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Cowes Visitor Information Centre

1300 366 422

Centrally located, the Cowes Visitor Information Centre provides maps, tickets for all major attractions and itinerary planning.

They also offer a free accommodation booking service, including motels, self-contained holiday units, apartments, bed and breakfasts, farm stays and caravan parks.

Visit the Penguin Parade on Phillip Island at dusk every day and ask about the new close-viewing options. See Australia's largest fur seal colony from the Nobbies Centre, viewed through a telescope or enjoy a seal watching cruise.

Visit the Koala Conservation Centre or amble around historic Churchill Island and take a self guided tour through the homestead, watch the working horses or take a self guided scenic walk.

Hand feed wallabies at Phillip Island Wildlife Park and view a variety of native animals. Take in the Island's racing history at the Grand Prix Circuit and maybe a race or two, although walking tours operate daily (not on event weekends) or take a hotlap.

Walk through natural flora and fauna reserves such as Cape Woolamai, Rhyll Inlet, and Swan Lake Surf world class waves. Watch the Pelican Feeding San Remo Fisherman's Co-Op at 12 noon daily. Take a ferry ride and tour to French Island.

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  • Car park
  • Public toilet
  • Tour desk
Tourism awards:
  • 2014 - Victorian Tourism Awards
Opening hours:
  • Daily
    9:00am - 5:00pm