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Phillip Island: Penguin Parade Afternoon Wildlife Tour

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Experience magical Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park from Melbourne. See native wildlife and enjoy breathtaking views over Westernport Bay and French Island prior to visiting the world famous penguin parade on Summerland Beach, Phillip Island.


  • Encounter Australia’s wildlife, with a guided walk at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
  • Watch the famous Penguin Parade as hundreds of little penguins come out of the sea at dusk and head back to their sand dune burrows for the night
  • Discover Seal Rocks and the Nobbies
  • Stroll along the Nobbies boardwalk and enjoy spectacular views along Phillip Island’s rugged south coast


On this 10-hour tour of Australia’s native wildlife you will depart Melbourne mid-afternoon and travel by luxury air-conditioned coach to Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park. See the animals in their natural habitat during the day. Hand-feed kangaroos and wallabies and learn about the conservation work of this important sanctuary. The Eco-certified sanctuary showcases the famous and endangered faces of Australian wildlife, including southern Bettong, Eastern Quolls and rare fluffy Gliders. Get close to the adorable animals, with the opportunity to hand feed them. Watch and be captivated like never before! Continue to Summerland Beach, home to Victoria's largest colony of penguins. Every night the lovable creatures emerge from the sea at dusk and head back to their burrows for the night. Watch as hundreds of little penguins make their way across the beach to return to their burrows in the sand dune burrows. This magnificent Penguin Parade will be a magical finale to a memorable tour.


Entrance fees to all parks
Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle with a maximum of 24 passengers
Tour guide
Tea, coffee, and biscuits

Important Information

  • Unfortunately, this tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • There is a 5-kilogram luggage limit so you can only bring a small bag
  • Pickup and drop-off from most inner city hotels is available upon request
  • It is recommended to wear appropriate clothing for all weather conditions and bring water and snacks

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