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The Nobbies Centre

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Address: 1370 Ventnor Road | Summerlands Estate, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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the nobbies centre. Only 5 minutes from the Penguin Parade this spectacular...

the nobbies centre. Only 5 minutes from the Penguin Parade this spectacular headland offers stunning ocean views and marine discovery centre. View the world’s largest Australian Fur Seal colony using interactive cameras. Free entry.

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Stunning landscape

We had morning tea in the Centre which has the tables set in front of huge glass windows overlooking the Nobbies and Bass Strait. The scenery here is on par with the 12 Apostles... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took our 2 grand daughters aged 4 & 6 here and it was a real winner. The location is great and the Antarctic Adventure display is wonderful. The interactive nature of it had them wondering which way to look next. I would have liked displays numbered to make it easier for young kids to find answer to quiz. Food... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had morning tea in the Centre which has the tables set in front of huge glass windows overlooking the Nobbies and Bass Strait. The scenery here is on par with the 12 Apostles - stunning. We visited on a windy day and the ocean was quite violent making the scenery even more amazing. It waves were like watching creamy... More 

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Thank WoodgateFamily
Normanton, null, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stunning views, great wildlife and a great great walk around Nobbies, absolutely loved every second, hold onto your hats though as it can be quite windy!!

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Thank Ruth T
Wollongong, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe good if you have inquisitive small children. Overpriced and many non-working parts of the exhibit.

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Thank Rosemary R
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The kids loved this place. We went during the Easter break and they had a special exhibit which has now closed. The Antarctic experience was fun. The kids spent around 20 minutes watching themselves interact with the whales, seals and penguins.

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Thank Phoebe W
Geelong, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is an amazing view from the souvenir shop over the rocky outcrop. The Antarctic exhibition wasn't worth the money with some screens not working and the whole place aimed at being an educational venue for kids.

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Thank Robert S
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent the morning here with the kids and their grandparents, my 9-year old really enjoyed the interactive Antarctic Journey feature, as well as learning more about sea animals. The 2.5 year old loved running (supervised) up and down the boardwalks overlooking the cliffs and sea views. Suitable for prams though we didn't use ours. We tried to look out for... More 

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Thank sazsoh
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Antarctic Journey at Nobbles today and were pleased. It has a small floor with many facts and figures about the continent and interactive things for the children to do. There is also an immersive video room playing HD wildlife scenes which are scintillating to watch. The gift centre contains yet more ways to steal your pennies but... More 

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Thank Redmanc111
PhillipIslandNP, Manager at The Nobbies Centre, responded to this review

Dear Redmanc111 Thank you for your review and feedback of your recent visit to the Antarctic Journey and the Nobbies in general. I'm glad you enjoyed the interactive experience, and you're right, the views are indeed amazing. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back to the island in the future. Kind regards More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Nobbies Center for photo taking and Antarctic Journey. It was so small but my children enjoyed it a lot, especially the 3D with whale, penguin, and seal. It was also museum likewise where it gives knowledge about Antarctica, sea animals in Antarctica and climate changes like tornado etc.

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Thank Nok T
Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on the way to the penguin parade and were glad that we did. There is a nice walkway outside with closeup views of the manmade penguin burrows. There were chicks in them when we were there. There were also seals on the rocks formations below the walkway. But the highlight is the Antarctic Journey. The visuals are... More 

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