Adventure

Melbourne: Phillip Island Tour & Penguin Parade

4.7 / 5

83 reviews

Activity provider: Oceania Tours and Safaris

Melbourne: Phillip Island Tour & Penguin Parade

Activity provider: Oceania Tours and Safaris
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From US$ 96.93 per person

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Take a tour of Phillip Island and enjoy the world-famous Penguin Parade.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.
Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Please wait at your selected hotel entrance 5-minutes before pickup time. Pick up time from specific hotels confirmed by message once booking is received. Please note this is departure time from that specific hotel, you need to be ready 5 minutes before. When no hotel specified central meeting point will be tour departure time at Mercure Melbourne Southbank, 9 Riverside Quay, Southbank. Please note we only stop here if we have confirmed passengers at this pick up point.

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Phillip Island and see the adorable Penguin Parade
  • See and learn of Australia's wildlife at the Moonlit Sanctuary
  • Enjoy magnificent views from Nobbies and Seal Rock
Full description
Experience a day of Australian animals and nature on this guided day trip from Melbourne. Begin your animal adventure with hotel pickup and a trip to the Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park. Experience up-close encounters with kangaroos, wombats and echidnas in this unique habitat. Next, it's time for Phillip Island. Witness the waves and die-hard surfers of Woolamai Surf Beach, then journey to the dramatic west coast and the dramatic scenery of the Nobbies. Enjoy the commentary and learning about the scenery from your expert, local guide. Finally, settle into your seat on a beachside protective platform for the famous Penguin Parade. Watch hundreds of little penguins waddle out onto the beach in this adorable natural spectacular.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance tickets
  • Food and drink (available to purchase)

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Each person over 12 years of age must provide confirmation of Covid-19 vaccination
  • This is a medium-sized tour group of up to 24 people
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 83 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5
  • Service
    4.3/5

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We have experienced a wonderful day. Our guide Dario was great! We were picked up a few minutes walk from our hotel. Unfortunately, due to the traffic and traffic jams, we didn't have too much time at our first stop at the Moonlit Zoo, but we saw everything. After that it was on to a short stop with great views, and to Sommerlands Island Ward. In Cowes we had dinner and explored the area before heading to the Penguin Parade. A little tip: stay on the bridge instead of waiting for the little guys on the beach. They waddle under the bridge and you can see them better. All in all we were on the road for 11 hours, saw a lot and had fun! Clear recommendation! Jan&Frank

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January 26, 2023

Whole day was great, we got picked up in a small minibus with air con! Martin was our driver he was very chatty, friendly & very knowledgeable so he was giving us information as we were driving from place to place. Was great to see the koalas and feed the wallabies in the sanctuary. Even though there was a fair bit of driving overall it didn’t feel like we were ever in the bus for too long. Seeing the penguins was a great experience. Would highly recommend this tour & Martin!

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January 20, 2023

We are a group of tourists from 3 different countries, and we have formed a positive impression of Melbourne after this great experience. Our super friendly and professional guide, Elliott, provided great commentary about Phillip Island and Melbourne history, he went out of his way to accommodate us, and he was also very caring to everyone, especially the elderly. Thank you Elliott! The penguin parade was absolutely amazing, I will definitely recommend this day trip to my friends and family.

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January 14, 2023

Product ID: 399574