Things to do at San Remo
The gateway to Phillip Island in Victoria. San Remo is the last town on the mainland before you cross over to the sanctuary of Phillip Island. Originally a thriving fishing village, San Remo boasts a charming village vibe. Home to friendly locals and great hospitality. If you’re passing through to Phillip Island, stop at San Remo Bakehouse for a tasty baked treat to enjoy later.
Located in Gippsland, San Remo sits surrounded by stunning coastal views.
Getting to San Remo:
San Remo is a 90-minute drive from Melbourne. There is limited public transport, but buses do depart from Southern Cross Station. V-line operate buses to Cowes on Phillip Island.
Enjoy a self-paced journey with your own car and freedom. Stop in San Remo and venture to Phillip Island when you’re ready. Tours operate daily from Melbourne to Phillip Island – be sure to check that a stop in San Remo is included.
Phillip Island – just over the bridge. Phillip Island is filled with stunning scenery and coastal views. A mostly untouched sanctuary, the island is home to plenty of wildlife and incredible hiking trails and boardwalks.
George Bass Coastal Walk – A cliff-top trail running from the outskirts of San Remo to Kilcunda. The views make this 7km trail a breeze. Be sure to pack a camera – the scenery from atop the cliffs is breathtaking.