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Small-Group Phillip Island Penguin Tour from Melbourne provided by The Little Penguin Bus

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Small-Group Phillip Island Penguin Tour from Melbourne

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You'll start at
Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne
328 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
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  • 1
    Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    The Nobbies
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 3
    Summerlands Lookout
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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You'll end at
Melbourne
Melbourne VIC, AustraliaWe drop off at any accommodation in the CBD/downtown, Southbank or Docklands.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, 328 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Duration
8h
Return Details
Melbourne VIC, Australia
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • 'Penguins Plus' premium entry at the Penguin Parade
  • Entry/Admission - Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade
Exclusions
  • Meals and drinks are available to purchase at your own expense.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Bring or wear warm waterproof comfortable clothing and closed shoes in any season. Bring a camera, although no photography of the penguins is permitted.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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NK2 wrote a review Mar 2020
Merrill, Wisconsin151 contributions
This is an excellent tour. Max provided excellent information for viewing the penguins along with interesting information and stops on the way. We enjoyed this tour very much and would pick this company again.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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hugh m wrote a review Mar 2020
3 contributions1 helpful vote
So we did this as our last activity in Melbourne before returning to UK. Mac was on time, on our journey provided some general background on the history and the tour and obviously knew a few points and places to go to get a better trip. It was enjoyable looking out for
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Stefan W wrote a review Mar 2020
Maidstone, United Kingdom27 contributions16 helpful votes
Our driver / guide, David, was excellent.He made the day very enjoyable, was flexible re timed stays in various locations on the way to Phillips Island & gave us precise instructions when we got to the site.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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David White wrote a review Mar 2020
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What a great trip the guide was excelllent and showed us extra attractions on the way to Phillip Island. Seeing the penguins was such a unique experience never to be forgotten. Thanks again
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ChienPing wrote a review Mar 2020
Singapore1 contribution
It was an awesome trip with The Little Penguin Bus. Book direct with them. Totally hassle-free and enjoyable. 1. Pick-up was punctual 2. Tour guide, Mac, was very informative, kept us abreast with great tips on how to explore and what to look out for. His tips enabled us to
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Kim B
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Comfortable and friendly service
We enjoyed this tour very much. We were staying near the airport and rented a car. His pick up is in the city, so i
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melissapT1857DZ
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Just as amazing second time round!
I had the privilege of doing this tour about 5 years ago and this time took my mum and sister. What I love about th
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HappyTrippinMamma
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Super helpful management
I researched options to get to Phillip Island to see the penguins come in from the ocean at night, and though I did
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243BobH
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Highlight of stay in Melbourne
Thanks Dave (guide). Pickup at Rendezvous Hotel at 3pm and drop off at hotel 1130. 8 hours packed with information
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UNR91
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the ranger led tour is worth it
Perfect amount of commentary and suggestions for the best penguin experience. Spend the extra money to get the ran
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DRSLB6
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Wonderful tour with very enthusiastic guide!
Just returned from our trip to Phillip Island on this tour and was fantastic! Mac gave great advice for best pengu
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BusterBrewsky
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A must do if you are in Melbourne
My wife really wanted to see the penguins during our trip to Melbourne. I was somewhat ambivalent but she was right
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sangeetal2013
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A big thank you!
MAC was very professional. Even though the weather was bad and it was just two of us on the bus, he took us on the
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steviefree
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Magical experience
Our tour to Philip Island was on our last day in Australia, following a four week exploration of some of the East C
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SLamazo
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Best transportation option for Phillips Island
If you want to experience Phillips Island you need to use The Little Penguin Bus to get there. I was not comfortabl
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Miktra
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The Little Penguin Bus
My daughter and I chose The Little Penguin Bus because of the good reviews and because we wanted a smaller more pe
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W4221GCfrankr
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Saw plenty of penguins!
Our driver/guide was friendly, helpful and knowledgeable.. a good driver as well. Phillip. Island is a bit of a h
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DancingQueen201
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Great tour
Really informative and ,even though a fair way from the CBD, was well worth the trip.Me and my teenage daughter did
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Lucille_lys
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Must do!
This is the one if you are really into seeing the little penguin in their natural habitat. Small group tour focusin
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VillanTommy69
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You have to go and see these little penguins in their natural home!
Mac was a great guide! Fun trip that helps you appreciate nature and the little penguin colony on Phillip Island. A
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  • Duration: 8h
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