From $145

Tour ID: 10048921

This is a 12+hour tour packed with great things to see, do & learn. You will be surprised at what you will experience on this tour. The scenery is beautiful, rugged coastline & great beaches. You will get to see plenty of wildlife on this tour, including wallabies, koalas, seals, penguins and more!

  • Come face to nose with some of Australia’s most beloved wildlife, including wallabies, wombats, koalas and many other species
  • Visit Woolamai Beach, the Nobbies, Seal Rocks and the Blowhole
  • View seals in the wild at Seal Rocks
  • Learn all about the Little Penguin colony at the Penguin Complex and Education Centre
  • The highlight, watch the wonderful penguins make their way home for the night

• Witness hundreds of the world’s smallest penguins
• Sunset at the Penguin Parade with spectacular coastal views
• Guided ranger experience through the Phillip Island Koala Reserve
• Visit Seal Rocks boardwalk & explore The Nobbies Centre
• See the Penguin Parade’s award winning visitor information centre
• Explore Phillip Island’s natural beauty and majestic coastline
• A family-friendly Australian wildlife discovery experience

Get up close with a host of Aussie wildlife, see the fantastic coastline of Phillip Island and then witness one of Australia’s most spectacular wildlife experiences as hundreds of tiny penguins waddle ashore! You’ll also get the chance to get up close to koalas in their natural habitat and enjoy the spectacular rugged beauty of Phillip Island.

We begin our day with a stop at the Phillip Island Koala Reserve, where you’ll be making some new friends with our local Australian animals as you're taken on a guided ranger walk through the woodland. Famous for its natural beauty, stunning beaches, rugged cliffs, and unique wildlife it's then to the western end of the island to the Nobbies. Experience the majestic rocky coast and views of an Australian fur seal colony and spot wild wallabies and native birds on a back road journey to the main show at the Penguin Parade. Explore the award-winning Visitor Centre before witnessing the world’s smallest penguins emerge from the sea and waddle ashore. It’s truly a magical and unforgettable experience!

Driving Distance: 300km

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Penguin Parade general viewing entry
    Admission into Koala Reserve
    National Park entry fees
    Australian wildlife sightings, in the wild!
    Experienced driver guide
    Air-conditioned mini-coach travel
    Comprehensive tour commentary
    Select inner city pick up and drop off points
    Audio translation available in 10 languages

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Any meals not indicated - lunch/dinner at own expense
    Personal expenses

  • Duration:

    8.5 hours

  • Departure:

    11:45 AM Daily

  • Return:

    Between 22:00 (winter) Approx / 00:00 (summer) Approx.

  • Departure points:


  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Our main meeting point for this tour is the Immigration Museum, 400 Flinders St corner of Market St, Melbourne. With seasonal departure times to maximise the sunset experience 11:45 (winter Apr-Sep) / 13:45 (summer Oct-Mar).

    Highly recommend being ready a few minutes before the pickup time. Due to traffic condition, please do not panic if the bus is running 5 – 10 minutes later than pickup time. If the bus has not picked you up within 10 minutes of the pickup time, please contact our office.

  • What to bring:

    Water bottle
    Hat, sunscreen and sunglasses
    All-weather warm clothing ie.windbreaker
    Comfortable walking shoes
    Small day bag 5-7kg
    Money for snack and meals
    Camera to capture every moment

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Child fare prices apply from 0 to 12 years old. Infants aged 0 to 4 are not permitted to travel on adult laps and must be safely restrained within a child protective seat. Infant protective seats are free of charge and must be requested at time of booking.

  • Additional Information:

    FREE Language Translation App. Download “Tour Translations of Australia” before the tour! Available in Google Play & Apple App Store - Portuguese, Spanish, French, German, Dutch, Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese, & Korean. This personalised commentary service covers all the highlights and is delivered in a clear, concise and informative way.
    No photography or filming is permitted at the Penguin Parade. Penguins have sensitive eyes and a bright, sudden flash or unusual light can frighten or disorientate a penguin.
    Infants aged 0 to 4 are not permitted to travel on adult laps and must be safely restrained within a child protective seat. Infant protective seats are free of charge and must be requested at time of booking.
    Passenger contact information is now required when booking a trip, this will need to be kept on file for 30-days for the purposes of contact tracing. We require the full name, contact phone number and email address of the lead passenger.
    For your safety, we have implemented comprehensive hygiene measures and increased regular sanitation. Temperature checks of all staff and travellers will be conducted pre-departure.
    All tours must be re-confirmed with the operator within 7 days prior to departure on 03 9393 1333.
    Please notify the tour operator of any dietary requirements or medical conditions prior to departure.
    Private touring is available on request.

  • Destinations:

    Phillip Island

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