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Phillip Island Penguins Nature and Wildlife Tour

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As one of the most popular Experience Oz tours, this one celebrates some of the best countryside, the best of local produce as well as some of the most amazing Australian Wildlife living in their own natural environment.

Spend the day exploring some of Victoria's treasures. Travel with a small, friendly group in mini coach comfort and enjoy being fully informed by your own group guide. All entrance fees as totally covered. Food and wine tastings and lunch is included along the way. 

Phillip Island penguin at the Penguin ParadePhillip Island Penguin

View all of Phillip Island's famed wildlife offerings - with the Penguin Parade and Koala Conservation Centre - as well natural highlights on this tour.

Departing at 1:15pm from Melbourne, you'll head out of the city in pursuit of the iconic Phillip Island, passing through the beautiful outer suburbs, driving down through the South Gippsland countryside and finally crossing the bridge onto Phillip Island itself.

Head to the Koala Conservation Park where you will encounter true Australian wildlife such as wallabies, koalas, and more.

Uncover the amazing lives of koalas with the interactive displays in the new visitor centre.

Sleeping koala at Koala Conservation Centre Phillip Island

3) A close encounter with Australia's unique little bush koala is your next stop. 

The Koala Conservation Centre is just outside of Cowes and the eucalyptus trees house this creature in its native environment.

Explore the two tree top boardwalks and enjoy the native and diverse birdlife.

You may just see other Australian wildlife such as wild bats, echidnas and wallabies wandering the extensive bush trails.

There are interactive displays in the Visitor Centre to enjoy at your leisure.

From here you'll be taken on a journey to explore more that this unique island has to offer such as the largest colony of fur seals in the country, to the impressive Nobbies rock formations, and much more before capping it all of with the undoubted highlight of the journey - the Penguin Parade at sunset.

The Nobbies on Phillip Island

At the south west tip on the Island can be found 'The Nobbies Centre' overlooking bass Strait.

The Nobbies are a large outcrop of rugged rocks found offshore and that house many different wildlife creatures including the largest fur seal colony in Australia.

Abundant with marine life, most of which you can view through the real spy cameras that can zoom in for a closer look.

There is a boardwalk to wander along if there is time this takes you to the exciting blowhole.

Within the centre you will find plenty of interactive an informative displays.

The World Famous Phillip Island Penguins Parade

The last stop of the tour is the world famous Phillip Island Penguin Parade.

At dusk the little penguin returns to shore and its nesting area after it has been fishing in the open waters of Bass Strait.

It is an amazing sight to watch these little creatures waddle up the sand dunes and somehow make their way through the scrub and bushland until they have found their own nest.

There are 3 choices as to where you can view this phenomenon from.

  • The Standard Penguin Parade - included in this tour's price

or for a little extra upgrade to...

  • The Penguin Plus View Platform - Unique up-close and interactive penguin viewing with commentary by an eco-qualified ranger. Excellent and preferential penguin viewing from wooden seating and boardwalks.
  • The Private Penguin Parade - enjoy exclusive seating on the beach in a small group in front of the crowds, then be guided by a ranger as you access the exclusive Penguin Plus boardwalk.

Note that no photography is allowed at the Penguin Parade, there are photos that can be purchased in the informative and interactive Visitor Centre though.

The Penguin Parade on Phillip IslandPenguin Parade On Phillip Island

As the area's colony of cute Little Penguins make their way up the sand for their nightly roost follow their journey on especially built wooden pathways where the penguins scurry underneath.

Featuring all entry fees and return transfers aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned coach, this Phillip Island wildlife tour has everything you need for an unforgettable dose of scenery and animal fun - so book online today.

What to bring on this Phillip Island Penguins tour

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Jacket in the cooler months and possibly
  • Brolly

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