On the way to Phillip Island, we stop at the small town of Tooradin for a journey break and also to see if we can find a few Pelicans.

We head to Maru Koala and Animal Wildlife Park where you can get close and personal with Koalas, hand feed the dozens of Kangaroos and Wallabies, see Wombats, Emus and of course, see many more Australian animals. We also have lunch here.

We then visit the Phillip Island Chocolate Factory for a guided tour – if you have a sweet tooth (who has not) this is the place for you. Everyone loves this stop. Be amazed at the works of art created with chocolate on exhibit in the Chocolate Art Gallery. Why not be an artist for a day – you can create something yourself.

We stop at Cowes seaside village, the heart and soul of Phillip Island. Have time to browse around before we go to the Nobbies.

We end the day at Summerland Beach. It has Victoria’s largest colony of Little Penguins. These Little Penguins are the smallest of all penguin species reaching only 33 cm in height when fully grown. At dusk hundreds arrive from their long day out at sea and make their way up the beach to the nesting area – this is of course the highlight of the whole day.

We cannot cover all the things we do during the day in words, so we have tour highlights listed below – just follow the red ticks.

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy views of Western Port Bay, well known for its mangroves and waterbirds
  • Also see French Island along the way, home to a community of less than a 100 people and large Nature Park
  • Visit Maru Koala and Animal Park for lunch and  time to explore the park
  • After lunch get close-up to Koalas along the elevated boardwalk. Hand feed Kangaroos and Wallabies. We include the food for the animalsno extra charge 
  • Visit the Phillip Island Chocolate Factory – the sweetest and most addictive attraction on Phillip Island
  • This is not just a “stop and shop” stop, we take you on a guided tour of the factory where you will see and learn how it is made, and of course, you get FREE samples along the way
  • Also have time to browse around the shop
  • We take you to Woolamai Surf Beach where you will have time to walk along the beach

Enjoy free time at Cowes, the heart and soul of Phillip Island

(the commercial centre of the island)

  • Walk along the pier and the beach, or just stroll around the many shops and eateries.
  • Why not stop and have a beer or glass of wine at one of the many restaurant bars
  • Visit the Nobbies Conservation Centre and Seal Rocks – home to a colony of fur seals
  • Take in the breath-taking views from the boardwalk
  • Have time to explore the Penguin Visitor Information Centre and, finally
  • Best of all… The little Penguin Parade  –  general viewing included
  • Watch the Little Penguins waddle up the beach as they make their way to the safety of their homes in the sand dunes

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  • Small groups – a maximum of 10 people
  • A relaxed no rush tour with friendly personal service
  • Go to places only our small bus can get to
  • More stops than other tours
  • Waterproof Blankets to use or sit on
  • FREE disposable emergency poncho raincoats for bad weather
  • FREE chilled bottled spring water
  • FREE hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Air-conditioned / heated small luxury vehicles
  • Ideal for a Private Tour

Please note – No cameras are to be used when watching the little penguins.

 Cost

                   $AUD 135 Per Person

  includes hearty lunch and all of the above,  government charges,  all entry fees, free hotel pickup and drop off

No hidden extra costs to pay!

 

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Departure and Return Times

      • Departs city from 10.00am to 1.00pm – Times vary depending on season
      • Returns at approx. 8.30pm-11.30pm – Times vary depending on season

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Koalas

Chocolate factory

The Nobbies

The little Penguin Parade

Feeding kangaroos

Bay and pier