Phillip Island Moto GP

The Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit is an internationally renowned motor racing circuit and hosts some of the most popular racing events in Australia.

Operating since 1956, this race track offers an amazing venue for visitors to enjoy motor sport, either as a spectator at the range of events held each year, or as a driver or passenger through the “Hot Lap” tours.

The Phillip Island Circuit plays host to a number of international events each year as well as some family fun activities outside of event periods. Motorsport enthusiasts converge on Phillip Island year after year to see the big name drivers and riders in action on the famous Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

The biggest event held at the circuit is undoubtedly the Australian Motorcyle Grand Prix which will see the world’s best riders return to Phillip Island to compete for the championship as they power around the circuit with agility, courage and speed.

Thousands of people flock to Phillip Island year after year to witness this famous event, but book accommodation at Bunya By The Sea early, as it books out fast.  A Minimum 4 night stay is required over this peak period.

If you want to get behind the wheel yourself, then book a Hot Laps tour. Buckle in as you are taken on an adrenaline pumping ride and feel the g-forces of V8 performance racing as you hurtle around the track. A trip around the track will be the most thrilling ride of your life.

If you are looking for a family friendly activity, then try go-karting around the track. Power around the scale replica of the famous Grand Prix Circuit and race your family or friends. With personalised lap time print outs you can check out your own performance and compare it with your friends.

For those interested in learning more about the track, take a guided circuit tour which takes you behind the scenes of the track so see the pit roof complex and the winners podium. Walking tours take approximately 45 minutes and are suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

2018 Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

Phillip Island is home to the biggest super bike race on Australia’s racing calendar the MotoGP.

The 2018 Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix will see the world’s best riders return to Phillip Island on 26-28 October. The world’s best riders will each defy the rules of nature with agility, courage and speed, as they battle it out around the picturesque circuit.

The Phillip Island track is a favourite with riders and spectators as the course is set against a stunning backdrop. Come and watch the riders tackle epic turns and ride over 340km/h (211 Miles Per Hour) on this world class race track.

After such an explosive finish to the 2017 race, 2018 has so much more in store. See Honda and Yamaha battle it out against Ducati and Suzuki for place on the podium.

In 2018, you will be able to see world champion Marc Marquez, crowd favourite Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo battle it out for the championship.


Back Beach Road, Ventnor, Phillip Island,

The Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit is conveniently located approximately 11 km (7 miles) from Bunya By The Sea.  The short trip across the island should take you about 10 minutes by car and about 35 minutes by push bike.

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