Depart at 11:30am and return during summer at 11:30pm approximately and during winter at 9:00pm approximately.

The tour stay ahead of the other buses allowing you to enjoy the stops.

On tour you head south of Melbourne directly to Phillip Island. After the two hour journey, the first stop is the wildlife park (included) where you will have the opportunity to see the kangaroos and view many of the other Australian animals including koalas.

You then visit Cowes the local village on the island. Here you will be able to explore some of the local shops, purchase some refreshments (own cost) and enjoy a stroll on the local beach.

The tour then travels to the Nobbies, a rugged rocky outcrop and seal rock. Here you will get the chance to walk along the board walk and visit the seal centre.
Finally head to the Penguin Parade to watch the penguins returning to their nests from a day at sea.

There are various options to upgrade your penguin parade experience, subject to availability. After the penguins the tour heads directly back to Melbourne.

Cost
Type Indicative prices
Adult $145.00
Days of operation:
  • Departure details: 15/05/20 - 31/03/22

    Daily: 11:30am - 11:30pm

Around and About Tours offer you a truly unique touring experience as they take you exploring throughout the many interesting and exciting places Victoria has to offer.

If you are thinking about taking a holiday to Australia, Around and About specialise in small bus group day tours (11 passengers) and extended tours throughout Melbourne and Victoria.

By using small vehicles, they are able to get to spots that larger buses and coaches can’t access. It also means that they can give their passengers more attention, making their tour more enjoyable. They leave early in the morning, so they stay ahead of the traffic and avoid the crowds.

Their flagship product is the Ultimate 2 Day Great Ocean Road Tour. Around and About Tours cater for all ages on the tours, so great for the whole family. They offer over 20 different tours to choose from or you can design your own private tour. They provide free pick-ups from the city and St Kilda.

All of their tours can be found on their website, you can also find them on Facebook, Youtube, Instagram, Twitter, Google and TripAdvisor.

Membership:
  • Australian Tourism Export Council
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
  • Visitor Information Centre
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