Posted on 16/02/2018 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Community Open Day 2018

Bass Coast, you're invited to our Open Day on Sunday 4 March!

The final countdown is on for our eighth annual Community Open Day to be held this Sunday 4 March 2018.

Enjoy and discover all of the Nature Parks’ special attractions and meet the team and volunteers behind the scenes. Enjoy free entry* to attractions throughout the day including the evening Penguin Parade (general admission), Koala Conservation Centre, Churchill Island and the exciting ‘Antarctic Journey’ at the Nobbies Centre.

Take advantage of our exclusive offer of a 50% discount on EcoBoat Tours on the day. Tours will be held at 3pm and 5pm and must be pre-booked and paid by calling 5951 2835.

You are also invited to a special sunset walk with our critically endangered Eastern Barred Bandicoots - places are strictly limited and you can reserve your place by emailing us at

Entry to activities and attractions is free* for residents, landholders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community members and students of Bass Coast Shire.

Please note: To gain your free entry, please bring proof of residency such as a rates notice, bill, drivers licence etc. Accompanying friends are welcome, but must pay applicable entry fees.

* Excludes premium products, ranger-guided tours and boat tours.

For all enquiries, please email or call 5951 2800 during office hours.

Download the FULL PROGRAM here