European settlement started when Lieutenant James Grant sailed the Lady Nelson to the island in 1801. He planted seeds he'd been provided, felled trees and built a hut making this the first European agricultral pursuit in Victoria.
One of the workshops
Black faced sheep
Farm animals include this horse
Ticket prices are around $10 for an adult or you can purchase a 3 Park Pass and visit the Island along with the Koala Conservation Centre and end the day with the Penguin Parade. Further information and to purchase tickets
If you're interested in helping preserve the history of Churchill Island you can join the Friends of Churchill Island Group
Peacock wandering around the animal corrals
1 day Phillip Island Private Tour