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Melbourne Phillip Island Nature Parks Nobbies Antarctic Journey

  • Phillip Island
  • English
  • Flexible.

Standard Inclusions

  • Entry to Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies Centre
From AUD
$18.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • Entry to Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies Centre

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Phillip Island
Address Penguin Parade/Nobbies Centre/Antarctic Journey: 1019 Ventnor Rd, Summerlands VIC 3922 Koala Conservation Centre: 1810 Phillip Island Rd, Phillip Island VIC 3923 Churchill Island Heritage Farm: 246 Samuel Amess Dr, Churchill Island VIC 3925
How to get there ● By Car
Phillip Island is located 90 minutes drive from Melbourne. Allow a further 20 minutes from the bridge to get to the Penguin Parade. Free car parking on site.

● By Bus
Public transport is limited on Phillip Island. V-line operates a bus to Phillip Island’s main town, Cowes, from Southern Cross Station in Melbourne city.

*Please note that the V-line bus does not go to the Nobbies.
Operating hours
Antarctic Journey (Summer*) 10:00 - 19:00 Last Entry: approximately 2 hours before sunset
Antarctic Journey (Autumn) 10:00 - 16:00 Last Entry: approximately 2 hours before sunset
Antarctic Journey (Winter) 10:00 - 15:00 Last Entry: approximately 2 hours before sunset
Antarctic Journey (Spring) 10:00 - 17:00 Last Entry: approximately 2 hours before sunset
Nobbies Centre (Summer*) 10:00 - 20:00 Last Entry: approximately 1 hour before sunset
Nobbies Centre (Autumn) 10:00 - 17:00 Last Entry: approximately 1 hour before sunset
Nobbies Centre (Winter) 10:00 - 16:00 Last Entry: approximately 1 hour before sunset
Nobbies Centre (Spring) 10:00 - 18:00 Last Entry: approximately 1 hour before sunset
*Christmas Day (25 December) Open from 14:00
Other info The Nobbies Centre and the Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies opening time vary seaonally. Please check with the Centre for up to date opening hours when closer to travel date to plan your visit

2 Overview

Immerse yourself in a spectacular multimedia wildlife experience and enjoy the fun, hands-on activities as you embark on a virtual journey to the world’s most extreme continent at the exciting new Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies, a joint venture between Phillip Island Nature Parks and WWF-Australia.

Nobbies Antarctic Journey

Take a virtual journey into the wonderful world of the Southern Ocean and Antarctica and engage with the many interactive and immersive experiences in this exhibition, a joint venture between Phillip Island Nature Parks and WWF-Australia.

Daily Guided Tours now available at the below times and included in the ticket price

  • 11.00
  • 13:00
  • 15:00

These 20 minute Guided Tours commence by the Ticketing Desk.

"The Lab" is jam packed with fun-filled hands on activities designed to entertain and educate. "Feel the freeze" as you enter the Antarctic Chill Zone before checking out your thermal image and comparing it to an Emperor penguin. Check out the Virtual Cafe or try and sink a bowling ball! 

The Sound Lab and Research Station offer an insight into the sights and sounds of Antarctic wildlife with animal calls, microscopes and fascinating specimens. With the remarkable Antarctic landscape as the backdrop, the unique wildlife, ongoing research activities, and the critically important conservation values of this remote continent will come alive before your eyes.

The final level is one of complete immersion in what can only be described as a stunning and breathtaking, state of the art multimedia experience. Find yourself enthralled by the audio visual spectacle which puts you right in the heart of the action. All thanks to the cutting-edge "augmented reality" technology, you will be able to stand on an ice floe and feel like you can reach out to pat a penguin, stroke a seal or marvel at a whale which all appear on the screen with you. 

 

 

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Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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