Phillip island MotoGP

Phillip Island's MotoGP is always a special event with spectacular island and ocean views providing the perfect backdrop to one of the fastest and most fluid race tracks on the MotoGP circuit.Not surprisingly this year's event is expected to be a total sell out with record breaking crowds in attendance and for those looking to stay down on the island or close-by, accommodation will be harder to come by. Booking early is the best mantra as hotels, motels, B&Bs and even the camping sites are quickly snapped up. Over the past few years an increasing number of racegoers have turned to campervans as alternative accommodation taking the opportunity to explore beyond Phillip Island down into Gippsland and the surrounding area. Phillip Island is host to more than its fair share of Caravan Parks (see below) with powered sites allowing you to enjoy the race days and share the camping experience from the comfort of a modern well equipped campervan. If you're new to the campervan world you'll be surprised with how well equipped today's vehicles are. Double beds, fully featured kitchens and bathrooms and room to stretch out and relax reliving the day's race on the flat screen TV or catching a movie on the built-in DVD player. With 6 berth motorhomes at less than $50 per person per day the Campervan Rental option makes for a great deal too. Contact the DriveNow Res team for more information on 1300 547 214 or visit our Melbourne Campervan Rental page for the latest deals and prices.


Australian MotoGP Grand Prix


Thursday 21st October to Sunday 23rd October 2016


Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, 138km South East of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Getting There

138km from Central Melbourne. Head out on the Monash Freeway (Princes Highway) to Pakenham. Turn right on the C422 to Koo Wee Rup and onto the South Gippsland Highway M420. Branch left onto the A440 Bass Highway and follow sign posting for Phillip Island.

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Campervan Ideas

Pick up a Campervan in Melbourne and extend your MotoGP holiday to explore Gippsland and Wilson's Prom.


  • Book early - Campervans sell out quickly. Booking early also ensures a cheaper rate
  • Book your Powered Camper site with one of the Holiday Parks below - again book early they go fast
  • Closest Campervan pick-up and drop-off point is Melbourne
  • There are minimum rental periods - ranging from 5 to 7 days.
  • Campers are easy to drive and well equipped - if you're new to Campervans you'll be surprised as to what you get these days


Once you've booked your Campervan it's a good idea to secure a powered camp site. Phillip Island has several Holiday Parks including:

Phillip Island Caravan Park
24 Old Bridge Drive
Phillip Island Vic 3925
+61 3 5956 7227
Anchor Belle Holiday Park
272 Church Street
Phillip Island Vic 3922
+61 3 5952 2258
Cowes Holiday Park
164 Church Street
Phillip Island Vic 3922
+61 3 5952 2211
A Maze'N Things Holiday Park
1805a Phillip Island Road
Phillip Island Vic 3922
+61 3 5952 2020
Amaroo Holiday Park
97 Church Street
Phillip island Vic 3922
+61 3 5952 2548
Beach Park Tourist Caravan Park
2 McKenzie Road
Phillip Island Vic 3922
+61 3 5952 2113
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