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1320 Ventnor Rd, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank tiger_n_ox
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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.

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

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

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!

Thank ew559
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Take a short drive along the Nobbies @ Philip Island. It is beautiful and you get to see many wild Walabbies . I love the wonderful sight. My teenage girl studied geography and was explaining to me the rock and coastal formation . It was...More

Thank Chiangjoy
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

I took my hard to please mother on a short break to Phillip Island this week and she stated that visiting the nobbies ‘nice’. That’s as good as endorsements from my mum get. Lol A really beautiful spot to visit and wander round the board...More

Thank Tone54
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Visited on Monday 26th February. I remember visiting here 45 years ago, it is much better now with raised boardwalks that allow you to walk around without interfering with nature. The penguins nesting here, the seal out on Seal Rock and the blow hole. It's...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

We recently spent several days at Ventnor on Phillip Island. and visited the Nobbies and the centre there. To see the coastline there you need to see it at three different times. Rug up on a stormy day and walk along the excellent boardwalk to...More

Thank WAYNE M
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