Phillip Island

Calling all animal lovers! You need to yourself to Philip Island; it's home to 32 000 Little Penguins, 25 000 to 30 000 Australian fur seals, one million short tailed shearwaters, over 250 native bird species, wild koalas, wallabies and echidnas. David Attenborough would live a very happy life right here!

We've got a neat little selection of Philip Island adventures and as it's only a 90 minute drive from Melbourne, you've got no excuse not to get there!
1 day fr £88
Visit an Aussie Wildlife Park and cuddle a baby wombat, hand feed the kangaroos and get up close and friendly with koalas and other native wildlife. Stroll the Nobbies boardwalk on Phillip Island and see a colony of seals. Enjoy your dinner and then head to the Penguin Parade in time for sunset. It’s a truly magical and unforgettable procession.
2 days fr £120
• See penguins, seals, koalas, pelicans, and kangaroos
• Surf on the islands famously consistent waves
• Learn about the projects to save these vulnerable animals

This awesome two day tour to stunning Phillip Island is a perfect way to see nature in the city. Your first stop is to hand feed wallabies and kangaroos and learn all about the conservation of these iconic animals the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park.

Its then off to Phillip Island where you’ll be dropped off at your overnight accommodation and the afternoon is free to explore. On Day 2 check out historic Churchill Island to catch sheep shearing and sheep dogs in action! Take in Cape Woolamai Surf Beach before heading to the Nobbies and Seal Rocks.

From here you will see the home of Victoria’s largest colony of Little Penguins, on Summerland Beach. The Penguin Parade is world famous and truly awesome - spend the next hour or so watching these little guys return from sea and back to their sand dune burrows.

Volunteer with Little Penguins

Penguin protection and coastal conservation

This project provides a really meaningful travel experience - help out with a a Little Penguin Conservation Programme and explore the spectacular local surroundings. Explore more >

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