Phillip Island Nature Parks is located only 90 minutes from Melbourne, and offers a range of quality ecotourism experiences across four major parks and the Eco Boat experience. The Nature Parks is a self-funded not for profit organisation. Revenue generated through ecotourism activities are invested into vital conservation, research, and education programs. Experience all these unique attractions - Penguin Parade - each night a sunset witness the magical march of the little penguins as they waddle home across the beach to their sand dune burrows - Koala Conservation Centre - meet the koalas face-to-face in their natural habitat from the tree top boardwalks. - Churchill Island Heritage Farm - take a journey back in time and explore the heritage and tranquil scenery. Experience daily heritage farming activities including cow milking, sheep shearing, working dogs and whip cracking.
The Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies Centre, take an immersive virtual journey from Phillip Island to Antarctic through the Great Southern Ocean. The Lab is filled with fun facts and information about the secretes hidden on the coldest continent. Walk through the Imax screens and feel immersed in the amazing Antarctic landscape before finishing with the fun interactive augmented reality experience, where you can interact with whales, seals and penguins. The Eco Boat Adventure tour – is a high speed boat tour to one of Australia’s largest Fur Seal colonies. Watch the playful antics of seals as they surround the boat, ducking their heads in and out of the water. The best way to explore Phillip Island Nature Parks is with a 4 Parks Pass plus the Eco Boat Tour.