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Best things to do in Ventnor

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Scenic Viewpoint
“Who wouldn't want to go and see these cute little dudes waddle in from a hard days fishing. If your here in the peak season be sure to book before you come. The penguin parade books out over summer and on long weekends.”
90 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit is a major event for the island. 54 minutes scenic drive away. Popular for all ages. Public Events, Family fun days, Drive, Ride days. Lap records. The ”
55 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Scenic place to visit as there are many wonderful fun attractions, great beaches and more. Great place for families to holiday as its not that far from Melbourne City.”
73 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Get up close and personal to Australias wildlife in natural surrounds. You can even hand feed the Kangaroos and Wallabies”
26 locals recommend
Bar
“Excellent quality, generous family meals - recommended. Bookings needed on weekends and during school holidays. ”
16 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Rural Phillip Island, off Australia’s southern coast, near Melbourne, is known for its storied motor circuit, as well as for its wildlife. At Phillip Island Nature Park, spectators gather nightly to watch the Penguin Parade, when fairy penguins make their return to burrows on the beach. The Nobbies outcropping is the viewing site for Seal Rocks, an offshore basking place for fur seals.”
26 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“Smallest range but easiest to get to which depending on the time of year can be a key consideration in Cowes!”
7 locals recommend
Food
“My fave place to be on a Sunday afternoon. Sipping beautiful wine, eating cheese and nibbles and listening to the owner singing and playing his guitar. Fab ”
17 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“There’s plenty of fun to be had for all ages, abilities and occasions here at PI Tenpin! Children, adult or corporate parties are all available. With a fully licensed bar, pool tables, arcades and lazer available, you’ll find hours of entertainment at PI Tenpin.”
12 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Great Food but you can also sit by the open fire with a nice glass of wine and shared platter.”
11 locals recommend
Winery
“Great wine & great food. Picturesque surroundings and plenty of space for kids to run around.”
6 locals recommend
Café
“The shed sells a variety of things. The butcher nextdoor does outstanding meat.”
8 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Lovely art galley with regularly changing artist. Has quite cafe with indoor and outdoor seating.”
10 locals recommend
Gym
“Enjoy the experience of climbing in a supervised and colourful climbing space. With 30 wall challenges, an augmented climbing wall, 4 awesome party rooms and a cafe overlooking the climbing arena, it’s entertainment for the whole family.”
4 locals recommend
Antique Shop
“Great second-hand market which is really a cluster of mini-shops prepared by a wide range of collectors. Easy place to spend an hour or so!”
7 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“If you love birds & wildlife this is a great place to view in their natural habitat ”
8 locals recommend