Get off the beaten track and down some Laneways in Melbourne on this 2 hours walking tour. Drink coffee with our local guide.
1 Day Penguin Parade and Koala Highlights
Heading out of Melbourne we begin our day at a Wildlife Park to meet some furry Australian favourites. Hand feed the kangaroos, see koalas and get up-close and personal with other native Australian wildlife. Travel over the bridge and onto Phillip Island tour, known for its natural beauty, sandy beaches, rugged cliffs and unique penguin parade experiences home to a colony of around 32,000 little penguins.
Our Penguin Parade and Koala Highlights includes the WWF Antarctic Journey.
Check out the giant surf at Woolamai Beach and take time to enjoy a tranquil coastal walk. Head to the new marine centre at the Nobbies and stroll the boardwalk to view the majestic rocky coast, home to a colony of Australian fur seals. Take a time-out to immerse yourself in the interactive , experience this state-of-the-art fun, the educational and virtual world of discovery, located beneath the Nobbies centre. Visit for the opportunity to sample some tasty chocolate treats. (factory tour not included).
View the Phillip Island Nature Parks award winning Penguin Parade and Visitor Information Centre and as the sun fades, witness the world’s littlest penguins emerge from the sea and waddle ashore. It’s truly a magical and unforgettable experience in Phillip Island Tour!
1 Day Penguin Parade and Koala Highlights
Tour itinerary - 1 Days
Get up close with a host of Aussie wildlife, see the fantastic coastline of Phillip Island and then witness one of Australia’s most spectacular wildlife experiences as hundreds of tiny penguins waddle ashore! You’ll also get the chance to hand-feed kangaroos (own expense), get up close to koalas and enjoy the interactive experience at the World Wildlife Fund Antarctic Journey. We begin our day stopping at the wildlife park, where you’ll be making some new friends with our local Australian animals. You’ll have the opportunity to hand-feed kangaroos or get a photo with a koala (both own expense), with proceeds going towards the Animal Hospital onsite. Then it’s over to Phillip Island, famous for its natural beauty, stunning beaches, rugged cliffs, and unique wildlife. See giant surf at Woolamai Beach on our coastal walk, weather permitting. Experience the majestic rocky coast and views of an Australian fur seal colony at the Nobbies. While there, take some time to immerse yourself in the World Wildlife Fund’s interactive Antarctic Journey, a fun and educational virtual world of discovery. Explore the award-winning Penguin Parade Visitor Centre witnessing the world’s smallest penguins emerge from the sea and waddle ashore. It’s truly a magical and unforgettable experience! EXCLUSIVE TO AUTOPIA TOURS – Come immerse yourself in a world-first interactive Antarctic experience located at the Nobbies Centre on Phillip Island. This FREE additional activity takes our passengers on a virtual journey to the Southern Ocean and Antarctica, where they can engage in a multimedia experience unlike none other. As committed custodians, Autopia Tours are proud supporters of the World Wildlife Fund. Through wildlife awareness, we recognize our social responsibility to educate, implement and empower environmental change for future generations. Meal(s) included : None
Tour code: AT-1
Child (4- 12 years old)
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Departs from Melbourne Daily except for 25 Dec and 1 Jan
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
Transport Type: Smaller Buses maximum 24 seats, air-conditioned.
iPod Translations: FREE iPod translations available: Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Japanese, Dutch, German, French, Spanish (Latin), Portuguese (Brazil) *Must be requested at time of booking subject to availability.
Please note: No photography allowed at the Penguin Parade!
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