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Phillip Island Activities & Attractions
Wildlife Coast Cruises spectacular Seal Rocks Cruise takes you out to see one of Australia’s largest fur seal colonies and is a highlight of any visit to Phillip Island. The cruise leaves from Cowes jetty and takes approximately 2 hours and you will drift to within meters of thousands of seals. Helicopter joy flights are available at the airport situated on Main Tourist Road.
* Seal Watching Cruise drift amongst a colony of up to 5000 fur seals at Seal Rocks. * Twilight Bay Cruise * Cape Woolamai Cruise * Winter Whale Watching Cruise * Wilsons Prom Day Cruise. Groups or Function Charters. * Please Check Off Season Hours
The Queenscliff/Sorrento Car Passenger Ferries cross Port Phillip Bay every hour on the hour from 7am to 6pm daily.
Personalised small group tours and sightseeing adventures around Phillip Island, Bass Coast and West Gippsland.
Experience Wildlife, Food and Wine and everything else this wonderful part of Victoria offers. Our Boutique tours depart from both Melbourne and Phillip Island and if you are holidaying in or around Phillip Island we will pick up and drop off from your door.
* Includes listing on coastalstays.com - Victoria's High Ranking Coastal Accommodation Website
and inclusion on coastalstays.com/eastgippsland - Website covering the entire East Gippsland Coastal region.
Enquiries: info at coastalstays.com or phone 0427 334 399
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For the rod and line fisherman, great opportunities to land a decent fish from the jetties at Cowes, Newhaven, Rhyll and San Remo, or try your luck from the many surf beaches around the island. For your own safety be aware of tide movements and do not fish of rocks unless you are experienced. Do not have a boat, but like the idea of fishing in the bay you can hire a boat at Rhyll and get out amongst the snapper in Western Port Bay. Charter boats operate from Rhyll, and San Remo
Information about fishing, what fish you may catch and the best baits to purchase for:-
Phillip Island, San Remo, Newhaven, Rhyll, Cowes and Corinella, Inverloch, Prom Country and Lakes Entrance.
Experience the thrill of catching your own trout.
Outdoor and Indoor Fishing Areas.
Fishing Rods/Lessons Provided.
Set on 15 acres with picnic grounds. Country store.
No boat license is required. Rods are for hire and life jackets are provided for children. Huge range of bait, tackle and accessories for sale. Boat hire operates all year round (depending on weather/wind). Bookings are recommended during summer months.
Phillip Island Marine for boat storage, servicing and repairs, qualified mechanics on duty, fishing licenses, ramp tickets, petrol, ice and local fishing knowledge
Anderson Road in Cowes West off Church Street
There is also a boat ramp at Newhaven.
Remember you need a license to Western Port Bay fish and check on bag limits and minimum size of different species