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Tour ID: 10013981

This is a fabulous half day tour to Phillip Island to see the famous Penguin Parade. In a half day you still get to see a lot and you won't miss out! Visit a Wildlife Conservtion Park and see the wonderful wildlife that live there. The coastal scenery and beaches are beautiful and depending on the season, you may be able to dip your toe into the ocean.

  • Encounter Australia's native wildlife at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
  • See wombats, kangaroos, dingoes & more!
  • Get sand between your toes at Cape Woolamai Surf beach (seasonal)
  • Take a stroll along the Nobbies boardwalk & enjoy spectacular viewing along Phillip Island's rugged south coast. Little Penguins are often seen here resting between seasonal and daily duties.
  • Experience the world famous Penguin Parade at dusk! Witness hundreds of little Penguins across Summerland Beach on their way home for the night. A must see experience.

This spectacular half-day afternoon tour to Phillip Island’s Penguin Parade will also take you to see an amazing wildlife park and a number of scenic wonderlands along the way.

• Encounter Australia's native wildlife at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, where you can hand-feed cute walabies on the Wallaby Walk (small fee applies). See wombats, koalas, kangaroos, dingoes and more!
• Get sand between your toes at Cape Woolamai Surf beach (seasonal)
• Take a stroll along the Nobbies boardwalk & enjoy spectacular viewing along Phillip Island's rugged south coast. Little Penguins are often seen here resting between seasonal and daily duties.
• Experience the world famous Penguin Parade at dusk! Witness hundreds of little Penguins across Summerland Beach on their way home for the night. A must see experience.

Travelling alongside beautiful coastal scenery, you’ll first stop at a wildlife conservation park and sanctuary, where you’ll encounter a huge variety of native Australian animals, including kangaroos, dingoes, bettong, quolls, gliders, wallabies, birds, reptiles and more. Here, you can have your photo taken while you hug a koala (small fee applies), feed a kangaroo or wallaby (small fee applies) and interact with other cute, cuddly species.

When you arrive at Phillip Island you’ll enjoy majestic ocean views along the rugged coastline, as you stroll along the Nobbies boardwalk. At Seal Rocks, you may even be lucky enough to see some cheeky seals, sunning themselves on the rocks. Pick up a treat to take home from the gift shop before heading over to the comfortable and scenic Penguin Parade viewing area.

You’ll be in total awe as you witness hundreds of loveable Little Penguins (formerly known as Fairy Penguins) toddle up to their sand dune nesting sites as they come home from their day of fishing. Watch as these adorable creatures interact with each other and go about their evening rituals – an experience you will never forget!

After you’ve had your fill of penguin cuteness, you’ll hop back on the bus and head back to Melbourne, being returned to your accommodation at either 9 pm (winter) or midnight (summer).

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    * All park entrance fees
    * Friendly & informative tour guide

  • Available for purchase/hire:

  • Duration:

    11hours

  • Departure:

    1:00 PM Daily

  • Return:

    Tour returns between 9pm - 12am (seasonally)

  • Departure points:

    Melbourne

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    We provide pickup from the Melbourne Immigration Museum (400 Flinders Street) or Nomads Melbourne (198 A'Beckett St). Please advise your preference when booking.

  • What to bring:

    Appropriate clothing including warm/rain jacket for winter and camera.

  • Fitness level required:

    Not specified

  • Child policies:

    Child rates apply for ages 0 to 15 years of age inclusive. Due to the duration of the tour we do not advise taking children under the age of 4. No refunds will be issued on day of travel for failure to declare infants. No prams or strollers permitted.
    We are able to provide an infant seat (0-3 years) or a child booster seat (4-8 years) free of charge. Please note we have only a limited number available each day and they must be pre-booked.

  • Additional Information:

    Seasonal departure time: 12:30pm (Winter time) & 1:30pm (Summer time)

  • Destinations:

    Phillip Island

Optional Extras

  • Penguins Plus

    Enjoy the Penguin Parade from exclusive boardwalk

    Adults: $30.00 | Children: $30.00

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