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Grantville is a small town on the Bass Highway in the Bass Coast region of Victoria. It is a popular stopping point for visitors on their way to or from Phillip Island, located about halfway between the island and the edge of Melbourne.


Get in[edit]

Grantville is located on the M420/Bass Highway, which is easily accessible from Melbourne, as the M420 route forks off from the M1/Princes Freeway at Dandenong. V/Line operates coaches from Melbourne, Dandenong and Koo Wee Rup to Grantville daily. The full schedule can be found here.

Get around[edit]

Grantville is walkable by foot, and there's no public transport in town. However, if you wish to access nearby Corinella, where accommodation services are available, Westernport Roadlines offers regional bus services from the 1 Grantville-Glen Alvie Rd/Bass Hwy bus stop to Corinella and Coronet Bay, which takes about 15 minutes to get to Corinella. A full timetable is available here.

See and do[edit]

  • 1 Maru Koala and Animal Park, 1650 Bass Hwy ('Queensferry Rd' V/Line bus stop (on the Melbourne-Phillip Island service) located right in front of the park and 15min walk from town), +61 3 5678 8548, . 9:30AM-5:30PM daily. A popular animal park where visitors can pat, feed and interact with a variety of native Australian animals, including koalas, kangaroos and wallabies, dingoes, emus, parrots and wombats. During weekdays, you can enter into the koala enclosure where there's a keeper talk every hour on the hour, in addition to a reptile presentation at 1:30pm. Aside from the animals, the park also plays host to a mini-golf course and a bistro. $20 adults, $11 children (4-15), $14 seniors, $54 families (2A+2C); Mini-golf extra.



  • 1 Ray’s Pizza and Pasta, 5/1524 Bass Highway, +61 3 5678 8999. Tu 4:30-8:30PM, We-Th 4-8:30PM, Fr 11AM-9:30PM, Sa 3-9:30PM, Su 3-8:30PM. Italian restaurant with a takeaway option.
  • 2 Euro Bites Greek Eatery, Shop 1, 1518 Bass Highway, +61 3 5678 8095. We Th Su 11AM-8PM, Fr Sa 11AM-9PM. Mediterranean restaurant that prepares meals on charcoal.



There are no accommodation facilities in Grantville. Nearby Corinella, which is about a 10 minute drive and accessible by bus, has places available to rest your head. Below are the nearest.

  • Corinella Bed & Breakfast, 50 The Esplanade, +61 3 5678 1014. Check-in: 2PM, check-out: 10AM.


4G coverage is available on the three major networks in Grantville.

Go next[edit]

  • Phillip Island is a coastal destination known for its BMX events and fairy penguins.
  • Wonthaggi is a historic coal mining town.
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