Phillip Island Tours

Phillip Island Tours:

  • Phillip Island is located in Victoria, Australia, about 140 km southeast of Melbourne.
  • It is known for its natural beauty, wildlife, and stunning coastal landscapes.

Places to Visit on a Phillip Island Tours Day Trip:

  1. Penguin Parade: Witness the world-famous “Penguin Parade” where little penguins return to shore after a day of fishing at sunset.

  2. Phillip Island Wildlife Park: Get up close to native Australian animals, including kangaroos, wallabies, and koalas.

  3. Nobbies Centre: Enjoy panoramic views of the rugged coastline and spot fur seals on the rocky outcrops.

  4. Churchill Island Heritage Farm: Explore a working heritage farm with interactive demonstrations and beautiful gardens.

  5. Koala Conservation Centre: Observe koalas in their natural habitat from treetop boardwalks.

  6. Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit: Motorsport enthusiasts can visit the circuit that hosts the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix.

  7. Cape Woolamai: Hike the scenic Cape Woolamai Walking Track for breathtaking views of the coastline.

  8. Rhyll Inlet State Wildlife Reserve: Ideal for birdwatching and nature walks.

  9. Fishing and Water Activities: Enjoy fishing, surfing, and other water sports at various beaches around the island.

History of Phillip Island:

  • Pre-European Settlement: The island was originally inhabited by the Bunurong people for thousands of years before European exploration.

  • European Discovery: British explorer George Bass discovered Phillip Island in 1798 and named it after Governor Arthur Phillip.

  • Early Settlers: European settlers arrived in the mid-1800s, engaging in farming, fishing, and logging industries.

  • Maritime History: The island had a significant maritime history, with shipwrecks and maritime disasters in the surrounding waters.

  • Conservation Efforts: In the 20th century, conservation efforts increased, protecting the island’s natural beauty and wildlife.

  • Tourism Development: From the mid-1900s, tourism started to flourish, attracting visitors to witness the unique penguin parade and other attractions.

  • World War II: During World War II, Phillip Island served as a training ground for Australian troops.

  • Modern Day: Today, Phillip Island Tours remains a popular destination for both locals and tourists seeking nature, wildlife, and recreational activities.

Phillip Island Tours


  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Friendly & Informative Guide
  • Pickup from Selected Hotels
  • National Park fees
  • WiFi on board
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission – Nobbies Centre
  • Entry/Admission – Cowes Beach
  • Meals other than as stated
  • Gratuities

Our Phillip island Tour can have any of the following options:

Phillip Island wildlife Park

The Phillip Island Chocolate Factory

Nobbies Centre

Cowes Beach

Koala Conservative Centre

Churchill Island

Maru Wildlife Park

The Grand Prix Circuit

Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Pickup is only available from the list of hotels provided upon checkout. Your pickup will be between 7am-8am depending on which hotel you selected. Your exact meeting time will be provided after a booking is placed. This tour returns to Melbourne at approximately 8pm-9pm.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
  • Wheelchair accessible Vans available on request.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Large bags, strollers, prams, baby capsules, luggage & walkers cannot be brought on board
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number listed at the top of our website. Any other information can be found here.

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