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Phillip Island And The Penguin Parade

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Phillip Island And The Penguin Parade

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You want to see some penguins? We'll show you some penguins.

If you can see penguins, seals and koalas wandering around your hometown, then this tour isn't for you. If you are like most of us and have only seen these creatures on Animal Planet, then we recommend you sign up for this ASAP. Rocky shorelines will pave the way as you approach Phillip Island and the natural wonders that it has to offer.

At the iconic Koala Conservation Center you will explore the treeline through a series of boardwalks that provide a glimpse into the habitat of Koalas. This Eucalypt woodland has been a key player in the conservation of the Koala population around Phillip Island and is highly regarded world of ecotourism. Opportunities for "face to face" run ins with Koalas are around every turn and a nearby natural bush walk could have you come across other wildlife such as Wallabies, Possums and Echidnas. Once you've had enough (not possible) of the koalas, your guide will take you to the Nobbies Center for a coastal view of the second largest Australian Fur Sea Colony at Seal Rocks.

The biggest draw of this tour comes around sunset when the Little Penguins come out and make their triumphant return to Summerland Beach. Brace yourself as they waddle right past you and up to their burrows in an event that you have only ever seen on TV. Your guide will take you to an exclusive raised platform away from the crowds to truly admire this unique performance.

A memorable 2-course dinner with local products will round out your day before heading back to the cruise pier.

- The price of this tour includes all entrance fees and a 2-course dinner with a beverage.

Days offered: 7 days a week

  • 04:00 PM, duration: 6.5 hours