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The Nobbies Centre

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The Nobbies Centre. Only 5 minutes from the Penguin Parade this spectacular headland offers stunning ocean views from clifftop boardwalks. View the world’s largest Australian Fur Seal colony at Seal Rocks, approximately 2km offshore. Home to the...more
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1370 Ventnor Road | Summerlands Estate, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The place and food was nice but we were disappointed to the staff particularly by the name Katie. She couldn’t keep her cool (raised her voice quite easily) as a manager when we had a bit of a misunderstanding or confusion with our order which...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jfbisquera
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came to the Nobbies centre around 5:30pm to spend some time before the penguin parade. Walked around the boardwalk which has beautiful views all the way around. You can see the man made penguin burrows. We had some dinner (nothing flash but okay) and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Vicki Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disappointed by the Nobbies Centre. It looks tired, needs a little bit of attention and painting. A strong smell of fried food fills the open area and seating making you feel like your in a food court Gift shop has the usual crap you can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MASK_3551
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great coffee after a leisurely walk along the boardwalks at The Nobbies. Lovely gift and souvenir shop

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SharonL451
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view here is breathtaking. Be sure to go in the Antarctic Adventure...amazing technology and very educational and interactive. Kids will have a ball.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JordsRP
Reviewed 1 week ago

A well organised tour, loved it <3 Shown the points of interest leaving Melbourne ;-) Highly recommended and money very spent

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dawid K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nobbies cafe is a disgrace 8.00 for Devonshire tea no drink included, kids meal 13.00 half a glass of apple juice included 60.00$ for disgusting food a d drink cold coffee

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank christine5455
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The exhibit in the center is pretty basic and could be covered in 45 mins. However the center is perched right beside the ocean and the view is phenomenal. There are also special built burrows for penguins on the hillside and we manage to catch...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jamessJ9415BX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Long boardwalks along a fascinating coastline with lots of birds and plants in a special interesting geological area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank herrol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place to visit Great views of ocean and seal rock. You can also see some penguins in their little huts

Date of experience: January 2019
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hanson0211
October 25, 2018|
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Response from Fiona S | Reviewed this property |
The weekends would be the most busy of the week. You are best to go as early as possible to the centre to avoid the daily tourist buses. Grand Prix motor racing on this weekend so don't even go - traffic to get on and off... More
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r0ni37
May 6, 2018|
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Response from PhillipIslandNP | Property representative |
You can see penguins every night at the Penguin Parade, Phillip Island.
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February 9, 2018|
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Response from SmithGatwick | Reviewed this property |
The penguin parade is an evening activity as they don’t come ashore until dusk, around 830pm. The koala place is ok but if you want real interaction with some of Australia’s animals visit the Phillip Island wildlife park... More
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