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The Nobbies Centre: Tours & Tickets

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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
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1320 Ventnor Rd, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5951 2800
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Reviewed 6 days ago

What an attractive development, where there was only a railing and splendid view is now a clever, sensitive , informative building with the same wonderful view, lots of parking space, pleasant cafe and souvenir shop, PLUS a really good exhibition about the Antarctic.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank phillph2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped by here as part of a Phillips Island penguin parade tour. The center was quite big and looked quite nice. Inside there is a souvenir shop as well as a cafe. The items in the souvenir shops were interesting. The dining area by...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Acineto
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Nobbies late afternoon before we went to see the Penguin Parade. Excellent visitor centre. We went for a good walk along the boardwalks. Stunning scenery and we managed to see a Little Penguin and a couple of little lizards. A worthwhile visit.

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Finian48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Nobbies Centre houses a number of attractions, including the Antarctic Journey, which is quite new. There is no charge to use the board walks, which gives visitors a good view out over Bass Strait. The Nobbies Centre also houses a cafe and a gift...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 619jeffry
Reviewed October 13, 2019

The Antarctic experience was more for kids than adults. It is also quite expensive. But the walk outside (free) is good.

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Joycesteve
Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

The centre and staff are very organised. The view was always beautiful every time we go. We didn't do the penguins because we had done a few times. Love this place.

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank songsrin
Reviewed October 11, 2019

We had such a remarkable time taking in the scenery, Top views a must do on Phillip Island. We rate our experience 10/10 Highly Recommended

Date of experience: October 2019
2  Thank nilaasil
Reviewed October 11, 2019 via mobile

The Antarctic experience was included in our 4 park pass. We managed to stay for about 30 mins but really it could have been done in 15. It was really disappointing. The board walk views however were spectacular and we even managed to see a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank 249tamiel
Reviewed October 8, 2019

This is an attraction which is worth visiting when coming down to Phillip Island. We had a beautiful sunny day and the walk along the boardwalks was fantastic, especially the magnificent views out to Bass Strait It is an easy walk for all ages with...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Anne R
Reviewed October 8, 2019 via mobile

Lovely center and great views and boardwalk. Antartic Journey isn’t that great though and if i had known it was mostly all info boards to read I wouldn’t of bothered because the kids weren’t interested in it. Good discount with NRMA membership brought the cost...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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October 25, 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
May 6, 2018|
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Response from PhillipIslandNP | Property representative |
You can see penguins every night at the Penguin Parade, Phillip Island.
February 9, 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