your favourite people this summer. With a reputation as Australia’s family holiday playground, Phillip Island offers friendly wildlife, family attractions, sheltered bays and plenty of fun!
For Art & Music Loving Families
Let your creativity flow with a range of school holiday activities happening at Clay & Co Studio during January. The all ages Ocean Sounds Music Festival featuring Xavier Rudd, Spiderbait, Melbourne Ska Orchestra and more on 6th January is a must for music loving families. Combine music with nature and take to the seas on an unforgettable evening of live music and stunning scenery on a family friendly Wildlife Coast Cruises Bay and the Beats Cruise.
For Wildlife Loving Families
Encounter Australian wildlife at one of Phillip Island’s unique wildlife attractions! Walk through the tree-tops and spot koalas in their natural habitat at the Koala Conservation Reserve or feed Australian animals at Maru Koala and Animal Park. Spend the afternoon learning how to milk a cow or crack a whip at Churchill Island or delve into the wonders of Antarctica at the Antarctic Journey. Experience Phillip Island from the ocean and take a cruise out to see one of Australia’s largest fur seal colonies with Wildlife Coast Cruises. End the day by watching the Little Penguins waddle on home to their burrows on sunset at the Phillip Island Penguin Parade.
For Fun Loving Families
Zip across turquoise waters and take a spin on an Ocean Adventures Jet Boat or climb the walls at Clip N Climb Phillip Island. Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate at Phillip Island Chocolate Factory or get lost in a world of puzzles and illusions at A Maze N Things.
Get competitive and challenge your family to a round of mini-golf at Grumpys Crazy Golf, race to the finish line at Phillip Island Go-Karts or get your first strike at Phillip Island Ten Pin Bowling. The Phillip Island Model Railway Exhibition will delight train enthusiasts on 20 – 21 January. The Phillip Island Experience “PIE” is a fantastic way to visit Phillip Islands’ finest Attractions and Tours with exclusive discounts and bonus offers.
For Nature Loving Families
Pack a picnic and spend the day at the beach! Challenge your family to a spot of beach cricket or learn to catch your first wave with a surf lesson from Island Surfboard’s Surf School. Visit one of Phillip Island’s patrolled beaches for a dip on a hot day. During the summer school holidays Woolamai Beach, Smiths Beach and Cowes Foreshore are patrolled by lifesavers. Patrol times can be viewed here and always remember to swim between the flags.