A trip to Phillip Island is a must for nature lovers and those seeking a unique Australian experience. The island is home to a collection of Australian native wildlife including the famous little penguins, fur seals and koalas.

During your tour, come face to face with Australia’s most iconic marsupial at the Koala Conservation Centre. Explore the tree-top boardwalks to glimpse koalas in their natural habitat and wander the extensive trails through Australian bushland.

Next make your way to the Nobbies Centre to see the wonders of the southern waters and walk the coastal boardwalks to catch a glimpse of the world’s second largest Australian fur seal colony at Seal Rocks.

Then comes the real highlight. Every evening at sunset the little penguins come out of the surf and return to Summerland Beach. They waddle up to their burrows, just as their ancestors have done for thousands of generations, meandering straight past eager visitors who wait in anticipation for the night’s performance. Watch this miracle unfold in front of you from an exclusive platform away from the crowds with the Penguins Plus Experience and see these unique creatures return to their burrows in the sand dunes.

Type Indicative prices

Price range varies depending on the number of travellers and the time of year. Contact the office to get a quote. Infants aged up to three travel free of charge.

$1,220.00 - $3,278.00


Phillip Island Penguins Plus Experience, the Koala Conservation Centre, a two course dinner with a beverage (beer, wine or soft-drink), a local guide providing expert commentary and luxurious private vehicle with complimentary water.

Days of operation:
  • Tours operate year-round and itineraries can be adapted due to varying weather conditions. Recommended pick up is 2:00pm and average duration of the tour is nine hours (longer in the summer months).

Melbourne Private Tours is a full service luxury private touring operator in Melbourne.

They offer a range of carefully crafted itineraries and also provide guests with the opportunity to fully customise their experience to suit their individual needs. Tours are suitable for individuals, families and groups. Extended adventures and incentive group touring are also available in all regions of Victoria.

The Melbourne Private Tours team work closely with their vast network of personal contacts in Melbourne and Victoria to provide guests with immersive and innovative experiences that deliver memorable ‘behind the scenes’ experiences often not available to the general public. You will meet the locals; the artists, farmers, and wine makers; the artisan producers and the people who make Melbourne and Victoria such a fascinating destination.

  • Australian Tourism Export Council
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

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