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2 Day Exclusively Private Tour Of Phillip Island & The Penguin Parade

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Day 1: Day 1

Stop At: Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade, 1019 Ventnor Rd Summerlannds Estate, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922 Australia
The Penguin Parade is the main activity of the tour. Whilst general viewing is included in your tour price, you do have the additional opportunity to upgrade your ticket. This must be done in advance as the upgraded tickets often sell out.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Posh Penguins, Phillip Island, Victoria Australia
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Stop At: Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Corner Ballarto Road and Botanic Drive Cranbourne Gardens, Cranbourne, City of Casey, Victoria 3977 Australia
Optional extra - This attraction can be added as an optional extra. Please note that only two optional extras can be added to the tour. The attraction requires 24 hours notice.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Maru Koala and Animal Park, 1650 Bass Hwy, Grantville, Victoria 3984 Australia
Optional extra - This attraction can be added as an optional extra. Please note that only two optional extras can be added to the tour. The attraction requires 24 hours notice.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, 550 Tyabb-Tooradin Rd, Pearcedale, Victoria 3912 Australia
Optional extra - This attraction can be added as an optional extra. Please note that only two optional extras can be added to the tour. The attraction requires 24 hours notice.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Phillip Island Wildlife Park, 2115 Phillip Island Rd, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922 Australia
Optional extra - This attraction can be added as an optional extra. Please note that only two optional extras can be added to the tour. The attraction requires 24 hours notice.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Churchill Island, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922 Australia
This private 1 day tour to Phillip island offers a range of attractions to visit, which offering the flexibility to spend more time at the sights that interest you the most. We also have added optional extra's. Please contact us prior to the travel date to choose which option you would like to choose as some require 24 hours notification to book.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Phillip Island Nature Parks - Churchill Island Heritage Farm, 246 Samuel Amess Dr, Churchill, Victoria 3925 Australia
This private 1 day tour to Phillip island offers a range of attractions to visit, which offering the flexibility to spend more time at the sights that interest you the most. We also have added optional extra's. Please contact us prior to the travel date to choose which option you would like to choose as some require 24 hours notification to book.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Seal Rocks Lighthouse, Kinka Road, Seal Rocks, New South Wales NSW 2423 Australia
Optional Extra - Please note that is an optional tour and incurs an additional fee. The tour is conducted by eco boat and as such is weather dependant. The tour duration is 3 hours in length which means participation in the tour will mean the substitution or less time at other attractions.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: A Maze'N Things, 1805 Phillip Island Rd, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922 Australia
Optional extra - This attraction can be added as an optional extra (for an additional fee). Please note that only two optional extras can be added to the tour. The attraction requires 24 hours notice. As this attraction takes approximately 2 hours and will result in less time spent at another attraction.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Reserve, 1810 Phillip Island Tourist Road, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922 Australia
This private 1 day tour to Phillip island offers a range of attractions to visit, which offering the flexibility to spend more time at the sights that interest you the most. We also have added optional extra's. Please contact us prior to the travel date to choose which option you would like to choose as some require 24 hours notification to book.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: F Oswin Robert Koala Reserve, Phillip Island, Victoria 3923 Australia
Take a guided with your guide through this remote reserve to spot native wild animals.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Purple Hen Winery, 96 McFees Rd, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3923 Australia
Optional extra - This attraction can be added as an optional extra. Please note that only two optional extras can be added to the tour. The attraction requires 24 hours notice. Please note that this attraction does not open every day of the week.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Phillip Island Winery, 414 Berrys Beach Rd, Ventnor, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922 Australia
Optional extra - This attraction can be added as an optional extra. Please note that only two optional extras can be added to the tour. The attraction requires 24 hours notice. Please note that this attraction is not open every day of the week.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: National Vietnam Veterans Museum, 25 Veterans Dr, Newhaven, Phillip Island, Victoria 3925 Australia
Optional extra - This attraction can be added as an optional extra. Please note that only two optional extras can be added to the tour. The attraction requires 24 hours notice as it will involve a guided tour by one of the museum curators.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Nobbies Centre, 1320 Ventnor Rd, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922 Australia
This private 1 day tour to Phillip island offers a range of attractions to visit, which offering the flexibility to spend more time at the sights that interest you the most. We also have added optional extra's. Please contact us prior to the travel date to choose which option you would like to choose as some require 24 hours notification to book.
Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, 381 Back Beach Rd, Ventnor, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922 Australia
This private 1 day tour to Phillip island offers a range of attractions to visit, which offering the flexibility to spend more time at the sights that interest you the most. We also have added optional extra's. Please contact us prior to the travel date to choose which option you would like to choose as some require 24 hours notification to book.

Stop At: Flynns Beach, 1019 Ventnor Rd, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922 Australia
This private 1 day tour to Phillip island offers a range of attractions to visit, which offering the flexibility to spend more time at the sights that interest you the most. We also have added optional extra's. Please contact us prior to the travel date to choose which option you would like to choose as some require 24 hours notification to book.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Pyramid Rock Road, Ventnor, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922 Australia
This private 1 day tour to Phillip island offers a range of attractions to visit, which offering the flexibility to spend more time at the sights that interest you the most. We also have added optional extra's. Please contact us prior to the travel date to choose which option you would like to choose as some require 24 hours notification to book.
Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Phillip Island Visitor Information Centre, 895 Phillip Island Rd, Newhaven, Phillip Island, Victoria 3925 Australia
We make a brief stop here as a restroom room stop, and to purchase any souvenirs.
Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Cowes Beach, The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria Australia
Additional free time at Cowes Beach and the small township of Cowes.
Duration: 2 days 12 hours

Stop At: Cape Woolamai Beach, Phillip Island, Victoria Australia
Free time at Cape Woolamai beach. Join your guide for a short trek up to The Pinnacles Lookout (average fitness level is required for this 60 minute walk)
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Day 2

Stop At: Churchill Island Marine National Park, Phillip Island Road, Newhaven, Phillip Island, Victoria 3925 Australia
Day 2 will allow for a mix of the attractions that are listed in day 1. You may select a total of two optional extras of the total tour duration. You will also get a driving tour of the island, visiting some of the townships, wildlife spotting and undertaking some natural walks that are not included on the one day tour.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Birdwood Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3004 Australia
Upon return to Melbourne, you have the option of either being dropped of at your CBD hotel accommodation, Eureka Tower or the Royal Botanic Gardens.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Eureka Skydeck, 7 Riverside Qy Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006 Australia
Upon return to Melbourne, you have the option of either being dropped of at your CBD hotel accommodation, Eureka Tower or the Royal Botanic Gardens. Entry into the Eureka Tower observation deck is at guests own expense.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up time is 10am on DAY 1, with a return time of 4pm on DAY 2.
Our standard pick up point is from outside Eureka Tower observation deck - underneath the palms trees (located at 7 Riverside Quay, Southbank, VIC 3006) however we can pick up from hotels in Melbourne CBD, Docklands or Southbank if pre-organised prior to the tour date.
We also offer hotel pick up service - this can be provided from selected CBD, Southbank and Docklands hotels only and must be communicated in advance of the tour date.
Departure Time
10:00 AM
Duration
2 days
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Fuel surcharge
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Local taxes
  • National Park fees
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade
  • Entry/Admission - Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
  • Entry/Admission - Maru Koala and Animal Park
  • Entry/Admission - Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
  • Entry/Admission - Phillip Island Wildlife Park
  • Entry/Admission - Churchill Island
  • Entry/Admission - Phillip Island Nature Parks - Churchill Island Heritage Farm
  • Entry/Admission - Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Reserve
  • Entry/Admission - F Oswin Robert Koala Reserve
  • Entry/Admission - Purple Hen Winery
  • Entry/Admission - Phillip Island Winery
  • Entry/Admission - National Vietnam Veterans Museum
  • Entry/Admission - The Nobbies Centre
  • Entry/Admission - Churchill Island Marine National Park
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Overnight accommodation (Please ensure you book accommodation on Phillip island itself)
  • Upgraded ticket option to Penguins at the Penguin Parade (*subject to availability) - if you wish to upgrade to this ticket option please contact us as soon as possible. Upgrade tickets are $30 per person if available.
  • Entry/Admission - Seal Rocks Lighthouse
  • Entry/Admission - A Maze'N Things
  • Entry/Admission - Eureka Skydeck
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • Tours operate in all weather conditions. Please dress appropriately according to local conditions
  • Comfy trainers/sneakers are advised. A warm jumper, plus a waterproof jacket is advisable.
  • We wish to advise larger groups of 4 or 5, that our luggage capacity is limited, so we recommend 1 x airplane cabin-sized bags per person. For groups of 3 passengers or less, 1 x standard size suitcase & 1 x cabin-sized bag per person is acceptable.
  • We recommend contacting us directly pre-tour departure, so we can discuss your interests and plan the tour accordingly
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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This was our second visit to Melbourne, so we had a bit more time. So instead of rushing down in one day, we opted to see the island over 2 days on a private tour. It was a very relaxed tour, and we managed to visit the attractions when they were quiet. The penguin parade was
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Great 2 day tour of Phillip island. Most people I imagine take a 1 day tour, but as had booked 10 days in Melbourne and had run out things to do, so this was almost a case of filling in the extra days before our flight back to Canada. But luckily our guide James had lined up
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By: Posh Penguins
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BigVV4
Montreal, Canada
123
Cruise Ship Excursion
We booked this tour, as part of our Australia & New Zealand 14 day cruise. Our ship had handled all the
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Donfish65
Inveraray, United Kingdom
305
Great 3 days!
Our friend had recommended this company after they had done a 1 day tour. We wanted to see Phillip island AND the
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Pizzlover
51
Great Day Out
My friends and I had a great day out. We choose to visit the wildlife park, where we got great photos holding a
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JQholan
11
Wonderful private tour to Phillip Island
It was a wonderful experience to visit Phillip Island with Posh Penguins. The whole private trip was smooth and
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Poh_kok_wee
Pulau Ubin, Singapore
105
Penguins and co
This was our second visit to Melbourne, so we had a bit more time. So instead of rushing down in one day, we opted
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Cauliflower_Cheese7
Waitangi, New Zealand
262
Private Tour
I surprised my partner with this private tour for his birthday. We often do small group travel, but never have
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MrPM24
Haegglingen, Switzerland
62
Family Memories
Fantastic day out with Posh Penguins. Everything ran like clockwork. James was a friendly guide and very safe
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PaulHutchings36
Cork, Ireland
271165
Back again, 1 year later....
We used Posh Penguins back in 2018 for our first trip to Phillip Island. We have family that live in Victoria, so
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864trevorlee
Singapore
155
Comfy
Nice relaxed tour. Initial communication with Posh Penguis was good, and making our deposit payment online was
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HaysConly
Newport, United Kingdom
6018
Great private tour
After having done a few other tours in Melbourne (there is a lot to see!) we had one last day so decided to take a
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AllAmericanHero7
Arizona City, Arizona
2210
Short but sweet
Had limited time in Melbourne so we grabbed a private tour to see the penguin march. Pretty neat tour. Got to see
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Lolariera
Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
147
1 Day Tour
We took a 1 day tour of Phillip Island, after much debate between that and private driving. Glad with our decision
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Discovery56
Toronto, Canada
115
Island life
We only had a short period of time in Melbourne, so choose a one day tour. The tour lasted 12 hours, which is
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HelenChambers77
92
Superb day out
We were recommend Posh Penguins by our hotel concierge. And glad we took their advice. Much less stressful than
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brummiesue123
22
Great private tour with Posh Penguins
My husband and I had only one full day in Melbourne before we set off on a 3 day road trip down the Great Ocean Rd
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