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See the famous penguins of Phillip Island

Enjoy a guided walking tour around Melbourne's amazing landmarks. Transfer to Phillip Island and see penguin rookeries, koalas and kangaroos. Witness the nightly ritual of the Penguin Parade.

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  • Dusk at the Penguin Parade
  • koala conservation center
  • Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne
  • Melbourne's "Little Italy" in Lygon Street
  • Shop for souvenirs at Queen Victoria Market
  • Fitzroy Gardens
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Adult (Age 15 & over)
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Child (Age 4-14)
USD 71.86
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Adult (Age 15 & over)
USD 143.72
USD 143.72
Child (Age 4-14)
USD 71.86
USD 71.86
Infant (Age 0-3)
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 13.5 - 16 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: You can choose either Pick-up or Check-in (free).
  • Inclusion: Admission / English-speaking guide / Penguin Parade general viewing area access / Wi-Fi on coach and at Penguin Parade
Package detail / Schedule
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  • 07:50 Pick-up from Specific Melbourne Hotels or Check-in at Russell Street
  • 08:05 Melbourne City Highlights
    Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne Explore some of Melbourne City landmarks like Lygon Street or "Little Italy" for some coffee culture, the prestigious Melbourne University, UNESCO World Heritage Site the Royal Exhibition Buildings and Museum, Parliament House and Princess Theatre and Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
  • East Melbourne
    Fitzroy Gardens Wander around Fitzroy Gardens and visit Captain Cook's Cottage (own expense). Revel in ornate Victorian terraced homes in East Melbourne. Shop at Collins Street or Paris End, known for its high-end boutiques and retailers.
  • Queen Victoria Market and Chinatown
    Shop for souvenirs at Queen Victoria Market Visit one of Melbourne's major landmarks, Queen Victoria Market. Look around the colorful and vibrant Chinatown. And finally, visit the Flagstaff Gardens, Law Courts and Federation Square, a venue for arts, culture and public events on the edge of the city's central business district.
  • Depart for Phillip Island
    Penguin_Parade_and_Phillip_Island (4) Appreciate the panoramic views of Western Port and French Island. Visit Churchill Island, which is connected to Phillip Island by a bridge for an afternoon tea (own expense).
  • Phillip Island's Animals
    koala conservation center Meet some wallabies/kangaroos. Take a look around Phillip Island Nature Park - a natural home for koalas, seals and little penguins. Spot koalas at the Koala Conservation Centre or even take an eco-boat cruise to Seal Rocks (the cruise is at your own expense & has limited spaces).
  • Penguin Parade
    Phillip Island's nightly Penguin Parade Before the main event, spot some little penguins at The Nobbles, which offers spectacular views of the south coast. Watch the Penguin Parade on floodlit Summerland Beach from an elevated boardwalk. A dinner stop will be made before or after the Penguin Parade depending on the season.
  • 21:00-23:30 Check-in at Russell Street or Drop-off at Specific Melbourne Hotels
    • Children three (3) years old and under are free of charge, but will need to sit on a parent or guardian's lap if there are no available seats.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • 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.
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • During Daylight Savings, the penguins return to the sea at a later time. Return time to Federation Square will be at approximately 23:30.
    • On Mondays and Wednesdays when the Queen Victoria Market is closed, you will visit Melbourne Cricket Ground OR the laneways and Fitzroy Gardens' stop will be extended instead.
    • Please note that photography and filming is strictly prohibited so as not to disturb nor harm the animals you will be seeing in this tour.
    • Please note that meals are not included in the tour price. There will be free time for guests to purchase their own lunch.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 08:05 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 143.72
USD 143.72

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(4.31/5.00) 4.31 / 5
(62 reviews)

Language English
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 13.5 - 16 hour(s)
Availability Daily


by: Abhijeet
Awesome tour package. Had a great time. Our driver Gordon was really informative and thoughtful. Our first time visit to Melbourne and this is what we needed to get introduced to such a lovely city. T...more
by: Milena
I loved Penguin Parade
USD 143.72
USD 143.72
4.31 / 5
Melbourne City Tour with Phillip Island Transfer and Penguin Parade Experience