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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 2 days ago

A beautiful tourist place at the end of Phillip Island. The view was spectacular and we were lucky to be there on a sunny spring day. The centre has a bridge that is also kid safe and friendly. the landscape is awe-inspiring - explosions of...More

Thank Escape703819
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a really beautiful walk outside and along the boardwalk. The information centre was very good. We went into the Arctic Adventure which was ok Nice cakes on offer.

Thank Culture710230
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A lovely clean and refreshing place to see what the island has to offer. The beautiful ocean contrasts with the black rocks, the Cale Barron Geese wander beside and across the road at their own pace. Little penguins could be seen in their burrows at...More

Thank M M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experience & photographic opportunities, & the Antlatic journey is a good learning place for the kids....

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cafe has over priced food that is very ordinary. Large number of tables had not been cleaned from previous customers and staff appeared disinterested in attending to this matter. The windows over looking the main view are filthy and have not been cleaned in a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2km walk..... most accessible for disabled and wheelchairs. Beautiful views....apparently you can see whales and seals.....unfortunately we didn't.... wouldn't put me off going again though.

Thank Claire H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Nobbies Centre. Great display and the coffee shop was great too. Took some pictures which turned out really good. The weather was great too. We visited with some friends of ours and enjoyed a nice time there together.

Thank Excursion57872341453
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little areas is worth driving on from the race track. It offers magnificent view off the coastline and provides a great walking track to get up close and personal with the surrounds. The visitor centre offers a restaurant and coffee centre, but I much...More

Thank LizMontereo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Scarfs from China ... etc. No Australian wool scarves here. Lots of stuff but nothing that interested me. Had to search for staff. Soup was really really good though, especially after a walk in the cold Antarctic wind.

1  Thank treeh0useg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Welcoming staff, perfectly organized and allows large volumes of people to visit at the same time, very well suited to tourists. Great gift ideas.

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25 October 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
6 May 2018|
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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