Day Two in Phillip Island

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A Maze'n'Things
Sunday was our big day in which we were going to go out and see things. To start the day, we went into the cute little breakfast room where some old guy told us to help ourselves to the continental breakfast items. We assumed he worked there and did so, muttering under our breath that the gift voucher said "cooked breakfast". We ate our cereal and toast and went back to our room. Then the owner knocked on our door ten minutes later asking if we were ready for our breakfast! He had two fully cooked breakfasts waiting for us. Oops! Clint was pretty excited but I was full from the cereal so the owner gave the breakfast to another guest who was sitting in the breakfast room and overheard.

We went to A Maze'n'Things, which was a fun place with all sorts of optical illusions and puzzles, along with a mirror maze and a big outdoor maze which we eventually gave up on trying to complete.
A Maze'n'Things - which way do we go??
There was also minigolf, we played a very frustrating round of that - it was really challenging! It was definitely one of the better ones we've been too though, complete with moving parts. It was AU $26.50 per adult to get in to all the illusions, mazes and minigolf - we thought this was a bit steep but we did have fun.

Then we went across the road to the Koala Conservation Centre. This cost $9.50 to get in and we were very confused about what we were actually paying for since it seemed to just be a walk in a park.  It was indeed just a  walk in a park, it was a nature reserve with lots of trees, but there was also a boardwalk which took you up higher into the trees for a better look at the Koalas.  We were worried that we wouldn't see any koalas (how can they guarantee that a wild koala will sit in the trees near the boardwalk?) and that we'd been jipped almost $20 to look at trees, but then we got to the other end of the boardwalk and there were koalas everywhere!! We were very happy and took lots of pictures of the gorgeous koala's  - some even had babies with them! Apparently there was also supposed to be Echidnas, Wallabies and lots of interesting birds there too, but we didn't see any (not one bird!).
Koala Conservation Centre
  I did see a couple of really big ants.

We went up to San Remo for lunch, there were lots of Pelicans in the water there, so that was pretty cool.  The public toilets were the most disgusting I have ever seen though so if you go there have lunch at a place with a bathroom so you can use that one!

We spent the rest of the day wandering around the shops and then back to our room for more relaxation.

That night, we went to the Penguin Parade. This was really special, I would definitely recommend this to anyone who goes to Phillip Island. I will attach a review to this blog with full details.
Penguin Parade - not allowed to take pics here so I found some on Google. Pretty much exactly what we saw
  Seriously though, lots of tiny "Little Penguins" running all over the place, its fantastic! It was prohibited to take photos of the Penguin Parade, but you can buy photos in the souvenier shop. Clint wouldn't let me buy anything from the souvenier shop though, how unfair!

That night we were pretty tired from our excursions, but managed to fit in a viewing of some show on tv about skinny celebrity mum's and their crazy diets.

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A MazenThings
A Maze'n'Things
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Koala Conservation Centre
Koala Conservation Centre
Penguin Parade - not allowed to ta…
Penguin Parade - not allowed to t…
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A MazenThings
A Maze'n'Things
A MazenThings
A Maze'n'Things
A MazenThings
A Maze'n'Things
Koala Conservation Centre
Koala Conservation Centre
Koala Conservation Centre
Koala Conservation Centre
Koala Conservation Centre
Koala Conservation Centre
Koala Conservation Centre
Koala Conservation Centre
Koala Conservation Centre
Koala Conservation Centre
Koala Conservation Centre
Koala Conservation Centre
Koala Conservation Centre
Koala Conservation Centre
Koala Conservation Centre
Koala Conservation Centre
Pelicans in San Remo
Pelicans in San Remo
Near the Pelicans in San Remo
Near the Pelicans in San Remo
Pelicans in San Remo
Pelicans in San Remo
Just like on Summer Heights High!!…
Just like on Summer Heights High!…
Penguin Parade - not allowed to ta…
Penguin Parade - not allowed to t…
Penguin Parade - not allowed to ta…
Penguin Parade - not allowed to t…
Phillip Island Sights & Attractions review
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