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Phillip Island Tour from Melbourne

By: AAT Kings
  • Phillip Island’s Penguin Parade reveals penguins in their natural habitat
  • Spot sea birds and fur seals in the Nobbies rock formations
  • Tour Maru Koala and Animal Park for an up-close look at native wildlife
Phillip Island Tour from Melbourne
From US$125.00
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Underground Viewing Experience
Experience the penguin parade at eye-level from a unique underground viewing area. Maximum 70 people
From US$162.91
Standard Penguin Parade
See the Phillip Island Penguin Parade from public boardwalks and viewing stands. No maximum number of people
From US$125.03
Penguin Plus Viewing Platform
Unique up-close and interactive penguin viewing with commentary by an eco-qualified ranger. Excellent penguin viewing from wooden seating and boardwalks. Max. 150 people
From US$148.52
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See Phillip Island’s famous penguins as well as koalas, Tasmanian devils, and kangaroos on an afternoon trip from Melbourne that includes Maru Koala and Animal Park. Traveling in a climate-controlled bus, enjoy customizable tour options that let you watch the evening Penguin Parade from different vantage points as the world’s smallest penguins return to their island burrows after a day of fishing.
What to Expect

Board a climate-controlled bus at your Melbourne hotel for the trip to Maru Koala and Animal Park, passing Westernport Bay along the way. At the award-winning animal park, see koalas and kangaroos along with a range of other native animals. See Tasmanian devils, wombats, venomous snakes, and dingoes—some of the country’s most fascinating creatures—up close.

From Maru Koala and Animal Park, continue to Philip Island, home to sea birds, fur seals, and the world’s smallest species of penguin. Explore the Nobbies rock formations to look for seals and birds. Then, as sunset approaches, wait for the native penguins in the viewing station that you’ve selected when booking. Suddenly you’ll start to see the tiny penguins emerge from the water, waddling along the beach as they make their way to snug island burrows.

Following the Penguin Parade, your tour concludes with return transportation to your Melbourne hotel.
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1 - 5 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago
Phillip Island Tour

This Is a “must do”. Absolutely breathtaking to see these little penguins make this nightly pilgrimage. Wonderful that staff enforce sitting down and no picture taking to avoid negative impact on the birds. Pay for reserved seating. Warm clothing advised even in the Australian summer...More

Thank lizbN4655NX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Excellent Tour and Day!

This was about a 10-hour tour covering the afternoon and night. My fiancé and I took part in the Ranger Guided Tour for the Penguin Parade in Phillip Island. We started our tour with a stop at the Maru Koala & Animal Park. At this...More

4  Thank sjpeters93
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Excellent Tour

Very informative and the penguins were amazing to watch. Highly recommend the penguin plus viewing platform! It's worth the extra cash.

1  Thank Robert R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't know what to expect but we were awe struck by the penguins. They seemed to just appear on the beach. Hard to see them coming out of the water which made it so much more special. We highly recommend taking the ranger guided...More

1  Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile
Phillip Island

Fantastic tour. Our guide Adrian was very knowledgeable. On the way to Phillip Island we stopped at a petting zoo where we were able to pet a koala and feed kangaroos. Then the penguin parade was adorable! Dress warmly though, it can get chilly at...More

2  Thank Laura D
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Avani S
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Response from PandPCotswoldsUK | Reviewed this property |
Yes even at the beach!