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Penguin Parade, Koala & Wildlife Day Tour

Get up close and personal with a host of Aussie wildlife, see the fantastic coastline of Phillip Island and then witness one of Australia’s most spectacular wildlife experiences as hundreds of the world’s tinniest penguins waddle ashore!

Highlights

  • Hand feed the kangaroos (food can be purchased at wildlife park)
  • Coastal walk along Woolamai Beach
  • Phillip Island Tour
  • Woolamai Beach
  • Boardwalk at the Nobbies
  • Visit two ancient volcanoes
  • Check out penguin burrows for life
  • Sunset at the Penguin Parade

Jump on board a tour to Phillip Island and get up close and personal with an array of Aussie wildlife! Check out the awesome coastline of Phillip Island and then witness one of Australia’s most spectacular wildlife experiences as hundreds of the world’s smallest penguins waddle ashore. You’ll also get to hand-feed kangaroos, get up close to koalas and spot Fur Seals on the rugged rocky coastline of the Victorian Island

We escape the concrete jungle of Melbourne and begin our day at a wildlife park where you will have the pleasure of meeting some furry Australian favourites. We will also stop here and have lunch (own expense).

We move on to tour the length of Phillip Island, known for its sandy beaches, rugged cliffs and unique wildlife experiences. Be awed by the giant surf at Woolamai beach and rugged coastline of Cape Woolamai as we stop to enjoy some afternoon tea. During the summer months, we take this opportunity to cool off with a visit to the beach. Alternatively, in poor weather conditions, we include a quick stop to Panny’s Chocolate Factory - Factory tour is optional and at own expense

At the Western tip of the island there is a majestic rocky coast, home to a colony of fur seals. We wander along the boardwalk checking penguin burrows for life and then we're on to the penguin parade. Check out the award-winning Visitors Centre and as the sun drops, witness the world`s littlest penguins emerge from the sea and waddle ashore. This is a truly magical experience.

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Adult $140.00
Child $100.00

What's included

  • Small-group tour in air-conditioned modern vehicle
  • Experienced Professional Driver/Guide
  • Knowledgeable and Entertaining Commentary
  • Entry into Penguin Parade
  • Entry into Wildlife Park
  • Audio Translation with 9 languages if required
  • Free Wifi for the journey home

Duration

  • The duration of this experience is 1 days

Location

Restrictions

  • Minimum age: 4

Notes

  • Child Policy: This tour operator can not accept bookings for children aged 3 years and younger, due to the nature and length of our tours.

  • Default Pick-Up Location: Holiday Inn, 575 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

    Default Departure Time: Summer - 12:15pm | Winter - 10:15am

Available Bookings from January 20 to January 26

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10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$140.00
  • Child$100.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$140.00
  • Child$100.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$140.00
  • Child$100.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$140.00
  • Child$100.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$140.00
  • Child$100.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$140.00
  • Child$100.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$140.00
  • Child$100.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$105.00
  • Child$100.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$126.00
  • Child$100.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$140.00
  • Child$100.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$84.00
  • Child$100.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$126.00
  • Child$100.00

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4.6

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Ann Ma from United States wrote on 16 February 2018

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Amazing tour with great guide!

I had an amazing time on this tour. I was a bit nervous spending money due to being a backpacker but I decided to do it anyway. Wow! Duane (our tour guide) was super friendly and personable. He always found some time to talk to each guest and get to know them even if it was just for a minute. Also, I fed and pet a kangaroo! The penguin parade was cute but all the other stops and our guide really made it worth it! The only thing I regret was not having a bit of cash to tip Duane at the end of the night.

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From Penguin Parade, Koala & Wildlife Day Tour

Hi Ann Marie, Thank you so much for your feedback on our Phillip Island and Penguin Parade Day Tour. We're glad to hear you found it great value for money and that you got to experience a true 'Aussie' encounter with a kangaroo. Duane will be more than happy to hear that you had a wonderful time with him on the tour and surely appreciative of your compliments. We hope to see you in future to join us on our other fabulous tours. All the best Kind regards Kathryn Reservations

Aina from Australia wrote on 19 December 2019

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very good

david was an excellent tour guide and the penguins were amazing the bus tidewad comfortable and air conditioned well for a very hot day

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From Penguin Parade, Koala & Wildlife Day Tour

Hi Aina, and thank you for your lovely review! We are glad to hear you had great time with us and David showed you good time. We hope to see you again on our other tours!

Sara from Singapore wrote on 23 November 2019

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Great tour to get really close of local wildlife!

Really had fun at the wildlife park since there is this big open area for you to feed kangaroos, you can pat them and take selfies with them! Penguins were super cute too, but remember to bring warm clothes since it will get very cold at night. Our tour guide Simon was very nice and funny, he really managed to take care of each of us, we all loved him!! Join this tour if you want to get close to Aussie wildlife, you will see so many of them!

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From Penguin Parade, Koala & Wildlife Day Tour

Hi Sara, and thank you for your lovely review! Awesome to hear you enjoyed your day at the Penquin Parade and Koala highlights tour! We will let Simon know your kind words and hope to see you again on our other tours :)

Danu from Poland wrote on 23 November 2019

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Wasted money

The whole tour was just wasted time and money. We have moved from point A to point B mostly for the eating and drinking of course on your own cost. Just to spent the time before Pinguinen parade. Visit in the chocolate factory was at 5:00 PM but workers worked only until 4:30 PM ticket of course wasn't included in trip price. Kangaroo and wildlife experience nothing special. The final one Pinguinen parade... Well better view and for free I have had on St' Kilda beach one day before. I cannot recommended this trip. For my just m wasted money

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From Penguin Parade, Koala & Wildlife Day Tour

Hi Danu, thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are sorry to hear you did enjoy the day. This tour does indeed not include any meals. You can purchase your own meals on the way or bring some with you to enjoy through out the day. The chocolate factory visit has been a kind extra stop from our tour guide as it is not included in the itinerary. We are sorry to hear you did not appreciate the wildlife encounter. For some travellers this is the first time they get to see Australian wildlife and is an exciting stop for many. You can indeed see the penguins also in St Kilda, however the Phillip Island has the biggest colony in the entire Australia and you will be able to see them in larger numbers and more close up. We hope you will have other lovely experiences in Australia, despite this one not being the one of your taste! Kind regards, Autopia Tours

Gopal saraf from India wrote on 17 November 2019

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Tour is ok , kids will enjoy but adults might get little bored.

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From Penguin Parade, Koala & Wildlife Day Tour

Hi Gopal, thank you for your review! We hope you too enjoyed seeing the Penguins at the Phillip Island and all the Australian Wildlife at Maru!

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