All you need to know about bringing your class to visit Phillip Island Nature's Parks. If you have any further inquires please email or call +61 35951 2802.

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Professional development and Teacher's Conferences


Each year Phillip Island Nature Parks holds 2 VCE teachers conference, one aimed at geography teachers the other at those that teach biology, environmental science and outdoor education.  The conference includes field work, information sessions, ranger programs, all accommodation and meals, for more information join our mailing list.

Professional development workshops can be tailored to suit your school’s curriculum and needs, with 3 different eco systems, unique wildlife and abundance of flora please contact use for more information.

VCE Biology, Environmental Science and Outdoor Education

Dates: To be confirmed 
Location: Penguin Parade, Phillip Island
Topics: research techniques, fieldwork studies, impacts of tourism, biosecurity, andangered species, thermoregulation and water balance.

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Constructing Primary Science Curriculum
 To be confirmed
Location: Penguin Parade, Phillip Island
Creating whole school science curriculum. Practical programs for science (prep to Grade 6)

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Useful Local Contact Information


Camp providers


Bus companies


Minimal Impact Statements 

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Rockpool Ramble and Beach Combing

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Beaches and Surfing

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Shearwater Walks - Cape Woolamai


Suggested itineraries                                               

Professional Development             


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Day Trip with your Primary School 

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Day Trip for your School Holiday Program

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Full and half day trip itinerary’s 

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Conservation camp

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Biology Camp 

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Conservation / biodiversity field trip

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Outdoor and Environmental Science Camp

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Overnight stay with International Students


Apps we love (all free)                                                                      


Phillip Island Nature Parks

- Great photos, information and cool games.

 Melb museum app

Field Guide to the Animals of Victoria

 - Great photos, description and sounds of wildlife, if you need to identify something, this is the app for you! By Melbourne Museum

 My enviro app DSE


- From the Department of sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities.  Uses GPS to show you assets around you, and give you more information, great resource.

 marine debris tracker app

Marine debris tracker

 – Allows you to add to the marine debris database.

 mireine tides app

Marine Tides Planner

– Great way to keep an eye on the tides all over the world, includes char depth, graphs, sunrise/sunset data and more.

 bunurong marine app icon

Bunurong Marine
National Park
Field Guide

 - Images an information on over 300 species of marine and coastal animals and plants that can commonly be seen in Bunurong Marine National Park and nearby waters.

aus birds app

Field Guide to the
Birds of Australia              


- Fantastic field guide by Michael Morcombe to the birds of Australia. Includes text, illistrations and bird calls. 


Nature Notes   


PDF icon2 Little Penguins              PDF icon2 Penguins of the World
PDF icon2 Australian Fur Seals PDF icon2 Koalas
PDF icon2 Short-tailed Shearwaters PDF icon2 Birds of Summerlands
PDF icon2 Blue Ringed Octopus PDF icon2 Hooded Plovers
PDF icon2 Perils of Ferals PDF icon2 Intertidal Life
PDF icon2 Cape Woolamai PDF icon2 Formation and role of Phillip Island Nature Parks