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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 4 days ago via mobile

I love a good opportunity to take scenic photos. Pick the right weather coming here and you will get some epic shots as there is a lot of different vantage points. If there is a decent swell the waves crashing against the rocks will make...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Bippsy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Head to the Nobbies Boardwalk for an amazing coastal viewing. This is the last stop before your penguin parade later in the evening. If you worry about the weather, there's a store here to buy ponchos.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ECLadines
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very Scenic drive out to this area, great photo opportunities. Easy walk along the boardwalks. Staff in the gift shop and centre were very friendly and helpful. Was a pleasure to visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Azette L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Nobbies to view the rugged coastline, the seals and the spectacular blowhole. A wonderful bonus that we did not anticipate was that we could view and photograph penguins in their burrows up close and personal. This is not possible at the Penguin...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Skyfox49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After doing the penguin experience the night before we wanted to come to this area to have a look around. What a beautiful place, gorgeous views. We just drove to the centre, parking is free and walked the boardwalk which is a loop walk but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Rita S
PhillipIslandNP, Manager at The Nobbies Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your visit and review. It is a very special area and dedicated to the protection of Phillip Island's wildlife. We are so pleased you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is great place for families as there were plenty of activity for kids and even adults! The scenery outside was great to watch too!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TheVinesNBranches
PhillipIslandNP, Manager at The Nobbies Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear it was fun for the whole family. With Questacon now on at Antarctic Journey, there is even more to do!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Apparently there are seals out there.....I couldn’t see any, even with the binoculars! Although there is a nice boardwalk which is worth doing. Free admission

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank davelink1988
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s maintained very well and its been a treat to eyes and soul. The sun set was great to watch. Flower and Fauna are great here.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank kapil2724
PhillipIslandNP, Manager at The Nobbies Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your visit and for sharing your experience :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a ranger take us around the Nobbies Centre and that was a great way to view this place. She told us all about the area and pointed out the important things to see. She knew all about the plants and animals and was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank I M
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lilach P
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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