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From Melbourne: Phillip Island Penguin Parade Full-Day Tour

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Activity provider: holidayxp

From Melbourne: Phillip Island Penguin Parade Full-Day Tour

Activity provider: holidayxp

From US$ 73.01 per person

Travel from Melbourne and spend the afternoon exploring the stunning Phillip Island. As the sun sets witness the majestic penguins swim back to the shore from the sea and return to their nests.

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Duration 8 hours
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Driver
Chinese, English

Experience

Highlights
  • Join the penguin homing parade on Phillip Island
  • Enjoy the spectacular animal wonders
  • Professional coach driver with comfortable vehicles
Full description
- Itinerary introduction- Australia Phillip Island one-day tour starts from Melbourne city, passing by San Remo and then going to Cowes town for dinner (own expense), after dinner, go to Penguin Island to watch the penguins return to their nests. Penguin Parade is the largest wild penguin protection base in the world, with more than 30,000 penguins living on Phillip Island. Every time after the sunset, surprises will appear. Petite penguins are fighting in the waves, their mouths are full of food to be brought back to the nest, and they are walking and swaying, very cute! Under the guidance of management staff, you and passengers from all over the world will sit in turn on the open-air observation deck built along the coast, waiting for the penguins to return to their nests. - Attractions Introduction- ・ San Remo (San Remo) San Remo (San Remo) is a must-see place to go to Phillip Island (Phillip Island, also known as Penguin Island), and it is also The only bridge connecting the island to Victoria. we will stop over for a photo break. ・Phillip Island town center, cowes Located on one of Victoria's few north-facing beaches, Cowes, is Phillip Island's commercial hub, an ideal base to soak up the Island's seaside holiday vibe ・Penguin Parade Watching penguins homing There is a large colony of little penguins here, with the world's smallest fairy penguins, about 30 to 40 centimeters in height and only about 1 kilogram in weight. Swim from the sea back to shore after the sun goes down and waddle in line back to the nest in a magnificent migration known as the Penguin Parade. - Important Information- ・Photography and video recording are not allowed when penguins return to their nests. Because of the fear of artificial light sources irritating the penguins’ eyes, the island will implement light control, and only a few incandescent lamps with very small wattage will be set along the coast. ・Depending on the environment and other factors, the number of penguin colonies will change every year, and the number of spring, summer, autumn and winter will also be affected. ・The penguin homing wonder of this itinerary is a general observation deck (General) ・The above attractions will be fine-tuned according to the actual situation of the day *Please check the details and cancellation policy before ordering. There are remarks that do not include meals, driver tips, cancellation fees, etc. to avoid unnecessary disputes and make your journey smoother, thank you
Includes
  • Experienced driver guide
  • Shuttle
  • General viewing platform ticket for penguin homing
  • Expenses not mentioned
  • Food
  • Tips for driver guide: Aud $5 per person (pay on the tour)
  • Insurance (passengers are advised to take out relevant insurance by yourselves)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

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Meeting point

Assembly time: 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM. The assembly time is adjusted according to the season. We will inform you of the actual meeting time by 7:00 PM the evening before your tour departure.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Food in the vehicle
  • Feeding animals
  • Video recording
  • Photography inside

Know before you go

  • ・Photography and video recording are not allowed when penguins return to their nests. Because of the fear of artificial light sources irritating the penguins’ eyes, the island will implement light control, and only a few incandescent lamps with very small wattage will be set along the coast.
  • ・Depending on the environment and other factors, the number of penguin colonies will change every year, and the number of spring, summer, autumn and winter will also be affected.
  • ・The penguin homing wonder of this itinerary is a general observation deck (General)
  • ・The above attractions will be fine-tuned according to the actual situation of the day
Customer reviews

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October 2, 2022

it was amazing to see the penguins in their natural habitat..

October 7, 2022

Product ID: 429154