Day trip to Phillip Island to see the famous Penguin Parade
Chance to see the world's largest colony of small penguins
Koalas & kangaroos at the Maru Koala & Animal Park
Opportunity to spot wildlife in their natural habitat
Samples of locally made chocolate at a chocolate factory
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided tour to Phillip Island
Admission to Penguin Parade
National park fees
Roundtrip transportation to and from your Melbourne hotel
Live tour commentary provided in Japanese
Know Before You Book
Children 2 and younger are complimentary.
A minimum of 2 people is required for this activity to take place.
The maximum group size is 11 people.
Hotel pickup begins up to 45 minutes before departure time; you will receive confirmation of your exact pick-up time when you confirm your reservation.
Check-in is 10 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.
What you can expect
Koalas, penguins, and kangaroos—meet all of these Australian animals on this day tour to Phillip Island. Interact with wallabies and dingoes at an animal park, stop at a local chocolate factory, and in the evening head to the beach for the famous Penguin Parade on Phillip Island.
Depart from Melbourne in the afternoon in a comfortable coach. Travel through prestigious bayside suburbs along the way to scenic Phillip Island. Your first stop is at the Maru Koala and Animal Park, where native Aussie creatures await you. Pet a kangaroo, get up close to emus, feed a koala, or watch Tasmanian devils scurry through the grass.
Continue your ride to Phillip Island, passing by the fishing village of San Remo and crossing over a bridge to the island. Visit a local chocolate factory and sample some of their delicious chocolate. Later, enjoy a stroll along the beach and marvel at the wonderful coastline and ocean.
As the sun begins to set, find a spot at Summerland Beach for the famous Penguin Parade. Watch the nightly ritual of penguins marching up the sand to their nesting places. After this exciting day, hop back aboard your coach for the return journey to Melbourne.