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Phillip Island Tour from Melbourne

By: AAT Kings
  • Phillip Island’s Penguin Parade reveals penguins in their natural habitat
  • Spot sea birds and fur seals in the Nobbies rock formations
  • Tour Maru Koala and Animal Park for an up-close look at native wildlife
Phillip Island Tour from Melbourne
From US$120.95
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Penguin Plus Viewing PlatformMost Popular
Unique up-close and interactive penguin viewing with commentary by an eco-qualified ranger. Excellent penguin viewing from wooden seating and boardwalks. Max. 150 people
Standard Penguin Parade
See the Phillip Island Penguin Parade from public boardwalks and viewing stands. No maximum number of people
Ranger Guided Tour
More personal Ranger guided experience with viewing from a small exclusive viewing area overlooking the beach. Includes mat, headset for commentary and tour of the Visitor Center. Max. 15 people.
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See Phillip Island’s famous penguins as well as koalas, Tasmanian devils, and kangaroos on an afternoon trip from Melbourne that includes Maru Koala and Animal Park. Traveling in a climate-controlled bus, enjoy customizable tour options that let you watch the evening Penguin Parade from different vantage points as the world’s smallest penguins return to their island burrows after a day of fishing.
What to Expect

Board a climate-controlled bus at your Melbourne hotel for the trip to Maru Koala and Animal Park, passing Westernport Bay along the way. At the award-winning animal park, see koalas and kangaroos along with a range of other native animals. See Tasmanian devils, wombats, venomous snakes, and dingoes—some of the country’s most fascinating creatures—up close.

From Maru Koala and Animal Park, continue to Philip Island, home to sea birds, fur seals, and the world’s smallest species of penguin. Explore the Nobbies rock formations to look for seals and birds. Then, as sunset approaches, wait for the native penguins in the viewing station that you’ve selected when booking. Suddenly you’ll start to see the tiny penguins emerge from the water, waddling along the beach as they make their way to snug island burrows.

Following the Penguin Parade, your tour concludes with return transportation to your Melbourne hotel.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Excellent Experience but Asians need to put their phones away!!!

One of the best experiences in Victoria!! Highly recommend not just for children but for adults too! I thoroughly enjoyed it!

Thank coin91
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Really good arrangements, guide is excellent

We joined a day tour to Philip Island, Lewis is excellent, we stopped by a few places, the timing is just right, not too long or short, the penguin parade is the highlight of the day, they are so cute💚 There was suddenly a rainstorm...More

Thank CelloB
Reviewed 1 week ago
Phillip Island Tour from Melbourne

Besides the Great Ocean Road tour, this is a must for all who go to Melbourne. The protected area was well managed with optimal facilities. Rangers were friendly and kind. Keep up with the great job loving the penguins Phillip Island.

Thank LOWL39
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nice experience

This is a must see while in Melbourne. The Phillip Island is not a worth trip for penguins only bit you will be able to see lots of wild wombats, births and other wild life. The penguins will arrive buy sunset and the park rangers...More

1  Thank domaxbeni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cute penguins!

It was such a treat to see penguins in their natural habitat. So cute seeing them come back with full bellies.

Thank Cindy C
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25 August 2018|
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Response from Campercam | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know about all seasons; however, I was there during the month of November and they were definitely out in numbers at that time of the year.
20 August 2018|
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Response from AllyG520 | Reviewed this property |
I actually like the ranger tour better. The “sky box” has less peripheral view.
8 August 2018|
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Response from Smudger160 | Reviewed this property |
It could get a bit tight We got back around 11:30ish