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Phillip Island Ultimate Eco Tour: Penguin Parade, Kangaroos & Koalas

Instant confirmation E-Voucher Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily except Sunday

  • Duration

    11 hours

  • Start time

    Between 9:45am and 10:45am.
    Please check exact departure time with the local activity operator.

  • 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 at your Melbourne hotel.

Key Highlights

  • Experience the magic of Moonlit Sanctuary & see wombats, koalas, kangaroos, dingos & much more
  • See the Seal Rocks and visit the Nobbies Centre
  • Enjoy the Penguin Parade, the fascinating ritual of the Little Penguins returning home from the sea
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • ● Visit Moonlit Sanctuary, and the Philip Island on an eco-tour from Melbourne
  • ● Hotel transfers included in the package

Overview

Visit Moonlit Sanctuary and Philip Island on a full day eco-tour from Melbourne. Get up and close with Aussie wildlife like koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, wombats and Tasmanian devils at  Moonlit Sanctuary. Enjoy lunch overlooking a billabong teeming with waterbirds. Visit the world famous Penguin Parade on Summerland beach!

Hotel drop-off  included in the package and hotel pick-up from Melbourne is available on request.

The full-day Phillip Island Ultimate Eco Tour begins when you are picked up from your hotel.

Traveling in a comfortable coach with an expert driver/guide, you’ll head out to the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, just 50 minutes from Melbourne. This award-winning Park is home to more than 200 animals of some 30 species. Residents include kangaroos and koalas as well as owls, dingoes, various reptiles, wallabies and possums. Rare and endangered animals that have bred at the center include southern bettongs, eastern quolls, Julia Creek dunnarts and squirrel gliders.

You will be able to hand-feed kangaroos and wallabies, have a photo-opportunity with a koala and learn about the conservation of these loveable animals.

Later in the day you will cross over the bridge to Phillip Island. If time permits, you’ll stop at stunning Cape Woolamai surf beach and visit The Nobbies, a magnificent headland with views to the far horizon. Close by are the Seal Rocks, which boast Australia’s largest fur seal colony.

Your last stop is at Summerland beach, home to Victoria’s largest colony of Little Penguins. Each night these endearing birds – the world’s smallest penguins – toddle ashore to the safety of their homes in the dunes after their daily fishing expedition. The sunset Penguin Parade is one of Australia’s most popular attractions. This experience is sure to be the highlight of your visit. At the end of the full-day tour, you will be dropped back at your hotel in Melbourne.

Inclusions

  • Entry to Moonlit Sanctuary
  • Standard viewing at Penguin Parade
  • Return transfers in air-conditioned comfort
  • Complimentary onboard Wi-Fi

Exclusions

  • Refreshments & Snacks

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 give them a call at least by 4pm on the day prior to departure. Failure to do so may result in cancellation.

We recommend you to download the “Bunyip Tours” app from the google play store (applicable for I-phone and android) prior to your tour departure. This is available in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean & Spanish.

Departure times are one hour later during daylight savings (October-April). Please check exact departure time and pick-up point with the activity operator.

In special circumstances the itinerary may be altered. A suitable alternative will be provided. Customers will not be refunded in this case.

No form of photography is permitted at the Penguin Parade.

This activity is adults (and older children) only. Little ones under the age of 4 years will have to sit this one out, we’re afraid.

We recommend that you wear warm clothing as it can get really cold while waiting for the Penguins and rain jacket in the winter months.

Please mention any specific dietary needs in the special request section.

Small hand luggage maximum 5 kg is permissible.

We suggest that you bring snacks and water bottle.

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.

Customer Reviews

  • Vincenzo Ferraiuolo

    everything was perfect. Great experience.

    03/25/2020
  • Miracle Mak,

    The price was ok, reasonable, and worth it!

    Australia 06/05/2019
  • Jill Hardman

    Excellent Trip. Would highly recommend. Our guide Kurt was exceptional and extremely knowledgeable. Thank you....

    United Kingdom 01/26/2018

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