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Private Tour: Phillip Island, Penguin Parade and Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park from Melbourne provided by Oceania Tours & Safaris

Private Tour: Phillip Island, Penguin Parade and Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park from Melbourne

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  • 1
    Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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Departure Point
Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia Phillip Island Nature Park, Cape Woolamai VIC 3925, Australia
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Local guide/driver
  • Live commentary on board
  • Penguin Plus access
  • Moonlit Sanctuary access
  • Entry/Admission - Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
  • Entry/Admission - Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers 4yrs and above
  • Infants 0-3yrs please request car seat at time of booking
  • No photo or video of penguins allowed
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Anna S wrote a review Mar 2020
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Iliesea was an outstanding guide, driver and host. He briefed us on our itinerary, time to travel and what to expect. As we encountered some weather encountered, he constantly offered us alternatives to the itinerary as we went along. He stopped at several spots on island to
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Sebastian_Oceania, Manager at Private Tour: Phillip Island, Penguin Parade and Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park from Melbourne
Responded 23 Mar 2020
Thanks so much for your great review Anna. Eliseo certainly knows many of the great photo opportunities on the island before you even get to the amazing penguin parade. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your tour with us and wish you safe travels ahead.
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barkof wrote a review Feb 2020
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Really enjoyed this tour, the safari park, Phillips Island, the penguins and seeing some critters at night. The tour guide, Fred Garcarzyck, was great. Made you feel at home and he knew his stuff. One of my best tours in a month in Oz.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Sebastian_Oceania, Manager at Private Tour: Phillip Island, Penguin Parade and Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park from Melbourne
Responded 18 Feb 2020
Thank you for your positive feedback. And to hear we topped your list of favourite tours in Oz is extremely satisfying. We will certainly pass on your wonderful comments about Fred and safe onward travels
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Heather wrote a review Feb 2020
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It was a terrific tour. Our guide Martin was very knowledgeable and accommodating. The scenery was amazing.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Sebastian_Oceania, Manager at Private Tour: Phillip Island, Penguin Parade and Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park from Melbourne
Responded 17 Feb 2020
Thank you for taking the time to post such a positive review. Yes, the coastal views are quite spectacular on the island and quite a contrast to the scenery enjoyed along our western coast. Safe travels and hopefully see you again.
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Stuart H wrote a review Feb 2020
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Very good trip to Philip Island. Penguins great! Martin great guide and very informative! Quite a long day!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Sebastian_Oceania, Manager at Private Tour: Phillip Island, Penguin Parade and Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park from Melbourne
Responded 11 Feb 2020
Thank you for reviewing our Phillip Island penguin tour Stuart. And yes it is a late finish at this time of the year because the penguins watches are controlled by our sunsets, which is why we try to include other interesting stops along the way. Look forward to having you on board again someday.
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Lindsay wrote a review Feb 2020
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Martin was our tour guide. He was great! The trip to the Sanctuary was awesome. Got to feed the kangaroos. The guided ranger tour with the penguins was amazing. Got to see them up close and personal and learn a lot about them. Beautiful views of the island at various stops along
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Sebastian_Oceania, Manager at Private Tour: Phillip Island, Penguin Parade and Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park from Melbourne
Responded 11 Feb 2020
Thank you for your positive review and taking the time to post some amazing photos. Martin always works hard to ensure that his guests get the most of their experience with us.
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About the operator

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SusieandKirk
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Great Tour of Melbourne highlights
This half day tour of Melbourne was very enjoyable. Fred was an excellent guide and gave us many ideas of what to
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paulav457
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Highlight of our five week NZ/Australian holiday
First off, our guide Fred, should run for PM of Australia. He never ran out of stories during the entire day and h
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rrpinn
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The little penguins were worth the wait...
Our tour guide and driver Fred is an absolute hoot. Very funny, very knowledgeable on the penguins and the whole a
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rrpinn
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Breathtaking Views all day long!
Our group had 3 busses and We were fortunate to get the smallest bus with a thoughtful and knowledgeable driver Ric
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214lh
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Memorable Tour!
Fred is an exceptional tour guide. He clearly loves what he does and made the tour so much more fun.
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M8441XXjamesh
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A Truly Breathtaking Experience
We went on the two-day trip to explore what Melbourne has to offer outside of the City, the Trip with our guide Fre
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malloryB92663
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Highlight of our trip!
Melbourne itself is so exquisite and breathtaking but having a tour by Fred makes the city come alive! Accommodatin
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Beja R
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A very special tour with Fred
With tourism greatly reduced in Australia, my husband and I were very fortunate to accidentally end up with a priva
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AshleyandFern
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Fred’s the best!
Our tour guide Fred was amazing, so in love with his City and ready to tell us everything we needed to know about M
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J2Retiree
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Great Overview of City
Our tour guide, Martin, gave us a great tour of Melbourne. He was very friendly and accommodating. Although it it’s
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cat063
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Wonderful trip with great guide
We would fully recommend this trip, we had the VIP pass. We were picked up from our hotel and driven to Philip Isl
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M9294LUtomr
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Fun tour
We traveled on a half day Melbourne City Tour with a great tour guide Fred G. There was only 4 of us on the tour a
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carla f
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Take it.
We loved this tour. The guide was excellent. All of the stops were worthwhile. We always prefer a small group and t
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pixie007
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Loved seeing the Little Penguins
Penguin parade was fantastic to see. Paul was very informative. I gave it 4 stars because we felt rushed. Our tour
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chris b
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Highly recommended tour!
This tour was great! What made it extraordinary was my tour guide Fred. He is very friendly, very knowledgable, and
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 3 days in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, German, Spanish
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