Penguin Parade Afternoon Wildlife Tour

Melbourne, Victoria

Enjoy a close encounter with incredible wildlife during this Phillip Island Penguin Parade Evening Tour from Melbourne.

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Enjoy an extraordinary close encounter with wildlife along Victoria’s South Coast during this Phillip Island Penguin Parade evening tour from Melbourne. The Penguin Parade is likely to be one of your top things to do in Melbourne allowing you to tick the unforgettable wildlife experience off your must-do list while taking in the spectacular sights of Victoria. The extra few hours sleep in are a nice bonus too.

Departing from Melbourne from 1.30 pm, enjoy return transfers to Phillip Island as you are taken on a scenic journey along the coastline with beautiful views to enjoy along the way. As dusk falls, you’ll enjoy a spectacular sunset and a front-row seat to the Phillip Island Penguin Parade when the penguins make their grand entrance onto the shore waddling up the beach to their burrows. The Phillip Island Penguin Parade is one of Australia’s must-do animal experiences and you can make your dreams come true by booking yourself a seat onto this Phillip Island day tour from Melbourne.


  • General admission to Penguin Parade
  • Friendly and informative tour guide
  • All transfers in air-conditioned comfort
  • Free Wi-FI


  • Penguin Plus option – Situated next to the main path of penguins and limited visitor numbers, offering fantastic viewing of penguins with rangers on hand to answer questions
  • Penguins Plus Underground – Enjoy up close viewing of the Little penguins in their natural habitat through an underground viewing window, with the comfort and convenience of being indoors, undercover and out of the elements
  • Guided Ranger Tour – Enjoy front row viewing on the sand and access to Penguins Plus with a small group and private ranger guide


  • Stroll along the Nobbies boardwalk and enjoy spectacular views along Phillip Island’s rugged south coast
  • Watch the world famous Penguin Parade as hundreds of little penguins come out of the sea at dusk and head back to their sand dune barrows for the night
  • Capture a sneak peak of the Little penguins while they hide under the boardwalks and poke their heads out of the burrows waiting for the sunset when their mates return from the ocean


  • Tours depart between 1.30pm-1.45pm (April-September) and 2.30pm-2.45pm (October-March)
  • Departing on Monday, Wednesday, Friday (all year round) and Saturday (November-April)
  • Tours return between approximately 9pm-midnight, depending on the season


  • Tours depart from The Immigration Museum. Please meet on Market Street

What To Bring

  • Warm clothing as it can get chilly on the Island and please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes
  • Snacks and water bottle
  • Luggage is restricted to a small day pack
  • Camera

Additional Information

  • All infants are required to have their own seat and if needed an infant seat will be required to be installed in all touring vehicle
  • FREE Bunyip Tours language APP which is easily downloadable via the APP store for i-Phone and Android the day prior to tour. This is available in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish. The commentary highlights the major sightseeing destinations visited whilst the tour is conducted in English
  • Please note photography is not permitted after sunset at the penguin parade


Melbourne, Victoria

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