Sit back on a comfortable A/C coach tour, complete with expert commentary and included entry for most attractions. Reconnect with nature on this tour conducted by one of the renowned operators of the country.
You witness something special, as the little fairy penguins make their way from the ocean, waddling across the sands to their burrows. Fairy penguins are one of the cutest animals in the world, end of story!
Summerland Beach is the venue for the evening, where all the action happens. As the sun sets, the crowds come in to see the little fairy penguins as they make way their burrows, after a hard day at the ocean.
Isolate yourself from the outer world in your climate-controlled coach, and arrive at your destination calm & relaxed. Live commentary by the guide ensures you are kept in loop of all the sights along the way.
Go sightseeing from Melbourne on this exclusive Phillip Island and Penguin Parade tour. Starting in the afternoon to Phillip Island ensures you have ample time in hand to explore the island, as well as get good seats for the much awaited Penguin Parade, the highlight of the day!
Your air-conditioned coach ride takes you south-east to Westernport Bay making your way down to Phillip Island. As you pass through the countryside dotted with farms, you’ll know you’ve truly left the city behind.
Cross over the bridge and you will be entering Phillip Island, an island ready for adventure and action! With good surfing conditions and an amazing coastline, watching the sunset from here is a relaxing experience. The main event of the day is the Penguin Parade, which starts in the evening.
Head over to the Information Centre which is a storehouse of – you guessed it – information on Phillip Island. Anything and everything, from history to wildlife can be read up in detail here. Grab an early dinner from the café, so you can head to the grounds of the Penguin Parade and get the best seats up front.
Penguins are cute, but the ones at Phillip Island are cuter still! Why? Because they’re fairy penguins, a little more than palm size, yet rank so much higher on the cute-o-meter!
Head back to Melbourne with the mental image of little penguins waddling over the beach, which is sure to bring a smile to your face no matter what happens!
View the Penguin Parade from your private viewing platform that affords you better views of the fairy penguins as they move up the beach. You will also have the company of a local ranger who acts as a guide giving insight and information about these little creatures.
Opt for this upgrade to get a bird’s-eye view of the Penguin Parade at eye level. Enjoy the closest possible viewing of the penguins, while under-cover.
Operates: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Departure/Pickup Location: From Federation Square, Corner Flinders & Russell Streets
Boards: 14:45 | Departs: 15:00 | Returns: 22:30
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