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Observe some of Australia’s most popular native wildlife on this tour from Melbourne to Phillip Island that includes a stop at Maru Koala and Animal Park. Interact with koalas and kangaroos before arriving at Phillip Island, home to sea birds, fur seals and, most famously, penguins. You’ll see the Nobbies to look for seals on the rocky coastline while you wait for sunset, when the little penguins perform the Penguin Parade, their nightly ritual of waddling out of the water and along the beach to their burrows. Upgrade options are available for better views and an enhanced experience.
Get up close to the adorable penguins and cuddly koalas of Phillip Island on this full-day back-to-nature tour, including hotel pickup and round-trip transport from Melbourne. Step back in time as you visit the Churchill Island Heritage Farm; spot koalas in their natural habitats at the Koala Conservation Centre; and tuck into a delicious afternoon tea (own expense). At dusk, head to the viewing area at Summerland Beach to watch the evening Penguin Parade, as the island’s population of Little Penguins waddle ashore to sleep in their burrows.
Experience a trio of top Phillip Island attractions and save with this flexible 3-park pass. See furry koalas and wallabies up-close in their native habitat at the Koala Conservation Centre, and watch sheep-shearing and herding demonstrations at the historic Churchill Island Heritage Farm. For an enchanted evening experience, watch tiny fairy penguins emerge from the ocean and waddle across the beach to their burrows during the world-famous Penguin Parade. Visit all three in one day, or spread out the fun over a 6-month period.
Get the best views of Phillip Island’s world-famous penguins with your choice of three different premium penguin experiences. Watch the nightly Penguin Parade from a secluded beach using night vision technology on a ranger-led eco tour. You can also get a bird’s-eye view of the enchanting event from the Skybox VIP viewing tower, or opt for an eye-level perspective from a special underground viewing facility. All options include a pre-parade visit to the Nobbies Conservation Centre.
See all of your favorite Aussie creatures on one tour! Spend a full day exploring Phillip Island from Melbourne, starting with a visit to the Maru Animal Park. Get up close to cuddly koalas, hand-feed the kangaroos and wallabies, and see emus, dingoes and snakes. Next, spot Australian Fur Seals in their natural habitat as you visit landmarks like the Nobbies and Woolomai Beach, then head to Summerland beach to watch the evening penguin parade.
Experience two top-selling Melbourne tours and save 20% with this super saver pass! Explore the city’s history and highlights with a 3-hour sightseeing tour by coach. Then, journey to Phillip Island for an up-close encounter with amazing Australian wildlife. See koalas in their natural habitat at the Koala Conservation Centre, and watch hundreds of fairy penguins emerge from the ocean and waddle across the sand during the famous Penguin Parade.
Skip the early morning departure from Melbourne with this express tour to Phillip Island for the penguin parade. You can view the little penguins up close as they come ashore for the night at Phillip Island, one of Australia’s top wildlife destinations. Your tour includes a ticket to the Eureka Skydeck and Edge Experience in Melbourne, which you can use at your convenience.
See the Penguin Parade and other natural treasures of Phillip Island on a full-day tour from Melbourne and St. Kilda. Hand-feed kangaroos under staff supervision and learn about Australian wildlife such as koalas, wombats, and wallabies at the Maru Koala and Animal Park. See Cape Woolamai and the Nobbies, then get ready to watch the penguins parade home around sunset. Upgrade to include admission tickets to the Eureka Skydeck and Edge Experience in Melbourne.
Experience what life in rural Australia was like in the 19th century with this entry pass to the Churchill Island Heritage Farm. You can choose to watch and participate in traditional farming activities like sheep shearing and cow milking, take a walk around the picturesque island and wetlands, or hang out with huge Clydesdale horses and cute farm animals. This is a great day trip for the whole family.
Experience Phillip Island’s best scenery and most adorable critters on this day trip that makes it easy to get around without renting a car. There’s fun for all ages at the Antarctic Journey exhibits and Churchill Island heritage farm, plus some of the best views in Victoria from the Bass Coast and Summerland Beach. See wildlife in action at the Koala Conservation Center and with premium seating at the famous Penguin Parade, a nightly phenomenon where penguins waddle across the beach to their burrows.
Discover South Australia’s wildlife haven with a thrilling cruise around Phillip Island and spot dolphins, whales and sea eagles. Choose from a 60-minute or 90-minute cruise, and sail past the landmark Nobbies blowhole, see the National Surfing Reserve at Cat Bay and get up close to Australia’s largest fur seal colony at Seal Rocks. For the full experience, upgrade to include admission to the Koala Conservation Centre and Churchill Island Heritage Farm, or stick around to watch the sunset Penguin Parade.
Purchase a ticket to the Koala Conservation Centre on Phillip Island for a day filled with family-friendly fun. Stroll down the treetop boardwalks and get great views of the koalas then head out into the center’s bushlands to see other animals such as echidnas, wallabies, and birds that are native to Australia. Upgrade your ticket to include entry to Antarctic Journey, Penguin Parade General Viewing, and Churchill Island Heritage Farm.
This bestselling private 12 hour tour includes pre-paid entry to some of the islands most popular attractions, including the Penguin Parade, Churchill island, Koala Conservation centre, plus one additional attraction of your choice (from our optional attractions list - e.g wildlife park). We also make a stop for wildlife spotting as we search for wild wallabies in a quiet natural woodland location.***Please note that our visit includes your entry ticket to the 'standard viewing platform' at the Penguin Parade. if you wish to upgrade your ticket option to 'Penguins Plus' this will be an additional $30 per person (or $60 p/p for a guided ranger tour) and is strictly subject to availability. Please contact us in advance of your tour departure date, or prior to making a booking, if you wish to request this upgrade.And as our tours are fully tailored to the guest experience, we recommend you call/text/whatsApp us on DIRECTLY on + 61 4 66 09 25 40 to discuss these tour options pre-booking
Personalised photography workshop and tour of the best and little known places on and around Phillip Island, Victoria Australia.We are very unique in the photography world because:We are professional educatorsWe are professional photographersWe have intimate and expert knowledge of our areaWe combine a passion for the environment with photography educationWe create an adventure for photographers regardless of physical capacityWe are two photographers with different perspectives and stylesWe are licensed by Parks Victoria and Phillip Island Nature ParkWe are artistsWe are fun
The tiny Phillip Island with pristine, white sand surf beaches, is a haven for wildlife, and known worldwide for a unique nature experience-the nightly Penguin Parade. Visit a rugged surf beach and breathe deeply some of the cleanest air in the world. Wander the treetop walks at the Koala Conservation Centre with superb eye-level viewing of Australia’s most-loved and cuddly marsupial. Stroll clifftop boardwalks and absorb coastal views. As the sun sets travel off-road along the rugged island coastline to spot wallabies and Cape Barren geese. Journey through the penguin colony then take your seat away from the crowds in your choice of beachfront viewing option to view the penguins emerging from the water and crossing the beach as they make their way back to their burrows for the night. Dinner is in the popular seaside village of Cowes.Please note, some of the timings are an estimate, as parts of the tour can be customised to your group.
Phillip Island, on Victoria’s South Coast, is home to an amazing wildlife species, including Australia’s largest fur seal colony, the colony of around 32,000 Little Penguins and cuddly koalas.Only 90 minutes from Melbourne, our Private Phillip Island Tour is a full day chartered tour includes nature walks along Phillip Island’s stunning beaches and boardwalks, meeting some of the local faunas such as seals, koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, birds and of course the Penguin Parade.Enjoy getting close to koalas and kangaroos before joining the Little Penguins at dusk as each night, hundreds (sometimes thousands!) of penguins emerge from the surf and waddle across the beach at the world famous Penguin Parade.The scenic journey on the luxurious seats of our modified 9-seater VIP minibus is a highlight in itself, as it features spectacular coastal scenery, charming heritage and an abundance of wildlife.
Take a small-group hiking tour along the George Bass Coastal Walk to experience the coastal landscape from Punchbowl (San Remo) to Kilcunda. Expect to walk at a leisurely pace and benefit from insightful commentary provided by your guide about Phillip Island’s plant and animal life. The walk takes about two hours, and is followed by a late lunch before you are returned to your hotel.
Naturaliste Tours operates 4WD, guided day tours and is the only tour operator on French Island. The tour offers a glimpse of this large, diverse island located just over an hour from Melbourne and a short fast ferry ride from the Mornington Peninsula. This destination in itself is unique - it is off road, off line and off grid! It a chance to relish the silence, to get in touch with nature and get a sense of a land before time, away from the madding crowds. A chance to really take in this wilderness destination. Spotting wildlife in its natural environment and seeking out hidden spots. You won't see any other tourists except those on the tour! Experienced, local guides offer personalised, authentic touring bringing to life the stories, history and lifestyle that is French Island.