Overview

Cost Includes: Hotel Pick up and Drop | Entrance Tickets | Lowest Rate Guarantee | Melbourne Tour

  • Rates valid until March 31, 2019

  • Rates valid for minimum 02 passengers travelling together

Pick up time: 09.30 a.m

13 Hours 30 Minutes 22 Sep, 22 Sep, 24 Sep, and more Phillip Island, Victoria
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Pick up from Your Hotel
  • Entrance to Moonlit Sanctuary
  • Churchill Island heritage farm
  • Antarctic Journey at The Nobbies
  • Penguin Parade with Penguins Plus premium viewing
  • Seal Rock Cruise (For Selected Tours Only)
  • Experienced Driver Guides
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • Drop at your Hotel
  • All Taxes included (what you see is the final price per person)

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Meals other than those specified in inclusions
  • Drinks other than those specified in inclusions
  • Tips (not mandatory)
Highlights
What makes this tour special

A tour jam-packed with the best attractions and various activities to take part in! Grand Penguins offers the best of Phillip Island with fantastic interactive experiences all culminating with the iconic nightly Penguin Parade.

  • Visit Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park on the Mornington Peninsula
  • Meet wombats, dingoes, emus, Tasmanian devils and colourful birds
  • Take the 'Wallaby Walk' and get up close to numerous friendly kangaroos and wallabies (opportunity to hand feed at own expense)
  • Have a photo with a Koala (own expense)
  • San Remo - maritime fishing village and gateway to Phillip Island 
  • Churchill Island - explore the magic of this working heritage farm with magnificent views over Western Port
  • Lunches and snacks are available to purchase here at own expense
  • Tour through the original cottage, homestead and heritage gardens
  • Try your hand at milking a cow!
  • Learn the art of sheep shearing and whip cracking 
  • The Nobbies - a rocky outcrop with an excellent boardwalk where you may spot Little Penguins' homes
  • Antarctic Journey at The Nobbies - take a guided tour and marvel at Antarctic wildlife through educational multimedia displays and interactive experiences
  • Phillip Island Nature Park - a natural home for koalas, shearwaters, seals and Little Penguins 
  • Witness the Penguin Parade on Summerland Beach from the exclusive Penguins Plus premium viewing area for the best views of the Penguins 
  • See penguin rookeries from the raised boardwalks
  • Explore the Visitor Centre and learn about the life of the Little Penguin
  • An opportunity to have dinner will be provided before or after the Penguin Parade (dependent on season)

Grand Penguins and Seal Rock Cruise Tour:

Moonlit Sanctuary

  • Visit Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park on the Mornington Peninsula
  • Meet wombats, dingoes, emus, Tasmanian devils and colourful birds
  • Take the 'Wallaby Walk' and get up close to numerous friendly kangaroos and wallabies (opportunity to hand feed at own expense)
  • Have a photo with a Koala (own expense)

Seal Rocks Cruise

  • Board the Wildlife Coast Adventure Cruises seal watching cruise in Cowes for one of Australia's most unique natural experiences
  • The Nobbies - a rugged rocky outcrop 
  • Seal Rocks - home to Australia's largest colony of fur seals
  • Be enthralled at the sight and sound of over 5000 fur seals close-up while drifting in the shelter of Seal Rocks in the Bass Strait. These naturally playful and inquisitive animals regularly approach the boat for a closer look at you!

Phillip Island

  • Phillip Island Nature Park - a natural home for koalas, seals, shearwaters and Little Penguins
  • Witness the natural phenomena of the Penguin Parade on floodlit Summerland Beach from the exclusive Penguins Plus premium viewing area for the best views of the Penguins 
  • See penguin rookeries from an elevated boardwalk
  • Inspect the Visitor's Centre - an opportunity to learn about the life of the Little Penguin
  • During your evening return to Melbourne, a contemporary movie feature will be screened.

 

What to bring?

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Camera (photography prohibited at Penguin Parade)
  • Jacket in the cooler months
  • Warm waterproof clothing is recommended for the Penguin Parade. We suggest wearing long pants and a warm jacket while viewing the Penguins, as the sea air can be cold.

 

Note:

Penguins arrive at sunset every evening

We suggest you arrive at least one hour before penguin arrival time to explore the visitor centre displays or grab a quick bite at the café. Access doors to the viewing areas will open approximately 1 hour prior to estimated penguin arrival time.

- General Viewing ticket holders should plan to arrive at least 1 hour before penguin arrival time.

- Underground ticket holders should plan to arrive 30 minutes before penguin arrival time. 
 

Sorry! No photography or filming is permitted at the Penguin Parade. 

Penguins have sensitive eyes and a bright, sudden flash or unusual light can frighten or disorientate a penguin. To ensure penguins keep coming back to this special area we ask you do not use your cameras, camcorders or camera phones at the Penguin Parade.

 

What Next? 

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Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia View on Map