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Penguin Parade and Phillip Island Wildlife Afternoon Tour from Melbourne Instant Confirmation

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Don't miss Phillip Island's nightly Penguin Parade

Witness Victoria's most popular phenomenon, the Penguin Parade, from a premium viewing area. See the koalas of Phillip Island and other animals for an unforgettable Australian wildlife experience!

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  • Dusk at the Penguin Parade
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Embark on an Australian adventure, perfect for animal lovers, and witness the nightly parade of tiny penguins that take over Phillip Island's Summerland beach during sunset. Enjoy the best vantage point to watch the adorable little penguins as they make their way home from the waves. Watch them up close as they waddle from the water and cross the beach to reach their burrows in the sand dunes.

You will also get the opportunity to meet native wildlife like wallabies and kangaroos, look for koalas up in their gum tree homes and see the seals basking in the late sunlight around the island, to discover what makes Phillip Island such a special place.
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Price
Penguin Parade - General Viewing Area
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Adult (Age 15 & over)
USD 122.46
USD 122.46
Child (Age 4-14)
USD 61.23
USD 61.23
Infant (Age 0-3)
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Adult (Age 15 & over)
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Child (Age 4-14)
USD 61.23
USD 61.23
Infant (Age 0-3)
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    See penguins up close
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 8 - 10.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: You can choose either Pick-up or Check-in (free).
  • Inclusion: Transportation fee / WiFi on-board the coach and during Penguin Parade / On-coach Video / General viewing experience
Package detail / Schedule
Tour with Underground Penguins Plus Access
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Adult (Age 15 & over)
USD 142.26
USD 142.26
Child (Age 4-14)
USD 71.13
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Infant (Age 0-3)
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Adult (Age 15 & over)
USD 142.26
USD 142.26
Child (Age 4-14)
USD 71.13
USD 71.13
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
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Underground Penguins Plus is the perfect spot to watch the penguins close-up at eye-level. As a bonus, Underground Penguins Plus also gives you access to Penguins Plus (the platform directly above Underground).
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 8 - 10.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: You can choose either Pick-up or Check-in (free).
  • Inclusion: Transportation fee / WiFi on-board the coach and during Penguin Parade / On-coach Video / Underground penguin plus viewing experience
Package detail / Schedule
Tour with Penguins Plus Platform Access
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Adult (Age 15 & over)
USD 134.93
USD 134.93
Child (Age 4-14)
USD 67.47
USD 67.47
Infant (Age 0-3)
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Adult (Age 15 & over)
USD 134.93
USD 134.93
Child (Age 4-14)
USD 67.47
USD 67.47
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
  • Penguins Plus Viewing
Penguins Plus is a platform that offers visitors unprecedented, up-close viewing of the little penguins with slightly higher viewing seats as they make their way along the most popular penguin pathway at the Penguin Parade.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 8 - 10.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: You can choose either Pick-up or Check-in (free).
  • Inclusion: Transportation fee / WiFi on-board the coach and during Penguin Parade / On-coach Video / Penguin plus premium viewing
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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  • 13:00 Pick-up at Select Hotels or Check-in at Federation Square East
  • Panoramic Views of Western Port and French Island
    704_Penguin_Parade_with_Penguins_Plus_63189be41b62cbe882d5907f8e1e54d6 Western Port is the second largest bay in the state of Victoria. It is visited by Australian fur seals, whales and dolphins, as well as many migratory waders and seabirds. It is listed under the Ramsar Convention as a wetland of international significance.
  • Churchill Island
    704_Phillip_Island_Penguin_Parade_and_Koala_Center__Churchill_Island_f288df6c926a05186c5d7839669abd74_original Churchill Island is home to a working farm, cottages dating back to the 1860s and a homestead from 1872, all fully restored and open to the public. The island is part of the 670-hectare Churchill Island Marine National Park.
  • Phillip Island Nature Park
    Penguin_Parade Phillip Island is constantly recognized for their efforts in conservation, education and the promotion of eco-tourism, allowing visitors to see the adorable penguins without negatively affecting their environment.
  • Koala Conservation Centre
    Koalas_f288df6c926a05186c5d7839669abd74_original Look for koalas in their natural habitat from tree top boardwalks. Alternatively, you can opt to join a eco-boat adventure cruise to Seal Rocks. (Additional fees required for the cruise)
  • The Nobbies
    704_Penguin_Parade_with_Penguins_Plus_63189be41b62cbe882d5907f8e1e54d6 Get great coastal views from the boardwalks and lookout points set among the burrows of the Little Penguins.
  • Penguin Parade at Summerland Beach
    Phillip_Island_Penguin The main event! Watch the Penguin Parade from the exclusive Penguins Plus platform, the Underground viewing area OR General viewing area for the best views of the waddle-y penguins. Check out rookeries from the boardwalk and learn about the life of Little Penguins through the "Penguin Experience".
  • Return to Melbourne and Dinner Information
    A dinner stop will be made before or after the Penguin Parade (dependent on the season), before the tour ends. During Daylight Savings, the penguins return from the sea at a later time.
  • 21:00-23:30 Tour Ends at Federation Square
Notes
Required Items to Bring & Attire
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    • Clothing that can get wet
Additional Note(s)
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    • Children four (4) years old and under are free, but will need to sit on a parent or guardian's lap if there are no available seats.
    • Please bring warm, waterproof clothing as nights can be cold on the island in any season. The Penguin Parade is a natural phenomenon taking place in the open outdoors.
    • Please note that dinner is not included in this tour's fee, but the tour will make a stop (either before or after the Parade) for guests to have dinner.
    • During Daylight Savings, the penguins return to the sea at a later time. Return time to Federation Square will be at approximately 23:30.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 13:15 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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