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Premium Penguin Express Tour from Melbourne

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    Stop At: Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade, 1019 Ventnor Rd Summerlannds Estate, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922 Australia

    One of the most fascinating natural wildlife events you will ever see, the nightly parade of little penguins from the sea to their sand dune burrows.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: The Nobbies, 1320 Ventnor Rd, Phillip Island, Victoria Australia

    Enjoy the spectacular ocean views while on a short walk along the boardwalks.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Summerlands Lookout, The Blvd, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922 Australia

    Look for wild swamp wallabies, penguin burrows, sea birds and birds of prey while on a scenic drive around the Summerland Peninsula.

    Duration: 20 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, 328 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Melbourne VIC, Australia
    Inclusions
    • Entry/Admission - Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade
    Exclusions
    • Meals and drinks are available to purchase at your own expense.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Bring or wear warm waterproof comfortable clothing and closed shoes in any season. Bring a camera, although no photography of the penguins is permitted.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    The small bus was very clean, well appointed, and safely driven. The driver (Mike) gave informative narration during the almost two hour trip to Phillip Island, and gave useful tips on how to watch the penguin parade - his hints turned out to be wonderful....More

    Thank Fred L
    NevilleMcC, Owner at The Little Penguin Bus, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Hi Fred. Thanks so much for taking the time to review your tour with us. I'm delighted it was such a good experience for you all. It's good to remind people there are always options, shorter express tours, longer day tours, big groups that call...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    It was a wonderful afternoon and evening seeing the little guys pop out of the water! Our tour guide got us there and back safely and even dropped us off st our hotel. I would suggest this adventure!

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Amanda G
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We had a wonderful time on this tour to Phillip Island. Mac, our tour guide, was knowledgeable, enthusiastic, relaxed and fun. I would recommend paying a bit more for the guided ranger tour as you get even more inside knowledge about the penguin habitat and...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank annhR6018RU
    NevilleMcC, Owner at The Little Penguin Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Ann. Thanks so much for the review. It was a pleasure to meet you and your husband and friends and take you out to the sights. I'm delighted it was such an enjoyable start to your Australian vacation. Safe travels Mac McCrostie

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The drive there included plenty of information along the way and prepared us well for our visit. We spotted geese, wallabies and various other animals during this trip as well! David was a great host and the penguin viewing was an outstanding experience!

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank We3LO
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    If you're not going to drive yourself to Phillip Island - The Little Penguin Bus is the only way to go! Mac was our driver - great sense of humour and easy to talk to. He gave us info along the way about anything significant...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Deborah P
    NevilleMcC, Owner at The Little Penguin Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Deborah. Thanks so much for taking the time to review your tour with us. I'm delighted to hear all the info and plenty of time added up to a good tour experience. And that the Penguin Parade staff had good things to say about...More

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    jaysf
    20 September 2019|
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    Response from NevilleMcC | Property representative |
    Hi. Sorry I don’t get notified of these questions. As the others have said there is one central pickup location and we will take you back to the Marriot at the end of the tour. Check out our website for more info and you can... More
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    DSTRFT
    7 September 2018|
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    Response from NevilleMcC | Property representative |
    Hi. I'm sorry I hadn't noticed this question sooner. Due to any mobility issues we can reserve the best seat for you, no problem. Just make a note on the online booking form. The Langham is only about 8 minutes walk from the... More
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