Penguin Parade Wildlife Tour - Child

Phillip Island VIC departing Melbourne

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  • Guided walk at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
  • Stroll along the Nobbies boardwalk
  • Watch the world famous Penguin Parade

A truly unique wildlife experience! We leave Melbourne early afternoon and visit Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park. See animals in their natural habitat. Hand feed kangaroos and wallabies and learn about the conservation work of this important sanctuary.

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • All park entrance fees
  • Tea / coffee / biscuits
  • Friendly and informative tour guide

This Eco-certified sanctuary showcases the famous and endangered faces of Australian wildlife, including southern bettong, eastern quolls and rare fluffy gliders. Get close to these beautiful animals with the opportunity to hand feed them, watch and be captivated like never before! From here travel to Phillip Island and stop in at the famous Chocolate Factory (time permitting). You will see the Nobbies and Seal Rocks as you stroll along the boardwalk and enjoy the spectacular views along Phillip Island’s rugged south coast. Next stop is Summerland Beach, home to Victoria’s largest colony of little penguins for the nightly Penguin Parade. Watch as hundreds of little penguins make their way across the beach and return to their sand dune burrows. This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity no one should miss!

On the Day

Session Length

The tour duration is approximately 9 hours from Melbourne CBD to back to Melbourne CBD, and is available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. It departs at 1pm (Apr-Oct), 3.00pm (Oct-Mar) and returns at approx. 10.30pm - midnight depending on the time of the year.

Numbers on the Day

Min 1 person, max. 24 people


Tour operates rain, hail or shine. We suggest customers bring their own jackets and/or umbrellas if weather forecast is poor.

Dress Code

Appropriate clothing for warm and cool conditions is recommended. Please also bring sunscreen, water bottle and hat.
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A moderate level of fitness is required. Participants must be a minimum of 4 years of age.


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

  • Cancellations within 72 - 48 hours of tour departure will incur a 50% loss of the ticket price
  • Cancellations within 48 hours of tour departure, no shows and late arrivals will result in 100% loss of the ticket price