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Phillip Island Penguin Parade day tours

Grand Penguins with Seal Rocks Cruise
Gray Line Day Tour 364

A truly amazing wildlife experience! Close up encounter with native animals in a sanctuary, an adventure cruise to Seal Rocks where there are over 5,000 fur seals and of course, the nightly ritual of the Penguin Parade.

An awesome day of nature based experiences, the Grand Penguins tour with Seal Rocks Cruise will leave a lasting impression of your holiday to Melbourne. At Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park you will have close interaction with native animals. Meanwhile, the adventure cruise will be unforgettable as the sight and sound of over 5,000 fur seals overwhelms you while drifting in the shelter of Seal Rocks in Bass Strait. At sunset, watch the Little Penguins waddle home from the sea at Summerland Beach on Phillip Island ... truly a natural phenomenon!

Highlights of this tour

Moonlit Sanctuary

  • 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)

Seal Rocks Cruise

  • Board the Wildlife Coast Adventure Cruises seal watching cruise in Cowes for one of Australia's most unique natural experiences
  • The Nobbies - a rugged rocky outcrop
  • Seal Rocks - home to Australia's largest colony of fur seals
  • Be enthralled at the sight and sound of over 5000 fur seals close-up while drifting in the shelter of Seal Rocks in Bass Strait. These naturally playful and inquisitive animals regularly approach the boat for a closer look at you!

Phillip Island

  • Phillip Island Nature Park - a natural home for koalas, seals, shearwaters and Little Penguins
  • Witness the natural phenomena of the Penguin Parade on floodlit Summerland Beach from the exclusive Penguins Plus premium viewing area for the best views of the Penguins
  • See penguin rookeries from an elevated boardwalk
  • Inspect the Visitor's Centre - an opportunity to learn about the life of the Little Penguin
  • During your evening return to Melbourne a contemporary movie feature will be screened.

Adult: $260   Child: $143

Seals at Seal Rocks on the Grand Penguins Tour

Adult: $260

Child: $143



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

Fare Includes

Entrance to Moonlit Sanctuary, Seal Rocks cruise, Penguin Parade, Penguins Plus premium viewing area 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 and Seal Rocks cruise both take place in the open outdoors

When doing the Seal Rocks cruise option, it is instead of visiting Churchill Island and Antarctic Journey

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