Explore the numerous walking and cycling trails. Meet the likes of Max the Clydesdale horse and Lucy the goose as you roam the extensive farm grounds and beautiful gardens. Churchill Island was the site of the first farm in Victoria and its pioneering history is still evident today.
Wander the old homesteads, listed by the National Trust, and discover the ways of the olden days with the daily heritage farming activities: sheep shearing, wagon rides, working dogs, cow milking, blacksmithing, boomerang throwing and whip cracking and meet the baby animals.
Things to know
- Open 10am to 5pm daily, 2pm on Christmas day.
- Browse the gift shop and relax in the licensed café.
Daily farming activities:
1.00-1.45pm wagon rides (school and public holidays only, weather permitting )
2.10pm cow milking
2.30pm sheep shearing
2.45pm whip cracking
3.05pm Working dogs
3.20pm Sheep shearing
Stomp, chomp and romp your way back to the Jurassic period when Dinosaur Adventures comes to Churchill Island, January 21 to 27.
The life-sized animatronic dinosaurs are set to thrill kids and adults alike with their true to life walking, roaring and reptilian skin. Kids can also become a palaeontologist in an interactive prehistoric land and embark on a fossil finding adventure.
What: Dinosaur Adventures
When: January 21 to 27 with dinosaurs appearing 10:30am to 2:30pm
Where: Churchill Island at Phillip Island, only 90 minutes from Melbourne
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Our best value ticket. Enjoy penguins from the tiered viewing stands at the Penguin Parade, koalas from the treetop boardwalks at the Koala Conservation Centre and daily farming activities at Churchill Island Heritage Farm. Triple the value, triple the fun! Adult tickets $40.40.