Phillip Island Penguins Tour with Wine and Lunch from Melbourne

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  • 10 hr

A Phillip Island Tour that has it all - Wine, Wildlife, Food, and Penguins! Journey with us onto picturesque Phillip Island, as you enjoy an afternoon of delicious food from a local winery; sample some of the regions best wines; explore the beaches and native wildlife retreats; watch the sunset with Sparkling Wine; and of course, watch the world-famed Penguin Parade.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Tour Local

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You will have a chance to grab a freshly made coffee, some snacks for the road, and of course - pet the friendly baby animals!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Phillip Island Winery

Arriving into this beautiful estate, you'll quickly realise why the Phillip Island Winery is a favoured spot for both locals and visitors alike. Take part in a Wine Tasting Experience, right at the cellar door - tasting a range of different wines harvested throughout the Gippsland Region. Following your tasting, you will sit down and enjoy delicious share-plate Winery Lunch feast. Complete with Wood Fired Pizzas, Antipasto Platters, Salads, and the ever favourite hot chips (fries). Take some time out here to buy more wine, beers, or ciders should you wish - it's a chilled experience here.

Duration: 2 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Cowes

Cowes is Phillip Island's main commercial hub, and is a bustling location of restaurants, cafes, breweries, and boutique shops. Here you will have time to explore in your own time.  Our guide will point out the notable spots, and then allow you some freedom to wander.  Visit the ever popular brewery, take a seat at the pub overlooking the waterfront, take part in some retail therapy, take a stroll along the jetty, or even go for a dip in the sparkling blue waters. The time is yours! OR Maybe you are wanting your fix of the cute and cuddly (and some not so much) Australian Native Wildlife.  Well, now is your chance to get up close and personal with some of Australia's best. Do so at the Phillip Island Wildlife Park, where you will have the chance to pet a Kangaroo, say Hi to a Koala, Feed the Wallabies, and even get harassed by an Emu (in a nice way of course) Note: this is are your own expense ($21pp) and will be in place of your times at Cowes

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: The Nobbies Centre

This is already one of Phillip Island's main attractions, simply for the sheer beauty it possess - however, we visit this stunning spot right on Golden Hour, allowing us a perfect sight over the glistening waters and rocky cliffs. Enjoy this moment with a Glass of Sparking Wine and Canapes, as you enjoy the views and take  a walk along the boardwalk, taking in spectacular sights, and glimpses of native wildlife. We depart from here along the back roads, providing us unparalleled views over Westernport Bay and Bass Strait, with even more wildlife to spot. 

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade

A "must do" whilst in Melbourne/Victoria, the Penguin Parade has long been the star attraction of Phillip Island.  We arrive here early enough so as you can take some time in this world-class visitor centre, and grab a bite to eat from the cafe should you wish. You will then make your way out to the Penguin Viewing Platform, awaiting the arrival of the stars of the shows - the Little Penguins. As the sun begins to set, your ranger-guide will provide you information on these cute little creatures, and then you will see literally thousands of them make their way onto the beach and up the hill side. Walk along the boardwalk as you get within inches of these native Australian Penguins, admiring their uniqueness and cuteness alike. Once we have had our cuteness overload, we board back on the bus - making our way back to Melbourne...with plenty of good memories to accompany us for the journey back

Duration: 2 hour
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