Phillip Island Penguin, Brighton Beach, Moonlit Sanctuary From Melbourne

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirmation
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  • Duration: 12 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    11:00 AM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered, Pickup is only available from selected hotels. A list will be provided upon checkout. Please contact our reservations team 24-48 hours prior to your tour date to confirm yo.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


See all the world class attractions of Phillip Island in one day on this small group eco tour from Melbourne. Departing Melbourne at midday, you'll travel to Victoria's most colourful attraction, the iconic Brighton Beach bathing boxes for an opportunity to visit the beach and take some time to admire these historic landmarks. Get up close to koalas and other Australian animals at the Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park. The highlight of your Phillip Island experience will begin at dusk as you watch the fairy penguins waddling up the beach into their burrows in the sand dunes. Traveling in a small group, maximum 24 people, will allow you to explore all that Phillip Island has to offer in an intimate and relaxed atmosphere.


  • Instant Confirmation
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • All entrance fees included
  • Ideal choice for families

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Brighton Bathing Boxes, Brighton, Bayside, Greater Melbourne, Victoria

Photo opportunity of Melbourne's most colourful attraction!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Pearcedale, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria

Feed Kangaroos and Wallabies plus view many famous Australian animals.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: The Nobbies, Phillip Island, Victoria

Beautiful views across the ocean while you spot the local seal colony

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria

The nightly spectacular! See the cute little penguins waddle ashore to their nesting grounds.

Duration: 2 hours


Penguins Plus
See the Penguin Parade from an exclusive viewing platform. Located in an area that always experiences high penguin traffic, the Penguins Plus boardwalk seats half the number of people than the main viewing platform. About 50-60% of the penguins arrive close to the Penguins Plus boardwalk, meaning more penguins and fewer people!
Guided Ranger Tour
This small group ranger-guided interpretive experience includes a priority seating position in a secluded area away from the crowds.

Phillip Island penguins seasonal cycle:
Feb - Apr: Molting
May - Jul: Nest Building
Aug - Oct: Egg laying
Nov - Jan: Chick Feeding


Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels)

Local guide

Transport by air-conditioned coaster fitted with free WIFI

Entry fees for Moonlit Sanctuary and Phillip Island Penguin Parade

Sightseeing at the Brighton Bathing Boxes, Nobbies and Seal Rocks

Entry/Admission - Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park

Entry/Admission - Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade




Additional Info

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability

Not wheelchair accessible

Please note: Photography of any kind is not permitted at the Phillip Island Penguin Parade

Please note: Children under the age of 12yrs are not able to join the Guided Ranger Tour. Please choose either the Penguin Plus or Standard Penguin Parade

Please note: Infant restraint seats can be provided but must be requested at the time a booking is placed

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

Infant seats available

Most travelers can participate

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