Phillip Island small-group tour experience
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Phillip Island small-group tour experience

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 10 hours to 12 hours
Do this because
  • Learn about iconic species such as kangaroos, koalas, emus & wallabies at Moonlit Sanctuary
  • Watch hundreds of little blue penguins in their natural habitat
  • Visit Point Grant and enjoy views of Seal Rocks, home to Australia’s largest population of fur seals
What to expect

Departing Melbourne at around midday, you'll visit the city’s most colourful attraction – the iconic Brighton Beach bathing boxes – for an opportunity to visit the beach and take some time to admire these historic landmarks. You'll continue your journey through Melbourne’s bayside suburbs on the way to Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park. Here, you will enjoy a guided wildlife walk and see many species of native Australian animals. Learn about iconic species such as kangaroos, koalas, emus, and wallabies, as well as some of your lesser-known favourites including quolls, owls, bandicoots, and Tasmanian devils.

Continuing on to Phillip Island, a visit to Point Grant and The Nobbies gives you an opportunity to enjoy views over Westernport Bay and the Bass Strait, including Seal Rocks, home to Australia’s largest population of fur seals. Then, it's onto the main event, where just after dark every night the world’s smallest penguins waddle ashore after spending the day fishing out at sea. You’ll be truly enchanted as the stars of the show emerge from the surf and pass right before your eyes on their journey back to their homes. Your guide will ensure you are able to get the very best vantage point to enjoy the Penguin Parade. After the parade, you will have plenty of time to explore the Visitor Centre before beginning your own journey back to Melbourne. With drop off right back to your inner city accommodation, you’ll remember this day as a true highlight of your Australian holiday.

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What's included
  • Experienced, informative and engaging driver-guide
  • All standard entry fees included
  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
What's not included
  • Meals other than where stated
Reduced price
  • Children (0-16 years)
Where

Pick-up from selected Melbourne inner-city hotels

Meeting point:

During booking, you will be asked to provide your pick-up address. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.

What to remember
  • For an exclusive viewing experience, you can upgrade on-site to the more personalized Penguins Plus viewing platform. With numbers limited to 300, you’ll enjoy special ranger interpretation in a more natural setting
  • As our tours operate in small touring vehicles, there is no storage space for baby strollers or other large items. Please limit your luggage to a 5kg soft bag
  • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with our local partner at least 48 hours before departure. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • Please confirm if an infant restraint or child booster seat is required for your child to the local operator

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When
  • Daily except December 25th
  • Pick-up between 11.0am and 12.00pm
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Provider
Go West Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 1 day before, you can still receive a 50% refund.

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