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The Nobbies

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1320 Ventnor Rd, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The nobbies is a magnificent ancient rock formation below the cliff tops at the end of Ventnor’s rd. Apart from the penguins parade it’s is the islands major attraction. The visitors centre is also worth a visit. It’s always windy but magnificent and invigorating. Walk...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank foodie196156
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated 2 hours out of Melbourne, The Nobbies on Phillip Island is a perfect weekend retreat away to see the beautiful coast and see the Penguins on the island.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

About a 10 minute comfortable drive from Cowes. The Nobbies has a great boardwalk with with terrific views of the coastline and Bass Strait. The boardwalk is wheel chair accessible and you need to keep an eye out for the penguins in their huts, we're...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank shaynescott
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Boardwalk around the coastline is well set out and maintained. Great photo opportunities and well worth the visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bayldo
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We walked along the boardwalk to the blowhole. Walk was short but plenty to see along the way - wildlife: the baby Cape Barron Geese with the parents, a shearwater, and even lucky enough to see a penguin going back into a burrow! Scenery was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tiger_n_ox
Reviewed 1 October 2018

It was pretty mesmerizing to see those large waves slamming into cliffs/coastline. Tasmania Island and Melbourne can be seen from this place. Walking along the boardwalk will take you to different scenic spots in the area, and not to mention the wildlife who calls this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gibot143
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Great photo opportunities, take advantage of the boardwalk along the cliffs but do take a jacket as it can get quite cold and windy. we didn't visit the Visitors Centre, next time. Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Hiking around the Nobbies was recommended by our hostess at our B&B, and it didn't disappoint. We spent several hours walking around the well maintained boardwalk paths (they are making sure the habitat is preserved) to several scenic overviews. The coastline is gorgeous, and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Zen M
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

If you are in Phillip Island, make sure you drop by for a visit and walk along their boardwalk. It is simply stunning and despite this being my second time visiting the Nobbies, I still found the dramatic coastline mind blowing and will definitely want...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Geetha_05
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to stop by for the view. Usually quiet and brilliant photo shooting spots. Definitely worth the visit if you are in the island!

Date of experience: July 2018
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