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Small-Group Phillip Island Day Trip from Melbourne

  • Small-group full-day tour to Phillip Island, from Melbourne
  • Enjoy beautiful views of French Island and Phillip Island
  • Get up close to koalas and wallabies in their natural habitat
Small-Group Phillip Island Day Trip from Melbourne
From US$145.52
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Phillip Island day trip from Melbourne with English speaking guide
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Get up close to Australia’s native wildlife on this memorable full-day tour of Phillip Island from Melbourne, including hotel pick-up. See adorable koalas and wallabies at the island’s Koala Conservation Centre, spot Australia’s largest colony of fur seals at Seal Rocks and watch the sunset penguin parade along the coast. This small-group tour has a maximum of 12 participants, ensuring a personalized experience.
What to Expect

Your unforgettable day will commence with a visit to Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park where you are guaranteed plenty of close encounters with an array of Australian native animals like kangaroos, wombats and echidnas.

We will then head to Phillip Island where, time/season permitting, we will take you to Woolamai Surf Beach to catch a glimpse of the awesome waves and die-hard surfers. We then travel over to the dramatic west coast of the island.

At the Nobbies, you will stroll along the boardwalk to experience the waves crashing along this dramatic coastline and perhaps spot a few seals and some penguin nests.

A trip to Phillip Island is not complete without its black tie gala event: the Penguin Parade. You will head to the Visitor Centre to shop, have a coffee and meander along the boardwalk to the viewing platform where you will see the little penguins come ashore, decked out in their tuxedos as they hurry off to find their burrows.

Reviews (19)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fun tour but a lot of time in a van

Each destination was wonderful (Moonlit Sanctuary to see koalas and feed kangaroos and Phillips Island to see the Penguin Parade) but we spent 5+ hours in the van along the way. It was too crowded, hot and there wasn't much to see or do during...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Drew M
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile
Boring guide but great excursion

Our travel agent booked this tour for us on our last day in Melbourne. We got picked up on time at our hotel but I never got the tour guides name as he didn’t introduce himself and came off stand-offish. We actually thought he was...More

Thank ral0805
Sebastian_Oceania, Owner at Oceania Tours & Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

This is the first time we have received comments of this nature. Our guides are all passionate about showing our guests a great time, as shown by our outstanding reviews about all our guides. Guides, as with everybody, all have different personalities. This particular guide...More

Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile
Perfect First Day in Australia

This was our first Day in Australia an we had the tour with Andy and Louis to Philipp Island. 2 Guides for the price of 1 😁 we were a small group... Just we 2 an the guides. It was a great day. Andy gave...More

1  Thank Sheila K
Sebastian_Oceania, Propriétaire at Oceania Tours & Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Great to hear that you enjoyed your special day with us to Phillip Island. Thanks for taking the time to post this review Sheila. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 23 April 2018
A highlight of our Australian Holiday

We took this trip with our guide, Robert. He was very engaging and knowledgeable about the journey and had plenty of information about each place we visited. The Moonlight Sanctuary was interesting with a good variety of birds and animals kept in reasonably open environments....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Gemini31_13
Sebastian_Oceania, Propriétaire at Oceania Tours & Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

How great to hear that this was a highlight of your time in Australia. Thrilled to hear that you enjoyed Phillip Island and we also appreciate the honest feedback as this helps us to learn more about each individual's experience and improve communication to make...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Fred's the best!

Enjoyed our visit to the Brighton Beach Bath Boxes, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, the Nobbies (great view!) and Phillip Island Penguin Parade--though we didn't get to see hundreds of penguins, maybe dozens. Long drive, but Fred made it very enjoyable. I've been on a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank corralesdebra
Sebastian_Oceania, Propriétaire at Oceania Tours & Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thanks so much - glad to hear you had a great time with Fred on our Phillip Island Tour. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travel and managed to find some more 'Fred's along the way !

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