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Phillip Island Day-Trip from Melbourne with optional Eureka Skydeck Package provided by Autopia Tours

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Overview
If you’re a nature lover visiting Melbourne for the first time then don’t miss out on a day trip to Maru Koala and Animal Park and Phillip Island, famous for the daily Penguin Parade. As well as admission tickets, this stress-free package includes hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-off, and the chance to upgrade to include a visit to the Eureka Skydeck.
Highlights
  • Tick off some of Melbourne's best natural attractions in just one day
  • A great package for families and wildlife lovers
  • Letting someone else drive allows you to skip the stress of car hire
  • See more native Australian animals than you would in the wild
Important Information
Departure Point
Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders, 575 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia Phillip Island Nature Parks, 1019 Ventnor Rd, Summerlands VIC 3922, Australia
Duration
24h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • National Park fees
  • On-board water refill stations
  • On-board WiFi connection
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional drive/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicles
  • FREE Translation Audio App “Tour Translations of Australia”! Available in Google Play & Apple App Store
  • Entry/Admission - Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade
  • Entry/Admission - Eureka Skydeck
  • Entry/Admission - Maru Koala and Animal Park
Exclusions
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Souvenir
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately (it can get cold)
  • Please note: Luggage size restricted to carry on only
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Eureka Skydeck tickets must be used at own leisure and not on a touring day, opens 10am-10pm.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Our vehicles are not wheelchair, prams or child stroller accessible please refrain from bring on tour.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Hayley D wrote a review Nov 2019
London, United Kingdom221 contributions51 helpful votes
My Mum and I were picked up in the city at 11:50am. After an hour of picking up others, we then made our way to A PETROL STATION! The penguins do not come out until dusk, but we had several hours of stop offs at servos really. We had one stop off for 1hr at a zoo with a coffee
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from GLTG, Autopia Tours at Phillip Island Day-Trip from Melbourne with optional Eureka Skydeck Package
Responded 12 Nov 2019
Hi Hayley, and thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We are sad to hear the day did not meet your expectations. The petrol station stops are naturally not part of our itinerary, but are essential for toilet breaks when travelling long distances. Regarding the Nobbies Centre, we hope you had a look around the exhibition providing interesting information of the Penguins and enjoyed the interactive Antarctic Journey. We are sorry to hear the weather was not on your side on the day. It is important to dress warmly, while waiting these little ocean swimmers to arrive back to shore. Thank you for pointing out the terror a flash light does to penguins! This is very important information and we hope everyone visiting the parade respects it. Regarding your drop off, we are sorry you missed your train. Our main drop off is at Holiday Inn on Flinders Lane, which is just a few minute walk from the Southern Cross Station - the main railway station of Melbourne. I hope my explanation provides with some additional insight into the make-up of our tour. We wish you safe travels and thanks again for your feedback! :)
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Sian wrote a review Aug 2019
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Great experiences with a great tour guide and driver- positive, friendly, passionate and dedicated to making our day one to remember! We had a great time making amazing memories- learned loads (thanks to our very knowledgeable guide) and had lots of fun! Lewis genuinely added so
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Jojo wrote a review Jun 2019
Singapore, Singapore2 contributions
We had a wonderful time! We’re a family of 4 with 2 children, 8 and 10, and autopia tours was so helpful from booking to the end. I was a little anxious with the number of stops we were heading to and the hours but everything was really well planned and evenly spaced out. Duane,
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from GLTG, Autopia Tours Customer Service at Phillip Island Day-Trip from Melbourne with optional Eureka Skydeck Package
Responded 8 Jun 2019
Hi, and thank you for your lovely review! We are stoked to hear your family enjoyed the day and Duane took good care of you. We hope to see you again on our other tours!
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Christiane Rolim wrote a review Apr 2019
29 contributions6 helpful votes
We went out from our hotel one hour earlier, but unhappily the Google Maps did not help too much finding the address to meet the van. We were ten minutes late and the guide was in a horrible mood. Our ask for excuses were ignored, and in the whole trip he used an impossible
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Shellyali wrote a review Feb 2019
Sale, United Kingdom8 contributions2 helpful votes
We sat and waited on a very cold seating area outside for around 45 minutes until the sun went down. People were told not to take pictures but as usual this was ignored in some cases, I would have liked to see these people told to leave the area. Extremely busy with mostly
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Date of experience: January 2019
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Merelhinlopen
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Lizzie is amazing!!
A tour guide is everything for a tour and we were so lucky!! All the stories Lizzie told us were so interesting. I
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Day trip to the Grampians
The trip included all the highlights of this beautiful area. The commentary from the guide John was informative and
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ennisr2020
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Beautiful Scenery, long day.
We set off from Melbourne to see the Great Ocean Road. Quite a distance had to be covered in one day (600km) from m
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S4724SWryanw
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Excellent tour
Was a great experience overall. Great selection of locations and felt well looked after. I highly reccomend paying
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lindsay12017
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Spectacular Experience
The Great Ocean Road is definitely listed as one of Australia's top attractions for a reason. The small group envir
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Dspt93
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Really great
Kurt is a friendly, warm, down to earth and knowledgeable tour guide with a great philosophy of bringing people tog
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M2634PTpaulaf
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Twilight hot springs
Perfect way to spend the afternoon.. great leisurely drive from the city .. knowledgeable guide and very personable
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729scottj
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Outstanding - even in the rain!
It was a rainy day and a bit foggy so visibility of the 12 Apostles was limited, that said, our guide Shannara made
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ACBruna
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Awful experience
The bus was old and dirty, broke down in the middle of the excursion. Did not stop in all the spots they advertise,
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jeffreysV3801TR
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Awesome trip
Great tour. Some very good stops on the way to Phillip island. Amazing coastal views, Wildlife sanctuary was good
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39shaune
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Enjoyed the Penguin Parade but not the rest of the tour
The penguin parade was very good, it's great seeing them come in off the beach. One thing to be aware of is you can
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juliepA3758WH
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Breathtaking
Very relaxing and therapeutic!! Had lots to do and explore. Especially loved the hilltop hot spring, the view was j
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Chrislangfordmusic
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Would recommend to anyone!
Our tour guide was Tara, she was very knowledgeable about all of the activities and local history. She always spoke
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CarmanC57
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Great! Great Ocean Road (reverse version)
The reverse version was just great! My tour leader + driver: Mr. Gareth Keys is the best --- professional, passiona
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Tikiglossop
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Fantastic day out
We booked a full day trip with autopia 30.1.20 which picked us up at our hotel and took us on the great ocean road
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Key Details
  • Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade, Eureka Skydeck, and 2 more
  • Duration: 24h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish
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