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The Nobbies, Phillip Island

(4.2/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
The Nobbies Centre is an ecotourism destination located at Point Grant, on the western tip of Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia. Once known as the Seal Rocks Sea Life Centre, the centre is managed by the Phillip Island Nature Park, and features educational displays, cafe, children's play area, and gift shop. A network of boardwalks outside the centre overlook Seal Rocks, The Nobbies, and The Blowhole. Home to Australia’s largest colony of fur seals with an estimated 16,000 inhabiting the area, around half a million people visit the centre yearly, with 53% being international visitors.
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  • Really nice area with beautiful panoramic views of the rock outcroppings where the fur seals lounge. The board walks are beautifully constructed and span a large distance so you can see all around the...  more »
  • Worth the visit but probably don't need to go again. Didn't get to see any seals but if you look closely, there is some penguins snoozing in the nesting boxes along the boardwalk. 
  • An amazingly beautiful place with breathtaking views of the coastline. Great photo opportunities of the ocean. A walk down the board walk from the visitor centre is must do. There is a blow hole at th...  more »