1 Day Phillip Island Penguins Parade Tour from  Melbourne

Adults from $171

Watch from as Penguins waddle from the beach to their burrows after a long day!

Phillip Island is a treasure trove of Australian wildlife; seals, koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, birdlife and penguins! Visit Churchill Island where you can explore this working farm or simply enjoy ocean views from the cafe. At Koala Conservation Centre, look for koalas in their natural habitat and before sunset, we head to the Penguin Parade where you can wander through the “Penguin Experience” exhibit to learn more about them.

  • Visit Warrook Homestead for afternoon tea (own expense)
  • Get up close to kangaroos with the opportunity to feed (own expense)
  • Admire the resident koalas
  • Panoramic views of Western Port and French Island
  • San Remo - maritime fishing village
  • Look for birdlife at the island wetlands (seasonal)
  • Phillip Island Nature Park - a natural home for koalas, seals, shearwaters and Little Penguins
  • Koala Conservation Centre - look for koalas in their natural habitat from tree top boardwalks
  • The Nobbies - a rugged rocky outcrop with an excellent boardwalk where you may spot Little Penguins’ homes (shoulder/summer months)
  • Witness the Penguin Parade on floodlit Summerland Beach from the general viewing area
  • See penguin rookeries from an elevated boardwalk
  • Inspect the Visitors Centre - an opportunity to learn about the life of the Little Penguin
  • A dinner stop will be made before or after the Penguin Parade (dependent on season and at own expense)

Walk out to Summerland Beach and take your seat for the Penguin Parade viewing area for best views of the penguins arrival.

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Ticket Price
Adults $171
Children (4-14 yrs) $85.50


Departures: Daily
  Start Finish Duration
1 Day Phillip Island Penguins Parade Tour from Melbourne 1:15pm 11:30pm 1 Day


  • Guided Walk
  • Meeting Koalas/Wallabies
  • Koala Conservation Centre
  • Entrance to Penguin Parade (General viewing)
  • Courtesy Pick-up from Accommodation



Group Size: 50 ppl max

  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Air-conditioned Coach

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The below itinerary can change due to cultural reasons, seasonal changes, operational logistics and accessibility.

Day 1



Courtesy pickup from your Melbourne Accommodation.

San Remo

San Remo is the gateway to Phillip Island.

Churchill Island

Enjoy the farm activities, explore the historical grounds, and soak up the gorgeous landscape.

Phillip Island Nature Park

Phillip Island Nature Park is an organisation dedicated to the conservation of the island's wildlife

Koala Conservation Centre

Look for Koalas in their natural habitat from tree top boardwalks

Nobbies Rocks

Explore the Nobbies, taking in the scenery.

Penguin Parade

Explore the visitor centre before the penguins arrive to better understand their unique behaviours.

Summerland Beach

Watch the Little Penguins make their way to their dune burrows from Summerland Beach.


9:00pm – 11:30pm

Return to your Melbourne Accommodation or back to Federation Square.

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