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Address: South of Point Hunter, Norfolk Island 2899, 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 readily. I travelled with Dave Biggs from Charter Marine - so very impressed by... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 27, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 and off the island was exciting - there is no jetty but a controlled jump... More 

2 Thank tav_mind
Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 I got to go right round the island, hear the history of it and get... More 

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Motueka, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles 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 an initial climb and a reasonable level of fitness is required. Because of the lack... More 

1 Thank Donald H
Manns Harbor, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles 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
United States
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Ulladulla, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 led by Karleen who was very knowledgeable about the history, flora and fauna of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 very beautiful and it can be seen as your aircraft is coming into land at... More 

2 Thank nzlilibet
Kingston, Norfolk Island.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

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 no resorts or wineries. It is a very small uninhibited island 7km south of Norfolk... More 

2 Thank SaZ J
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2011

In phillip island theres different kins of animals including penguins,koalas, and more! I would reccomend to get a 3 parks pass

2 Thank TraveLover097

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