The Penguin Parade with Penguins Plus (334)
So completely Australian - unique in the world. Every evening at dusk the Little Penguins come home from the sea at Phillip Island. From the waves - across the beach - to the sand dunes - the Little Penguins can almost be touched as they waddle to their burrows. Sunset at Summerland Beach has drawn millions of visitors to Phillip Island. It is the nightly ritual of these little flightless birds which will enthrall you as you observe from the beach and the elevated boardwalk. Koalas - totally Australian - peering down from the gum trees where they live. Fat and furry, wet noses and a gentle smile of contented living on Phillip Island. Seals near the sea, basking in the late sunlight on halftide rocks compliment this island, rich in wildlife which makes Phillip Island a very special place.
Cosmopolitan St Kilda
Bayside suburbs of Brighton and Beaumaris
Spectacular views of Port Phillip Bay
Westernport Bay - water birds and mangroves
Visit Warrook Homestead for afternoon tea (own expense)
Enjoy a short introductory video "The Little Penguin"
Panoramic views of French Island
San Remo - maritime fishing village
Phillip Island Nature Park - a natural home for koalas, seals, shearwaters and Little Penguins
Koala Conservation Centre - look for koalas in their natural habitat from tree top boardwalks
Cowes by the sea - a popular holiday resort for over 100 years
Stop for dinner at Cowes (own expense)
The Nobbies - a rugged rocky outcrop
Seal Rocks - home to Australia's largest colony of fur seals
Witness the Penguin Parade on floodlit Summerland Beach
See penguin rookeries from an elevated boardwalk
Inspect the Visitors Centre - an opportunity to learn about the life of the Little Penguin
During your evening return to Melbourne a panoramic Victorian video feature will be screened.
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Federation Square East (cnr Flinders & Russell Streets). Hotel pickups available
1:15 PM Daily
How To Get There:
Entrance to Penguin Parade with Penguins Plus premium viewing area, hand feeding kangaroos & meeting wombats, on-coach videos and Koala Conservation Centre
Please bring warm, waterproof clothing as nights can be cold on the island in any season. The Penguin Parade is a natural phenomenon taking place in the open outdoors.
Child Policy Info:
Children 4 - 14 years receive 50% discount off Adult Fare unless otherwise stated. (15 and over is an adult. Under 4 is free).
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