Phillip Island Penguin Parade

Mornington Peninsula & Phillip Island Tour

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Key Details
Duration
12 hours
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Live Guide
English

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October - March pick-up times: Courtesy pick up/drop off from Hotels in the follow locations: 8:30am for St.Kilda & South Yarra Hotels 9:00am for South Bank Hotels 9:10am for Docklands Hotels 9:20am - 9:45am for Melbourne City Center Hotels 9:55am at St.Pauls Cathedral Cnr Swanston & Flinders St Melbourne November - February pick-up times: 9:35am for St.Kilda & South Yarra Hotels 10:05am for South Bank Hotels 10:15am for Docklands Hotels 10:25am - 10:45am for Melbourne City Center Hotels 10:55am at St.Pauls Cathedral Cnr Swanston & Flinders St Melbourne

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What You'll Do
  • Enjoy a food and wine experience enjoying local produce & fine wine
  • See and encounter up to 22 different species of Australian Wildlife including the world famous Phillip Island Penguin Parade
  • Sample inspired Italian wood-fired pizzas for lunch
Overview
See the best of two regions in one day. Mornington Peninsula for amazing views and wine tasting and then enjoy the sights of Phillip Island. See the Nobbies Rocks before seeing the Little Penguins parade.
What to Expect
Your first stop on this Phillip Island tour is to showcase 100's of tiny wooden bathing boxes along Mt.Martha Beach. Probably the Mornington Peninsula's most stunning coastal views. You then travel to the Mornington Peninsula's most amazing lookout. Set 300m above Port Phillip Bay enjoy a great perspective of the Mornington Peninsula and marvel at Melbourne's city skyline in the distance. Begin your journey away from the coast into the Peninsula's hinterland home of Victoria's best fresh produce. 

Begin your culinary journey at one of 26 local farm gates you can visit. Farm gate touring is one of the many attractions to the Mornington Peninsula. After a produce tasting sit down and enjoy the stunning surrounds with coffee or tea from their cafe. Then its off to Red Hill Estate where you can see Phillip Island across the sparkling waters of Western Port Bay. This has to be one of the best views from any winery in the world. 

Head to Red Hill Epicurean for lunch a beautiful restaurant with inspired Italian wood-fired pizzas for you to choose from. From November 1st to March 31st you will have the choice of visiting the Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm. Here you will visit Australia's largest producer of strawberries, speaking of largest, these are some of the largest sweetest strawberries in the world. You will be thrilled to pick your own and take home with you 500g of strawberries. 

Your Phillip island tour then travels to the Moonlit Sanctuary where you'll enjoy close encounters with Australia's most iconic native animals. Set in a natural bush setting makes for amazing photo's. Option to hand feed the kangaroos & koala petting encounters. Your Phillip island tour journeys across the San Remo bridge to Phillip Island. Enjoy views of Phillip Island before arriving at the Nobbies. The Nobbies being a showcase of stunning coastlines and wildlife. Search for little penguins who stayed home. This is your only penguin photo opportunity as photography is not allowed at the penguin parade. 

As you journey along the south coast of Phillip Island you'll be blown away by the pristine environment which has been regenerated by the Phillip Island Nature Parks attracting up to 32,000 little penguins. Your Phillip Island tours then arrives to the Phillip Island Penguin Center. Explore the visitor center before the penguins arrive to better understand their unique behaviors. We will escort you to your viewing area showing you to the best available viewing position to see the most penguins cross the beach.
What's Included
  • Return Transfers
  • Tour Guide Host
  • Wine Tasting
  • Gourmet Pizza Lunch
  • Wildlife Park Entry Fee
  • General Viewing Tickets at Phillip Island Penguin Parade
What's Not Included
  • Optional Strawberry Picking ($6)
  • Dinner
Meeting Point

St. Pauls Cathedral Cnr Swanston & Flinders St Melbourne (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Gluten Free, Vegetarian & Vegan Options for Lunch
• It is recommended that travelers have reasonable level of fitness.
• Suitable for ages 4 years to 85 years.
• Safety seats for children aged 6 months - 3 years for $65 AUD.

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