LOCATION: RHYLL, PHILLIP ISLAND, VIC
Phillip Island and Gippsland Discovery - Stretching from the Melbourne east suburbs to the Gippsland Lakes, and inland from Mt Baw Baw to Wilsons Promontory, this region offers incredible diversity of landscapes - snowcapped mountains to lush rolling hills and wide sandy beaches.
Nature lovers visit the penguin parade at Phillip Island and fur seals at Seals Rock, other notable wildlife attractions near Melbourne are the open-range Werribee Zoo and the popular Healesville Sanctuary.
Note: Seasons in Australia are reversed to the Northern Hemisphere - i.e. Winter is June to August with spring in September to November, Summer is December to February. Australia has a temperate climate, with over 340 sunny days per year. Summer can have strong sunny days so wear a hat and sunscreen between 10am and 3pm (when outdoors!). Summer average temperature 22 Celsius, Winter avg. temperature 13 Celsius.
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