Phillip Island Penguins, Koalas and Kangaroos Tour
aboard the bus just after lunch and journey from Melbourne to Phillip Island. Or alternately, grab an evening tour where you go directly down and back from this wonderful nightly event with no stops.
Island is home to the largest colony of Little Penguins, also called
Fairy Penguins, and every evening hundreds of people come to Summerland
Beach to see them returning from the sea after a days fishing in the Bass
Prior to the Penguin Parade, you will visit Warrook Farm, a working
cattle farm, where you can get up close to farm animals, pat kangaroos
and see other Australian animals.
Then it's the Koala
Conservation Centre where you have the chance to be up high and
view koalas in their natural habitat. There are specially constructed
boardwalks that put you up in the tree tops with the koalas. Fantastic.
During the warmer summer months, you can also take a walk along the coastline to the Nobbies, where it's
possible to see Australian
Fur Seals. This is a wonderful tour with many things to do and see.
There are different penguin viewing
options available, which give more personalized and closer viewing
aspect choices to the tour. Whichever you choose, all options give a good sighting
of the fairy penguins and you will be well satisfied at the end of the
There are a variety of tours available all at different prices and durations. Some prefer the shorter evening tour where you are taken direct to Phillip Island with no stops in between. While others like a longer day sightseeing. The choice is entirely yours. Have a look in the online brochure. There is a penguin tour in there that will suit you.
- Coach travel Melbourne to Phillip Island
- Visit Warrook Cattle Farm
- The Koala Conservation Center Entry
- Phillip Island Penguin Parade on Summerland Beach