Phillip Island Penguin Parade day tours

Penguin Express with VIP Skybox Tour
Gray Line Day Tour 314

Make your evening special with our upgrade to the VIP Skybox Tour at the Penguin Parade. Tour will depart Melbourne CBD and go directly to Phillip Island. Be escorted by a ranger guide in a small private group and view the penguins from an elevated ranger's box.

This event has been happening since 1920's that us lucky visitors have been able to witness the nightly ritual known as the Penguin Parade. Travel directly to Phillip Island and be escorted by your private small group ranger guide to your exclusive, fully covered viewing platform inside the ranger's box on the VIP Skybox Tour. To get a closer look at these waddling little flightless birds, your VIP treatment extends to Underground Viewing at the Penguin Parade.

Highlights of this tour

  • Views of French Island across Western Port bay
  • San Remo - maritime fishing village and gateway  to Phillip Island
  • Phillip Island Nature Park - home for one of the largest colonies of Little Penguins
  • Witness the natural phenomenon of the Penguin Parade on floodlit Summerland Beach on a VIP Skybox Tour (limited to 10 guests) - an exclusive ranger's box with a private ranger before taking a closer look at the penguins from the Underground Viewing area.
  • Watch the little Penguins returning to their burrows from an elevated boardwalk
  • Follow the "Penguin Experience" in the Visitor's Centre and learn more about the life of the Little Penguin
  • The Penguin Parade restaurant offers a variety of light meals (own expense)

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Penguin arrival - Penguin Express Tour

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Child: $N/A



Daily (October 7 through to April 6)
Departs: 4.00pm Returns: 11.30pm approx

Fare Includes

Entrance to Penguin Parade, VIP Skybox Tour (limited to 10 guests) with Underground 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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