|Phillip Island is accessible for all members of the community, including children and adults with disabilities.|
There is a range of purpose built accommodation and many attractions and restaurants which are fully accessible.
Information is available about the accessibility of:
- Accommodation -Attractions -Eateries -Beaches
-Attractions -Walking Tracks -Car Parking and Toilets
There is a Beach Wheelchair available for hire by contacting the
Cowes Visitor Information Centre on 03 5951 3396
Smith's Beach now has a wheelchair friendly ramp from the car park (which has an accessible toilet) down to the beach
Contact the Phillip Island Visitor Information Centres for a copy or log onto www.basscoast.vic.gov.au to view the information.
There are various formats available
|Phillip Island is famous for its adrenalin pumping international motorcycle and car racing events.|
Motorbike enthusiasts from around the world converge on Phillip Island twice a year to see the big bikes in action at the Superbike World Championship and the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix.
For car racing enthusiasts, enjoy the non-stop action of the V8 Supercars, Island Magic, Historic Car and other racing events.
Farmers Markets are held monthly on Churchill Island.
Woolamai Picnic Races are run regularly from November to February each year.
| Phillip Island VIC 3922|
A Drive Through Phillip Island History:
A drive around the Bass Coast area is far more than a scenic trip through some of the most breathtaking coastal and hill country in Australia...its a trip back into the very earliest beginnings of the state of Victoria. And it is a trip any Melbourne motorist can complete in a day.
| 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
|242 Thompson Ave (opposite RSL) VIC|
Contemporary paintings, drawings, photography. Jewellery and special gifts. Sculpture and ceramics
|- Farmerís Market Churchill Island every 4th Saturday of the month 8am to 1pm|
- Trash & Treasure Settlement Road Cowes every Sunday 8am to 1pm
- Art & Craft Market 3rd Saturday of the month St Johnís Anglican Church Thompson Avenue
- Cowes Night Market in summer on the foreshore
Further information contact Information Centre on 1300 366 422
|91-97 Thompson Avenue Cowes VIC 3922|
Located in the Cultural Centre main street of Cowes. Friendly staff will help with any enquiries you may have.
|Population: 6,700 (perm) 40,000-50,000 (summer) approx 3.5 million visitors annually. Area: 10,000 hectares (26km x 9km)|
Weather: Ranges from 35 degrees C to 12 degrees C.
Bass Coast Shire Regulations Phillip Island
Information Ph 1300 366 422
No dogs allowed most times check Bass Coast Shire Council for details
Not permitted on any public reserves or beaches. Penalties appy.
Lighting Open Fires
Not permitted anywhere within the shire or on beaches without permit. Penalties apply
Note permitted in the streets at any time and is not permitted in public places between sunset and sunrise. Penalties apply.
| Port Campbell VIC 3269|
The west coast of Victoria once inspired fear, sailors spoke of wild seas and dangerous rocks, of reefs which lay beneath the surface of the water, of steep cliffs and heavy mists. Many ships had narrow escapes in this stretch of water, many were not so fortunate.
The area between Cape Otway and Port Fairy claimed over 80 ships in 40 years: ships which had traveled safely across half the world, to find disaster only miles from their destination.
|Historic Shipwreck Display|
|at 12 Apostles Visitor Information Centre 26 Morris Street, Ph: 1300 137 255. Open 7 days from 9am.|
A delightful collection of artefacts from wrecks between Childers cove and Moonlight Head is on display at the 12 Apostles Visitor Information Centre Ė Port Campbell. A 1/60th scale model of the Loch Ard allows visitors to reference the size of the ship against actual hardware including a kedging anchor on display.
Entry is free!