It’s all about the Penguins! Join us on our express bus trip directly to Phillip Island and witness the colony of Little Penguins arriving for their nightly beach crossing. This tour departs later in the day allowing more time to explore Melbourne’s famous laneways and café’s whilst still enjoying one of Melbourne’s popular wildlife experiences- the world famous Penguin Parade!
Departs: 3:30pm Daily From The Rendezvous Hotel, 328 Flinders Street Melbourne
Returns: Approx 9PM (Winter) – Midnight (Summer)
Phillip Island Penguins Direct Overview
Join us on one of Melbourne’s most popular sightseeing tours. A visit to Phillip Island to meet the world famous little penguins! The penguins afternoon tour is the perfect way to see the highlights of Phillip Island whilst allowing enough time for you to explore the city during the day.
Enjoy the company of your new found friends as our hospitable guide entertains and informs you on the way to the island, pointing out loads of interesting sites and facts along the way.
We head down to the award winning Nobbies information centre where we learn a lot more about penguins, seals and the local wildlife. A lovely drive through the Summerland’s on the lookout for the wallabies will find us reaching our final destination for some dinner (own expense)
After some dinner at the penguin parade we settle in to watch the spectacular phenomenon that is the Phillip Island Penguin Parade. You’ll be awe struck as the penguins magically appear before like tiny dots out of the surf, and then proceed to perform there well-rehearsed parade, making their way right past you and into their burrows for the night.
Ocean Views – Enjoy stunning ocean views en-route to Phillip Island
Grand Prix Circuit – Pass by the home of the Australian Moto GP
Wildlife Spotting – Lookout for Wallabies or Cape Barren Geese as we drive through the Summerlands
San Remo – Drive through this quaint seaside town
Information Centre – Explore the center and learn more about the world of Little Penguins
Boardwalks – Stroll the boardwalks through the sand dunes and penguins burrows
Penguin Parade Cafe – Includes time to visit the cafe with a variety of meals available (at own expense)
Penguin Parade – Includes entry and seating to the spectacular Penguin Parade
Any part of the tour marked with * may be omitted due to seasonal changes.
• All Park entry fees
• Wildlife viewing
• Friendly informative tour guide
What you need to bring:
• Warm and cool clothing
• Comfortable walking shoes
• Rain jacket
• Sense of adventure!
Pricing and Package Deal Discounts:
A) Penguins Direct Tour - $125
B) Book any other tour and save $10 off second tour, or receive a free Eureka Skydeck entry
C) Book 3 or more people and get $5 group discount per person
**One discount offer cannot be used in conjunction with another offer
* If you cannot find your desired pickup location, please contact our office for a more exhaustive list of locations.* IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU ARRIVE AT YOUR PICK UP LOCATION AT LEAST 10 MINUTES BEFORE DEPARTURE TIME. PLEASE BE PATIENT AND DO NOT PANIC IF YOUR BUS IS RUNNING A FEW MINUTES LATE. IF YOUR BUS HAS NOT PICKED YOU UP WITHIN 10 MINUTES OF YOUR DEPARTURE TIME, THEN CONTACT OUR OFFICE ON 03 9393 1300