Penguin Parade and Phillip Island with Seal Rocks Cruise - Full Day Trip from Melbourne

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Tassie Devil
Moonlit Sanctuary
Penguins Plus Viewing Platform
Penguins Plus Viewing Platform
Penguin Parade
Penguin Parade
See penguins up close
See penguins up close
Koala Conservation Center
Koala Conservation Center

What To Expect

Visit Moonlit Sanctuary on the Mornington Peninsula and take a grand tour of Phillip Island. Witness the phenomenal Penguin Parade, interact with native wildlife and marvel at the sight and sounds of the colony at Seal Rocks.


  • Experience sunset on Summerland Beach and witness the famous oarde of little penguins

  • Meet dingoes, Tassie Devils, kangaroos, wallabies and other native wildlife at the Moonlit Sanctuary

  • Cruise to the Seal Rocks and see a colony of over 5000 Australian fur seals up close


Phillip Island Penguin Parade Tours
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Meeting Point:
Federation Square East or hotel pick up
11 hours
daily at 10:00 AM
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Enjoy a grand tour of Phillip Island and its best nature experiences.

Visit the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park on the Mornington Peninsula where you can see wombats, dingoes, emus, Tassie Devils and birds. Take the 'Wallaby Walk' and optional handfeeding for close encounters with kangaroos and wallabies.

Witness the Penguin Parade from the premium viewing area and enjoy the atmosphere on floodlit Summerland Beach. See the little penguins on their nightly ritual of coming home from the sea.

Embark on a seal watching adventure cruise to the Seal Rocks and be enthralled at the sight and sound of over 5000 Australian fur seals. Catch an even closer glimpse of these playful creatures as they regularly try to approach the boat.


Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park on the Mornington Peninsula (1 hour)

  • See native animals such as wombats, dingoes, emus, Tasmanian Devils and colorful birds

  • Take the "Wallaby Walk" and hand feed (own expense) kangaroos and wallabies

Phillip Island

  • Phillip Island Nature Park - a natural home for koalas, seals, Shearwaters and Little Penguins

Seal Rocks Cruise

  • In-lieu of Churchill Island and Antarctic Journey you take a sensational cruise to Seal Rocks

  • Be enthralled by the sight and sound of over 5000 fur seals close-up

Penguin Parade (2 hours)

  • Witness the Penguin Parade from Penguins Plus premium viewing area (drink included)

  • See penguin rookeries from an elevated boardwalk

  • Learn about the life of the Little Penguin at the the Visitor's Center

  • Download the free multilingual and image-oriented Penguin Parade app on your phone or tablet to get detailed, interactive information and get behind the scenes of the penguin colony


  • Hotel pick-up (View Hotel Pick-up list)*

  • Cruise to Seal Rocks

  • Entrance to Moonlit Sanctuary

  • Entrance to Penguin Parade

  • Penguins Plus premium viewing with complimentary drink

  • On-coach video and WiFi

  • Unlimited use of WiFi at Penguin Parade


  • Meals and drinks not specified

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • 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.

  • *The Intercontinental Hotel pick-up/join in will be at the Collins Street entrance, and will no longer be at the Flinders Lane.

  • Children below 4 years old are free of charge, provided they do not occupy a seat.

  • During Daylight Savings, the penguins return to the sea at a later time. Return time to Federation Square will be at approximately 23:30.

  • The Penguin Parade application can be downloaded at the App Store or Google Play, and is available in English, Mandarin, Korean, Japanese, German and Spanish.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 3 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 2 days or less prior to date of activity.

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