Insta-Worthy Places in Phillip Island

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Phillip Island is home to some of the greatest picturesque landscapes, native animals and beautiful beaches you’ll ever see. The mix of adventure and nature means there’s never a shortage of things to do in Phillip Island. Holidaying in Phillip Island means you get to choose between enjoying a walk along the beach or a walk with a wombat.

We’ve compiled a list of must-see Insta-Worthy places in Phillip Island – so get ready to tick these off your bucket-list!

Cape Woolamai

The Cape Woolamai walk takes you on an adventure across the sheer cliff tops of Philip Island’s most southerly point. You can opt to undertake one of three walking tracks or explore the full Cape Woolamai Circuit with a combination of all three. From native wildlife to the beautiful sunsets – this walk is not to be missed.

Find out more information on the Cape Woolamai and the walking tracks here.

Cape Woolambai

1: Cape Woolamai trail. Source: Phillip Island Instagram

Maru Koala & Animal Park

Do you feel like lounging around with the kangaroos, petting a Koala, chatting to the parrots, or walking with the dingoes? Maru Koala and Animal Park is the perfect place to get in touch with native Australian animals and grab that perfect Insta pic.

If animals aren’t your thing, you can enjoy Pirate Pete’s eighteen hole Mini-Golf course that navigates you through the different Australian landscapes, from beach to bush.

Maru Koala and Animal Park is open daily from 10am-5pm.

2: Kangaroos. Source: Phillip Island Instagram.

Forrest Caves

A visit to the beach at low tide can uncover so many hidden gems that otherwise go unnoticed. The Forrest Caves were formed over millions of years of erosion, and are a must-see when visiting Phillip Island.

This Insta-worthy adventure is a short walk once you’re on the beach and is the perfect Phillip Island holiday activity.

Forrest Caves

3: Forrest Caves. Source: Phillip Island Instagram.

Nobbies Boardwalk

Nobbies boardwalk is perfect for the adventurer looking to see it all. Stand back and take in the spectacular views of Bass Straight, Seal Rocks and the Nobbies from the boardwalk. The walk will give you the chance to marvel at panoramic coastlines, seal colonies and native scenery.

Remember to bring your camera to capture images of the stunning views.


4: Nobbies Boardwalk. Source: Phillip Island Instagram.

Rhyll Inlet

The Rhyll Inlet wetlands walk is a picturesque walk for nature-lovers. Home to many native and travelling birds, the return walk of 4.3km is the perfect place to get a few Insta-worthy snaps and enjoy the fresh Phillip Island air.

The area is internationally recognized for its importance in the conversation of waterfowl, so keep your eyes peeled to see if you can spot the wonderful creatures along your adventures and snap a pic to post on your socials!

Rhyll Inlet

5: Rhyll Inlet Wetlands Boardwalk. Source: Phillip Island Instagram.

Penguin Parade – Phillip Island Nature Parks

A must see when visiting Phillip Island is the famous Phillip Island Nature Park Penguin Parade, where you can watch the penguins return to shore to their natural habitats at sunset. This experience is one of the most popular attractions in Phillip Island and shouldn’t be missed.

The penguins arrive on the beach at sunset every evening, so book your ticket and have your camera ready, just make sure you have you the flash turned off as it can startle the little creatures.

Penguin Parade

6: Penguins at Phillip Island. Source: Phillip Island Nature Parks

Reach out if you know of any hidden gems we’ve left off the list!


With so many things to tick-off, get booking your next weekend away to Phillip Island, and make BIG4 Phillip Island Caravan Park your base. We are conveniently located in a quiet cul-de-sac, backing onto the beachfront within walking distance to shops, restaurants and public transport.

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