1 day in Phillip Island Itinerary

1 day in Phillip Island Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Phillip Island trip itinerary planner

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Cowes
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Cowes

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Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
On the 31st (Sun), brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, head off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre, then find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre, and finally explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Rock.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cowes trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne to Cowes is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In January in Cowes, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

Phillip Island travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · Islands · Zoos
A rocky outcrop set against the charming backdrop of the Westernport Bay, Phillip Island boasts sandy beaches and scenic hillsides. Important preservation areas exist on the island, serving as home to a variety of species, such as wallabies, kangaroos, and seals. Surfing is a popular activity, with the area’s waves and breakers being renowned as among the most reliable in the country.