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2-Day Phillip Island Discovery Escape from Melbourne

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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US$152.39 US$ 161.38
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Adult(s) x (Age 14 To 99)
At least one participants should be selected.

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  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Multi-Day Trip
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment


Your 2-day tour provides a combination of planned activities and free time on Phillip Island to do as much or as little as you like. When visiting the various attractions, your driver/guide shares informative commentary about the history and wildlife of Phillip Island.

Day 1: Melbourne – Phillip Island 
After morning pickup at your centrally located Melbourne hotel, ride in an air-conditioned coach for about 1 hour to reach Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park at the top of the Mornington Peninsula. 

The sanctuary serves as a reserve for native wildlife, with 25 acres (10 hectares) of natural bushland that is home to Australian mammals, reptiles, birds, fish, amphibians and insects. Admission to the sanctuary observe koalas, kangaroos and wallabies. 

Afterward, head out to Phillip Island for your accommodations. The rest of the day is yours to explore on your own. 

Overnight: Phillip Island. Choice of Shared Accommodation at The Island Accommodation, Newhaven or Luxury apartment at centrally located Phillip Island Apartments, Cowes.

Day 2: Phillip Island – Melbourne (B) 
In the morning you can explore the magical Phillip Island at your own leisure. You will rejoin the tour in the early afternoon, with a pick up out the front of your Phillip Island accommodation.

Continue to Summerland Peninsula and stop at the Nobbies, an ecotourism center equipped with long boardwalks that give you stunning views of the rugged coastline.

You'll see Victoria's largest group of little penguins at Summerland Beach. As night falls, hundreds of them waddle out of the ocean to return to their burrows for the night. Viewing platforms along the beach allow you to get a good look at the nightly action at a respectful distance.

If you have booked the Luxury Apartment option, you will receive an upgrade to the Penguin Plus viewing area; one of the best ways to watch the nightly show.

After seeing the Penguin Parade, your bus returns to Melbourne, dropping you off at your hotel late that evening to end your tour.


  • Accommodation (choice of shared or luxury apartment)
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • All park entry fees 
  • Penguin Parade Standard Viewing (if Shared option selected)
  • Penguin Plus Viewing (if Luxury option selected)
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup/drop-off at selected Melbourne Hotels
  • Half day free time to explore Phillip Island
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Tour not recommended for children
  • Minimum child age is 14 years old
  • Children under 18 year old must be accompanied by an adult
  • Maximum group size 24 participants
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please limit luggage to a small backpack of soft overnight bag weighing no more than 11lbs ( 5 kg)
  • Please note: Private and studio accommodation requires a minimum of 2 people per booking
  • This package is a combination of guided and self-guided touring

Meeting Point

570 Flinders Street, Melbourne
Selected Melbourne CBD Hotels
Departure Time:
10am or 11am. Please contact your local tour operator
Departure Comments:

Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.

Return Details:
Returns to original departure point
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