Phillip Island - nature island - is a place world famous for its natural beauty, sandy beaches, tranquil wetlands and unique wildlife. Bayview Apartments are situated at Cowes on Phillip Island, 140km south-east of Melbourne, and are surrounded by miles of scenic coastline and native bush.
With its mixture of natural and man-made attractions, Phillip Island is a great destination for family holidays. The diverse coastline ranges from shallow swimming beaches to wild ocean beaches that are popular with surfers. You'll find a range of wildlife experiences and the many kid-friendly attractions.
Consisting of only 7 units ranging from 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms. Units are fully self contained and facilities include a BBQ, games room and an outdoor pool and spa.
Bayview Apartments offers basic style accommodation, which is clean and comfortable and well located for access to the amazing holiday haven.
Cowes itself offers beautiful safe beaches with fine sand, facing north into Western Port overlooking French Island and the Mornington Peninsula.
The Penguin Parade experience is sure to be the highlight of your visit. As the sun fades in the sky, the little Penguins waddle up the beach to the safety of their homes in the sand dunes. Witness this magical procession - it is a treat never forgotten.
Stroll along the Nobbies boardwalk to view the majestic rugged south coast and blowhole. See the Southern Hemisphere's second largest fur seal colony.
Churchill Island, accessed by bridge from Phillip Island, is steeped in history. Deliciously fragrant gardens surround the historical homestead amidst a variety of bird life. The island is a working farm with Highland cattle, sheep, ducks, chickens and Clydesdale horses.
There is a diverse range of established walks around the island. Cape Woolamai, Kitty Miller Bay and Nobbies walks feature good beach and bush tracks, and boardwalks predominately along the rugged south coast. Conservation Hill and Rhyll Mangrove boardwalk overlook the Rhyll wetlands and Rhyll Inlet, offering excellent bird watching opportunities. Swan Lake nature trail leads to the only permanent freshwater lake on the island and offers viewing hides, to watch the lake's bird life.
Phillip Island Circuit is home to the International MotoGP Motorcycle Grand Prix, World Championship Superbikes and Australian Touring Car Championships and a host of other events. Uniquely positioned adjacent to the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Champ Karts is unforgettable! A 760 meter replica of the Grand Prix Circuit complete with challenging curves and amazing coastal views. Let rip in a Go-Kart at a pace that suits you whether you're a novice or a budding supercar racer.
Other attractions on the island include A Maze'N'Things Illusion room, maze and mini golf, Grumpy's Mini Golf, Phillip Island Ten Pin Bowling, Wildlife Coast Cruises, The Fun Shed, the Phillip Island Chocolate Factory; or take a scenic Helicopter flight with Phillip Island Helicopters. Try fishing at the Rhyll Fishing Park & Restaurant or in the beautiful surrounding waterways.
Visit one of the Island Wineries and enjoy alfresco dining at one of the many villages. Or partake in a health and beauty treatment, fitness class or massage.
On your way to or from Phillip Island, make sure you visit Victoria's newest botanic garden, the Australian Garden. Located within the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, the award-winning Australian Garden is a place where visitors can be inspired by the beauty and diversity of Australian flora, landscapes, art and architecture.
Whichever way to decide to enjoy Phillip Island, you will find yourself fully relaxed and renewed as you take in all of the natural beauty that this region has to offer.