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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
1370 Ventnor Road | Summerlands Estate, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5951 2820
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Reviewed yesterday

Well worth spending some time and taking a walk along the boardwalk, just don't get to close or you might blow off!!

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a good resting spot in Philip Island with a panoramic sea view! We ordered Onion Rings & Cappuccino which was tasty😋. There have an adventure theatre to visit. You have to pay the entrance fee. We didn’t go as we prefer to take rest...More

Thank KP Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here when there was a good swell running and so was quite spectacular with the waves crashing over the rocks. The blowhole was worth the walk with some massive waves crashing ashore. Easy walking on the boardwalk but this is a very exposed...More

Thank galashiels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see place to go when visiting Philip Island. The Nobbies Centre is well laid out and informative. We walked the tracks all around for spectacular views if the coastline and on the way we saw penguins in their burrows. The walking was easy...More

Thank Kerrie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Phillip Island several times, and each time, my family will always make a trip to The Nobbies Centre simply for the great views, and a truly amazing walk just right outside. The winds are almost always strong, and it can be really...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Nobbies centre to visit the “Antarctic journey” exhibit Great fun learning about wildlife conservation on the island, as well as learning about Antarctica and the penguins, seals and whales that live there Lots of interactive exhibits for families and set ups to...More

Thank Jesswakeling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit while on Phillip Island, as the coastline is spectacular and the sea is rough. Very exciting views.

Thank sarah g
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Great view and great facilities but food is expensive, slow and nothing special. I paid $29 for a pasta that looked good on the menu, waited 30 minutes for the food to come and I wasn't sure if the mussels were safe to eat as...More

Thank Devin T
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The exhibition part of Nobbies was very interesting, especially for our little eco-warriors. The disappointing part came when we sat down for lunch. They make you pay $5 for bottled water, no other water is available. If they are serious about the environment, as a...More

Thank suzie41-2007
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

It seriously is all about the views at this place. The weather on our visit was nothing short of near blizzard conditions (haha) but absolutely spectacular nonetheless. Highly recommended!!

Thank Sandy G
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Response from PhillipIslandNP | Property representative |
You can see penguins every night at the Penguin Parade, Phillip Island.
10 February 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
8 January 2018|
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Response from Thescheff | Reviewed this property |
We tend to go late morning or early afternoon to avoid the traffic headed for the Penguin Parade towards dusk. The scenery is spectacular so every time of Day has its own reward. There really is no bad time to visit the... More