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Phillip Island Penguin Parade Day Tour

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Join Go West on their Phillip Island Penguin Parade Tour ex Melbourne and be sure to get you acquainted with the cutest little penguins in Australia...


  • Enjoy a guided tour at the award-winning Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park and experience the spectacular 'Conservation in Action' Wildlife show
  • See and feed a wide range of Australian animals including koalas, wombats, dingoes, wallabies, kangaroos and emus
  • Visit the historical Brighton Beach bathing boxes
  • Take a stroll along the coastal boardwalks and visit Point Grant to view the Nobbies and Seal Rocks
  • Check out the amazing Phillip Island Penguin Parade and explore the award-winning visitor centre

This isn't just about the Penguin though - this is also a full wildlife experience. After being picked up from your accommodation in inner Melbourne we'll head to the iconic Brighton Beach bathing boxes where you will have the opportunity to visit the beach and admire it's historic landmarks.

Next we head to the award-winning Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park for a guided wildlife walk and the opportunity to hand-feed many species of native Australian animals such as kangaroos, koalas, emus & wallabies, quolls, owls, bandicoots & Tasmanian devils!

You will also experience the spectacular 'Conservation in Action' wildlife show, which showcases a number of lesser-known Australian species.

At Point Grant and The Nobbies you'll enjoy lovely views over Westernport Bay and Bass Strait, including Seal Rocks, home to Australia’s largest population of fur seals.

The highlight of the day is just after dark when the world’s smallest penguins parade ashore after spending the day fishing out at sea. You’ll be truly enchanted as the stars of the show make their way up the beach to the dunes right before your eyes. Your tour guide will ensure you are able to get the very best viewing point to enjoy the Penguin Parade

The number of birds does vary on the beach throughout the year due to seasonal factors. The penguin’s year is divided into four different seasons:

  • Moulting - February / March / April
  • Nest Building - May / June /July
  • Egg Laying - August / September / October
  • Chick Feeding - November / December / January

Pickups are between: 11am-12 noon (Apr-Oct) and 12 noon-1pm (Nov-March)

Return to Melbourne approx: 9pm-Midnight (Seasonal)

Adult $135.00
Child $115.00

What's included

  • A guided tour at the award-winning Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park
  • Complimentary city pickup and drop off from most accommodation providers


  • The operator can pick you up from many locations in Melbourne, if in the case that you do not find your desired location, please contact the operator after purchasing your ticket and they may be able to add it to their list.
  • Please note that photography of any kind is not permitted at the the Phillip Island Penguin Parade. Photography is permitted at all other locations.

Available Bookings from February 21 to February 27

Change Dates

All prices for this activity are shown in AUD ($)

12:00 p.m.
Thu 21 Feb
Fri 22 Feb
Sat 23 Feb
Sun 24 Feb
Mon 25 Feb
Tue 26 Feb
Wed 27 Feb

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$135.00
  • Child$115.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$108.00
  • Child$115.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$118.00
  • Child$115.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$112.00
  • Child$115.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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Michelle from United Kingdom wrote on 30 December 2017

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Penguin parade day trip

A great day and great experience seeing the penguins come onto the beach. Great tour guide kel. Also visited Brighton beach, moonlit sanctuary and fed the kangaroos and wallibies. Also went to hobbies and vowed.

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Ruth Lanich from United States wrote on 27 July 2017

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Wonderful day trip🎈🎈

Our driver was really fun and very informative .. loved going to the Brighton beach boxes and walking along the Oceanside ...moonlit sanctuary so 😁 The Nobies .. pretty spectacular.. And an amazing walk along the boardwalk , wish we could of had more time .. and the penguin parade ..outstanding.. its a beautiful day trip ..

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MELODY MCCULLA from Australia wrote on 09 June 2017

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Phillip Island

It was a great experience, well worth the wait and the driver and the bus was fantastic.

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Meenal Vohra from Australia wrote on 04 January 2018

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Beautiful experience

Beautiful experience and a great customer service. Michelle was very nice and we had a great coffee chat- ha ha. Not to be missed tour. Great job Michelle and the team.

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Tay from Singapore wrote on 19 September 2018

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Ricky is our tour guide!

Ricky is such an entertainer. Just throughout a day with him over at Phillip Island, my parents and I has learned so much in different places he has brought us to. And free tour talk within Melbourne city :). Oh this i mentioned, they have FREE Wifi in the vehicle.. whats more can I expect?!! A big thank you Ricky. My parents has enjoyed themselves so much :)

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