Phillip Island, on Victoria’s South Coast, is home to a colony of around 32,000 Little Penguins. Each night, hundreds (sometimes thousands!) of penguins emerge from the surf and waddle across the beach at the world famous Penguin Parade. This full day Phillip Island tour includes nature walks along Phillip Island’s stunning beaches and boardwalks, meeting some of the local furry residents and of course the Penguin Parade.
Departs: Daily – Mid Morning
Returns: Approx 9:00pm (Winter) – Midnight (Summer)
Australian Wildlife Park: Feed the Kangaroos, get up close to Koalas, Emus, Wombats, Dingoes, Tasmanian Devils and various Birdlife; a photographer's dream!
Chocolate Factory: Visit Phillip Island's delicious chocolate factory (retail section) plus the opportunity to visit the "World of Chocolate" interactive exhibit (optional and additional expense)
Woolamai Beach: Take a stroll on the rugged surf beach of Cape Woolamai
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit: Take a look at where the racing action happens!
Swan Lake: Wander and spy wetland birds and wallabies from the hidden observation platforms
Seal Rocks: Explore the network of scenic boardwalks traversing the rugged coastline
The Nobbies: Visit the award winning Nobbies Information Centre
The Blowhole: View the powerful ocean force as it creates a blowhole
Summerlands: Observe the thunderous surf beneath the sheer- cliff faces.
Penguin Parade: Watch the magic as the world’s smallest penguins appear out of the surf
Any part of the tour marked with * may be omitted due to seasonal changes.
Morning tea or afternoon tea, lunch, park entry fees, free iPod language translation, wildlife viewing, courtesy inner city accommodation pickup and drop off and a friendly and informative tour guide.
What you need to bring:
Water, hat, sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes, warm and cool clothing, a rain jacket and a sense of adventure!
Pricing and Package Deal Discounts!
A) Phillip Island penguin 1 Day Tour including lunch - Adult: $129, Child (0-12): $85
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
D) Penguins Plus Viewing Platform: $30 extra per adult/ $25 per child
E) Penguins Underground Viewing Room: $65 extra per Adult/ $35 per child
F) Nobbies interactive Antarctic Journey: $18 extra per adult/ $10 per child
G) Free iPod language translation
**One discount offer cannot be used in conjunction with another offer
**Parts of the itinerary may alter or be omitted during seasonal changes.
"The Phillip Island tour was great and totally worth the time. You get to an animal reserve with Koalas and kangaroos. This was great, although it is very touristy. If you're looking to see them in the wild, this is probably not the best tour. There are several other stops including a place for lunch/tea (provided) and dinner. It depends on your guide, but we also got to see Swan Lake which was really cool to see all kinds of birds in a natural habitat. "
"Great service from beginning to end. We had a dashing tour guide named Sid, who was considerate, entertaining, and very accommodating. He adjusted the stops accordingly and we were never rushed or spent too long at a stop. My husband and I had a wonderful time and this day tour was one of the highlights of our first trip to Australia."
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* 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
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