Drive between some of Victoria's best natural attractions.

Experience the world famous Penguin Parade and the attractions of Phillip Island, then follow the coastal route to one of Victoria’s most loved national parks, Wilsons Promontory.

Phillip Island is one of South Gippsland’s nearest neighbours. A round trip between the two regions can easily be undertaken using the Penguins to Prom touring route.

Directions below are starting from Phillip Island, but the drive can be completed in reverse.

Drive Details

Phillip Island - Inverloch

Take the B460 to Wonthaggi. Here the route takes a scenic detour along the C435 towards Cape Paterson and the start of the majestic Bunurong Coastal Drive. This unique stretch of coastal road provides views of Bass Strait and allows access to secluded beaches such as Shack Bay. The Eagles Nest look out, located mid-way along the Bunurong Drive is a popular stopping and photographic point.

Inverloch - Venus Bay

At the coastal resort of Inverloch take the C442 towards Tarwin Lower. When you reach Tarwin Lower consider exploring the sweeping beaches of Venus Bay. The sandy coastline is popular with surfers, fisherman and swimmers.

Venus Bay - Walkerville

Follow the Tarwin Lower – Walkerville Road until Walkerville, home of the historic Lime Kilns and nearby Cape Liptrap lighthouse.

Walkerville - Fish Creek

From Walkerville, follow the Fish Creek – Walkerville Road to Fish Creek. You will know you have arrived when you catch a glimpse of the giant mullet sitting atop the Fishy Pub.

Fish Creek - Wilsons Prom

From Fish Creek take a detour to Waratah Bay or Sandy Point or just follow the C444 into Wilsons Promontory National Park.

More Drives

South Gippsland is a large region and has many wonderful scenic drive opportunities.

Green mountainous terrain, flat pastures and winding coastal tracks can all be found in South Gippsland.