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Private Tour: Phillip Island, Penguin Parade and Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park from Melbourne provided by Oceania Tours & Safaris

Private Tour: Phillip Island, Penguin Parade and Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park from Melbourne

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£345.79
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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Updated 19/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 19/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You’ll have 2 starting options
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
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Important Information
Departure Point
Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia Phillip Island Nature Park, Cape Woolamai VIC 3925, Australia
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Local guide/driver
  • Live commentary on board
  • Penguin Plus access
  • Moonlit Sanctuary access
  • Entry/Admission - Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
  • Entry/Admission - Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers 4yrs and above
  • Infants 0-3yrs please request car seat at time of booking
  • No photo or video of penguins allowed
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
22Reviews
2Q&A
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Anna S wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Iliesea was an outstanding guide, driver and host. He briefed us on our itinerary, time to travel and what to expect. As we encountered some weather encountered, he constantly offered us alternatives to the itinerary as we went along. He stopped at several spots on island to
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Sebastian_Oceania, Manager at Private Tour: Phillip Island, Penguin Parade and Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park from Melbourne
Responded 23 Mar 2020
Thanks so much for your great review Anna. Eliseo certainly knows many of the great photo opportunities on the island before you even get to the amazing penguin parade. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your tour with us and wish you safe travels ahead.
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barkof wrote a review Feb 2020
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Really enjoyed this tour, the safari park, Phillips Island, the penguins and seeing some critters at night. The tour guide, Fred Garcarzyck, was great. Made you feel at home and he knew his stuff. One of my best tours in a month in Oz.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Sebastian_Oceania, Manager at Private Tour: Phillip Island, Penguin Parade and Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park from Melbourne
Responded 18 Feb 2020
Thank you for your positive feedback. And to hear we topped your list of favourite tours in Oz is extremely satisfying. We will certainly pass on your wonderful comments about Fred and safe onward travels
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Heather wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions2 helpful votes
It was a terrific tour. Our guide Martin was very knowledgeable and accommodating. The scenery was amazing.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Sebastian_Oceania, Manager at Private Tour: Phillip Island, Penguin Parade and Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park from Melbourne
Responded 17 Feb 2020
Thank you for taking the time to post such a positive review. Yes, the coastal views are quite spectacular on the island and quite a contrast to the scenery enjoyed along our western coast. Safe travels and hopefully see you again.
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Stuart H wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution2 helpful votes
Very good trip to Philip Island. Penguins great! Martin great guide and very informative! Quite a long day!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Sebastian_Oceania, Manager at Private Tour: Phillip Island, Penguin Parade and Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park from Melbourne
Responded 11 Feb 2020
Thank you for reviewing our Phillip Island penguin tour Stuart. And yes it is a late finish at this time of the year because the penguins watches are controlled by our sunsets, which is why we try to include other interesting stops along the way. Look forward to having you on board again someday.
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Lindsay wrote a review Feb 2020
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Martin was our tour guide. He was great! The trip to the Sanctuary was awesome. Got to feed the kangaroos. The guided ranger tour with the penguins was amazing. Got to see them up close and personal and learn a lot about them. Beautiful views of the island at various stops along
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Sebastian_Oceania, Manager at Private Tour: Phillip Island, Penguin Parade and Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park from Melbourne
Responded 11 Feb 2020
Thank you for your positive review and taking the time to post some amazing photos. Martin always works hard to ensure that his guests get the most of their experience with us.
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About the operator

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By: Oceania Tours & Safaris
ls198021
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Awesome
Fred has been an excellent tourist guide with lot of stories it was pleasure knowing him, wonderful person and expl
Katobeid
Katobeid
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Absolutely a gold star!
Oceania Tours & Safaris can be highly commended for continuing to offer safe and enjoyable tours in the aftermath o
poraneepaula
poraneepaula
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Amazing private trip to Philips Island and excellent guide, Fred.
This was the best trip of my life. I joined this tour on Friday, 22 January 2021. It was a fantastic tour ever esp
898divyam
898divyam
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It was a great experience!
The wine tour was an amazing experience! Fred has been an the best tour guide we could get. His stories make the tr
yangtianyue
yangtianyue
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Little Wonder
A fantastic day tour to Phillip island with my friendly private tour guide Fred. Wonderful experience to watch the
H9343ISstephaniet
H9343ISstephaniet
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An amazing tour
On a pitspot trip of Melbourne, our tour guide Fred really showed us everything amazing it had to offer and all the
Coastal33317444240
Coastal33317444240
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A Trip of Perfection
A remarkable and exceptional experience with wows, laughs, delightfulness and enjoyment were created by one of the
hinahere
hinahere
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Amazing day trip *special thanks to Fred* ❤️
Thanks to Fred we had an amazing day trip to Phillip Island. We were his first tour since February (damn covid!) an
SusieandKirk
SusieandKirk
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Great Tour of Melbourne highlights
This half day tour of Melbourne was very enjoyable. Fred was an excellent guide and gave us many ideas of what to
paulav457
paulav457
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Highlight of our five week NZ/Australian holiday
First off, our guide Fred, should run for PM of Australia. He never ran out of stories during the entire day and h
rrpinn
rrpinn
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The little penguins were worth the wait...
Our tour guide and driver Fred is an absolute hoot. Very funny, very knowledgeable on the penguins and the whole a
rrpinn
rrpinn
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Breathtaking Views all day long!
Our group had 3 busses and We were fortunate to get the smallest bus with a thoughtful and knowledgeable driver Ric
214lh
214lh
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Memorable Tour!
Fred is an exceptional tour guide. He clearly loves what he does and made the tour so much more fun.
M8441XXjamesh
M8441XXjamesh
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A Truly Breathtaking Experience
We went on the two-day trip to explore what Melbourne has to offer outside of the City, the Trip with our guide Fre
malloryB92663
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Highlight of our trip!
Melbourne itself is so exquisite and breathtaking but having a tour by Fred makes the city come alive! Accommodatin
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  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
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