Phillip Island welcomes the annual whale arrivals

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.




Island Whale month from 11 June to 11 July 2021

Island Whale month is a collective program of special events with the key highlight being the Island Whale Festival taking place on the
2 – 4 July at a range of venues across Phillip Island.

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.


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Here is a snapshot of the 2019 Island Whale Festival

About the Festival Whale Spotting Info

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