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Phillip Island Penguin, Brighton Beach, Moonlit Sanctuary from Melbourne

From US$97.95
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  • Comprehensive guided tour of Phillip Island's animal-focused highlights
  • Skip the transportation hassle with round-trip rides from selected Melbourne hotels
  • Learn about native Australian animal conservation at the Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Center
  • See the little penguins in action at the Penguin Parade, upgrade options available
  • Spy one of Australia's largest fur seal colonies at the Nobbies and Seal Rock
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Standard Penguin Parade 11:00
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See the Phillip Island Penguin Parade from public boardwalks and viewing stands. No maximum number of people
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Penguin Plus Viewing Platform 11:00
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
From US$118.94
Underground Viewing 11:00
Get an eye-level view of the Little penguins with the underground viewing experience. Limited to a maximum of just 70 people, enjoy the convenience of being indoor, undercover and out of the elements.
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Get an overview of Phillip Island on this animal-focused tour leaving from Melbourne. Leave the logistics and navigation to your guide, and learn about Australia’s animals. See koalas at Moonlight Sanctuary Conservation Park, and stop at a local beach to witness fairy penguins waddle across the beach. Pickup and drop-off are available from select Melbourne hotels.
What to Expect
Start your adventure with pickup at selected Melbourne hotels, and get settled in an air-conditioned minivan. Enjoy the scenery or take advantage of the onboard Wi-Fi.
At Brighton Beach, see famous, brightly colored beach boxes while your guide fills you in on the beach’s importance. Explore independently before continuing on to the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park where you’ll learn about Australian animals and conservation efforts.
See seal rocks and get views of the Nobbies on the southwestern coast. Be sure to have your camera ready for Australia’s largest fur seal colony, and learn about their biology and behavior from your guide.
Around dusk, head down to a local beach to see and learn about the day’s stars, fairy penguins (one of the world’s smallest penguins). Upgrade options are available for a more up-close penguin experience.
Relax on the ride back to Melbourne for drop-off at your departure point.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It has been an extremely pleasant tour with our gorgeous tour guide, Yasmin. She has a great sense of humour and kept us entertained throughout the journey. Love the way she explained about the history of Australia, it's the first time I opened up my...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Jolene L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Signed up for a 1 day tour to Brighton Bathing Boxes, Moonlit Sanctuary and most importantly the Penguin Parade...Great experience feeding kangaroos and wallaby.. Opted for the underground viewing experience.. Word of advice, do go earlier to get a good view.. Our guide was Yazmin!...More

1  Thank PeiXUaNN
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great way to experience the penguins of Philip Island in just one day. All other means of transportation leave the island too early. Our guide was Yazmin. Friendly and warm, knowledgeable and efficient. Listen to her tips...

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Dalit B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Done a lot of tours but so far Yasmine was one of the nicest tour guide ever, learned a lot, loved the whole experience. So happy with our day. It was a bloody ripper.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Christine Joy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on this Phillip Island Tour with Joel as our guide. He introduced the layout of Moonlit Sanctuary to us on our way there, so that we can better plan our time in the Sanctuary. He also introduced the different animals to us and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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9 May 2019|
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Response from Aliya S | Reviewed this property |
No - but we sure saw a lot of seals in the island
5 March 2019|
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Response from Angela P | Reviewed this property |
There were multiple pickup points at the various hotels in Melbourne but as the other reviewer says, check with the tour company.
1 February 2019|
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Response from fayejacinto | Reviewed this property |
I think the kids will be the one enjoying most. You can nap in the bus en route to Phillip Island :)
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