Melbourne: Brighton Boxes, Puffing Billy, and Penguin Parade

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Take a great selfies at Brighton's famous multi-colored beach huts, ride the charming and historic Puffing Billy Steam Train, and see Phillip Island's cute penguins on this day trip from Melbourne.


  • Embark on a relaxing day trip to 3 of Melbourne's quintessential sights
  • Admire the cheerful, vibrant and colorful Brighton Bathing Box beach huts
  • Ride the Puffing Billy, Australia's oldest preserved heritage steam railway.
  • Look out for charming marine life at the Nobbles Centre and Seal Rocks
  • Witness the smallest penguins in the world waddle home at the Penguin Parade


Important:The exact departure time will between 8am to 12pm, the exact time provided 12 Hours before departing by SMS or E-mail. Enjoy a full-day trip from Melbourne to some of its must-see attractions in the company of your driver guide. Witness colorful beach huts, an old steam train, seals, and penguins as you make the most of your time without the stress of having to arrange your own schedule. Meet your driver-guide in the Melbourne Central Business District, then head for your first stop at the Brighton Bathing Boxes. Be enchanted by these vibrant, multi-coloured beach huts which make the perfect backdrop for selfies or group shots. Next, get ready to go back in time to the age of steam. Ride the hundred-year-old Puffing Billy Steam Train and feel as you are in a fairytale world as you puff through the atmospheric and scenic route. Next, Maru Koala and Animal Park(at your own expense). Maru is a family-run attraction where you can see koalas, wombats, crocodiles, kangaroos, Australian birds, wallabies, Tasmanian devils, dingoes, emus and even more!(According to Puffing Billy Train schedule,might not be available) Next,Visit Phillip Island Chocolate Factory(at your own expense). Phillip Island Chocolate Factory is a celebration of all things chocolate with unique attractions, interactive machines, fascinating facts, delicious chocolates to try, chocolatiers working away, and you can make your chocolate creation to take away. (Might not be available during daylight saving time, from Oct to Mar) Next, take in the outstanding views at the Nobbies Centre, a rugged rocky outcrop with magnificent coastal views. Look out for friendly ocean creatures at Seal Rocks, Australia's largest colony of fur seals. Complete your trip with a visit to Phillip Island Nature Parks. Settle into your chair in the tiered seating section to be awed by Penguin Parade, and watch these little creatures waddle home as you overlook floodlit Summerland Beach.


Live Mandarin commentaries Multilingual audio tour commentaries (smart devices required) Puffing Billy Steam Railway ticket Penguin Parade ticket Air-conditioned coach Driver and guide

Important Information

  • The exact departure time will be dependent on the train's schedule with the exact time provided 1 day prior to departure It is recommended to eat lunch in advance of the activity. You can scan the QR code (click the link) to access multilingual tour commentaries for this tour,rather than Live Manderin Guiding

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