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What To Expect
Go on the city tour of Melbourne. After that, witness the natural phenomenon of the Penguin Parade, see penguin rookeries, look for koalas in their natural habitat, and meet kangaroos and wallabies.
Hotel Windsor - high Victorian architecture
Royal Exhibition Building
Prestigious Melbourne University
Lygon Street - cafe central and 'Little Italy'
Take a guided walk through some of Melbourne's best arcades and laneways - Royal Arcade, Block Place, Block Arcade, Centre Way, Centre Place and Degraves Street
Sit at a cafe and enjoy a coffee (own expense) and experience our unique laneways culture
Collins Street - Paris end
Old Treasury Buildings and State Offices
St Patrick's Cathedral
Take a wander in Fitzroy Gardens - there is opportunity to visit Captain Cook's Cottage (own expense)
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
East Melbourne - ornate Victorian terraced homes
Queen Victoria Market* - look for a bargain, wander around the fresh produce and take in the vibrant cosmopolitan atmosphere
Panoramic views of Western Port and French Island
Visit Churchill Island for afternoon tea (own expense)
Opportunity to meet wallabies/ kangaroos
Phillip Island Nature Park - a natural home for koalas, seals, shearwaters and Little Penguins
Koala Conservation Centre - look for koalas in their natural habitat from tree top boardwalks OR opt to take a thrilling eco-boat adventure cruise to Seal Rocks (cruise own expense & limited numbers)
The Nobbies - a rocky outcrop with an excellent boardwalk where you may spot Little Penguins' homes (shoulder/ summer months)
Witness the Penguin Parade on floodlit Summerland Beach from the General Viewing area
See penguin rookeries from an elevated boardwalk
Explore the Visitor's Information Centre - an opportunity to learn about the life of the Little Penguins as you walk through the "Penguin Experience"
Hotel pick-up (View Hotel Pick-up list)
Melbourne City tour
Entrance to Penguin Parade
General Viewing Area
Unlimited use of WiFi at Penguin Parade
Koala Conservation Centre
Meals and drinks unless specified
Tips and gratuities
*The Intercontinental Hotel pick-up/join in will be at the Collins Street entrance, and will no longer be at the Flinders Lane.
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.
Children below 4 years old are free of charge, provided they do not occupy a seat.
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