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Tour ID: 10004996

For a wildlife extravaganza join us for our two day tour to Phillip Island and Wilsons Promontory - Australia's best kept secret!
Our small sized groups spend a whole day exploring Phillip Island with a visit to a wildlife park and premier destinations of the region. At dusk witness the nightly show of the little Penguins at the World Famous Penguin parade. (Lunch Included) We stay overnight in a cabin park before visiting Wilsons Promontory for a day of bushwalking, exploring the beaches and mountains, and viewing the wild animals of this spectacular park. (Breakfast included)

HIGHLIGHTS:

See hundreds of Little Penguins at the Penguin Parade
Get up close with koalas, kangaroos and wallabies at Moonlit Sanctuary
Try your hand at stockwhip cracking, watch sheep dogs in action and sheep shearing
Look over mainland Australia’s most southern point
See wild emus and kangaroos
Take a hike through some of the spectacular tracks such as Mt Bishop, Mount Oberon or Pillar Point (easy-medium graded walks)
Visit unspoilt white-sand beaches


Itinerary

Day One

*Depart Melbourne to Moonlit Wildlife Sanctuary
*Visit the historical Churchill Island
*Cape Woolamai beach walk
*Explore The Nobbies and seal rocks
*Witness the Penguin Parade
*Overnight stay in hostel
*Lunch provided

Day one will see you head down to Phillip Island, stopping off at Moonlit Sanctuary to meet some locals. You’ll be able to hand feed kangaroos and wallabies, cuddle a koala (fee applicable), come face to face with a Tassie Devil, and see some amazing native birds including emus and cockatoos.

Next it is off to Phillip Island to see the world famous Penguin Parade. While on the island we have a range of activities to keep you entertained while we wait until the Little Penguins are ready to come ashore. After the parade you’ll spend the night on the Island at our Island Accommodation.

Day Two

*After light breakfast you are transferred for your pickup to Wilsons Promontory National Park
*Kangaroo's & Emu's in the wild
*Mt Bishop walk (2.5hrs)
*Fern gullies and mountain views with lunch
*Squeaky Beach walk to Tidal River (1.5hrs)
*Easy - medium graded walks

In the morning you’ll be taken back to the mainland to meet up with our Wilson's Promontory tour. Once down at the Prom you’ll see emus and kangaroos again, but this time in the wild! You might even be lucky enough to see one of the secretive wombats that live on the Prom.

We’ll take you hiking to the top of one of the nearby mountains to take in the epic coastal vistas filled with white sand beaches and granite islands, then down to one of the untouched beaches to either cool off our just to relax.

Includes: Meal as indicated (Lunch Day 1 ,Breakfast Day 2), transport, entry to all parks and Penguin parade, accommodation (hostel dorm including bed linen)

Luggage restrictions apply: small overnight bag only (5kg max) NO BACKPACKS/SUITCASES ALLOWED. *Tour is a combination of two 1 day tours with overnight stay

We offer an eco-friendly small group tours to like minded people of all ages. We can assure you will enjoy a professional and informative experience with us. With small groups our passengers have more time explore every destination and get to places the big operators cannot get too. We are also very proud of our company being 100% Carbon Balanced as well as being Eco-Certified. Please ask about our complimentary pick up/drop off service from all inner city accommodations.

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Meal as indicated (Lunch day 1, light breakfast day 2).
    Entry to all parks.
    Penguin parade.
    Accommodation (hostel dorm including bed-linen).

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Meals other than indicated, snacks and refreshments are at passengers own expense.

  • Duration:

    2 days

  • Departure:

    No Specific Times Tue, Thu, Sat

  • Return:

    Returns to Melbourne at approximately 8pm.

  • Departure points:

    Melbourne

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Tour departs Tuesdays and Saturdays year-round, with an additional departure on Thursdays from December to February.
    The departure time of this tour changes throughout the year. It is important to reconfirm your departure time with the tour operator 24-48hrs prior to departure.
    All tours depart from 570 Flinders Street, Melbourne.
    We pick up from selected hotels and hostels in inner city Melbourne and St Kilda prior to the departure time.
    Please contact us at least 24 hours prior to departure using the details provided on your booking confirmation to confirm pick up location.

  • What to bring:

    Good shoes / boots for walking.
    Appropriate clothing for warm and cold conditions.
    Towel & toiletries.
    Sunscreen, hat, water bottle.
    Bathers for swimming (time permitted).
    Camera.
    Small backpack for personal belongings.

  • Fitness level required:

    Low

  • Child policies:

    Due to the length of our tours we do not allow infants/children under the age of 4. Children 4 and over pay adult prices.

  • Additional Information:

    Luggage restrictions apply: small overnight bag only (5kg max) NO BACKPACKS/SUITCASES ALLOWED
    Tour is a combination of two 1 day tours with overnight stay on Phillip Island.

    Tour accommodation is based on Hostel dormitory style with shared bathroom. Upgrade to double room available at additional cost subject to availability.

  • Destinations:

    Phillip Island and Wilsons Promontory

Optional Extras

  • Double Ensuite Room Upgrade (pp twin share)

    Upgrade to a Studio Double Room with ensuite bathroom. Price is per person, based on 2 people sharing,

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