Phillip Island Balcony Blog

Koala sleeping in a tree
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Competitor at Superbikes event on Phillip Island

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Sep 22, 2020

Phillip Island Penguin Parade

They're back! Visitors can now resume making bookings for the Phillip Island Penguin Parade. Numbers are limited so don't miss out on seeing our famous little penguins waddle home each night...

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Sep 15, 2020

Toora and Agnes Falls

Get in the car and take one of the many day trips from Phillip Island. After a wet winter, Agnes Falls near Toora, the highest single span in Victoria, will be a majestic sight. Or perhaps the migratory birds have returned to nearby Corner Inlet after sojourning in the Arctic Circle...

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Sep 09, 2020

Chicory Farming on Phillip Island

Farming on Phillip Island wasn't always about sheep and cattle. Beginning in the late 1800's, chicory farming was a thriving industry on Phillip Island...

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Sep 01, 2020

Phillip Island Walking Tracks

Spring has arrived! Celebrate the change of season with a wander along Phillip Island walking tracks. Look for new shoots on bushes, new flowers, baby animals out for a stroll or birds preparing their nests for new arrivals...

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Aug 25, 2020

Phillip Island's Little Penguin

The nightly parade of Phillip Island's little penguin is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Australia. At the moment in the colony, eggs are starting to hatch. Learn more about the little penguin here...

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Aug 18, 2020

Phillip Island Rock Pool Rambling

Do you have children schooling at home? Have fun and learn at the same time with some Phillip Island rock pool rambling...

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Aug 11, 2020

Insect Bats

If you sit quietly on your Phillip Island balcony or porch in the evening you might hear a faint whoosh or catch a glimpse of what you think is a small swift bird. But it is probably an insect bat - out feeding during the night...

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Aug 04, 2020

Phillip Island Architecture

Have you noticed the distinctive Phillip Island architecture which is inspired by chicory kilns? Take a wander around the island and find as many examples as you can...

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