All about the 1 Day Phillip Island Penguin Parade Tour

Our one-day sightseeing tour and wildlife adventure on Phillip Island from Melbourne. Visit beautiful beaches, see Australian native animals and the famous penguin parade. One of the most popular day trip here at Real Aussie Adventures. We get booked up well in advance, so get in quick to secure your spot.

We travel from Melbourne down to Philip Island to visit some of Australia's most unique attractions. The Little Penguins will fill your heart with joy, they are so cute. Each night at sunset you'll be amazed by Little Penguins returning ashore after a day's fishing. You’ll be awe struck as the Penguins magically appear before like tiny dots out of the surf, and then proceed to perform their well-rehearsed parade, making their way right past you and into their burrows for the night.

All entrance fees and National Park fees are included in this great value day tour. Our tour truly maximizes your time so you get the most time on Philip Island. Book your one day adventure to see the Little Penguins today!

1 Day Phillip Island Penguin Parade Tour Itinerary - 1 days

  • Day 1 Phillip Island Penguin Parade
    Heading out of Melbourne, we head to Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park to see a range of Australian native animals including Tasmanian Devils, Crocodiles, albino Kangaroos, Wallabies and native birds. Get up close with Koalas and hand feed kangaroos and Wallabies.

    The eco certified sanctuary also has some of the lesser known endangered species of Australia including the Southern Bettong, Eastern Quolls and rare Fluffy Gliders. We visit historic Churchill Island and see sheep shearing in action and have some time to explore the historic buildings. We also take a stroll along the boardwalks at the Nobbies & Seal Rock Centre, before arriving at Summerland beach for the nightly penguin parade.

    Phillip Island is known for its natural beauty, sandy beaches, rugged cliffs and unique wildlife experiences and on our Phillip Island Tour you will experience it all. Check out the giant surf at Woolamai Beach and take time to enjoy a tranquil coastal walk. Head to the new marine centre at the Nobbies and stroll the boardwalk to view the majestic rocky coast, home to a colony of fur seals.

    After dinner (not included), it's time for the Penguin Parade. View the award winning visitor centre and as the sun fades, witness the world's littlest penguins emerge from the sea and waddle ashore. It's a truly magical and unforgettable experience.

    Watch as hundreds of little penguins make their way across the beach and go home for the night. Tour conclusion depends on time of year and ranges from 10pm during the winter months to midnight during summer as the penguins arrive at sunset.
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Enjoy Australia's unique Penguin Parade with our Phillip Island Tours. Get up close with Little Penguins as they come home every evening.

Specials

Book a 1 day Great Ocean Road at the same time and receive FREE Melbourne Attractions Pass – Includes entry into SEALIFE Melbourne Aquarium & Eureka Skydeck 88 OR FREE Flight on Melbourne Star Observation Wheel.
1 Day Phillip Island Penguin Parade Tour Price information
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Price

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Tour code: BPEN
$139
Adult
$95
Child (4-12 years)
$164
Ultimate Eco Tour, including Penguin Plus Upgrade
$184
Penguin Parade Ultimate Eco Tour, including VIP Tour

Departure information

Starts

Daily from 570 Flinders Street, Melbourne at approximately 11am. Returns between 11pm and midnight.

Except 14, 17, 25 Apr, 12 Jun, 07 Nov, 25-27 & 31 Dec 2017, 01 & 26 Jan, 12 & 30 Mar 2018

(Please note a courtesy transfer from selected inner city hotels to the departure point is available on request. Courtesy hotel transfer is from half an hour prior to departure depending on season)

Ends
Melbourne


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Important Notes

Things you need to know about this tour
  • Itineraries are subject to change due to seasonal, cultural and weather conditions.
  • It is necessary to reconfirm at least 48 hours prior to departure.
  • Photography is not permitted at the Penguin Parade.
  • Dinner not included.

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