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$49.62 Outdoor Activities

Phillip Island Ultimate Penguin Eco Tour or Skybox Experience

ULTIMATE PENGUIN ECO TOUR: Designed to cater for up to 10 people only, this fully accredited eco tour takes visitors to a stunning, secluded beach to view the little penguins waddling ashore to their sand dune burrows. The beach is in a completely different location to the standard Penguin Parade. This tour is the premium penguin experience on offer and ideal for those seeking a more personalized, intimate wildlife experience. As the sun sets and the light fades, participants can use night vision technology to view the penguins. Rangers provide an informative commentary which visitors listen to through personal headphones. SKYBOX VIP EXPERIENCE : Enjoy the Penguin Parade (the world's smallest penguins in their natural habitat) from the comfort of an exclusive, elevated viewing tower. Located at the main viewing stands at the Penguin Parade, this option allows for 10 people each evening to have 'pole position' for penguin viewing. Warm and dry, you will enjoy an excellent overview of Summerland Beach and the penguin burrows. Interact with the ranger and take part in the penguin count to assist in the ongoing research of the Phillip Island penguins! The Skybox Experience also includes canapes and non-alcoholic beverages. UNDERGROUND VIEWING: Enjoy the Penguin Parade with a bird's-eye view as you view the world's smallest penguins in their natural habitat in the world-first underground facility. Designed to cater for up to 70 people only, enjoy the Penguin Parade at eye-level and the closest possible viewing point undercover through the glass with expert commentary from a local ranger. You will also have access to the new Penguins Plus viewing platform, the new platform mirrors the coves of Phillip Island’s spectacular southern coastline and offers visitors unprecedented, up-close viewing of the little penguins as they make their way along the most popular penguin pathway at the Penguin Parade. Before your tour, check out the Nobbies Centre, Phillip Island's newest eco-tourism attraction. This free world class marine attraction provides the chance to discover the wonders of the Australian marine environment through educational displays, conservation presentations and optional ranger guided tours. Fully interactive cameras at Seal Rocks (2km off shore) allow visitors to zoom in, catch a glimpse and take your very own photos of the Australian Fur Seals.

$32.64 Outdoor Activities

Phillip Island 3-Park Pass with Penguin Parade

Your Phillip Island 3-park pass gives you access to the island’s top three wildlife and historical attractions — the Penguin Parade, Koala Conservation Centre and Churchill Island Heritage Farm — which are all part of Phillip Island Nature Park. You can visit all three in one day or spread it out over several days — your pass is valid for six months. If you choose to do it all in one day, it is recommended that you consider this sample itinerary, which allows you to end your day with the Penguin Parade at sunset.Morning at the Koala Conservation Centre: See koalas up close from treetop boardwalks, and join a ranger-led eco-explorer tour to learn more about these beloved Australian animals. Lunch at Churchill Island Heritage Farm: Purchase lunch at the cafe, and then explore the homestead and working farm to watch daily farming activities like milking cows and shearing sheep. Learn about the farm’s history, and admire the local birdlife. Afternoon at the Nobbies: See Australia’s largest colony of fur seals and enjoy views of Seal Rocks from the chain of boardwalks. Sunset at the Penguin Parade: Watch the world's smallest penguins waddle out of the sea and parade across Summerland Beach to their sand burrows. Tiered viewing stands allow everyone to see the action. Please note: the Penguin Parade can be booked out during peak periods. We strongly recommend you contact the Penguin Parade prior to your visit to secure your preferred date.In addition to these attractions, you can explore Phillip Island Nature Park’s tranquil wetlands and rugged coastlines. Check out the interactive interpretative displays, walking tracks and elevated boardwalks that allow for sweeping photo ops. The park is also home to cycling paths, beaches, inlets and bays that you can discover at your own pace and in your own way — perhaps go snorkeling, surfing, diving or biking. (Any equipment rental, island transportation, food, drinks and other activities are at your own expense.)Please note: The 3-park does not include transportation or transfers. You must make your own way to Phillip Island and between the attractions.

$58.81 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Phillip Island Seal-Watching Cruise

Make your way to Cowes Jetty on Phillip Island to board the spacious twin-deck catamaran for your afternoon seal-watching cruise. Choose seats on an outdoor or indoor deck; both offer great views as you motor over to Seal Rocks, located 1.25 miles (2 km) off the coast of Phillip Island, which serves as the breeding grounds for an estimated 12,000 fur seals. On your way to Seal Rocks learn about the various landmarks from an onboard guide who shares expert commentary about the wildlife and history of the area along the coast of Phillip Island and the Mornington Peninsula. The seal population has been steadily increasing since Seal Rocks became a marine sanctuary in 1928 and a State Fauna Reserve in 1966, after unrestricted hunting in the 1800s drastically reduced the seal population. When you reach Seal Rocks, the boat drifts along as you watch the playful antics of the seals. The naturally curious creatures are likely to come close to your boat to take a look at you too.While you're out on the water, be on the lookout for whales, dolphins, penguins and seabirds. During the return journey, you are welcome to visit the captain’s bridge and learn about boat operations firsthand (weather permitting). Your cruise includes an afternoon tea on your return journey, that consists tea, coffee, biscuits and cake.After an informative and entertaining two hours on the water, your boat returns you to Cowes Jetty to end your tour.

$20.58 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Cape Woolamai Sightseeing Cruise from San Remo

Board the cruiser at San Remo jetty, a picturesque fishing harbor at the start of Phillip Island bridge. On board the 'Kasey Lee' catamaran choose from indoor or outdoor seating with ample space for prams and safe viewing areas all around. While you cruise along Phillip Island, be on the lookout for marine wildlife with regular sightings of Australian fur seals, bottlenose or common dolphins and various seabirds like white-bellied sea eagles, gannets and even albatross! The captain and crew provide commentary on the local historical sites of Cape Woolamai and are experts at finding fascinating wildlife. The cruise highlight is the spectacular cliff formation of Cape Woolamai as they tower over you. Explore tranquil bays with crystal clear aquamarine waters and experience the more rugged ocean around the Cape. As you cruise back to San Remo, enjoy a cup of tea or coffee, along with cake and biscuits for the whole family. Ask the friendly crew for activity sheets for the kids, or let the little ones play indoors where a toy box is available. Upon arrival back at San Remo stay around for the famous pelican feeding on the beach, a daily event bringing spectators from all around to watch the resident pelicans and stingrays feed from the local fisherman's co-op.

$62.48 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Phillip Island Helicopter Tour

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$44.10 Outdoor Activities

Mornington Peninsula Enchanted Adventure Garden Tour

The Enchanted Adventure Garden offers an unforgettable Tree-top climbing tour activity for both adults and children alike with over 50 aerial obstacles, bridges and 5 zip-lines linked to tree-based platforms up to 10m high. The Grand course offers 5 different levels of challenges, giant Tarzan swing and rock climbing wall.Before your adventure starts our briefing will ensure you have the appropriate equipment and training required to complete the course. Bring your nerve and sense of adventure! You are now free to enjoy the Grand Course and complete the 5 levels of challenges within the 2 hour tour. Your Grand Course adventure includes all day entry to the Enchanted Adventure Garden. Immerse yourself in a wonderland of Hedge Mazes, Giant Puzzles, Bushland Obstacles, Sculpture and Gardens or test your nerve on one of the five fast and furious Tube Slides.