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Saver Combo: Great Ocean Road Tour, Penguin Parade & Melbourne Attraction

  • When does it run?
    Great Ocean Road Tour: Daily
    Phillip Island Penguin Parade: Monday, Wednesday, Friday (year round) & additional departure on Saturday (Nov - Apr)
    Melbourne Attractions: Each ticket can be used on 1 calendar day any time within 6 months from the time of redemption.
  • Start time

    Great Ocean Road Tour: 7am - 8am

    Afternoon Penguin Parade:

    Season 1: 1.30pm-1.45pm (Apr-Sep).

    Season 2: 2.30pm-2.45pm (Oct-Mar).

    Melbourne Attractions: Depends on the attraction you visit. Please check the attraction website for the exact times before visiting.

  • Duration
    12 - 13 hours approx.
    Melbourne Attraction: You're in control! Stay as long as you like.
Inclusions
  • All entrance fees on the Great Ocean Road day Tour and Phillip Island Express Tour Choice of one of the following passes: Eureka Skydeck, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, Melbourne Star

Key Highlights

  • Journey through the scenic Great Ocean Road, visit the Otway Rangers rainforests, 12 Apostles and more
  • Get up, close with Australian wildlife at the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
  • Witness hundreds of fascinating little penguins waddling across the Summerland Beach before sunset
  • Book your Great Ocean Road Tour date, and plan rest of the itinerary at your own pace with this combo!
  • Enjoy convenient hotel transfers and a friendly guide to enliven your tour!
  • Get entry to Eureka Skydeck 88 or SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium or Melbourne Star Observation Wheel to explore more facts of the city
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • Save 20% on this bumper combo of top things to do in Melbourne

Overview

This amazing guided combo tour provides a Great Ocean Road Tour and another day of Penguin Parade. You further receive a bonus Melbourne Attraction ticket that offers an opportunity to discover any onw top city attraction- Eureka Skydeck 88 or SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium or Melbourne Star Observation Wheel.

Travel the incredible Great Ocean Road and marvel at its extraordinary coastline with pristine beaches, rich rainforests, charming seaside towns and the legendary rock formations of the 12 Apostles. 

Visit the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park and witness little penguins parading across the Summerland Beach.

The date you select for the booking will be your Great Ocean Road tour departure date, post booking you can contact our activity partner to book the Penguin Parade on your preferred date (should be within 7 days of Great Ocean Road tour). Attraction Tickets are issued at the departure of the Great Ocean Road Tour, which you can use within 6 months from the time of redemption.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Great Ocean Road Tour: Daily
    Phillip Island Penguin Parade: Monday, Wednesday, Friday (year round) & additional departure on Saturday (Nov - Apr)
    Melbourne Attractions: Each ticket can be used on 1 calendar day any time within 6 months from the time of redemption.

  • Duration

    12 - 13 hours approx.
    Melbourne Attraction: You're in control! Stay as long as you like.

  • Start time

    Great Ocean Road Tour: 7am - 8am

    Afternoon Penguin Parade:

    Season 1: 1.30pm-1.45pm (Apr-Sep).

    Season 2: 2.30pm-2.45pm (Oct-Mar).

    Melbourne Attractions: Depends on the attraction you visit. Please check the attraction website for the exact times before visiting.

  • Meeting Point

    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)

  • Ending Point

    You will be dropped off to the original point of departure.

Itinerary

  • Great Ocean Road Tour: Kick-start this extensive combo tour with a convenient hotel pick-up from Melbourne. As you take a journey to the Great Ocean Road, relax and enjoy the drive as you pass by one of the Australia’s most picturesque landscape. Enjoy the company of an informative guide who keeps you entertained on the way. Drive by the quaint coastal towns of Lorne and Apollo Bay. Get down the bus at some of the seaside holiday villages and explore the local wildlife including koalas, king parrots and sulphur-crested cockatoos. Feel peaceful around the lush greenery of Otway Rangers rainforests, home to the tallest eucalyptus trees in Australia. Witness the Shipwreck Coast as you walk down the famous beach. Discover Loch Ard Gorge and its history. Step down to the beach at Gibson’s Steps, gateway to the 12 Apostles, and observe the world-famous rock formations. Afternoon Penguin Parade: Begin this guided-tour with a pick-up from selected Melbourne hotels, early afternoon. Your first visit to the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park where you get up and close with the unique Australian animals including kangaroos and wallabies. Take a picture with a resident koala and explore the vivid native birdlife. Reach Philip Island and enjoy the highlight of the day – the Penguin Parade. Find a comfortable place at the Penguin Stadium just before sunset and get prepared to watch hundreds of fascinating little penguins making their way through the Summerland Beach, home to Victoria’s largest colony of penguins. Enjoy the sight as they charmingly waddle towards their burrows in the sand dunes. Melbourne Attractions: Tick off any one of your favourite Melbourne attractions with this Combo tour! Get complimentary ticket to visit any one of the below Melbourne attractions: Eureka Skydeck 88: Arrive at Eureka Skydeck 88, located on the 88th floor of the Eureka Tower, after a breathtaking speedy ride in the world’s fastest elevator. Gaze at the extraordinary panoramic views of Melbourne and further. Admire the sights that extend from the Dandenong Ranges to the historic Port Philip Bay. Observe your favorite city attractions including many sports stadiums. SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium: Embark further to make this day even more adventurous and interactive at the largest aquarium in Australia – SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. See and learn about thousands of aquatic animals up and close including one of the largest saltwater crocodiles, huge sharks, stingrays, seahorses and jellyfish. Discover 12 different ecological zones like the Penguin Playground, Bay of Rays, Seahorse Pier, Coral Atoll, Shipwreck Explorer and more. Melbourne Star Observation Wheel: Enjoy a fun ride on the Melbourne Star, a giant observation wheel located in the Waterfront City precinct. It is one of the four giant observation wheels in the world, and the only one within the Southern Hemisphere. Catch breathtaking views of the Dockland precinct, Melbourne’s Central Business District and Port Phillip Bay. One complete rotation takes 30 minutes and offers uninterrupted 360-degree views of up to 40 kilometres. You will see stunning views from as far as Mount Macedon, Arthur’s Seat and the Dandenong Range.

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • All entrance fees on the Great Ocean Road day Tour and Phillip Island Express Tour Choice of one of the following passes: Eureka Skydeck, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, Melbourne Star

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Helicopter Ride over the 12 Apostles

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Please contact the local operator 24-48 hours prior to departure to confirm departure details. 

Please advise any special dietary requirements, at the time of booking, like vegetarian preference.

Luggage restrictions: small hand luggage of maximum 5kgs is allowed on the bus.

The Melbourne Attraction Pass ticket is issued on check-in of first tour & is valid for 5 days from date of issue. This is a package consisting of two, separate day tours, no overnight stay is included.

During peak time, Gibson Beach may remain closed due to safety concerns posed by excessive crowds.

All children must be booked as adults while making the booking.

Photography is not permitted on any Penguin Parade tour.

Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions: We recommend warm clothes & rain jacket in the winter months as it can get chilly on the Island when waiting for the penguin arrival. Carry snacks and a water bottle.

Great Ocean Road tour returns between approximately 8pm-9pm. Phillip Island Express Tour returns seasonally between 9pm & midnight.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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