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Private Phillip Island Penguin Parade Tour

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    What to Expect
    During your tour, come face to face with Australia’s most iconic marsupial at the Koala Conservation Centre. Explore the tree-top boardwalks to glimpse koalas in the natural habitat and wander the extensive trails through Australian bushland, home to many animals including wallabies, echidnas and bats.

    Next make your way to the Nobbies Centre to see the wonders of the southern waters and walk the coastal boardwalks to catch a glimpse of the world’s second largest Australian Fur Seal Colony at Seal Rocks.

    Then comes the real highlight. Every evening at sunset the Little Penguins come out of the surf and return to Summerland Beach. They waddle up to their burrows, just as their ancestors have done for thousands of generations, meandering straight past eager visitors who wait in anticipation for the night’s performance. Watch this miracle unfold in front of you from an exclusive raised platform away from the crowds with the Penguins Plus Experience and see these unique creatures return to their nests in the sand dunes.

    • The spectacle of the nightly Penguin migration
    • View koalas up close
    • The Nobbies Centre
    • A memorable dinner featuring local island produce
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Departure Time
    2:00 PM
    • Phillip Island - Penguins Plus Experience
    • The Koala Conservation Centre
    • Dinner - 2-course dinner
    • Bottled water
    • Driver/guide
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    I am so glad we did this! My only regret is I wish we would've used them more!!!! The driver & our other guide were not only insightful & made the day run smoothly, they were so friendly, fun, & catered to us. We had such a fun time (adults /teens/small kids in this group)
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    Response from MelbPrivateTours, General Manager at Private Phillip Island Penguin Parade Tour
    Responded May 1, 2018
    Hi Emma L, our pleasure! So pleased to hear you enjoyed your touring with us, and we'll be more than willing to look after your group next time you're visiting Victoria. Phillip Island is a great tour option for all ages, and as you've mentioned no shortage of activities to enjoy. Thanks again for travelling with MPT!
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    The day excursion we took from Melbourne to Phillip Island was outstanding in many ways. There were four of us all from the U.K. and one from the U.S. As soon as I met our guide, Katie, in front of the hotel I knew it would be a great time. She is professional and personable
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    Response from MelbPrivateTours, General Manager at Private Phillip Island Penguin Parade Tour
    Responded May 1, 2018
    Hi joshcalkid, what a great review for our team to read! It's such a great honour to receive feedback like this, especially for Katie personally.Thank you for taking the time to write such detailed comments, as it helps not only us to review our service, but also future guests to learn about how our tours and itineraries take shape. The nightly ritual of the 'Penguin Parade' is a sight that needs to be seen to be believed, and we're so pleased that you had a fantastic time on tour. Hope to see you again Downunder some time!
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    Key Details
    • Melbourne Private Tours
    • Duration: 9h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Spanish
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