See penguins, koalas and kangaroos on a day trip to Phillip Island, Melbourne's wildlife wonderland and holiday island. Visit a wildlife park to get up close with koalas and kangaroos, then watch sea birds and fur seals in the rocky formation known as the Nobbies. At sunset, take your place at Summerland Beach to enjoy the nightly Penguin Parade, as cute little penguins waddle up the beach to their burrows after a day spent fishing at sea. To enhance your Penguin Parade experience, choose from a range of upgrade options: view the penguins from an exclusive viewing platform with Penguin Plus, interact with rangers and watch the parade from the exclusive Skybox, or choose the Ultimate Penguin Parade and enjoy a specially guided small-group tour at a secluded beach location. Note: Nobbies viewing is seasonal and dependent on daylight hours
• 9.5 hours
See all the world class attractions of Phillip Island in one day on this small group eco tour from Melbourne. Departing Melbourne at midday, you'll travel to Victoria'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. Get up close to koalas and other Australian animals at the Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park. The highlight of your Phillip Island experience will begin at dusk as you watch the fairy penguins waddling up the beach into their burrows in the sand dunes. Traveling in a small group, maximum 24 people, will allow you to explore all that Phillip Island has to offer in an intimate and relaxed atmosphere.
• 12 hours
Travel from Melbourne to Phillip Island to watch hundreds of little penguins emerge from the surf to return to their burrows for the night. Marvel at the penguins as they waddle up the beach, feed their young, and vocally interact with each other. Phillip Island has the largest little penguin colony in the world, and you get to see them in action in their natural habitat! En route to the penguin parade, drive through the affluent suburbs of Melbourne, outlying farming communities, and the quaint fishing village of San Remo.
• 6.5 hours
Want the best penguin viewing opportunities in Australia? Take the Penguin Eco Tour for a premium penguin experience that offers a personalized, intimate wildlife experience. Or choose the Underground Viewing option to enjoy the closest possible viewing of the Penguin Parade at eye-level.
• 2 hours
Spend a day exploring the spectacular views of Phillip Island while learning about local wildlife in both a wildlife park and in their natural habitat. The highlight of this Phillip Island day trip from Melbourne is the Penguin Parade where you can watch the little penguins come ashore after the sun sets.
• 12 hours
See the best of Melbourne and its surrounding highlights on this super saver that combines two must-do tours at a saving of 20%! After a 3-hour city sightseeing tour incorporating top Melbourne attractions like Queen Victoria Market, St Patrick's Cathedral, Lygon Street and Melbourne's best arcades and laneways; head to Phillip Island to admire its abundance of Australian wildlife. Explore Phillip Island Nature Park and then finish your day on a high note at the Penguin Parade. With access to the privileged general viewing area, your tour ensures unbeatable views of the world’s smallest penguins as they waddle in from the sea!The Phillip Island tour can be taken on the same day or within seven days of the Melbourne city tour; simply reconfirm with the local supplier before traveling!
• 3 hours
If you're looking for a personalized sightseeing experience in Melbourne, book this half-day or full-day customized tour with a private guide who will take you around the city to see the sights that interest you. Nearly all requests can be met, whether you wish to visit top attractions in Melbourne itself or head out on a day trip along the Great Ocean Road. You can also enjoy concierge services from your guide, such as organizing restaurant reservations. This tour is suitable for all sorts of groups, from families with young children to business travelers with limited leisure time. When booking, select the duration and group size that matches your party.
• 8 hours
Experience a truly unique wildlife experience with a small group as you depart Melbourne towards Phillip Island. See Phillip Island's little penguins and visit Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park to see and learn about several native Australian wildlife.
• 1 day
Enjoy excellent value for money by purchasing two of Melbourne's most popular tours in one combo. On a Great Ocean Road day trip, see the Twelve Apostles rock formations and other coastal sights. Then, on another day of your choice, take a tour to Phillip Island to witness the natural phenomenon of the Penguin Parade. Book these two tours together as a package to save money for you and your family. The date you select when booking is for the Great Ocean Road tour; the date you choose for the Penguin Parade is up to you, and they don't have to be consecutive.
• 2 days
Take in the spectacular Phillip Island Penguin Parade as you watch the colony of Little Penguins cross the shoreline from the ocean. You'll also get to hand feed kangaroos under staff supervision and see koalas as you visit the Maru Koala and Animal Park. Enjoy breathtaking coastlines of the island as you walk the boardwalks in the Nobbies.Included in this tour is a discounted entry ticket to Melbourne's best attraction - the Eureka Skydeck and Edge Experience that will take you to the highest vantage point in the southern hemisphere. This ticket can be used at your own leisure upon return to Melbourne.
• 1 day