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Phillip Island Tour

 

Jump on board this great value Phillip Island Tour for an exhilarating day out with Oceania24. This tour features the world-famous Penguin Parade and an array of other Australian animals at Moonlit Sanctuary.

 

* Children aged 0 – 15

Language English (downloadable PDF /written translations in Spanish, Italian, German, French, Portuguese)
Duration 8-9.5 hours
Start: 1300 /1400 hrs* from selected city hotels
End 2030 / 2330
Maximum 24 passengers
Departures Daily
Pick-ups From selected city hotels

Phillip Island Tour Itinerary

Your animal adventures will start with a visit to Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park where you won’t even have time to take photos as there will be fascinating Australian animals at every turn. You have up-close encounters with animals like kangaroos, wombats and echidnas.

Next, we will head to the island (Phillip Island) where will head to Woolamai Surf Beach to catch a glimpse of the awesome waves and die-hard surfers. (weather permitting).

We then cross the island to reach the dramatic west coast and the Nobbies where you will be awe-struck by the crashing waves.

And finally, it’s time for the main event, the Penguin Parade. There is a reason that this is one of Australia’s top attractions and the little penguins will not disappoint! You will sit on the protective platform to see possibly hundreds of little penguins waddling onto the beach.  This fabulous natural spectacular is run by a non-for-profit organisation where all profits are directly reinvested in conservation efforts to protect the little penguins.

Your Oceania24 Guide will take you back to Melbourne.

*If you prefer not to advise a pick up hotel, we will collect you from the Travelodge Southbank – 9 Riverside Quay Southbank.

What to bring

Warm and waterproof clothing is recommended in all seasons.

Seasonal Timings

  • During summer/daylight savings (1st weekend October- 1st weekend April) : Pick up from last hotel approx 1400 / Return between 2300 and 2330
  • In winter (all other times of the year) Pick up from last hotel approx 1300 We drive back to Melbourne straight after the Penguin Parade and returns to Melbourne around 2100.
  • This tour does not run on 25 Dec, 31 Dec

 

Did you know?

Oceania24 offsets all carbon emissions created by this tour. So you can travel with a green conscience!

 


 

Highlights & Inclusions

  • Comfortable touring in a coach for up to 24 passengers
  • Expert guide with extensive local knowledge
  • Hotel pick up from some Melbourne City Hotels
  • Entry fee to Moonlit Sanctuary
  • Entry fee to Phillip Island Nature Park (Regular viewing area)

Upgrade Options at the Penguin Parade

Penguins Plus

Includes entrance to a separate platform to one side of the beach, limited to 300 people thus enabling you better viewing. Highly recommended!

Underground viewing

Close-up viewing of the little penguins through an underground, protected viewing window. A great way to see the penguins on a rainy day!

Ranger-Guided Tour

In English via headset with a ranger for a small group. Binoculars included.

VIP box

Access to a small viewing cabin for a maximum of 10 adults. You can help the ranger count the penguins.

Check out our Great Ocean Road tour too!

Terms and Conditions

Looking for an even smaller group tour ?

Our partner company Oceania Tours runs exceptional day tours to Phillip Island and the Penguin Parade for tiny groups of no more than 11 passengers. Head to the Small Group Phillip Island Day Tour Page to book online.