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Koalas and Penguins Day Tour from Melbourne

Price: $144.00
Koalas and Penguins Day Tour from Melbourne on Phillip Island
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Explore the beauty of Phillip Island as you observe penguins, koalas, and seals in their natural habitats. This small group Phillip Island day tour embodies the unspoiled beauty of the region and includes its gourmet delights.

Begin your tour with a journey to Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park. Here you will enjoy a guided wildlife walk where you will have the opportunity to meet and hand-feed many species of native Australian animals. Learn about iconic species such as kangaroos, koalas, emus and wallabies, as well as some lesser known favourites including quolls, owls, bandicoots, and Tasmanian devils.

Following your Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife tour, journey to the Phillip Island Winery for afternoon tea. Treat your palate and sample a range of locally produced wines and a selection of Gippsland's finest cheeses and other gourmet produce. As you taste, listen to a presentation about each item of food sampled for an experience that is educational as well as truly mouth-watering.

During your visit to Point Grant and The Nobbies, enjoy scenic views over Westernport Bay and Bass Strait. Keep an eye out for Seal Rocks, home to Australia's largest population of fur seals. Every night, the world's smallest penguins waddle ashore after spending the day fishing out at sea. As the main event of your Phillip Island tour, you'll be amazed as the penguins emerge from the sea and parade past you on their way back to their homes. You'll enjoy a complimentary hot beverage while viewing the Penguin Parade. To end your tour, explore the Visitor Centre, where you can get information on the local activities and events.

On your Philliip Island small group tour, get up-close and personal with Australian wildlife, visit a winery, sample cheeses, see seals and native penguins in their habitats. This is a comprehensive and delicious tour of Australia's natural wonders.

Please Note: If you are arriving by cruise ship, please enter the Crown Metropol Hotel, which is the closest pick up location from the cruise pier. A taxi from the cruise pier to the hotel should cost approximately 15 AUD (not included) each way. A tram is also available and should cost approximately 4.10 AUD (not included) each way. This tour does not pick up from the cruise pier.

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11 Hours
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Custom pick-up is provided for this tour. If you are arriving by cruise ship, please enter the Crown Metropol Hotel, which is a short taxi ride (not included, approximately 15 AUD each way) from the cruise pier. Please enter your desired pick-up location above.
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Wine, cheese, and gourmet tastings, and tea and coffee at the Penguin Parade are included.
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We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes. A hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen are suggested. Some guests may appreciate a light jacket.
The tour vehicles do not have storage space for wheelchairs, other walking aids larger than walking sticks, prams, or strollers. Children of all ages are welcome on board. All the tour vehicles are fitted with seat belts, but are unable to accommodate special child restraints. Infant or children's booster seats are be available free of charge upon request at time of booking.