What to do and see in Phillip Island. Wildlife Tour Melbourne
Penguin Parade Tour – $85 pp up to 24 people (or $590 per a car up to 7 people)
This Melbourne wildlife tour starts at noon in winter. And afternoon 2 pm in summer. The difference is due to the shorter days in winter.
The main event of the tour is Phillip Island Penguin Parade. The parade starts after the sunset. So it starts earlier in winter than in summer.
We are going to visit a couple of tourist places on our way to Plillip Island such as Mary Koala Park and San Remo fishing village. Main attractions are waiting for us in Phillip Island Nature Park.
What to do and see in this wildlife tour
- 102 km from City of Melbourne. Wildlife tour in Maru Koala Park. We can see and touch (!) Australian animals and birds. Kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, emus, dingos, wombats, parrots, kookaburras. Also domestic pets: alpacas, sheep, donkey, horses, peacocks.
- 122 km. Scenic tourist and fishing village San Remo. Just before the bridge to Phillip Island.
- Churchill Island Heritage Farm (optional). The first farm in Victoria. Connected by a bridge to Phillip Island. Go back in history. Farm activities. Historical grounds exploration.
- Koala Conservation Centre (optional). Easy walk to watch koalas in their natural habitats.
- Pyramid Rock. Easy walk to see the island. Unusual shape of pyramid.
- Swan Lake. Easy natural walk through the bush. Observing the birds in the lake area. Possible to see wild echidnas, wallabies and kangaroos.
- 151 km. The Nobbies Centre. The last stop before the parade. Popular cafe to eat and drink. Easy walks to see scenic combinations of volcanic rocks. Possible to see baby penguins. Seal Rocks.
- The Penguin Parade. After the sunset. Every day in all weather conditions the Little Penguins demonstrate their parade. During the pick season in summer there are more than 2000 penguins a day returning home. Down to around 200 penguins in winter time.