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Penguin Parade Tour From Melbourne

Penguin Parade Tour From Melbourne

Penguin Parade Tour From Melbourne
Penguin Parade Tour From Melbourne by MartinStr
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Witness the mesmerizing march of penguins at sunset on Summerland Beach. Get up close to indigenous animals such as kangaroos, koalas, and wallabies

8 - 10 Hours (seasonal)
  • Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
  • Free Cancellation


Every evening at dusk the Little Penguins come home from the sea at Phillip Island. Watch from an elevated boardwalk as they waddle cautiously from the beach to their burrows after a long day out at sea.

Added Safety Measures in Place


  • Entrance to Penguin Parade with General Viewing or Penguins Plus viewing
  • Koala Conservation Centre
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach and at the Penguin Parade
  • Free Penguin Parade App to download
  • Upgrade to include Penguins Plus Premium Viewing

  • Optional gratuities

Please Note

  • Please bring warm, waterproof clothing as nights can be cold on the island in any season.
  • The Penguin Parade is a natural phenomenon taking place in the open outdoors.

From US$151

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Penguin Parade Tour From Melbourne

8 - 10 Hours (seasonal)

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Phillip Island is a treasure trove of Australian wildlife; seals, koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, birdlife and penguins! At Koala Conservation Reserve, look for koalas in their natural habitat and before sunset, we head to the Penguin Parade where you can wander through the "Penguin Experience" exhibit to learn more about them. Stroll out to Summerlands Beach and take your seat in the main grandstand for the Penguin Parade.

Highlights of this tour
Panoramic views of Western Port and French Island
Phillip Island – a popular holiday destination
Phillip Island Nature Park – a natural home for koalas, wallabies, seals, shearwaters and Little Penguins
Visit Koala Conservation Reserve
Look for koalas in their leafy native bushland habitat from treetop boardwalks
Keep an eye out for wallabies (smaller looking kangaroos) grazing the woodlands floor
Afternoon tea snacks (own expense) available here or at our next stop
Continue to the western tip of Phillip Island to The Nobbies Centre, a rugged rocky outcrop with magnificent coastal views
Stroll down the extensive boardwalk where you may spot Little Penguins’ homes (dependant on the season)
Admire Seal Rocks – home to Australia’s largest colony of fur seals
Explore the Visitor’s Information Centre at the Penguin Parade
Learn about the life of the Little Penguins as you walk through the “Penguin Experience” display
Dining options available at the Penguin Parade
At sunset witness the Penguin Parade from the tiered seating of general viewing grandstands directly overlooking floodlit Summerland Beach
Penguins Plus Option: At sunset witness the Penguin Parade on floodlit Summerland Beach from the exclusive Penguins Plus premium viewing area for the best views of the Penguins, a.k.a. “penguins highway
See penguin rookeries from an elevated boardwalk.
Dining options available at the Penguin Parade.


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4.5 / 5   overall customer review rating
a Gray Line customer
Jun 27 2018
Driver "Dane" was friendly and spoke very clearly. He was fun and bubbly, everyone on the bus was entertained positively by him.
Ms Sharon Hatten
Jan 13 2018
Worth the extra expense. Great tour
Ms Doreen Tay
Dec 19 2017
The bus is very comfortable. The driver is very responsible, and interesting.
Reply From The Gray Line Team:

Glad to hear you enjoyed the Penguin Parade and had comfortable transportation, in the process! We work hard to ensure our guests have everything they want and more. Thank you again for choosing Gray Line! 

- The Gray Line Team
Dec 05 2017
Great staging. Thank you for the unobtrusive viewing of these small wonders.
a Gray Line customer
May 08 2017
Easy booking. Clear instruction.
a Gray Line customer
Apr 28 2017
Good hour. .,............
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