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Tour ID: 10059174

This delightful half-day tour takes you along gorgeous coastal roads on your way to see the Little Penguins at the Phillip Island Penguin Parade.

• Enjoy Melbourne’s best short-duration penguin tour, leaving you plenty of time to see other attractions if you’re only in Melbourne for a short stay
• Traveling along beautiful coastal roads
• Learn about the Little Penguins at the award winning education centre
• Delight in watching hundreds of adorable Little Penguins waddle up the beach

Meeting at the nominated pickup location you’ll be greeted by your friendly and experienced tour guide as you hop aboard your comfortable tour coach at around 2 pm. Travelling alongside beautiful coastal vistas, you’ll head towards Phillip Island.

While visiting the Penguin Complex and Education Centre, you’ll learn about the lives of the amazing Little Penguin (Fairy Penguin) through interactive displays. Buy a souvenir before heading to the Penguin Parade viewing area, where the main event begins. Here, you’ll be in awe as you witness hundreds of Little Penguins coming up from the ocean and settling down for the night in their sand dune beach burrows. Watch as these adorable little sea birds waddle up the beach, preening themselves, calling out to their fellow penguins and interacting with each other. It’s truly a magical experience and a must-do when visiting the area.

At the end of the night, you’ll be returned to your original pickup location in Melbourne, arriving at about 10 pm during winter months, or midnight during summer months.

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Return transfer tour with commentary and Penguin Parade 'General Viewing' entry tickets.

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Meals and drinks are available for purchase at the Penguin Parade at your own expense.

    BONUS OPTIONS & PACKAGE DEAL DISCOUNTS!
    a) Penguins Plus Viewing platform available for extra $25
    b) Eureka Skydeck & Edge Experience upgrade available at time of booking for and extra $25

    *Penguins Plus must be requested at time of booking and is subject to availability

  • Duration:

    8 hours

  • Departure:

    2:00 PM Daily

  • Return:

    subject to seasonal changes

  • Departure points:

    Melbourne

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Pickup Location: Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne - 328 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000
    Please be advised we are currently using one centralised pickup location for this tour.
    Departure Times: are subject to seasonal changes, for example: Jan 4.00pm, Feb-Mar 3.30pm, Apr 2.00pm, May-Aug 1.30pm, Sep 2.00pm, Oct-Dec 3.30pm.

  • What to bring:

    Warm and cool clothing, Water, Hat, Sunscreen, Comfortable walking shoes, Rain jacket and a sense of adventure!

  • Fitness level required:

    Low

  • Child policies:

    Eco Platypus Tours child policy applies to 0 -12 years old, using the child price of $85.

  • 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

    Entry into the Eureka Skydeck 88 Tower plus Edge Experience Ticket

    Adults: $25.00 | Children: $25.00

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