Phillip Island is a must-see destination for anyone thinking of heading to Victoria. Just a day trip from Melbourne, you really need to schedule it into your upcoming holiday if you want to see the best things that Australia has to offer.
With the best beaches, wildlife and even retail stores (yep, us!) on offer, there’s no limit to the activities you can knock out in Phillip Island. In fact, we think you’ll want to stay a little longer just to take in the fresh sea air.
While there are many attractions in Phillip Island, there are also friendly locals and business owners to show you the way if you get a little stuck.
We might be geared towards tourism, but we will warn you that you’ll be tempted to reside! Here at Luxe Isle, we believe that Phillip Island is the ultimate destination – and you might think we’re a little bias until you see it for yourself.
Without further ado, here’s our list of the top five things to do in Phillip Island.
There are so many parks and reserves at Phillip Island. Some of them offer tours so that you are guaranteed to see some of the local critters in their natural habitat.
From wallabies and koalas to perfect little penguins, there’s so much to see here!
We recommend the three-park pass for those wanting to get the most out of a self-guided adventure.
A Twilight Cruise
A twilight cruise is surely on the wish list regardless of your destination, but Phillip Island offers landmarks such as French Island and Stony Point, as well as an exclusive opportunity to see an HMAS Submarine.
Excited? Well, wait until you see the dolphins, Australian fur seals and beautiful birds that will be popping up throughout the 90-minute catamaran cruise.
You can view more details of this amazing cruise here.
Stop in at Luxe Isle
Of course, we wouldn’t recommend a visit to Phillip Island without coming to see us!
Even without a purchase, we love meeting new people and letting them experience the Bohemian Surf Culture to its fullest potential within our carefully tailored store environment.
One of the best things about Luxe Isle is that you don’t have to visit the island to get a taste of it since you can shop online from our digital storefront.
You can browse the range and even get a taste of the lifestyle by checking out our Instagram page.
Focus on your Wellness
A holiday is for relaxing, and when you visit a place like Phillip Island, you really have no choice.
Stepping into nature and such a serene environment instantly calms the nerves and melts the worries of day-to-day life away.
Since the folks here at Phillip Island already know that they’re blessed with the right environment, there are a lot of businesses operating that focus on wellness.
For example, Island Days creates personalised wellness-focused events, such as picnics and other experiences.
They allow you to disconnect from the grind of daily life and really get in touch with yourself – or whoever you’re visiting the island with.
There’s also yoga centres, spas, holistic therapists and massage therapists scattered around this beautiful island. You can find out more about them by clicking here.
So there are four of our top recommendations for planning a weekend in Phillip Island.
We haven’t even gotten started on the amazing winery tours – but that’s a story for another day.
Hope to see you soon!