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Private Phillip Island Tour (2 Day)

Multi Day Private Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Departs from your Melbourne Hotel/Accommodation in a luxury air conditioned vehicle (departure times vary daily). Your personal driver and experienced local guide will greet you personally and whisk you off towards Phillip Island. 

 

En-route you will stop off at a popular Cranbourne Royal Botanic Gardens and then a local Wildlife Park, to meet some of Australia's iconic animals, including a unique opportunity to handfeed kangaroo's in a natural environment.

 

Then onto Phillip Island where you head over to Churchill island, a famous old heritage working farm. Here you can experience some old traditional farming techniques, such as sheep shearing, working dogs demonstration and whip cracking. 

 

The Koala Conservation Centre is next, where you can explore the tree-top boardwalks and see koalas up close in their natural habitat. A short stop at The Nobbies Centre, boasting a stunning boardwalk platform, as well as being home to Australia's largest fur seal population.
 

The Penguin Parade is the main tour highlight. Take your seats and watch one of nature's most incredible sights. Overnight accommodation - on Phillip Island (own expense).

The Koala Conservation Centre Boardwalk
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Black swans at Swan Lake on Phillip Island
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Penguins Plus and bunker upgraded Viewing at the Penguin Parade
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Day 2

Pick up from your chosen accommodation. Your guide will kick of the morning taking by taking you on some well know local Walking Trails through the natural Australian bushland to enjoy the peaceful environment, abundant bird life and to spot some wild wallabies. The trails are varied and can be selected based on your group's level of fitness.  

 

Then relax, sit back and enjoy some Scenic Touring to some beautiful hidden spots on the island, that you won't see in the guide book. 

 

Just before we break for lunch, you will sample one of the island's most pristine beaches - Cape Woolamai Surf Beach. And then experience another parade - this time it is the 'Pelican Parade' (who are determined not to be out done by the penguins!).

 

You will also have the chance to choose choose one more Additional Tour Option (such as the local Winery or Museum) depending on your interests. Or if you prefer, have some free time in Cowes, the main township on the island. You will then head back to Melbourne, Stopping in for lunch at one of San Remo's quirky street cafe's.

 

Departs Melbourne CBD at 10am
Returns Melbourne CBD at 4pm

Wild Kangaroo Viewing
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wine tasting at Purple Hen Winery on Phillip Island
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Close up of a Fairy blue wren
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  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Minimum age is 8 years

  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

  • Comfy trainers/sneakers are advisable

  • Hotel pick up: from selected CBD, Southbank and Docklands hotels only and must be communicated in advance.

  • This is a private tour. Only your selected group will participate.

Whats included?

  • Paid entry into Phillip Island main attractions

  • The Penguin Parade

  • The Koala Conservation Centre

  • Churchill Island Heritage Farm 

  • Wildlife park (with kangaroo feeding)

  • Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne Tour

  • Comfy private tour vehicle

  • Experienced personal driver and guide

  • All National Park fees

  • All entrance and attraction fees

  • All local taxes and charges

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

  • Complimentary on-board WIFI

  • Complimentary bottled water

  • Souvenir guide to Phillip Island

Whats not included?

  • Meals (including any drinks & snacks)

  • Overnight Accommodation (we can provide recommendations)

  • Upgraded ticket option at Phillip Island 

  • We only provide a pre-paid 'General Viewing' entry ticket 

  • You may choose your Penguin Parade Upgrade here

  • Upgraded tickets are strictly subject to availability

  • Upgraded tickets must be booked in advance 

  • Prices range from an additional $30-$70 per person

  • Please contact us prior to booking if you wish to request an upgrade

  • Additional Tour Options that you may add (ie helicopter flight)

Price

  • 1 Passenger: A$1,200 

  • 2 Passengers: A$1,400

  • 3 Passengers: A$1,600

  • 4 Passengers: A$1,800

  • 5 Passengers: A$2,000

 

Prices are quoted in Australia Dollars and include all taxes. Maximum 5 passengers. Must be Aged 8 years old or over. 

25% Deposit Required to secure booking date 

75% Final Payment will be charged on day of the tour 

 

You have an option available to make a full advance payment (100%) if preferred. Please select this option on the booking page.

 

If you would prefer to pay with a different method

(PayPal or Cash) please contact us prior to booking.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free Cancellation and full refund if cancelled at least 14 days before the tour date.

  • Cancellation's within 14 days of the departure date will result in the forfeit/loss of deposit amount

  • Cancellation within 48 Hours of the departure date or a No-Show will result in the full booking amount charged.

  • Customers will receive a full refund (or credit note if preferred) in case of operator cancellation due to extreme weather events or any other unforeseen circumstances. 

COVID19 Policy

  • COVID19 Cancellation: In the case of a Government declared lockdown and/or last minute flight cancellations due to imposed local or international COVID-19 restrictions, a FULL REFUND will be provided.

Guest Tour Reviews

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" You will enjoy a trip to see the Penguin Parade more if you make the trip in style. Posh Penguins will make sure you get the best view of these adorablde penguins. Many eople come from around the world to see Penguin Parade. Who wants to sit for hours on a bus when you can do the trip in comfort? "

~ Jeffry B  June 2021 

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