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Tour ID: 10053122

This amazing 12-hour tour to Phillip Island takes you to see the Little Penguins at the Penguin Parade. Along the way, you’ll visit a koala and animal park, beautiful surf beaches and see the seals at Seal Rock, as well as enjoy a complimentary lunch.

• Travel along beautiful coastal scenic routes
• Visit a koala and animal park to interact with some of Australia’s most iconic animals
• Walk along Nobbies boardwalk and see the seals at Seal Rocks
• Visit the Penguin Parade, learn about penguins at the Penguin Complex and Education Centre and watch these adorable birds waddle up the beach

With a 9:30 am pickup from your Melbourne CBD accommodation (times may vary due to daylight savings), you’ll set off on your journey in a comfortable mini bus, accompanied by a friendly and experienced guide. Travelling along a scenic coastal route, your first stop of the day will be a local koala and animal park, where you’ll interact with a range of unique Australian wildlife species. You can have your photo taken with a koala (extra fees), feed kangaroos and wallabies and see many more cute and cuddly creatures.

You’ll next visit one of the area’s beautiful surf beaches, where you can stroll along the sand in attractive surroundings. You’ll visit the Nobbies boardwalk for a stroll and to see stunning views of the ocean. At Seal Rocks, you’ll spot playful seals going about their day. These inquisitive sea mammals are an absolute delight to watch, as they splash around in the water and sunbake on warm rocks.

Finally, you’ll head to the Penguin Parade. Here, you can drop into the Penguin Complex and Education Centre to learn everything you’d ever want to know about the Little Penguin, their diets, breeding habits, mannerisms and how they survive. You’ll head over to the penguin viewing area and meet the stars of the show – the Little Penguins (Fairy Penguins) – as they waddle up from the sea, heading towards their sand dune burrows for the night. These cute little sea birds are an absolute delight to watch and each has his or her own little personality, which you will witness as you watch them interact with each other and their surrounds.

After the Penguin Parade, you’ll be taken back to Melbourne and dropped back at your original pickup location, arriving at about 10 pm in winter or midnight in summer.

Optional Extras:
Enjoy an enhanced view from the Penguin Plus Viewing area
Visit the Eureka Skydeck Tower and try the Edge Experience

TTG Code: Top Nine Phillip Island Day Tours

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    INCLUDES: Penguin Parade entry fees, Lunch, Afternoon tea, Maru Park Entry Fees

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Optional Extra Add On:
    - Entry to Eureka Skydeck Tower with Edge Experience Ticket $25
    - Penguin Plus Viewing area upgrade $25

  • Duration:


  • Departure:

    9:30 AM Daily

  • Return:

    @ 10pm (winter
    @ Midnight (summer)

  • Departure points:


  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Please indicate which PICKUP LOCATION you would like to be collected from: (subject to seasonal changes due to daylight savings)

    >Base Backpackers, 17 CARLISLE ST, ST KILDA @ 10:40,
    >Claremont Hotel, 189 TOORAK RD, SOUTH YARRA @ 10:46,
    >Nomads Coffee Palace, 24 GREY ST, CNR JACKSON ST, ST KILDA @ 10:35,
    >Discovery Melbourne, 167 FRANKLIN ST, MELBOURNE @ 09:40,
    >Habitat HQ, 333 ST KILDA RD, ST KILDA @ 10:45,
    >Holiday Inn, 575 FLINDERS LANE, NEAR SPENCER ST, MELBOURNE @ 10:16,
    >Immigration Museum, CNR FLINDERS/MARKET ST, MELBOURNE @ 10:10,
    >Nomads Melb (Industry), 196 A'BECKETT ST, MELBOURNE @ 09:45,
    >Rydges Carlton, 701 SWANSTON ST, CARLTON @ 09:20,
    >Sebel Docklands, CNR AQUITANIA WAY and MARMION PL, DOCKLANDS @ 09:10,
    >St Paul's Cathedral, Cnr SWANSTON ST and FLINDERS ST @ 09:55,
    >Vibe Savoy, 630 LITTLE COLLINS ST (stand on corner) @ 10:13.

  • What to bring:

    Comfortable footwear, water bottle, camera, sunscreen, weather appropriate clothes - bathers in Summer, hat, raincoat. Please bring warm clothes during Winter months!

  • Fitness level required:

    Not specified

  • Child policies:

    Infants to 12 years old children can travel on a child fee of $85

  • Additional Information:

    - Japanese, Korean,Cantonese, Mandarin, Dutch, Spanish (latin), French, German, Portuguese (Brazil).
    We provide the use of free iPods in 9 languages on both our Great Ocean Road tour and Penguin Parade and Koala Highlights tour. This personalised commentary service (by use of the iPod Nano) covers all the highlights of each tour, and is delivered in a clear, concise and informative manner.

    * Please note that to guarantee use of the free iPod, the iPod needs to be requested at time of booking. Also, we require a small holding security on day of travel.

  • Destinations:

    Phillip Island

Optional Extras

  • Add On: Penguins Plus Viewing Area Upgrade

    Phillip Island Penguin Parade with Plus Upgrade For a More Personalised Viewing Experience

    Adults: $25.00 | Children: $25.00

  • Add On: Eureka Skydeck Tower & Edge Experience Ticket

    Phillip Island Penguin Parade with entry into the Eureka Skydeck Tower plus Edge Experience

    Adults: $25.00 | Children: $25.00

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