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Penguin Parade and Koala Highlights

This Phillip Island day tour from Melbourne includes a guided ranger walk in a Koala Reserve and entry to the incredible Penguin Parade.
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Sunset at the Penguin Parade
View Koalas up close
Hand-feeding Kangaroos & Wallabies
Visit Seal Rocks Boardwalk
Visit the Nobbies Centre
Penguin Parade’s Award-winning Visitor Centre

What you need to know

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  • Penguin Parade general viewing entry
  • Admission into Koala Reserve
  • National Park entry fees
  • Experienced driver guide
  • Select inner city pick up and drop off points
  • Audio translation available in 10 languages


  • Meals and beverages
  • Personal expenses


  • Witness hundreds of the world’s smallest penguins
  • Explore Phillip Island’s natural beauty and majestic coastline
  • Sunset at the Penguin Parade with spectacular coastal views
  • Visit Seal Rocks boardwalk and explore The Nobbies Centre
  • A family-friendly Australian wildlife discovery experience


  • This tour departs from Melbourne at 1:45pm and returns at approximately midnight (Summer)
  • This tour departs from Melbourne at 11:40am and returns at approximately 10pm (Winter)


  • Approximately 8.5 hours


  • This tour takes place in the Phillip Island region. Driving Distance: 300km

What To Bring

  • Sunscreen
  • Bottled Water
  • Hat and Sunglasses
  • Warm clothes
  • Windbreaker
  • Camera
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Day bag 5-7kgs

Additional Information

  • Infant protective seats are free of charge and must be requested at time of booking
  • In the event of rain or inclement weather, your experience will still go ahead, unless contacted by the provider
  • Infants aged 0 to 4 are not permitted to travel on adult laps and must be safely restrained within a child protective seat
  • No photography or filming is permitted at the Penguin Parade. Penguins have sensitive eyes and a bright, sudden flash or unusual light can frighten or disorientate a penguin

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at the time of booking
  • Upon completion of the purchase, please present voucher (digital or printed) on the day of the experience
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Important notice

Confirmation in the form of an e-voucher will be sent to your email at the time of purchase. Although we do our best to deliver it instantly, occasionally, this may take up to 6 hours for the e-voucher to be delivered. For any queries, please get in touch with us . We're always happy to help.

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