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The Little Penguin Bus

#3 of 131 Outdoor Activities in Melbourne Features Animals
328 Flinders St | The Rendezvous Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria 3025, Australia
+61 1800 466 080
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Great Ocean Road, Penguine Parade, Puffing Billy, Yarra Valley

Our group of 9 joined 3 day tours with Little Penguin Bus. The tours were great! Service was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
992carinak
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Awesome

Four friends jumped onboard the Little Penguin Bus for a scenery packed journey along the Great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scotty R
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Check out our new tours! A full-day Phillip Island tour and a Great Ocean Road Tour. The Little Penguin Bus is a budget-priced express tour operator travelling direct to the Phillip Island Penguin Parade. Enjoy a two hour scenic drive to Phillip Island, with commentary, arriving an hour before the penguins are due to appear. Time for a visit to the cafe, souvenir shopping and learning all about the Little Penguins in the visitor centre. We offer a selection of penguin viewing options and the personal service and small-group atmosphere of much more expensive operators. All fares advertised include return transport and Penguin Parade entry.
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328 Flinders St | The Rendezvous Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria 3025, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our group of 9 joined 3 day tours with Little Penguin Bus. The tours were great! Service was excellent! Mac and his team were really wonderful! Thank you so much!More

Thank 992carinak
Neville M, Owner at The Little Penguin Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi 992carinak. Thanks so much for reviewing your three Private Tours with us. This is something fairly new for us but it was an absolute pleasure to plan and operate some very special tours for your family. We all appreciate the feedback and having you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four friends jumped onboard the Little Penguin Bus for a scenery packed journey along the Great Ocean Road. Our guide, driver, caterer, and queen of the dad jokes, Katie, took us for a fun, humerous and extremely informative ride along the beautiful Victorian coastline which...More

Thank Scotty R
Neville M, Owner at The Little Penguin Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Scotty. Thanks so much for the review and awesome pics! Katie and I really appreciate the feedback, we are delighted it was such a good day for you. Thanks for sharing! Kind regards Mac McCrostie

Reviewed 1 week ago

Did an amazing 1-day Great Ocean Road trip with Travis, an awesome guide with a great sense of humor. Travelling with The Little Penguin Bus definitely has its many advantages with a unique itinerary. We ventured into the rainforests of Melba Gully and to the...More

Thank HuiHI
Neville M, Owner at The Little Penguin Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Hui. Thanks for taking the time to review your tour with us. We love having more and more people discovering that the truly small group tours are the way to go. Not the 24 person small group tours! Thanks for travelling with us and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister, mum and I visited vic from NSW over the June long weekend. We went on the public holiday with this company to the penguin parade tour. There was only four others on our bus so it was a small group. The driver was...More

Thank Am1410
Neville M, Owner at The Little Penguin Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Am1410. Thanks for reviewing your penguin express tour with us. Whoever your driver/guide was (!) it's true, we all love what we do and we know how important it is to provide the best possible tour experience. It's no fun for us if we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

great tour and great driver. only went to the important things and was so kind to us. He loaned us blankets for the cold weather. super recomendable!

Thank brian4714
Neville M, Owner at The Little Penguin Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Brian. Thanks for the review and recommendation. We love warm happy passengers! All the best Mac McCrostie

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the most amazing time with Katie on the Great Ocean Road June 16th. Katie by far is the best and most fun tour guide we've ever had. The tour itself is spectacular and Katie just pushed it over the top. Katie explained the...More

Thank CHARLESVA
Neville M, Owner at The Little Penguin Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Charles. Thanks for reviewing your Great Ocean Road Tour with Katie. We are very lucky to have such a passionate experienced and fun guide like Katie. We might be a little 'no frills' in some ways but we do like a decent coffee too!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely time with our tourguide, Katie, down to the Great Ocean Road. Small group with only 10 of us on this trip. Katie did an excellent job showing us around, even stepping in as photographer on occasion. She was incredibly understanding, adapted...More

Thank aqmeiyi
Neville M, Owner at The Little Penguin Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi aqmeiyi. Katie does it again! Travelling in small group with someone as good as Katie in charge really is the only way to go! Thanks so much for sharing the experience here. It was a pleasure to have you on board. Kind regards Mac...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great trip with the little penguin bus. Only 10 of us, with easy transit down to Phillips island. Mac was a good tour guide giving us Melbourne info as we were leaving the city and factoids about the island as well. He...More

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Neville M, Owner at The Little Penguin Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Arlene. Thanks for the review! It was a pleasure to meet you both and have you on my tour. I'm delighted the Penguin Express with Guided Ranger Tour was such a good experience! Thanks for sharing. Safe travels Mac McCrostie

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did an amazing tour along the great ocean road with Steven. We did all important sight and did a few extra stops to see koalas and small kangaroos. Steven was an awesome and fun guide who adapted to the whishes of the small group....More

Thank Jan R
Neville M, Owner at The Little Penguin Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jan. Thanks so much for reviewing your tour with 'new boy' Steve. We are delighted to have him on board to provide more memorable Great Ocean Road tours with us. Kind regards Mac McCrostie

Reviewed 1 week ago

Mac did an excellent job of showing us around the island and telling us about the little penguins . The highlight of course was watching these penguins march out of the water and head off to their homes . The added touch was a warm...More

Thank londonlisa2015
Neville M, Owner at The Little Penguin Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi londonlisa. Thanks for the review. It was a pleasure to have you on my tour and show you the island and penguins. Thanks for travelling with us! Kind regards Mac McCrostie

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Lee M
Hi how much will it cost for 2 adult and a 13 year old cost for a one day tour of Philip island with upgrade for underground viewing? Intend to go for tour on 31 May? Does it include any meals?
23 May 2017|
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Response from Neville M | Property representative |
Hi Lee. Thanks for the message. We have a full day tour (Wild Island Tour) and an afternoon/evening express tour on the 31st. With the Underground Viewing the price for 2 A 1 C is $470.00 for the day tour and $410.00 for the... More
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W9168k
Greeting from Malaysia . We are 2 adults with 1 kid 4 years . Would like enquiry the 2 days 1 nite tour from Melbourne to Philip island on 8th-9th june and mT buillter snow day for 10th , could advise us ?
20 May 2017|
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Response from Neville M | Property representative |
Selamat Pagi! Thanks for the message. We can help with a 1 day Phillip Island tour but we don't go to Mt Buller. We don't have 2 day tours.The only tour company I know of going to Mt Buller is Grayline Tours. You can get a... More
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PuneTraveler_12
Greetings from India! We are 4 senior citizens wanting to go on GOR day tourin last week of April. My question is about the seating in your small coach.....I believe 11 seater- 1. How comfortable are the seats compared to the large coach? 2. Do they have push back facility? 3. How many seats are in a row? Prakash
6 February 2017|
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Response from Neville M | Property representative |
Hi Prakash. Thanks for the message. For a small vehicle the seats are very comfortable, soft and upholstered, with adjustable head rests and they recline (push back?). Most have reasonable foot room. But you can't make a... More
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