Discover the School Holiday Travel Club 🗺


Phillip Island Express Tour From Melbourne

Discover Phillip Island’s breathtaking beauty with stunning landscapes, enchanting wildlife, and a heartwarming Penguin Parade at sunset.
Phillip Island Express Tour From Melbourne


  • Witness the magic of the Phillip Island Penguin Parade

  • Spectacular coastal views at The Nobbies & Seal Rocks

  • Guided visit at the Phillip Island Visitor Centre

  • Afternoon departure, no early start

  • Watch a spectacular sunset on Summerland Beach

  • Express Phillip Island tour from Melbourne

Embark on an unforgettable sightseeing adventure from the vibrant city of Melbourne to the captivating Phillip Island, where nature's wonders await. This immersive tour takes you directly from Melbourne to Phillip Island, providing you with a seamless and scenic journey to witness the world-renowned Penguin Parade, while making a stop at Point Grant to marvel at the breathtaking Nobbies and Seal Rocks.

As you depart from Melbourne, sit back and relax as the picturesque landscapes unfold before your eyes. The journey itself is a visual feast, showcasing the beauty of the Australian coastline. Feel the anticipation build as you approach Phillip Island, renowned for its abundant wildlife and pristine natural attractions. As the sunset begins to dip below the horizon, get settled in for a magical evening witnessing the natural phenomena of the Phillip Island Penguin Parade from the beach. Following the parade, explore the world class visitor centre and then enjoy a return journey back to Melbourne city late in the evening.

More info


  • Friendly, informative driver/guide
  • Well-maintained, high-quality vehicles
  • All transfers in air-conditioned comfort
  • All entry fees and taxes
  • Access to our free translation app
  • Complimentary onboard Wi-Fi


  • Afternoon departure, no early start
  • Spectacular coastal views at The Nobbies & Seal Rocks
  • Guided visit at the world-famous Penguin Parade


  • 1:45pm April – September
  • 2:45pm October – March
  • Tour returns seasonally between 9pm - midnight


  • Please allow approximately 7-10 hours depending on the month of travel

Departure Location

  • This tour departs from outside the Melbourne Immigration Museum at the corner of Flinders Street & Market Street, Melbourne

What To Bring

  • Dress appropriately for all weather conditions
  • Snacks and a refillable water bottle
  • Warm weather: sunscreen and a hat
  • Winter: warm clothes and layers as coastal winds can make conditions quite cold

Additional Information

  • Please note you must arrive at your pickup location at least 10 minutes prior to your allocated pickup time
  • We are able to provide an infant seat (0-3 years) or a child booster seat (4-8 years) free of charge. Please note we have only a limited number available each day and they must be pre-booked. Contact us with your request and provide the age of your child along with your confirmation number and booking details
  • Download the Go West Tours app from the App Store or Google Play prior to your departure for access to our tour language commentary. Available in Arabic, Malay, Cantonese, French, German, Italian, Korean, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese, and Hindi

Cancellation Policy

  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Booking Information

  • The correct pickup time and location will be provided on your voucher after completing the booking and this may differ from the hotel selected upon checkout as the operator does not collect from every hotel in Melbourne
  • Itineraries may be subject to change due to supplier availability, weather and road conditions
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received shortly after booking
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements
  • Kindly note that large items including prams, strollers & luggage are not permitted on the touring vehicle

Disclaimer: is supported by you, our reader! Sometimes, we may earn a small affiliate commission when you click through the affiliate links on this page and buy something. If you have any questions, please get in touch with us.

You may also like these kids' and family activities

Read the latest stories from our blog

Get inspired with the best school holiday programs, children's live shows, and a curated selection of free school holiday activities near you. Explore and enjoy!

Daria Osipova
Best Free Perth Water Parks To Impress The Kids (2024)


Best Free Perth Water Parks To Impress The Kids (2024)

Splash and slide into summer with the best water parks and water playgrounds in Perth that are completely free to visit and will impress kids of all ages.

Elena Osipova
This Is How To Transform Your Photos Into LEGO Art

School Holiday Ideas

This Is How To Transform Your Photos Into LEGO Art

Transform your family memories into custom LEGO art! This easy-to-use LEGO art generator brings school holiday and family photos into colourful LEGO art.

Daria Osipova
20 Best Christmas Movies Of All Time Families Will Love


20 Best Christmas Movies Of All Time Families Will Love

Celebrate this festive season with your family with these best Christmas movies of all time, from classic favourites to modern Netflix movies and more.

Cookie consent at

Cookie Consent

We use cookies (and other similar technologies) to improve your experience on our site. By using this website you agree to our Cookie Policy.