Phillip Island welcomes the annual whale arrival. Witness the annual arrival of some of the ocean’s most majestic creatures as our coastal waters play host to humpback and southern right whales and even the occasional killer whales from May to September.
An annual Phillip Island festival that celebrates the whale migration through a range of activities and education spread across venus and public spaces on the island. 1-3 July 2022
Activities All Month
Local community members and visitors alike have the opportunity to engage with a range of activities that will not only entertain, but also allow you to appreciate the wildlife and natural habitats of Phillip Island and the Bass Coast region. June & July 2022
Island Whale Festival
The Island Whale Festival weekend will be held at various venues across Phillip Island and include a range of activities and events, including talks, workshops, whale spotting, whale cruises, art and craft, and more!
Check out a snippet of ‘what’s on’ and stay tuned for the full program to be announced in the coming weeks!
Island Whale Month
Join in the local celebrations of the arrival of these majestic creatures with a range of special events from June 11 and the Island Whale Festival weekend July 1-3 at various venues across Phillip Island.
Whale Watching Cruise
4-hour cruise circumnavigates Phillip Island in search of the Humpback and Southern Right whales, visiting Seal Rocks, with regular dolphin and albatross sightings. Includes morning tea and lunch.
Looking for Whales
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