A quaint little village off the grid, Newhaven is a seaside town located just over the bridge on Phillip Island.
Offering the tranquil atmosphere of a picturesque seaside town, enjoy waterfront views as you stroll along the coastline or sit back and indulge in modern dining at Saltwater Phillip Island, and watch the sea go by. Or enjoy spectacular views for breakfast or brunch at The Cape Kitchen.
Launch a boat from the local ramp and sail the calm waters of Western Port, or head for the open sea and experience the abundant marine life and stunning coastline of Cape Woolamai. Pick up some fresh local seafood from Bass Strait Direct.
Retrace the steps of Victoria’s first European settlers at nearby Churchill Island. Drive, ride, or paddle to this historic site, and treat the family to afternoon tea at the visitor centre. Take in a birds-eye-view on Phillip Island and surrounds on one of Phillip Island’s Helicopter rides!
Explore the National Vietnam Veterans Museum dedicated to the preserving and displaying of photographs, memorabilia, vehicles and aircraft that accurately detail the history of Australian involvement in the Vietnam War from 1962 to 1972.
Spend a day in chocolate heaven at the Phillip Island Chocolate Factory then relax into an aromatherapy massage. Finish the day amidst the warm hospitality of a local B&B, seaside Big 4 Phillip Island Caravan Park or purpose-built flashpackers, the Island Accommodation.
And to speak to the local experts on the best things to do and see, where to eat, accommodation, free wifi, maps and tickets, drop by the Phillip Island Visitor Information Centre.