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Small-Group Phillip Island Day Trip from Melbourne

Highlights
  • Small-group full-day tour to Phillip Island, from Melbourne
  • Enjoy beautiful views of French Island and Phillip Island
  • Get up close to koalas and wallabies in their natural habitat
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Small-Group Phillip Island Day Trip from Melbourne
From US$ 143.68
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Phillip Island day trip from Melbourne with English speaking guide, unique & interactive penguin viewing with commentary by an eco-qualified ranger. Penguin viewing from wooden seating and boardwalks
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Overview
Get up close to Australia’s native wildlife on this memorable full-day tour of Phillip Island from Melbourne, including hotel pick-up. See adorable koalas and wallabies at the island’s Koala Conservation Centre, spot Australia’s largest colony of fur seals at Seal Rocks and watch the sunset penguin parade along the coast. This small-group tour has a maximum of 12 participants, ensuring a personalized experience.
What to Expect

Your unforgettable day will commence with a visit to Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park where you are guaranteed plenty of close encounters with an array of Australian native animals like kangaroos, wombats and echidnas.

We will then head to Phillip Island where, time/season permitting, we will take you to Woolamai Surf Beach to catch a glimpse of the awesome waves and die-hard surfers. We then travel over to the dramatic west coast of the island.

At the Nobbies, you will stroll along the boardwalk to experience the waves crashing along this dramatic coastline and perhaps spot a few seals and some penguin nests.

A trip to Phillip Island is not complete without its black tie gala event: the Penguin Parade. You will head to the Visitor Centre to shop, have a coffee and meander along the boardwalk to the viewing platform where you will see the little penguins come ashore, decked out in their tuxedos as they hurry off to find their burrows.

Reviews (21)
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Reviewed 4 days ago
Full Day Phillip Island Plus Dinner - Feb 2019

This was a pretty good start to our trip day 2 in Australia. We started at a sanctuary and saw several Koala, kangaroo's and walabee's. The native animals you want to see in Australia. There were others as well. It was a long drive but...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chris B
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fun tour

This is a fun tour. The guide, Massimo, was very friendly and knowledgeable. My favorite part was the Moonlit Sanctuary where I fed kangaroos and wallabies.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Eric F
Reviewed 5 January 2019
Fun tour but a lot of time in a van

Each destination was wonderful (Moonlit Sanctuary to see koalas and feed kangaroos and Phillips Island to see the Penguin Parade) but we spent 5+ hours in the van along the way. It was too crowded, hot and there wasn't much to see or do during...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Drew M
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile
Boring guide but great excursion

Our travel agent booked this tour for us on our last day in Melbourne. We got picked up on time at our hotel but I never got the tour guides name as he didn’t introduce himself and came off stand-offish. We actually thought he was...More

Thank ral0805
Sebastian_Oceania, Owner at Oceania Tours & Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2019

This is the first time we have received comments of this nature. Our guides are all passionate about showing our guests a great time, as shown by our outstanding reviews about all our guides. Guides, as with everybody, all have different personalities. This particular guide...More

Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile
Perfect First Day in Australia

This was our first Day in Australia an we had the tour with Andy and Louis to Philipp Island. 2 Guides for the price of 1 😁 we were a small group... Just we 2 an the guides. It was a great day. Andy gave...More

1  Thank Sheila K
Sebastian_Oceania, Propriétaire at Oceania Tours & Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Great to hear that you enjoyed your special day with us to Phillip Island. Thanks for taking the time to post this review Sheila. Hope to see you again soon.

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