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Walks and Cycling Tracks at Phillip Island

Phillip Island has many walking and Cycling tracks and it is the best way to watch the spectacular views of Phillip Island’s coastline and its bushland. Here is a list of the most popular walking and Cycling tracks at the Island. Some of these walks are best taken during low tide.


Conservation Hill and Rhyll Inlet


Address: Cowes-Rhyll Road, Rhyll, Victoria, Australia

Walking tracks and Cycling tracks

Walk through the wetland area, world renowned for its migratory birds and wild life species. Entry point is at the Conservation Hill Car park off the Cowes – Rhyll Road.

Mangrove Boardwalk – 1.2km return

McIlwraith Road Lookout – 4.5km return

Rhyll Village – 7km return

Other Info: Dogs not allowed / Easy to moderate difficulty.


Oswin Roberts Reserve


Address: Harbison Road, Cowes, Victoria

Walking and Cycling tracks

Take a relaxing stroll or cycle through the tracks and consider the koalas and wallabies you see on the way as bonuses.  Learn about the area through the information shelters and signage along the path. The track is smooth dirt of gravel. The track starts and ends at Oswin Roberts Reserve. This is a 4.4km return gravel trail. You can make it shorter by taking shorter trails


Woolamai Safety Beach


Address: Cottesloe Avenue, Cape Woolamai

Walking track.

One-hour beach walk  towards the bridge. Views across to the fishing boats at the San Remo Jetty. Access to the beach is from Cottesloe Avenue in Cape Woolamai. The Surface is gravel or beach sand.


Cape Woolamai Circuit


Walking track

This walk provides an opportunity to see the spectacular views of Phillip Island Coastline. Cape Woolamai is the highest point in Phillip Island and between October and April, this coastline is home to thousands of shearwaters. This is around 8.5km and takes around 2.5 hours to complete. The walk starts from the information shelter at the carpark.


Cape Woolamai Surf beach to the Quarry


This is a one hour walk from Cape Woolamai Surf beach car park to quarry. This walk is 2km one way.


Forrest Caves


Walking Track

Address: Phillip Island Road, Surf Beach Estate

These sea caves are formed by erosion of cliff over many thousands of years. The caves are accessible only during low tide. It takes nearly 45 minutes to complete this 2km return walk.


Ventnor Beach walk


Walking Track

Address: The Esplanade, Ventnor

It is a walk along the beach which will take nearly one hour to complete this 5km return walk. . The beach is accessible from Esplanade off Grossard Point Road.


Kitty Miller Bay Walk


Address: Kitty Miller Road, Phillip Island

This walk is best done during low tide and it goes past the ‘SS Speke’ ship wreck. Only the top part of the wreck is visible. This 2km return walk will take around 1 hour to complete.


Pyramid Rock to Berry’s Beach Walk


Address: Pyramid Rock Road, Phillip Island

This 5km return walk Pyramid Rock to Berry’s beach will take nearly 2 hours to return.


Swan Lake Trail


Address: Ventnor Road, Phillip Island

Walking trail around the Swan Lake which is a well-known bird watching area takes nearly half an hour for return .


The Nobbies


Address: 1320 Ventnor Road, Summerlands

Walk along the board walks of nobbies watching the spectacular views of the Phillip Island Coast.  The walk will take around half an hour for return.