Destination Phillip Island is the peak industry body for tourism in the Phillip Island region.
The board partners with the local industry, Bass Coast Shire Council, Visit Victoria and Tourism Australia to deliver strategies to grow and sustain tourism in the region.
Tourism and events (visitor economy) creates jobs and economic prosperity in communities right across Victoria.
In 2016-17, tourism was estimated to be worth $407 million to the region’s economy (in direct and indirect Gross Regional Product) representing 39.1% of the regions economy. Tourism generated employment of approximately 4,400 people or 39.5% of the region’s employment (direct and indirect jobs).
TOURISM = JOBS
This site provides information for our industry and stakeholders.
For visitor information to plan and book your trip please see visitphillipisland.com or contact the friendly staff Phillip Island Visitor Information Centre on 1300 366 422.
The Phillip Island Strategic Tourism Plan 2014-19 was developed to provide direction for the growth of the tourism industry.
Car Ferry Project
Bass Coast and Mornington Peninsula Shire Councils and the Victorian Government are preparing a Draft Business Case to determine the cost, requirements and viability of a vehicle and passenger ferry service between Stony Point, French Island and Cowes.