Melbourne: Ultimate Penguin Parade & Wildlife Wonders day tour
- 9 Hours
- 9 Hours
- On request
Phillip Island's little penguins are certainly the hottest wildlife show in town. But close on their cute little heels are the wildlife wonders of Moonlit Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Park, and the best views of Phillip Island's rugged south coast at The Nobbies.
En route to Phillip Island, the multi-award winning Moonlit Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Park has 10 hectares (24 acres) of natural bush filled with rare and endangered species, kangaroos and wallabies bounding around, colourful birds, reptiles and dingoes, plus koalas ready for a cuddle with you. It is home to a number of Australia's rare and threatened wildlife species, and plays an important role in conserving these creatures. You'll also be able to hand-feed wallabies on the Wallaby Walk (keep an eye out for tiny joeys in their mothers' pouches) and have a close encounter with a koala. Next it is off to The Nobbies Centre to take a walk along the boardwalk and soak in the stunning views back towards the Mornington Peninsula from Phillip Island's most western point.
And now, the Penguin Parade with Penguins Plus. enjoy access to the Penguins Plus boardwalk, inspired by the natural elements of the surrounding landscape, the new platforms mirrors the coves of Phillip Island's spectacular southern coastline and offers visitors unprecedented, up close viewing of the little penguins as they waddle along the most popular pathway at the Penguin Parade.
Duration: 9 Hours
Departs: 2 p.m. - Returns: 11:59 p.m.