- Hand-feed kangaroos and wallabies and observe other fascinating Australian animals at the Moonlit Wildlife Sanctuary
- Witness the iconic Penguin Parade on Phillip Island
- Spend a night on picturesque Phillip Island
- Explore the pristine beaches and incredible natural scenery of Wilsons Promontory
OVERVIEW OF THE TOUR
Enjoy two days of wonderful wildlife experiences and exploring incredible coastal scenery on this two-day tour of Phillip Island and Wilsons Promontory. Throughout the two days, you’ll have opportunities to meet and observe some of Australia’s most beloved native wildlife and take in the spectacular natural environment of the Gippsland area.
The first day starts with the chance to get up close to some of Australia’s most-loved animals at the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park. Home to 70 species of colourful Australian native birds and adorable animals, the wildlife park offers the chance to feed and pat kangaroos and wallabies and observe other well-known wildlife.
Next, we cross the bridge to Phillip Island and travel to the Nobbies, where you can wander along the boardwalk to admire the astonishing coastal views. Travellers with a keen eye might spot the seals that call Seal Rocks home or catch a glimpse of some penguins resting in their shelters in the dunes.
Our final stop for the day is the iconic Penguin Parade to witness the enchanting Little Penguins make their way home after a day out fishing. Once the sun sets, the penguins appear in the waves and waddle ashore to hurry across the beach and into the safety of the sand dunes. Observing the charming penguins totter to their burrows in the dunes, their fat little bellies full of fish, is an unforgettable experience. With the penguins ready for bed, we’ll take you to your accommodation for the night on Phillip Island.
We meet up again on day two and head to discover the enchanting Wilsons Promontory. Here we spend the day exploring the exceptional walking tracks, lookout points and pristine beaches that characterise this untouched natural wilderness.
Known colloquially as ‘The Prom’ to locals, this peninsular in the southernmost part of Australia is a popular spot for camping and hiking. We’ll enjoy a hike along one of the many walking tracks in the park to take in the stunning views and natural scenery. We make stops at Tidal River, Giant Rock and Squeaky Beach, where you can hear the white quartz sands sing as you walk. You’ll also have more opportunities to observe Australian native animals, with the area home to kangaroos, emus and wombats. In the evening we’ll head back to Melbourne.