Autopia Tours / Wildlife Tours Penguin Parade & Koala Highlights Tour (General Viewing)

Autopia Tours / Wildlife Tours
Penguin Parade & Koala Highlights Tour (General Viewing)

$145.00

Departing at 11:45 AM (winter) / 13:45 PM (summer)
Returning at 22:00 PM (winter) / 00:00 AM (summer)
Duration 8.5 Hrs



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Starts: Melbourne VIC, Australia
Ends: Melbourne VIC, Australia

This tour is affected by daylight savings hours, the departure time changes throughout the year to maximise the sunset experience.

OPERATES: Daily

TOUR DURATION: 8.5 Hours.

MAIN PICKUP LOCATION & TIME: Immigration Museum – 400 Flinders St, corner Market St, Melbourne

Seasonal departure times based on day savings hours, to ensure we maximise the sunset experience.

  • 04 Apr 2021 – 02 Oct 2021 winter @ 11:45am
  • 03 Oct 2021 – 02 Apr 2022 summer @ 1:45pm
  • 03 Apr 2022 – 01 Oct 2022 winter @ 11:45am
  • 02 Oct 2022 – 01 Apr 2023 summer @ 1:45pm

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Witness hundreds of the world’s smallest penguins
  • Sunset at the Penguin Parade with spectacular coastal views
  • Guided ranger experience through the Phillip Island Koala Reserve
  • Visit Seal Rocks boardwalk & explore The Nobbies Centre
  • See the Penguin Parade’s award winning visitor information centre
  • Explore Phillip Island’s natural beauty and majestic coastline
  • A family-friendly Australian wildlife discovery experience

ITINERARY:

Get up close with a host of Aussie wildlife, see the fantastic coastline of Phillip Island and then witness one of Australia’s most spectacular wildlife experiences as hundreds of tiny penguins waddle ashore! You’ll also get the chance to get up close to koalas in their natural habitat and enjoy the spectacular rugged beauty of Phillip Island. We begin our day with a stop at the Phillip Island Koala Reserve, where you’ll be making some new friends with our local Australian animals as you’re taken on a guided ranger walk through the woodland. Famous for its natural beauty, stunning beaches, rugged cliffs, and unique wildlife it’s then to the western end of the island to the Nobbies. Experience the majestic rocky coast and views of an Australian fur seal colony and spot wild wallabies and native birds on a back road journey to the main show at the Penguin Parade. Explore the award-winning Visitor Centre before witnessing the world’s smallest penguins emerge from the sea and waddle ashore. It’s truly a magical and unforgettable experience! Driving Distance: 300km

*No photography or filming is permitted at the Penguin Parade. Penguins have sensitive eyes and a bright, sudden flash or unusual light can frighten or disorientate a penguin.

INCLUSIONS:

  • Penguin Parade general viewing entry
  • Admission into Koala Reserve
  • National Park entry fees
  • Australian wildlife sightings, in the wild!
  • Experienced driver guide
  • Air-conditioned mini-coach travel
  • Comprehensive tour commentary
  • Select inner city pick up and drop off points
  • Audio translation available in 10 languages

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Any meals not indicated – breakfast/lunch/dinner at own expense
  • Travel insurance is recommended
  • Personal expenses

WHAT TO BRING:

Refillable water bottle, hat, sunscreen and sunglasses, all-weather warm clothing, windbreaker, comfortable walking shoes, small day bag 5-7kg, money for snack and meals, camera to capture every moment.

CHILD POLICY:

Infants aged 0 to 4 are not permitted to travel on adult laps and must be safely restrained within a child protective seat. Infant protective seats are free of charge and must be requested at time of booking. Child fare prices apply from 0 to 12 years old.

WEATHER:

In the event of rain or inclement weather, your experience will still go ahead, unless contacted by the provider.

THINGS TO KNOW:

  • No photography or filming is permitted at the Penguin Parade. Penguins have sensitive eyes and a bright, sudden flash or unusual light can frighten or disorientate a penguin.
  • Infants aged 0 to 4 are not permitted to travel on adult laps and must be safely restrained within a child protective seat. Infant protective seats are free of charge and must be requested at time of booking.
  • We offer Audio Translation for our guests, passengers can download the app application and access all available translation for our Phillip Island Tour. Available in 10 different language translations: Mandarin, Cantonese, Portuguese, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, Italian, German, French and Dutch.

 

Terms & Conditions

Only hand luggage is allowed on day trips. With the 3 and 4-day tours we request that you keep your luggage to a maximum of 15 kgs in a backpack or soft overnight bag.

In addition to WTC’s terms and conditions; Autopia Tours / Wildlife Tours Cancellation Policy: Cancellations within 1 days of the start date incur a 100% fee. Between 1 and 3 days incur a 50% fee.Between 3 and 28 days incur a 25% fee. https://autopiatours.com.au/project/booking-terms-and-conditions/

 

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