Phillip Island Evening Tour and Penguin Parade

Take this evening tour of Phillip Island from Melbourne and watch the charming sight of little penguins emerging from the waves and waddling to their shelter. As you get closer, you can see the penguins feeding their young the sardines and anchovies they have just caught.


  • Done in English
  • Instant confirmation
  • Treat yourself to a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • All entrance fees included
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Fully commented visit
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included

On the Phillip Island Evening Tour and its Penguin Parade, you'll leave Melbourne late in the afternoon following the Yarra River through the leafy eastern suburbs of the city of Melbourne and to Phillip Island. You'll learn about Phillip Island's wildlife at the information center and at dawn see the little penguins (the smallest of the penguin species) leaving the ocean to return to their burrows in the sand dunes.

You'll also have the opportunity to see migratory shearwaters (muttonbirds) and other seabirds during this tour, and learn about conservation and environmental issues involved in protecting Phillip Island wildlife.

Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Tour departs from selected Melbourne hotels


Le Federation Square

Departure time :

  • 17:00 p.m.- October 4 to April 3 
  • 15:00 p.m.- April 4 to March 31 

Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.

Hotel pickups begin before this time. Contact the local organizer to confirm exact hotel pickup time.

Return details:
Return to the starting point around 21:30 p.m. and 22:30 p.m.

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