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Phillip Island Day-Trip from Melbourne with optional Eureka Skydeck Package

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    What to Expect
    Leaving mid-morning (winter) or late morning (summer), make your way out through the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne before saying goodbye city and hello to the country views of Gippsland.

    Making your way around Western Port Bay, the tour stops at Australian Koala & Wildlife Park. Here we get you into the Koala enclosure with one of the keepers who will tell you about these unique Aussie creatures. For an additional fee you have the opportunity to have a close encounter and photograph with a Koala (own expense) under staff supervision. You will also get an opportunity to feed Kangaroos and see other native Australian animals such as the Emu, Dingo, Wombat and Wallabies to name a few.

    From here you make your way onto Phillip Island itself with the first stop being the wonderful and powerful Cape Woolamai and Woolamai beach. The tour then drives the full length of the Island and takes you to the far Western tip known as the Nobbies, two ancient volcanoes that shaped the end of the Island with absolutely breathtaking coastal scenery.  Exclusive valued inclusion for Autopia passengers, entry into the WWF Phillip Island Nature Parks Antarctic Journey Experience at the Nobbies Centre. (normally $18)

    You will then take a back road to the world famous Penguin Parade spotting native wildlife as they come out to play towards the end of the day. Once at the Penguin Parade, your guide will tell you the best places to see and view the Penguins as they come ashore for the night while others come out to play after spending the day in their burrows.

    Included in this tour is a voucher to Eureka Skydeck and the Edge Experience. 88 floors up, take in the spectacular sights and surroundings of Melbourne from the Southern Hemispheres highest viewing platform and if you're feeling game, walk out into a glass bottomed platform known as "the Edge."
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    Departure Point
    Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders, 575 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • National Park fees
    • On-board water refill stations
    • On-board WiFi connection
    • Small-group touring option (max 24)
    • Live commentary on board
    • Professional drive/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Transport by air-conditioned vehicles
    • FREE Translation Audio App “Tour Translations of Australia”! Available in Google Play & Apple App Store
    • Entry/Admission - Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade
    • Entry/Admission - Eureka Skydeck
    • Entry/Admission - Maru Koala and Animal Park
    • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
    • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Souvenir
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately (it can get cold)
    • Please note: Luggage size restricted to carry on only
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Eureka Skydeck tickets must be used at own leisure and not on a touring day, opens 10am-10pm.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 8 August 2019

    Great experiences with a great tour guide and driver- positive, friendly, passionate and dedicated to making our day one to remember! We had a great time making amazing memories- learned loads (thanks to our very knowledgeable guide) and had lots of fun! Lewis genuinely added...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank yorkshiregirlsinaus
    Reviewed 8 June 2019 via mobile

    We had a wonderful time! We’re a family of 4 with 2 children, 8 and 10, and autopia tours was so helpful from booking to the end. I was a little anxious with the number of stops we were heading to and the hours but...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Jodloh
    GLTG, Autopia Tours Customer Service at Autopia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2019

    Hi, and thank you for your lovely review! We are stoked to hear your family enjoyed the day and Duane took good care of you. We hope to see you again on our other tours!

    Reviewed 1 April 2019

    We went out from our hotel one hour earlier, but unhappily the Google Maps did not help too much finding the address to meet the van. We were ten minutes late and the guide was in a horrible mood. Our ask for excuses were ignored,...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    1  Thank Venture312100
    Reviewed 27 February 2019

    We sat and waited on a very cold seating area outside for around 45 minutes until the sun went down. People were told not to take pictures but as usual this was ignored in some cases, I would have liked to see these people told...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank msagmailcom
    Reviewed 29 January 2019

    This is a once in a life time experience watching those adorable penguins coming home from the sea. We feel we could have left a little later from Melbourne. The traffic turned out light and we had a lot of extra time. Our guide was...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank jaubly
    Melissa_Tuliranta, Front Office Manager at Autopia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2019

    Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to write us a review. Glad to hear you got a bit of extra time to explore the beautiful Phillip Island, sounds like you saw a lot of places which is always great! The penguins actually come...More

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