Take a virtual journey through the Southern Ocean to Antarctica with the interactive and immersive experiences at the Antarctic Journey - a joint venture between Phillip Island Nature Parks and WWF Australia.
Things to see and do
The Lab is filled with activities designed to entertain and educate. ‘Feel the freeze’ as you enter the Antarctic Chill Zone before checking out your thermal image and comparing it to that of an Emperor penguin. Check out the sustainable seafood options and learn about the creatures that live in the deep blue.
The Sound Lab and Research Station offer an insight into the sights and sounds of Antarctic wildlife with animal calls, microscopes and fascinating specimens.With the remarkable Antarctic landscape as the backdrop, the unique wildlife, ongoing research activities, and the critically important conservation values of this remote continent will come alive before your eyes.
The final level is one of complete immersion in what can only be described as a stunning and breathtaking, state of the art multimedia experience. Find yourself enthralled by the audiovisual spectacle which puts you right in the heart of the action. All thanks to the cutting-edge augmented reality technology, you will be able to stand on an ice floe and feel like you can reach out to pat a penguin, stroke a seal or marvel at a whale which all appear on the screen with you.
What to bring with you to the Nobbies
• Sunscreen, sunglasses & hat
• Reusable water bottle (we have drinking fountains on-site)
• Binoculars for whale watching (whale season is May - October) and seal spotting
• A camera to capture memories of your visit