Churchill Island Marine National Park, Newhaven

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National Park · Hidden Gem · Water Body
The Churchill Island Marine National Park is a protected marine national park located in Western Port, Victoria, Australia. The 670-hectare (1,700-acre) marine park is located south of Rhyll, on the north-eastern shore of Phillip Island, in Western Port.

The marine park extends from Long Point south of the town of Rhyll, to the northern point of Churchill Island and along Churchill Island's western coast to the bridge connecting it to Phillip Island and is part of the Western Port Ramsar site. It is an important roosting and feeding site for migratory waders, especially whimbrels and bar-tailed godwits. Its seagrass habitats are also important for black swans and many species of fish.
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  • Churchill Island is "Phillip Island's Phillip Island" The marine park is not spectacular, but it may be worth a visit. It's main justification is for conservation purposes.  more »
  • This was a fun afternoon of seeing sheep shearing, watching a collie corral sheep, feeding a Clydesdale, viewing an old farm setting, attempting to crack a whip, and even seeing a 6-poundcannon and...  more »
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  • Good for picnic, few agricultural activities but not worth for the ticket. Great views and farm animals. For normal weather you can walk around bayside.
  • Very good place. Prepare for rain. Be sure you have your own waterproof device
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