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Melbourne: Healesville Sanctuary & Phillip Island Tour

Melbourne: Healesville Sanctuary & Phillip Island Tour

Activity provider: Wine Hop And Coastal Tours

From US$ 108.59 per person

Get up close with kangaroos, koalas, birds of prey, platypus, and other animals at the Healesville Sanctuary. Visit Phillip Island for coastal walks and the world-famous Penguin Parade.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 11 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Please meet outside your hotel lobby entrance 15 minutes prior to tour departure. Your guide/driver will be clearly visible wearing a blue "Wine Hop Tours" polo top. Drivers cannot wait for longer than 5 minutes after the scheduled pickup time.

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the glorious views the Nobbies and Seal Rock have to offer
  • See koalas, kangaroos, and parrots in their natural habitat at Healesville Sanctuary
  • Watch the penguins emerge from the rolling waves at Philip Island
Full description
After being picked up from your accommodation in Melbourne, ride in air-conditioned comfort with free Wi-Fi to your first stop on this full-day tour. Wander around the world-renowned Healesville Sanctuary and see Australia's native wildlife, including koalas, kangaroos, platypus, birds of prey, and more. Take part in animal education lessons and live shows to learn more about these wonderful creatures. Choose to buy your lunch here before heading to the next stop. Visit Nobbies Tourist Information Center, where you will be able to find out all you need to know about the Nobbies Blowhole and Seal Rock precinct. Then, continue to the Nobbies Lookout and Boardwalk. Take on the glorious views of the Nobbies and Seal Rock region from this iconic viewpoint. Walk along the boardwalk with ocean views to the Nobbies Blowhole and Seal Rock and enjoy the spectacular surrounds. Head to Phillip Island, where you can purchase your dinner at the venue. Then, get ready to witness the world-famous Penguin Parade. Watch the penguins emerge from the rolling waves and make their way across the sand to their burrows. After a day to delight animal and nature lovers, return back to Melbourne city center and be dropped back off at your accommodation.
Includes
  • Guide/Driver
  • Pickup and drop-off from accommodation/nearby location
  • Free WiFi
  • Entrance to Healesville Sanctuary
  • Entrance to the Nobbies Center and surrounds
  • Entrance to the Phillip Island penguin parade
  • Lunch and dinner (available for purchase)
  • Additional food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Umbrella
  • Water

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Tour runs in all weather conditions but may be subject to cancelation if bus numbers are not met. Plenty of notice will be given should this occur
  • If you are a solo traveler or are booking last-minute, you may be assigned a centrally-located meeting point instead of hotel pickup and drop-off
Customer reviews

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Our guide is so knowledgeable about Phillip Island, the penguins and other wild lives. He is also very kind and patient. I accidentally lost my way when I came out from penguins habitat in the twilight, I called for help and he gave me directions and comforted me not to worry, everyone would wait for me to come back, which made me feel so warm. He also took my friend and I to the restaurant we told when we returned to Melbourne City. The penguins are exceedingly cute. Highly recommend this journey.

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September 26, 2022

April 14, 2022

Product ID: 392127