Experience the beauty of Australia's southern coast on a day trip from Melbourne
Witness penguins emerge from the water and head to their burrows
See native wildlife, including kangaroos, koalas, emus, and more
Take photos of the iconic Brighton Beach Boxes
Walk along the Nobbies Boardwalk and enjoy the coastal views
Spend the day exploring Phillip Island and Brighton Beach on this day trip from Melbourne. See native wildlife at the Maru Koala and Animal Park and coastal views at Brighton Beach, Nobbies Boardwalk, and Phillip Island Penguin Parade. Start the day by being picked up by an air-conditioned vehicle and head to Brighton Beach. Explore the area and take photos of the iconic Brighton beach boxes. From here, you can also see views of the Melbourne skyline.
Next is a visit to Maru Koala and Animal Park. Here you can see a variety of species of Australian animals who live on the property. There will be time to purchase lunch here before driving to the next location.
Stop at Nobbies Tourist and Information Center to learn about Nobbies Blowhole and Seal Rock precinct. Then walk along Nobbies Boardwalk and enjoy coastal views.
After a relaxing walk along Nobbies Boardwalk, visit Phillip Island Penguin Parade. Purchase dinner before watching the penguins emerge from the rolling waves and make their way across the sand to their burrows. From here, head back to Melbourne and be dropped off at your accommodation.
Hotel pickup and drop-off
The live guide will be in English, additional languages can follow the tour through the local partner's app.
Pick up from your choice of Melbourne CBD location and times will be confirmed once the booking is completed and 24 hours prior to the tour
If you are a solo traveler, not staying in the city, or book the day before the tour you will be sent to a central pickup and drop-off point
Bring an umbrella if rain has been forecasted
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund