Duration: 13 hours (approx.)

4 stars

Editor's summary:

Enjoy a full day out on this memorable Phillip Island Penguins Day Tour from Melbourne with Lunch. You’ll encounter the famous little penguins of Phillip Island as they parade up the beach at dusk, along with a host of other Aussie wildlife. You’ll visit a wildlife park, a heritage farm, the picturesque Nobbies, and take your seats for the Penguin Parade. The tour includes lunch and selected CBD hotel pick-up and drop-off.


☆ Meet native Australian animals, including koalas, wombats and kangaroos at the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife

☆ Enjoy a chance to step back in time at Churchill Island Heritage Farm

☆ Visit the Koala Conservation Centre

☆ Take a stroll around the Nobbies

☆ See the world-famous Phillip Island Penguin Parade

☆ Maximum group size: 30.


☆ Guided tour with commentary

☆ Comfortable air-conditioned transport

☆ Selected CBD hotel pick-up and drop-off

☆ Friendly and knowledgeable guide

☆ Lunch

☆ Entry to all attractions

☆ General Viewing seating for the Penguin Parade (upgrade to Penguins Plus seating)

☆ National park entry fees.

What you can expect

This relaxed Phillip Island Penguins Day Tour from Melbourne with Lunch offers guests the opportunity to spend a full day in the Phillip Island region, and the chance to see penguins, koalas and a host of other iconic Aussie wildlife.

Once CBD hotel pick-ups are completed, you’ll set off on the scenic morning drive from Melbourne towards Phillip Island. The first stop is the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife. Here you’ll enjoy very close and personal encounters with a host of native Australian animals, including kangaroos, emus, koalas and more.

Next stop on this Phillip Island Penguins Day Tour from Melbourne with Lunch is historic Churchill Island (connected to Phillip island by a short bridge), where you’ll visit a working heritage farm to learn about the early pioneers that settled the region, and to see sheep shearing and whip cracking demonstrations. You’ll also visit the nearby Koala Conservation Centre.

After your included lunch it’s on to the Nobbies to spend time in the excellent information centre and take a walk around the gusty headland. You may even see fur seals.

The tour culminates with the world-famous Phillip Island Penguin Parade. You’ll make your way to the viewing area at dusk to watch the little penguins head up the beach from the sea to their burrows in the dunes. Bring your camera to take photos throughout the day, but please note that no photography of the penguins is permitted.

Once the Penguin Parade is finished you’ll begin the homeward journey to Melbourne for drop-off at selected CBD hotels.

For wildlife lovers, this Phillip Island Penguins Day Tour from Melbourne with Lunch is a fabulous way to meet a wide range of furry and feathered locals.

Important information

Once your booking is completed, a confirmation document will be sent automatically to your email address, including hotel pick-up details and operator contact information for the day. Please print the confirmation or have it available on your smart phone. Please refer to the booking confirmation for your confirmed pick-up time.

Please advise us of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Please note that no photography of the penguins is permitted.

Please dress appropriately for the season and wear suitable footwear. You will be seated in the open air to watch the Penguin Parade.

This tour operates in all weather conditions.


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