Penguin Express & Phillip Island Tour

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The Penguin Parade - Phillip Island. Each evening just after the sun sets the little penguins or better known as fairy penguins, stroll up the beach to after a period of time at sea to return to their burrows.

Penguin Express & Phillip Island Tour
From$120 aud

Group booking discount

Tour Highlights

  • Phillip Island
  • The Penguin Parade
  • Express Tour
  • Skirt Western Port
  • Penguin

Tour Info

Code GS-74V
  • Day Tour
Duration 5 Hours
Price From $120


Vehicle Mini Bus / Coaster
Suitability Open Age
Start Melbourne @ 03.00 pm
Finish Melbourne @ 08.30 pm

** A tour for those with limited time

Penguins Direct will take you directly to Phillip Island Nature Park and the Penguin Parade. It's ideal for people who wish to keep their day free for other tours or activities. Pass by the National Tennis Centre, Entertainment Centre and Olympic venues and follow the Yarra River to the eastern suburbs. Skirt Western Port and at the fishing village of San Remo, we'll cross onto Phillip Island, home for one of the largest colonies of Little Penguins.

** Penguin Parade

Witness the world phenomenon of the Penguin Parade. Each evening at Summerland Beach the Little Penguins return from the sea and make their way to their burrows. Watch as they cross the beach and walk under the elevated boardwalk. Inspect the multi-million dollar Visitor Centre and learn of the life of the Little Penguins.


  • Penguin Parade general viewing and free WiFi on-coach and at the Penguin Parade


  • (Please bring warm waterproof clothing as nights can be cold on the island in any season).
  • This tour departs from Melbourne Day Tour Centre, Federation Square East, corner Flinders & Russell Streets, Melbourne or your CBD hotel. In some instances, we may need to pick up from a nearby hotel if we cannot pick up directly from your accommodation due to restrictions beyond our control.
  • Free WiFi on-coach is subject to coach availability, location and level of usage.

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