|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.
| 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.
|Corner Church and Thompson Avenue Cowes VIC 3922|
Local works of art and craft for sale. Open 11am to 3pm 7 days in the Cultural Centre
|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.
|Any Real Emergency Call 000|
Cowes Police Station Ph: 5952 2037
San Remo Poice Station Ph: 5678 5500
Fire Cowes Rhyll Ph: 5952 2300
Fire Newhaven San Remo Ph: 5678 5361
SES Cowes Ph: 5952 2142 Rhyll Ph: 5956 9272
Hospital Graham Street Wonthaggi Ph: 5671 3333
Cowes Medical Centre 164 Thompson Ave Cowes Ph: 5951 1800
San Remo Medical Clinic Ph: 5678 5402
Vet Cowes Ph: 5952 2936 Newhaven Ph: 5956 7262
Injured Wildlife (DNR) Ph: 5952 5910
Bass Coast Shire Ph: 1300 226 278
Westernport Water Ph: 1800 249 090
Poison Information Ph: 131 126
Woolamai Surf Lifesaving Club Ph: 5956 7311
RACV Ph: 5952 2037
|Newhaven Information Centre|
|895 Phillip Island Road Newhaven VIC 3925|
Book your Accommodation and Island Attractions.
Maps, Books, Informatiion.
| 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
|- 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
|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
|Island Summer Carnival Phillip Island|
|Cnr Thompson Avenue and Ventnor Road Cowes VIC 3922|
Every year from the 26th December to the 26th January Amusement Services Australia operates the Island Summer Carnival at Cowes.
All the big rides are here including the: Spaceroller, Starship, Kamikaze & Midnight Madness!
We also have a brilliant selection of Fairground and Activity Games and we always invite 3rd party attractions such as: Animals on the Move, Snake Handlers, The Mini FX Team, & for the grand finale, Australia Day Fireworks.