Phillip Island penguin 1 day tour from Melbourne

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    Hand feed some friendly kangaroos at Phillip Island
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    Take a look at Phillip Islands rugged coastline at the Nobbies
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    Meet one of Australias most adorable native animals, the koala!
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    Watch the little penguins waddle across the beach - Phillip Island Nature Park
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    Watch the cutest penguin parade - Phillip Island Nature Park
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    Watch the little penguins find their burrows - Phillip Island Nature Park
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    Upgrade to Penguins Plus or Underground Viewing for a closer look - Phillip Island Nature Park
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    See them walk right by you at eye level in the underground viewing area - Phillip Island Nature Park

Phillip Island , VIC

Encounter unique Australian wildlife, including the famous Penguin Parade, on this nature lovers 1 day tour of Phillip Island.
Head to Phillip Island for a day of stunning landscapes and iconic wildlife. Along the way you will stop at an Australian Wildlife park to get up close and personal with animals including Koalas, Emus, Wombats and Tasmanian devils. You will even get the chance to hand feed the Kangaroos!

Explore the spectacular coastline of the Island from the boardwalks and lookout points set amongst natural sea bird gardens at the Nobbies. Look out to Seal Rocks and spot the largest colony of Australian Fur Seals.

It is then time to head to the world famous Penguin Parade. As the sun sets, watch hundreds of little penguins make their way across the beach and back to their burrows after a long day at sea. Upgrade to the Penguins Plus viewing platform or underground viewing area for an even better look at these adorable animals! 

What you need to bring:
• Water
• Hat & Sunscreen
• Comfortable walking shoes
• Warm & cool weather clothing (it can get quite cold and windy at the Penguin Parade)
• Umbrella

Photography is not permitted at the penguin parade. 
Parts of the itinerary may be altered or omitted due to seasonal changes

When booking please advise if your pick up is Melbourne Metro YHA or Melbourne Central YHA in comments section



  • Australian Wildlife Park entry
  • Penguin Parade entry
  • Lunch

Tours depart

Daily 9-10am Winter 9pm Winter
10-11am Summer 12am Summer


From 01/04/2017 until 31/03/2018
Options Nights Price (AUD) Select
Child (0-12 years) 0 $85
Adult 0 $125
Adult - upgrade to Penguins Plus Viewing Area 0 $150
Adult - upgrade to Underground Viewing 0 $185

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