See all the world class attractions of Phillip Island in one day on this small group eco tour from Melbourne. Get up close to koalas and other Australian animals at the Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park. Then, indulge yourself with wine tasting at The Phillip Island Winery and savor a range of Gippsland's cheeses. 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.Please note: as of April 1, 2017 you will no longer visit Phillip Island Winery and will instead enjoy an extended stay at Moonlit Sanctuary for the 'Conservation in Action' wildlife show and a 30-minute stop at the Brighton Beach bathing boxes.
• 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.
• 5 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 Penguins Plus 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!
• 2 days
Spend a day exploring the spectacular views of Phillip Island while getting up close to 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
Discover the natural beauty of Phillip Island and Wilsons Promontory National Park on this two-day small-group tour from Melbourne. Get back to nature with hikes along spectacular tracks and see native wildlife in its natural habitat. Be entranced by the nightly penguin parade, and visit the Koala Conservation Centre.
• 2 days
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 for a hands-on wildlife experience.
• 9 hours
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, pat a koala, and enjoy breathtaking coastlines of the island as you visit the Maru Koala and Animal Park and Panny's Chocolate Shop (factory tour at own expense).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
Visit Phillip Island to see Victoria’s iconic penguins and koalas on a private tour from Melbourne. After a scenic drive to Phillip Island, you'll see koalas in their natural surroundings at the Koala Conservation Centre, then watch the penguins return from their day at sea at the famous Penguin Parade. Depending on the time of year, you can tailor your tour and include free time exploring Phillip Island at your own pace.
• 8 hours
Travel from Melbourne to Phillip Island to get close to native Australian animals at the Koala Conservation Centre, The Nobbies, Seal Rocks and the penguin parade. You'll see koalas and wallabies in the bush, view Australian fur seals frolicking at Seal Rocks, and top it off with the little penguin parade. Take in the scenic coast of Victoria and learn about the region's wildlife and history from your guide on this small-group tour limited to 12 people.
• 8 hours