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Phillip Island Penguin Parade day tours

Grand Penguins
Gray Line Day Tour 376

A tour jam packed with the best attractions and various activities to take part in! Grand Penguins offers the best of Phillip Island with fantastic interactive experiences all culminating with the iconic nightly Penguin Parade.

Imagine this … being able to get up close and personal with native animals in a wildlife sanctuary, being guided through activities at a working farm on Churchill Island, an educational and interactive experience on the island's newest attraction "Antarctic Journey" and finally, witnessing the star attraction ... Little Penguins waddling in from the ocean to return to their burrows. It is this nightly ritual of the Penguin Parade that has drawn so many visitors to Phillip Island Nature Parks and once you have seen it, you have to admit that it is a very special event to witness.

Highlights of this tour

  • Visit Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park on the Mornington Peninsula
  • Meet wombats, dingoes, emus, Tasmanian devils and colourful birds
  • Take the 'Wallaby Walk' and get up close to numerous friendly kangaroos and wallabies (opportunity to hand feed at own expense)
  • Have a photo with a Koala (own expense)
  • San Remo - maritime fishing village and gateway to Phillip Island
  • Churchill Island - explore the magic of this working heritage farm with magnificent views over Western Port
  • Lunches and snacks are available to purchase here at own expense
  • Tour through the original cottage, homestead and heritage gardens
  • Try your hand at milking a cow!
  • Learn the art of sheep shearing and whip cracking
  • The Nobbies - a rocky outcrop with an excellent boardwalk where you may spot Little Penguins' homes
  • Antarctic Journey at The Nobbies - take a guided tour and and marvel at Antarctic wildlife through through educational multimedia displays and interactive experiences
  • Phillip Island Nature Park - a natural home for koalas, shearwaters, seals and Little Penguins
  • Witness the Penguin Parade on Summerland Beach from the exclusive Penguins Plus premium viewing area for the best views of the Penguins
  • See penguin rookeries from the raised boardwalks
  • Explore the Visitor Centre and learn about the life of the Little Penguin
  • An opportunity to have dinner will be provided before or after the Penguin Parade (dependent on season)

Adult: $188   Child: $94

Hand feeding wallabies at Moonlit Sanctuary - Grand Penguins Tour

Adult: $188

Child: $94



Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat
Departs: 10am
Returns: 9.00pm - 11.30pm (dependant on season)

Fare Includes

Entrance to Moonlit Sanctuary, Churchill Island heritage farm, Antarctic Journey at The Nobbies, Penguin Parade with Penguins Plus premium viewing and free Wi-Fi on coach and at Penguin Parade

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Please bring warm, waterproof clothing as nights can be cold on the island in any season

The Penguin Parade is a natural phenomenon taking place in the open outdoors.

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