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Itinerary
Get picked up from your Melbourne hotel and set out on the 1.5-hour journey to Phillip Island. Before crossing the bridge to the island, stop along the Mornington Peninsula to visit the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park. Follow the Wallaby Walk and spot a wide variety of native Australian animals, including wallabies, kangaroos, koalas, and dingoes.

After lunch at a local restaurant, visit the Churchill Island Heritage Farm, a working farm where you can see a sheepshearing demonstration and watch the sheepdogs at work.

Then set out to explore Phillip Island, starting with the Koala Conservation Centre, where you can observe koalas in their natural habitat. Stop to see the Nobbies rock formations, Seal Rocks, and Cape Woolamai before heading to Summerland Beach for the evening Penguin Parade: watch hundreds of little penguins waddle across the beach to their burrows.

Return to Melbourne, where your tour ends back at your hotel.
Locations visited
Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade
Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Conservation Centre
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Overview
The beautiful beaches, bushland, and nature reserves of Phillip Island lie just south of Melbourne. On this tour, enjoy four unforgettable wildlife encounters in one day—spot kangaroos at the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, tour a working sheep farm on Churchill Island, visit the Koala Conservation Centre, and watch the famous Penguin Parade on Summerland Beach.
Highlights
  • Enjoy the nature, wildlife, and lifestyle of Phillip Island and beyond
  • Visit Moonlit Sanctuary, a Churchill Isle farm, Koala Conservation Centre
  • Watch the famous Penguin Parade as small penguins waddle to their burrows
  • Great value: hotel pickup and drop-off, lunch, and entrance fees included
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Nature is amazing

It’s amazing to see the parade of penguins coming back from the ocean from a day of fishing. The highlight of the day. It can be quite a spectacle. Nature at one of its best. No photography allowed.

Thank Ron O
Clinton F, Manager at Bunyip Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Ron! Glad you enjoyed your day at the Penguin parade! Take care!

Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile
Brilliant!

This tour was amazing. Loved every minute. Our tour guide, Rob, was great and very informative. I can't fault the day from start to finish. The penguin parade was adorable and feeding the kangaroos and wallabies was so much fun!

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Clinton F, Manager at Bunyip Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Thanks Charlotte! Glad you enjoyed your tour with Rob and we could be a part of your adventures! Take Care :)

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Great fun and worth doing

As with any tour a lot depends on tour guides and time you do this at We had Adam and he was interesting and a good guide to have, as well as having a smaller coach compared to other companies made our trip better (less...More

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Clinton F, Manager at Bunyip Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thanks for the kind words! Glad you enjoyed your trip to Phillip island with Adam! Take care and safe travels. :)

Reviewed 2 May 2018
The Best Day!

This was a great day... a long day, but it is totally worth it. The only thing that was frustrating was at the end of the day, they dropped everyone off individually. So if your stop was at the end of the line, so to...More

Thank Michael O
Clinton F, Manager at Bunyip Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Hi Michael! Thanks very much for the feedback! We understand the drop offs can take some time but we do this to ensure you get back home safe. Take care and safe travels! :)

Reviewed 26 April 2018
awesome wildlife encounters!

I loved my trip to Phillip Island! Long awaited, it was really amazing experience. quite tight schedule but our guide Rob made sure we followed the timing in order to make it to all the stops with good margin. Penguins parade is a truly beautiful...More

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Clinton F, Manager at Bunyip Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Thanks Francesca for the kind words! Glad you enjoyed your day with Rob! Take care! :)

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We had about 20 people in our group. The tour includes general admission for the penguin parade. However you can book other viewing options on the penguin parade website. My partner and i did this and booked a tour with a... More
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