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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 today via mobile

A cafe and a minimal education centre. Seems to be less about the fur seal colony and more about making money off the tourists. The interactive display is ok but $19 for an adult hmmm not worth it?

Thank Antony L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A remote location with scenic coastline and lots of wildlife byt if you want to see the seals out on the nobbies the BYO telescope because the $2 coin in slot ones are rubbish. Seriously the need replacing. Nice spot for lunch though

Thank Ashes-OZ
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This view is panoramic perfect. Its windy and becomes very cold during the winter. We stayed here for half an hour and it’s not enough. We could’ve stayed a little bit longer but we have to go to our next destination on the tour. We...More

Thank Charito23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the scenery. I was with my cousins at the time and it was almost winter. Ensure that you wear appropriate clothing. I think it's best to visit during spring to summer to get the most lovely view!

Thank Pat P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently went for a drive on a wet & windy day. Wandered to the blow hole. It is amazing coastline & well worth a look. The centre is a great stop for families.

Thank 799kerried
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see, the views are incredible, but what's better is seeing the penguins come out at night and then nurse their babies, soooooooooo sweet.

Thank Liliane H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 11 August 2018 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 11 August 2018

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 6 August 2018

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

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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
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