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A great way to spend half a day

A visit to Phillip is another must do if your visiting Norfolk island in my opinion. But be warned... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2016
zas91
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Brisbane, Australia
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An absolute must - if you can!

On my second visit to Norfolk I finally got the chance to visit Phillip Island - and I took it... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2016
tav_mind
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Canberra
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Dec 31, 2016
“A great way to spend half a day”
Jul 27, 2016
“An absolute must - if you can!”
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Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

A visit to Phillip is another must do if your visiting Norfolk island in my opinion. But be warned it does need a basic level of physical fitness and also some basic climbing skills as you do need to climb up a steep hill to...More

Thank zas91
Reviewed July 27, 2016

On my second visit to Norfolk I finally got the chance to visit Phillip Island - and I took it readily. I travelled with Dave Biggs from Charter Marine - so very impressed by this man's skill with the boat! Needless to say, getting onto...More

4  Thank tav_mind
Reviewed April 22, 2016

I admit I cheated. I knew I wasn't fit enough to land and climb up the island but I wanted to see it close up so I went out on the boat that dropped people off then took the rest deep sea fishing. It meant...More

Thank SLRobinsonNZ
Reviewed December 14, 2015

We had high hopes for the trip to Phillip Island .. for the landscape, bird life and flora. Unfortunately the tour can only go at the pace of the slowest person and on our tour we had a person with a heart condition. There is...More

2  Thank Donald H
Reviewed November 13, 2015

With a local guide leading us, four of us hiked to the top of Phillip Island. The views were incredible. The bird life was wonderful. It could be a bit arduous if one is not in shape. But the views are worth it.

2  Thank R B
Reviewed June 2, 2015

A lovely multi colored mostly rock Island a few miles off shore. It was a fully vegetated Island at one point but pest species had to be eliminated and the lush greenery disappeared. It is slowly starting to return!

12  Thank USMC_Recon_2003
Reviewed April 22, 2015

3 of us joined Dave Biggs trekking tour to Phillip Island 7 kms by boat across to Phillip Island. The morning we went was fairly rough going over so either wear wet weather gear or take a change of clothes. On the trek we were...More

4  Thank geoffofulladulla
Reviewed January 7, 2014

We did a boat cruise around the 3 islands. Phillip Island is so beautiful, and it is great to see the regeneration of plant life occurring after the removal of feral animals.

4  Thank Linda H
Reviewed December 7, 2013

It's frustrating to read reviews from people who think they've visited Phillip Island which is an uninhabited island off Norfolk Island. There are no penguins - these are on Phillip Island which close to Melbourne, Victoria. Neither are their toilets or fuel outlets. Nothing. It's...More

2  Thank nzlilibet
Reviewed October 10, 2013

Having read the previous reviews for Phillip island, Norfolk Island, I am now confused and feel that the previous reviews were not for Phillip island Norfolk Island but instead for Phillip island Victoria. Phillip island, Norfolk Island does now have penguins, or koalas. There are...More

2  Thank SaZ J
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