San Remo Accommodation
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Feeding the Pelicans Noon Daily
Feeding the Pelicans Noon Daily

Cosmopolitan Atmosphere
Cosmopolitan Atmosphere

Fresh Seafood from Fisherman's Co-op
Fresh Seafood from Fisherman's Co-op

San Remo

San Remo, 120 kilometres from Melbourne is a thriving fishing and holiday village opposite Western Port Bay.

For the holiday maker there are numerous activities in and around San Remo to make your stay a memorable one. There is a sheltered beach at the back of town and great surfing can be found at Griffiths Point.

The jetty area is always alive with visitors who flock to the town to witness the feeding of the Pelicans who line up for their free lunch of fish scraps every day at 12 noon – there is no charge to witness this great, natural, family tourism attraction. Afterwards, you can partake in some of the best fish and chips along the coast at the Pelican View Fish and Chip Restaurant operated by the Fishermans Co-Op which ensures a constant supply of fresh, fish from the the waters of Western Port and Bass Strait. Dine inside or outside the bay views are superb. Fresh fish sales also at the Co-op. Crays in season.

After lunch take the kids to The Chocolate Factory across the bridge opposite the Info Centre. Free samples and over 190 varities of hand made chocolates for sale.

San Remo village has numerous shops including licensed supermarket, restaurants, cafes and two 2 superb hotels catering for families with superb bistro meals.

Accommodation ranges from top of the range apartments to pitching a tent in the caravan park, several motels, tourist park with ensuite cabins, cottages and the traditional bed and breakfast.

Fishing is popular from the jetty and for the more serious fisherman you can book a spot on one of the fishing charters which leave from the jetty at San Remo.

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San Remo Accommodation

Black Dolphin Phillip Island Accommodation
Cape Woolamai & San Remo VIC 3925
Cape Woolamai & San Remo Vic 3925
Four Beachside Properties Available
The Beach Penthouse luxury accommodation with panoramic ocean views. Somewhere for that special occasion or romantic getaway. Suit one or two couples. Located in a beautiful location just 2 mins stroll to Cape Woolamai safety beach.
Also a Seaside Cottage . For families or couples a 2 minute stroll or 200 metres to Cape Woolamai safety beach.
The Townhouse and Apartment, sea views, suitable for family or couples. Both situated on waterfront in San Remo.

The Quays Motel
The Quays Motel
Phillip Island Tourist Road San Remo VIC 3925
First motel on your left as you come into San Remo.
12 modern, air conditioned, luxury ground floor units overlooking Western Port Bay. Queen size beds, Spa units, direct dial phones, disabled unit, guest laundry, boat parking, BBQ and trampoline. Close to shops, restaurant and beaches.

Silverwater Resort - Phillip Island Accommodation
Silverwater Resort - Phillip Island Accommodation
17 Potters Hill Road San Remo VIC 3925
Situated on the rolling hills of San Remo, choose from self-contained 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom apartments all with modern facilities, large balconies, and spectacular bay views.

Westernport Hotel San Remo
Westernport Hotel San Remo
161 Marine Parade San Remo VIC
The Westernport Hotel is closest to the pier and offers 5 country style hotel rooms including ensuite rooms to dorm style accommodation. Rooms include fresh linen and towels
Hotel Bistro Meals 7 days a week. Entertainment

San Remo Holiday Park
San Remo Holiday Park
4 Mary Grove San Remo VIC 3925
Located in the heart of the township 300m from the beach and 100m to Hotels, Restaurants, Cafés and Shops.
Quiet family park with personal service and clean facilities. Short walk to jetty and fishing fleet.

San Remo Foreshore Park
San Remo Foreshore Park
Davies Point Road San Remo VIC 3925
Provides a quiet sandy beach right on your doorstep with stunning views across to Phillip Island.
Short stroll to San Remo shops and cafes - an ideal location.
Annual sites, powered sites and 4 berth cabins available.

The Island Accommodation - at Big Wave Complex
The Island Accommodation - at Big Wave Complex
10-12 Phillip Island Tourist Road Phillip Island VIC 3925
Purpose built Eco-friendly accommodation complex is specially designed for you with state of the art facilities, comfortable and friendly services.

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San Remo Food and Wine

Westernport Hotel San Remo
Westernport Hotel San Remo
161 Marine Parade San Remo VIC
The Westernport Hotel is closest to the pier and offers 5 country style hotel rooms including ensuite rooms to dorm style accommodation. Rooms include fresh linen and towels
Hotel Bistro Meals 7 days a week. Entertainment

Sherwood's Restaurant
Sherwood's Restaurant
5 Thompson Avenue Cowes VIC 3922
300m from Cowes foreshore, Sherwoods Restaurant provides an elegant, casual dining experience. Our menu changes daily and is flexible for all dietary requirements. Extensive range of local, national and international beers and wines.
Group bookings catered, private function room for your next party, wedding reception, Christmas/work breakup.

The Westernport Hotel San Remo
The Westernport Hotel San Remo
Marine Parade San Remo VIC 3925
Bistro meals lunch and dinner 7 days week.
Accommodation available
Regular Entertainment

Big Wave Cafe
Big Wave Cafe
Main Tourist Road Newhaven VIC 3925
Behind Islantis on Main Tourist Road. Brad and wife Paradee serve breakfast all day with a delish lunch menu. Brad is an experienced chef having worked in many top Bass Coast eateries so the cuisine is superb. Call in for a coffee, donut, devonshire tea. Kids welcome

Bass Strait Fish Direct
Bass Strait Fish Direct
Factory 1, 24-26 Boys Home Road Newhaven VIC 3925
Seafood direct from the boat via San Remo Jetty.
Provides fresh seafood from local waters around Phillip Island, Lakes Entrance and down to Tasmania.
Call in and select your fresh seafood and order your holiday crays.

Phillip Island Wines
Phillip Island Wines
414 Berrys Beach Road Ventnor VIC 3922
James Halliday 5 Star Winery
Spectacular Pinot, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and more. Wine by the glass, tasting platters. Sunny courtyard, warm fire.
Open: 11am to 6pm Saturday and Sunday
Extended hours over summer hours and music event evenings.

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San Remo Activities

Wildlife Coast Cruises
The Rotunda Cowes VIC 3922
Seal Watching Cruises, drift amongst a colony of up to 5000 fur seals at Seal Rocks. Ocean rafting adventure trips around Phillip Island. French Island Tours. Bay Cruises. Wilson Prom Tours. Groups or Function Charters. * Please Check Off Season Hours

Chocolate Factory
930 Phillip Island Road Newhaven VIC 3925
"1 kilometre from main Phillip Island Bridge"
Viewing windows allow you to observe the manufacturing of the highest quality hand made chocolates.
Samples/Sales Boxed Chocolates/Truffles/ Cream Bars
Open 7 days Cafe on site for meals, coffee etc

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Getting to Phillip Island
By Car from Melbourne:
Take the Monash Freeway (M1) to the Cranbourne exit, where you will turn into the South Gippsland Hwy (M420). Follow to the Bass Hwy (A420) which will take you through Grantville, past Corinella and Bass. Turn right at the roundabout at Anderson onto Phillip Island Tourist Road (B420) through to San Remo over the brige, through Newhaven and proceed to Cowes.
By Bus:
V Line Bus to and from Melbourne Daily stops at Grantville, Corinella, Bass, San Remo. Information Ph: 136 196
By Ferry:
Inter Island Ferry Connect to the ferry via V-Line to Stony Point. Passenger Ferry Service to Cowes jetty Ph: 9585 5730

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Island Healing Health Spa and Fitness Centre
6 Forrest Avenue Newhaven VIC 3925
Remedial, deep tissue and relaxation massage.
6 Forrest Avenue Newhaven
Ph: 03 5956 7886

Cranbourne Turf Club
Cranbourne Turf Club
San Remo VIC
one hour from the island along the Bass and South Gippsland Hwys is one of the better country clubs in Australia.

Aussie Golf Ranch 9 Hole
Aussie Golf Ranch 9 Hole
627a Settlement Road Cowes VIC 3922
Australia's Finest Short Game Facility Located On A Private Beach. Championship Par 3 Golf Course.
2 Club Pitch and Putt Course. Extensive Practice Greens.
Studio Style Accommodation.

Penguin Parade
Penguin Parade
Summerland Beach Phillip Island VIC 3922
Every evening at dusk.
See the Little Penguins come ashore at the World Renowned Penguin Parade at Summerland Beach.
Tiered seating with 180 degree elevated viewing.
During peak holiday periods bookings are essential.
Admittance charges apply

Phillip Island Golf Club
Phillip Island Golf Club
34-44 Settlement Road Cowes VIC 3909
Superbly manicured greens are a feature of the design. Measuring 6003 meters with a Par of 72, the course will challenge beginners and pro golfers alike.
Abundant wildlife ads to the pleasure of a round of golf at Phillip Island.
The Clubhouse features an outdoor area which is a great place to relax with a cold drink and snack after your round.

Phillip Island Walks
Phillip Island Walks
San Remo VIC
1. Penguin Parade-Point Grant Carpark (Nobbies). A 1hr walk from the Penguin Parade to the carpark at Point Grant. South west along unsealed road. Spectacular coastal views. (Bicycles).

2. Ventnor Beach Walk-30 minute walk along the beach. Access gained from Esplanade off Grossard Point Road. Coastal views of Phillip Island and Mornington Peninsula. Good swimming beach.

3. Bush to Bay-From the Koala Conservation Centre to Ryhll.
Combines Oswin Roberts Reserve walking track and Conservation Hill & Rhyll Inlet tracks. Approx 7 kilometres one way. By using other carparks can be shortened. Suitable for bicycles.

4. Conservation Hill & Rhyll Inlet - Rhyll Inlet is world renowned habitat for migratory waders. Walking tracks allow for good bird observing opportunities. Also suitable for bicycles.
Black Loop-Starts at Conservation Hill, along mangrove boardwalk continuing along Rhyll Inlet to Rhyll approx 90 minutes return.
Blue Loop-Starts at Conservation Hill, along mangrove boardwalk to Rhyll Inlet lookout. Approx 1 hr return.
Green Loop-Mangrove boardwalk return track.
Approx 30 minutes return.

5. Oswin Roberts Reserve-The last remaining remnant bushland on Phillip Island. The walking tracks allow for wildlife observing and are also suitable for bicycles.
Black Loop-Starts at carpark situated off Harbison Rd. Approx 4.5 klms 2 hrs return.
Blue Loop-Starts at carpark situated off Harbison Rd. Approx 2.5 klms 1 hr return
Green Loop-Starts at carpark situated off Harbison Rd. Approx 1.1 klms 30 minutes return.

6. Churchill Island-Small island wih historic buildings, lovely gardens and walking tracks. 5km walk around the island approx 2 hrs. There is also a smaller walk, the North Point Loop which is 2 klms approx 1 hr. Tracks are suitable for bicycles.
Please Note: Admission charge to Churchill Island.

7. Woolamai Safety Beach-1hr walk back towards the bridge. Views to San Remo Jetty. Beach access from Cottesloe Ave in Cape Woolamai. Map U16

8. Cape Woolamai-The highest point on Phillip Island (spectacular views) and the largest shearwater rookery. Between Oct-April this area is home to thousands of shearwaters. All walks start from the information shelter at the carpark, then follow the beach to the left for approx 1 kilometre.
Pinnacle walk (green markers) Approx 4 klms estimated 2 hrs return.
Old Granite Quarry Walk (blue markers) Approx 6klms estimated 3 hour return.
Cape Woolamai Beacon Walk (black markers) Approx 6.6 klms estimated 3 hrs 30 minutes return.
Cape Woolamai Circuit-Comination of all three walking tracks Approx
8 kilometres - 4 hours

9. Cape Woolamai Surf Beach to Colonnades-
Natural attraction featuring columns of basalt best seen at low tide.

10. Forest Caves-Sea caves formed by erosion located just before Surf Beach Estate, left off main Phillip Island Tourist Rd. Walk up the stairs from the carpark onto the beach, then turn left. The caves are only accessible at low tide. Approx 45 minutes return you pass by large sand dunes which are home to thousands of shearwaters Oct-April.

11. Kitty Miller Bay-1 hr walk from Kitty Miller Bay carpark to the east along the beach. This will take you to the site of the wreck of the ‘Speke’. The years have taken their toll leaving but a few remnants. This walk is best carried out at low tide.

12. Pyramid Rock to Berrys Beach-Walk to Berrys beach along gently undulating clifftop track. Enjoy views of Phillip Island’s southern coastline including Point Grant and the Nobbies. Start the walk at either Pyramid Rock carpark (to access the track you will need to walk from the carpark back to Glamis Rd then follow Glamis Rd until you see the start of the track on your right). Approx 2.5 klms 1 hr one way.

13. Swan Lake Trail- Enjoy the tranquility at the only permanent freshwater lake on Phillip Island. Walk to 2 viewing hides for great birdwatching. The easy walk is approx 1.3 klms in length and takes approx 40 minutes return. The trail starts from the carpark on Ventnor Road, 400 mts south of Back Beach Rd (near the Penguin Parade).

Woolamai Picnic Races
Woolamai Picnic Races
San Remo VIC
The Woolamai Picnic Races always attract a large crowd over the summer months - take a picnic lunch and enjoy great day out for all the family.
Information 03 5678 2344

Out There Outdoors
Out There Outdoors
930 Phillip Island Road Newhaven VIC 3925
Adventure activities and equipment hire including surfing, kayaking, mountain bikes, snorkeling, eco activities

Stony Creek Racing Club
Stony Creek Racing Club
San Remo VIC
Get a Taste of Country Racing at Stony Creek located between Meeniyan and Foster on the South Gippsland Highway. Full TAB meetings conducted throughout the year.
Information 03 5664 0099

Coastal Fishing Information
Phillip Island VIC 3922
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 and Prom Country-Victria's South Coast.

Islantis Surfboards & Surfer Supplies
Islantis Surfboards & Surfer Supplies
Phillip Island Road Newhaven VIC 3925
Call in to our Shop at Phillip Island Road Newhaven (just over the bridge) on Phillip Island Road. Surfing Memorabilia Display. See boards from the 30's. Read about the History of Surfing. Test your Skills - Hire a Hawaiin Alaia Board (no fins)

A Maze 'N Things
A Maze 'N Things
1805 Phillip Island Road Cowes VIC 3922
Great Fun for Kids of all Ages! Get Lost In Our Maze, Gravity Room, Shrinking Room, Lookout Slide, Mini Golf, Ice Creamery, Cafe Chocolatte
Open 7 days from 10am

Pelican Feeding
Pelican Feeding
Marine Parade San Remo VIC 3925
Great Spectacle for all the Family and its FREE!
Every day at 12 noon San Remo Fishermans Co-Op.
After the Pelican Feeding why not try the Fish & Chips in the new venue overlooking the jetty with bay views
Selection of Fresh Local Fish for Sale. Crays in season

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