Tour ID: 10063699

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This tour is a combination of one of the most iconic Australian beaches: Brighton with its colorful bathing boxes and Australian animals experience at its best!

Pickup time around 11:30 am (Winter) or 1pm (Summer) at Melbourne CBD, giving you plenty of time to enjoy a breakfast and eventually go for a walk in the amazing city of Melbourne.

You'll then head East to Brighton beach to visit its exquisite Bathing Boxes and on the way there your guide will tell you the intriguing history about these colored wooden huts. Incredible colorful photo shoots opportunities there.

Next stop will be at the Maru Koala wildlife park, an ark to endangered creatures, where you will feed the Kangaroos and Wallabies, enjoy encounters with colorful birds, reptiles, dingoes and many other animals and cuddle up to a koala (optional at own expenses).

On the way to Phillip Island, you'll travel along the rugged coastline and have plenty of opportunities for photos and spot kangaroos and wallabies on the wild. At the Nobbies Center and Seal Rocks, you'll walk along the boardwalk, admire the stunning views of Phillip Island most Western point and spot some fur seals.

The highlight of the tour is left to the end when just after dark you'll watch the little penguins coming in from fishing at the famous Penguin Parade!

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    All parks and wildlife sanctuary entrance fees.

    Small groups tour to keep an intimate environment.

    Good chat, great music, good vibes.

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Koala Encounter: $30 for 2x People

    Meals at own expense.

  • Duration:

    10 hours

  • Departure:

    1:00 PM Daily

  • Return:

    9 pm at Melbourne CBD in winter.
    Due to changes in sunset times throughout the year, and the implementation of Daylight Savings in Summer, the return time does vary through the year. Return times during mid-Summer can be as late as midnight.

  • Departure points:


  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Pickup 1 pm our the front of the State Theatre, 100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne.

  • What to bring:

    Usually, it gets quite cold while you're waiting for the penguins at the beach, we recommend warm clothing.

    Plenty of memory available at your mobile for pictures.

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Child rate applies to children and infants aged 14 and under.
    Please note that due to Victorian child restraint legislation, there are limited places available for infants and young children on our tours. Please contact us in advance if you are booking for children under 8 years of age to ensure that there is adequate space.

  • Additional Information:

    Please note that photography is not permitted at the Penguin Parade.

    Hit the Road Tours retains the right to alter routes, itineraries if unforeseen circumstances occur and/or minimum quantity of guests are not achieved. Other accredited tour operators may be used on some tours. The customer will be duly notified if this occurs.

    Brighton Bathing Boxes stop can eventually be replaced by Churchill Island Heritage Farm. In this case, tickets are included.

  • Destinations:

    Phillip Island

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