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What You Should Know More About Tours in Phillip Island
Phillip Island is located very close to Australia’s South coast and is a hub of wildlife activity. There are thus, a lot of places to visit when one sets on a sightseeing tour here. Apart from wildlife in nature parks and natural habitats, there are museums, stores and other such common tourist spots here as well. The top attractions are as follows:
Many a time tourists visiting Australia take day long breaks to go on wildlife safari tours in Phillip Island. These tours capture the essence of all the different varieties of wildlife available in Phillip Island and what’s more exhibits them in their natural habitat. They generally include the following spots in Phillip Island.
Diving at Phillip Island is a unique experience especially when Seals get involved. Due to the cold weather the visibility is not always what one would wish it to be. However, there are still plenty of interesting centres for diving here. Some of these are:
Being an island, Phillip Island offers a lot of snorkelling opportunities. The rich variety of sea animals in the surrounding waters makes this activity even more exciting. However, cold weather compromises visibility allowing you to see clearly within less than 10 meters. If someone still wants to enjoy this sport they can visit any of the following beaches:
Going for coastal cruises from Australia to Phillip Island or from Phillip Island to the surrounding islands will both be an enriching experience. One can relax on the deck while enjoying the all-round view and the feeling of being surrounded by water on all sides is inexplicable. Following are a few popular cruises one can take:
Phillip Island is a prime place to go sailing. You can take your yacht or boat around the entire coastline, enjoying the calm waters and catching some of the sea animals there for a good dinner. You can hire boats or take the ones you have bought with yourself from the mainland. You can also let agencies plan your entire boating experience, from the route to the instrument. Following places have boating or sailing services to offer:
Among the numerous other water sports one can engage in at Phillip Island are also included parasailing and kayaking. For tourists who are looking to add a tad bit more thrill and adventure and love an adrenaline rush, these sports are a must try! Fortunately for these people Phillip Island has a lot to offer in this segment. Following are popular areas to experience these sports in:
There are plentiful beaches on Phillip Island. One can engage in wildlife viewing, water sports like scuba diving, snorkelling and surfing or just sit back and sunbathe at these beaches. The best of them are:
Shopping in Phillip Island for souvenirs or other items can be fun. There are no large scale malls rather small beach shops and shacks. Handicraft items special to the area can be picked up at cheap rates from these small huts and shacks on the beaches. Following are a few shops one should visit when shopping here:
A day’s trip from Australia Phillip Island can be a good place to take a date for a romantic day out. It can thus, be seen as a popular couple’s haunt. There are several activities for couples to engage in here:
Canyoning is another rare and unique experience offered by Phillip Island. While there are not many spots to go canyon hopping in here, the hidden caves on Cowes beach would be a sweet spot for the same.
Food and Wine options are in abundance on this island. One can enjoy freshly brewed wines by visit to the many wineries the island houses or enjoy a hearty meal at one of the many various multi cuisine dining rooms. Following are some good options for both:
One can take a bicycle and go touring the entire island. Depending on one’s stamina one can set a route covering as many of the following key locations of Phillip island as possible:
Phillip Island is not just all fun and excitement. It also has a rich history and there are several popular destinations with wealthy heritage worth of visits in a historic tour of the island. Following are the best options:
With two official spots for hand-gliding as well as paragliding, Phillip Island just keeps getting more and more of an interesting visit. There are several flyable spots within the island. However, these have not been officially declared safe for paragliding and one cannot be seen flying anywhere close to the Phillip Island Nature Park. However, it is still a popular and thrilling sport for tourists to engage in while on the island. Following are the two sites where you can official paraglide in:
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