Rhyll photos


Rhyll is a small, peaceful fishing village located at the north-eastern tip of Phillip island, 8 kilometres east of the island's largest town of Cowes.

Rhyll has two commercial centres. A general store and post office can be found inland on Lock Road, while Beach Road, which runs along the coast, features cafes, takeaway outlets and speciality shops overlooking the beach.

A jetty is located at the town's main boat ramp and a longer one can be found further west along the coast in front of the monument to George Bass who first discovered the area.

To the west of Rhyll is the Rhyll Inlet and Conservation Hill Reserve. This network of waterways and wetlands is a significant feeding and breeding area for resident and migratory birds. A pathway which features several sections of boardwalk extends along the coast from Rhyll's town centre and along the southern side of the inlet, then heads inland to the Rhyll Wetlands.

To the south of Rhyll is the Koala Conservation Centre where people can enjoy a stroll on the boardwalks and meet koalas up close. There are several walking tracks through the surrounding bush.