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Phillip Island Penguins Guide and Tips

Welcome to Mark's Melbourne Private Tours

Your gateway to experiencing the wonder and magic of Phillip Island and its captivating wildlife. Located southeast of  Melbourne this extraordinary destination offers a unique blend of natural beauty and unforgettable encounters. As your trusted tour provider, we are here to showcase the top highlights of a tour to Phillip Island, emphasizing the convenience, expertise, and enchanting experiences that our tours offer.

  1. A Scenic Journey to Phillip Island (140 km from Melbourne CBD): Embark on a scenic journey from Melbourne to Phillip Island, immersing yourself in anticipation of the incredible experiences that await you. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the comfortable ride as we take care of all the logistics and transportation, ensuring a seamless and stress-free trip.
  2. The Penguin Parade at Sunset ( on Phillip Island): Prepare to be enchanted as you witness the mesmerizing Penguin Parade, a nightly ritual that captivates hearts. As daylight fades, the Fairy Penguins emerge from the sea and make their way across the sandy beach to their burrows. Our know-how and expert guides ensure you have the best vantage point to observe these adorable creatures up close while respecting their natural habitat. The sight of hundreds of penguins returning home is truly unforgettable, and our tours provide an intimate and up-close viewing opportunity.
  3. Immersive Wildlife Encounters at Moonlit Sanctuary ( Option to Upgrade): Embark on a unique wildlife adventure at Moonlit Sanctuary, a haven for Australian wildlife. Our tours can include a visit to this conservation park, where you can have the opportunity to get up close and personal with native animals. Hand-feed kangaroos, personal encounter with cuddly koalas (option to upgrade ), and marvel at colorful bird species. With our knowledgeable guides, you’ll gain fascinating insights into the importance of wildlife conservation and the unique characteristics of each species.
  4. Cape Woolamai. Visit this stunning headland on Phillip Island. Another local gem favored by the local surfers and beachgoers and a photographer’s delight with its changing moods and light variations.
  5. Witnessing the Nobbies and Seal Rocks: Experience the breathtaking coastal scenery of the Nobbies and Seal Rocks, offering panoramic views of the rugged coastline. Marvel at the stunning rock formations and spot seals basking on the rocks. Our tours allow you time to explore the boardwalks, soak in the fresh sea breeze, and capture stunning photographs of this awe-inspiring natural landscape.

a tour to Phillip Island promises a world of natural wonders and unforgettable wildlife encounters. Let Mark’s Melbourne Private Tours be your guide as you witness the enchanting Fairy Penguins during the magical Penguin Parade, immerse yourself in the immersive wildlife encounters at Moonlit Sanctuary, marvel at the Nobbies and Seal Rocks, and enjoy the coastal charm of Phillip Island. Our expertly crafted itineraries and personalized attention ensure that you have an immersive and unforgettable experience, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Join us on this extraordinary adventure, and let the magic of Phillip Island captivate your heart.