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Small-Group Phillip Island Penguin Parade Day Trip from Melbourne Including Moonlit Sanctuary

Highlights
  • Enjoy the nature, wildlife, and lifestyle of Phillip Island and beyond
  • Visit Moonlit Sanctuary, a Churchill Isle farm, Koala Conservation Centre
  • Watch the famous Penguin Parade as small penguins waddle to their burrows
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Small-Group Phillip Island Penguin Parade Day Trip from Melbourne Including Moonlit Sanctuary
From US$105.00
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Phillip Island tour includes general admission at the penguin parade
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Phillip Island tour includes general admission at the penguin parade
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Phillip Island tour including exclusive viewing area and private boardwalk at penguin parade
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Overview
The beautiful beaches, bushland, and nature reserves of Phillip Island lie just south of Melbourne. On this tour, enjoy four unforgettable wildlife encounters in one day—spot kangaroos at the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, tour a working sheep farm on Churchill Island, visit the Koala Conservation Centre, and watch the famous Penguin Parade on Summerland Beach.
What to Expect
Get picked up from your Melbourne hotel and set out on the 1.5-hour journey to Phillip Island. Before crossing the bridge to the island, stop along the Mornington Peninsula to visit the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park. Follow the Wallaby Walk and spot a wide variety of native Australian animals, including wallabies, kangaroos, koalas, and dingoes.

After lunch at a local restaurant, visit the Churchill Island Heritage Farm, a working farm where you can see a sheepshearing demonstration and watch the sheepdogs at work.

Then set out to explore Phillip Island, starting with the Koala Conservation Centre, where you can observe koalas in their natural habitat. Stop to see the Nobbies rock formations, Seal Rocks, and Cape Woolamai before heading to Summerland Beach for the evening Penguin Parade: watch hundreds of little penguins waddle across the beach to their burrows.

Return to Melbourne, where your tour ends back at your hotel.
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1 - 5 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Brilliant!

This tour was amazing. Loved every minute. Our tour guide, Rob, was great and very informative. I can't fault the day from start to finish. The penguin parade was adorable and feeding the kangaroos and wallabies was so much fun!

1  Thank Charlotte H
Clinton F, Manager at Bunyip Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Charlotte! Glad you enjoyed your tour with Rob and we could be a part of your adventures! Take Care :)

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Great fun and worth doing

As with any tour a lot depends on tour guides and time you do this at We had Adam and he was interesting and a good guide to have, as well as having a smaller coach compared to other companies made our trip better (less...More

1  Thank CHSurrey
Clinton F, Manager at Bunyip Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thanks for the kind words! Glad you enjoyed your trip to Phillip island with Adam! Take care and safe travels. :)

Reviewed 2 May 2018
The Best Day!

This was a great day... a long day, but it is totally worth it. The only thing that was frustrating was at the end of the day, they dropped everyone off individually. So if your stop was at the end of the line, so to...More

Thank Michael O
Clinton F, Manager at Bunyip Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Hi Michael! Thanks very much for the feedback! We understand the drop offs can take some time but we do this to ensure you get back home safe. Take care and safe travels! :)

Reviewed 26 April 2018
awesome wildlife encounters!

I loved my trip to Phillip Island! Long awaited, it was really amazing experience. quite tight schedule but our guide Rob made sure we followed the timing in order to make it to all the stops with good margin. Penguins parade is a truly beautiful...More

Thank Francis46s
Clinton F, Manager at Bunyip Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Thanks Francesca for the kind words! Glad you enjoyed your day with Rob! Take care! :)

Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile
Lovely time...

We just finished our Phillip island tour with bunyip and I can describe it on one wird AWESOME... The pick up was on time, group was not too big and bus was comfortable. The places covered were planned to perfection and we simply loved our...More

Thank junaid k
Clinton F, Manager at Bunyip Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Thanks Junaid for the kind words and the pictures! I've shared one on facebook for you :) Kurt is an awesome guide with tonnes of experience, happy he made your day awesome.

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22 May 2018|
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Response from angelahughes4 | Reviewed this property |
Good, Aries itinerary but too much travelling and a very long day for young children. You only get to see the penguins after dark, so again, not too exciting for young ones. I would recommend the trip for adults but not for... More
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