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Phillip Island Tour with Penguins Plus Viewing from Melbourne

This tour includes access to the Penguins Plus boardwalk where you'll enjoy unrivalled views of the nightly parade on Phillip with Melbourne city transfers.
Phillip Island Tour with Penguins Plus Viewing from Melbourne


  • Magical Phillip Island Penguin Parade

  • Iconic photo opportunity at Brighton Beach Boxes

  • Fully guided tour in air-conditioned comfort

  • Meet Australian wildlife at Moonlit Sanctuary

  • Sweeping coastal views and boardwalks

Join a captivating journey to Phillip Island, expertly curated into a day tour that promises a perfect blend of captivating sights and remarkable wildlife interactions. Your adventure begins by with a visit to the iconic and vibrantly adorned Brighton Beach Boxes. Your tour continues to Moonlit Sanctuary, a haven of conservation and connection with Australia's diverse fauna. Engage with cuddly koalas, hop alongside kangaroos, and discover the intricate beauty of other native species, all while learning about the sanctuary's dedication to protecting these treasures.

Upon arriving on Phillip Island we make a stop at The Nobbies, home to one of Australia's largest Fur Seal colonies.

The tour's highlights culminate at the awe-inspiring Penguin Parade, a spectacle that perfectly encapsulates the magic of Phillip Island's natural world. As the sun sets, witness the enchanting sight of the Little Penguins waddling ashore after a day of fishing. Your ticket includes upgraded seating in the Penguins Plus area, giving you an even better opportunity to view the Little Penguins up close. Get ready for an unforgettable day filled with scenic splendour and heartwarming wildlife encounters that will live forever in your memories!

More info


  • Full day tour
  • Hotel pick up and drop off from selected locations
  • Brighton Beach bathing boxes
  • Entry to Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
  • Includes Penguins Plus viewing
  • Guided Penguin Parade tour
  • Penguins Plus exclusive boardwalk at Penguin Parade


  • Meals
  • Drinks
  • Tips (optional)


  • See the famous Brighton Beach bathing boxes
  • Visit Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park to learn about & feed a broad range of Australian animals
  • Seal Rocks
  • The Point Grant
  • The Nobbies
  • The amazing Phillip Island Penguin Parade
  • Time to explore the award-winning visitor centre
  • All standard entry fees


  • Start time for May to August is 10am (pickup between 10-11am)
  • Start time for September to April is 11am (pickup between 11am-12pm)
  • Tours return seasonally between 9.00pm - Midnight
  • Tours not available Christmas Day


  • The duration of this experience is approximately 11-12 hours.

Hotel Pickup

  • Select a hotel from the location drop down list provided
  • You must arrive at your pick up location at least 15 minutes prior to the tour departure time

#####If you have booked a hotel

  • Pickup is available from selected hotels only
  • Select your hotel name from the location drop down list provided. If the tour operator does not pickup from this hotel directly there will be a note on your voucher with the nearest meeting place and time
  • If your hotel is not listed, select an alternative hotel in close proximity and check your voucher after booking for the confirmed pickup details

#####If you have not yet booked a hotel or you do not require a hotel pick up

  • Select the Rendezvous Hotel from the location drop down list provided as this is the main departure point for the tour. Once your hotel arrangements have been finalised, you can contact the local tour operator to change your pick up details

What To Bring

  • Comfortable clothing & shoes
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Water bottle
  • We recommend dressing in layers & bringing a warm jacket throughout the year

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 will 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

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