Phillip Island Nature Park
Penguin Parade at Phillip Island
Koala Conservation Centre

Penguin Parade - Phillip Island Express

Tour operated by: Melbourne Hosted Tours

Address: 39 Whitecliffe Drive, Rowville, Victoria 3178

Phone: 03 9755 6085  |  Mobile: 0407 685 929  |  Fax: 03 9755 6085  


Travel through the south-eastern suburbs to Phillip Island with Melbourne Hosted Tours, home to the world's smallest penguins.

Drive through the small fishing village of San Remo and cross over the San Remo Bridge to Phillip Island -it boasts breathtaking natural beauty and attractions.

View the protected population of Phillip Island koalas at Koala Conservation Centre - these cute-looking button-nosed marsupials can be seen in their natural habitat. Catch a glimpse of baby koalas (joeys) as they take their first adventures out of their mother's pouch, learning to climb, find food and meet each other.

The Nobbies is home to a vast array of Australian flora and fauna. View spectacular coastal scenery of The Nobbies.

Take a leisurely stroll along the boardwalks to see breeding colonies of sea gulls and view the thunderous blowhole.

Marvel at Australia's most popular wildlife event at Summerland Beach. Every day at dusk, a parade of the world's smallest penguins - the Little Penguins, emerge from the sea, gather in small groups at the water's edge and then waddle their way across the beach to their sand dune burrows. An age old ritual that has captured the hearts and imaginations of visitors the world over.

Tour pricing information (GST included)

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Day tour

Two to seven passengers. Please email for rates for eight persons or larger numbers.


Payment methods accepted

Cash Only  MasterCard  VISA Card 

Cancellation and booking policy

Cancellation Terms and condition apply. If bookings are cancelled more than seven days in advance, no fee is payable. If between two and seven days in advance, 50 per cent of the total price of the specified tour is payable. If within 48 hours of the tour commencement time, 100 per cent of the total price of the specified tour is payable. If a client fails to take up or complete a booking, 100 per cent of the total price of the specified tour is payable. If Melbourne Hosted Tours is forced to cancel a booking, any prior payment will be fully refunded.

Days of operation

In Winter this tour departs at 12-noon and returns at 9:00pm. In Summer, the tour departs at 12-noon and returns at 11:30pm.

Departure details: 01/04/15 - 01/04/16

Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun: 12:00pm - 9:00pm

Tour starting location


Tour highlights

Penguin Parade

Mode of transport

  • Coaster
  • Car
  • Coach


  • Animal Viewing


  • Other


  • Car park
  • Guide
  • Public telephone
  • Waiting area


  • Cantonese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

Melbourne Hosted Tours is a professional and reputable private day tours operation established in Melbourne, Australia, by David Smith-Frowd, the proprietor and operator.

David is well aware of the discerning international traveller's demands and is keen to share his knowledge of exciting Melbourne and regional Victoria. Melbourne Hosted Tours operate private small and large group structured and customised tours.

Melbourne Hosted Tours cater to cruise ship passengers to experience Melbourne Shore Excursions. Keeping in mind the limited time for cruise ship passengers, extra attractions for each Shore Excursion have been included so that it can all be seen in the one tour at an excellent price.

Clients are picked up and returned to their hotels or cruise ship.

You will enjoy touring privately in the comfort of an eight-seater Mercedes Benz vehicle. For larger numbers, you travel in a mini-bus or coach with seat belts. Your safety and comfort is paramount to Melbourne Hosted Tours.

Melbourne Hosted Tours offer a flexible service that is second to none.

Make the most of your time with Melbourne Hosted Tours and experience some of these popular and informative tours, such as the Yarra Valley Wineries, Great Ocean Road, Discover Inside Melbourne or Phillip Island Penguin Parade and much more. Detailed information on the tours is on the website.

You will enjoy a hassle-free tour and will take home with you memorable experiences of this diverse and exciting city of Melbourne and beautiful Country Victoria.

Please note, good walking shoes and warm waterproof clothing are needed as it can sometimes become windy and cold at the parks and especially in Phillip Island in any season, so please be prepared. Bring along your camera and in summer, your sun hat and sun screen.

Customised tours can also be organised, contact Melbourne Hosted Tours for details.

Parks Victoria Licence
Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land

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