Get off the beaten track and down some Laneways in Melbourne on this 2 hours walking tour. Drink coffee with our local guide.
All about the 2 Day Phillip Island Beach and Wildlife Escape
Enjoy an overnight escape to the enchanting Phillip Island on this 2-day tour from Melbourne. Visit the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park for an up-close encounter with native Australian wildlife, and step back in time at a working heritage farm. See koalas in their natural habitat at the Koala Conservation Centre, and watch hundreds of Little penguins emerge from the ocean at the famous Penguin Parade. This great-value tour includes overnight accommodation at an eco-friendly hostel, two meals, all entrance fees and guided transport.
2 Day Phillip Island Beach and Wildlife Escape
Tour itinerary - 2 Days
Melbourne to Phillip Island
A trip to Phillip Island with Bunyip will be a day to remember and our Wildlife Escape is nothing short of unforgettable. Along the way, you will meet some of Australia’s favourite animals. At our first stop, Moonlit Sanctuary, you can cuddle a koala (fee applicable) and hand feed kangaroos and wallabies.
Enjoy lunch overlooking a billabong teeming with waterbirds before we make tracks to Phillip Island.
You will be dropped off at the Island Accommodation early afternoon and can explore the magical island coastline on your own at your leisure.
Next day we will come and pick you up early afternoon.
Experience the magic of Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park and see wombats, koalas, kangaroos, dingoes and much more!
Drop off at The Island Accommodation in the early afternoon. Give yourself a real beach break plan to do as much or as little as you choose.
Afternoon to explore this magical island coastline at your leisure.
Overnight stay in shared accommodation on the Island.
Phillip Island to Melbourne
First stop on day 2 is historic Churchill Island. Down at Churchill Island take the time to wander about the gardens surrounding the historic Amess House. Learn about the significance of this small island in the history of Victoria.
Head over to the farm yards where you’ll get to see stock whip cracking, sheep shearing and working dogs in action. From here we’ll take you to the Koala Conservation Centre where you’ll get up close to koalas in their natural environment.
Next, we head over to the home of the Little Penguins, Summerland Peninsula, but before we meet the stars of the show we’ll take a break at the Nobbies Centre.
Last but certainly not least is the world famous Penguin Parade. Here you’ll see hundreds of Little Penguins come ashore just after sunset, make their way across the beach and up into the sand dunes to their burrows. A natural wonder, this is something you will never forget.
Take a stroll along the beach prior to your early afternoon pick up.
Watch the Penguin Parade show at dusk.
*Tour is a combination of guided and self-guided touring
|Tour code: B2DPIE|
Adult Dorm share
Double with shared facilities
Departs: 10:00am (Winter), 11:00am (Summer) 570 Flinders Street, Melbourne.
Returns: Between 9 pm and midnight (depending on time of year) Melbourne
Pick up on day 2: Confirmed at end of the first day
Returns: 8.30pm - Midnight (second day) - depending on time of year
Except 1-2 and 25 Apr, 11 Jun, 28 Sep, 6 Nov, 25-26 and 31 Dec, 1, 26, 28 Jan, 11 Mar
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
DEPARTURE POINT- 570 FLINDERS STREET, MELBOURNE Our tour departure center is centrally located in the Melbourne Central Business District at 570 Flinders Street and easily accessible by public transport. All tram travel within the city is FREE and with a tram stop right outside our front door, accessing our office has never been easier (or cheaper!). If catching a train, we are located an easy 2-minute walk from Southern Cross Station. Just head south towards Flinders Street. The pickup location is on the corner of Flinders and Spencer Street (just next door to the 7Eleven Convenience Store).
Dietary restrictions: Please advise us of any specific dietary requirements you may have at the time of booking. Please note that although we will do our best to meet your request, we are unable to guarantee this will be met, as some of our tours include travel into remote areas and some specific requests can simply not be catered for e.g. vegan, gluten intolerance etc. we would suggest you bring some suitable snacks along for yourself to avoid any disappointment. Unused tour components (e.g.meals) will not be refunded.
IPOD: Audio language translations are available on most of our tours (Great Ocean Road day tours, Phillip Island day tours, Mornington Peninsula & Wilsons Promontory day tours). Our iPod’s are synced with Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Italian and Spanish tour information. These must be requested at time of booking. Please note however that although we will do our best to meet your request we are unable to guarantee availability.
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