Schoolies are now more than ever choosing Phillip Island as their Schoolies destination, located less than a 2 hour drive south of Melbourne, Phillip Island is surrounded by white sandy beaches, sparkling blue waters and unspoiled national park. Schoolies on Phillip Island offers a unique Oceanside experience where you can chill out and spend your Schoolies week in coastal bliss.
Jump on a bike and hit the pavement to explore the island at your own pace. Visit the islands seaside villages that offer an array of shopping, alfresco dining and cafes along with protected bays where you can bake in the sun, sand and surf!
The Schoolies Response in Phillip Island is organised by the Bass Coast Shire Council which is comprised of state government, local government and community stakeholders.
For 2014 the Bass Coast Shire Council offered a Schoolies Registration to all School leavers staying on Phillip Island. Registration entitled Schoolies staying in the area to receive discounts at local businesses and helped make their stay safer and more enjoyable. The registration usually opens around September each year and more information can be found on their website.
For Schoolies graduating in 2015 information relating to whether or not a similar registration will be operating will be provided closer to arrival.
Full information on where & how to register along with costs and a schedule of inclusions will be featured in your Schoolies.com travel documents.
Phillip Island is also home to Australia’s largest colony of fur seals with boat cruises departing daily out to Seal rocks where you can get up close to the furry creatures as well as see dolphins, whales and other marine life.
If you fancy a sea change with a laid back atmosphere then Schoolies on Phillip Island is the perfect destination to spend your Schoolies Week – do as little or as much as you like - whatever you choose you won’t find a better location to chill this Schoolies!