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Phillip Island Penguin Parade day tours

Penguin Express Tour with Underground and Penguins Plus
Gray Line Day Tour 354U

Our evening Penguin Express tour to the Penguin Parade will take you directly from Melbourne CBD to Phillip Island. A wonderful option for those who are time poor with their sightseeing schedule.

Travel directly to the Penguin Parade on Phillip Island on our Penguin Express tour. Witness the penguins returning from the sea and waddling across the beach and sand dunes to their burrows from an underground area that allows eye-level viewing! You can also learn all about their life at the Visitor's Information Centre.

Highlights of this tour

  • Take in panoramic views of French Island across the bay
  • San Remo - maritime fishing village and gateway to Phillip Island
  • Phillip Island - home for one of the largest colonies of Little Penguins
  • Witness the natural phenomena of the Penguin Parade on floodlit Summerland Beach from the world's first underground covered viewing facility
  • Watch the Little Penguins at eye-level and out of the elements
  • You will also have access to the exclusive Penguins Plus premium viewing area directly above the underground section
  • Wander along the elevated boardwalks and view the penguins heading off to their burrows
  • Explore the Visitor's Information Centre to learn more about the life of the Little Penguin as you walk through the "Penguin Experience"
  • A variety of light meals are available at the Penguin Parade restaurant (own expense)

Adult: $191   Child: $95.50

Underground penguin viewing area

Adult: $191

Child: $95.50



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

Fare Includes

Entrance to Penguin Parade with Underground Penguins Plus and free WiFi on coach and at the 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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