From Melbourne: Phillip Island and Brighton Beach Day Trip

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13 reviews

From Melbourne: Phillip Island and Brighton Beach Day Trip

Activity provider: Wine Hop And Coastal Tours
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From US$ 93.83 per person

Be picked up from your accommodation in Melbourne and head out for a day trip around Phillip Island. Stop at the Beach Boxes, Wildlife Park, Nobbies Boardwalk, and the Phillip Island Penguin Parade.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Please wait in the hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to scheduled pickup time.


  • Experience the beauty of Australia's southern coast on a day trip from Melbourne
  • Witness penguins emerge from the water and head to their burrows
  • See native wildlife, including kangaroos, koalas, emus, and more
  • Take photos of the iconic Brighton Beach Boxes
  • Walk along the Nobbies Boardwalk and enjoy the coastal views
Full description

Spend the day exploring Phillip Island and Brighton Beach on this day trip from Melbourne. See native wildlife at the Wildlife Park and coastal views at Brighton Beach, Nobbies Boardwalk, and Phillip Island Penguin Parade.

Start the day by being picked up by an air-conditioned vehicle with free wi-fi and head to Brighton Beach. Explore the area and take photos of the iconic Brighton beach boxes. From here, you can also see views of the Melbourne skyline.

Next is a visit to Phillip Island Wildlife Park. Here you can see over 100 species of Australian animals who live on the 60-acre property. There will be time to purchase lunch here before driving to the next location.

Stop at Nobbies Tourist and Information Center to learn about Nobbies Blowhole and Seal Rock precinct. Then walk along Nobbies Boardwalk and enjoy coastal views.

After a relaxing walk along Nobbies Boardwalk, visit Phillip Island Penguin Parade. Purchase dinner at the venue before watching the penguins emerge from the rolling waves and make their way across the sand to their burrows. From here, head back to Melbourne and be dropped off at your accommodation.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Tour guide
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Umbrella
  • Headphones
  • Charged Smartphone

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • The live guide will be in English, additional languages can follow the tour through the local partner's app.
  • Pick up from your choice of Melbourne CBD location and times will be confirmed once the booking is completed and 24 hours prior to the tour. NOTE: If you are a solo traveler or book the day before you may be referred to a convenient central location.
  • Bring an umbrella if rain has been forecasted
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 13 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Value for money

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It was a nice day, very nice nature and lots of wallabies! Personally the Koala park wasn’t necessary for me but I couldn’t find a tour without any of such park. Matt our guide (and owner of the company WineHop&CoastalTours) was really nice and also shared information about the suburbs and villages we went through while making our way to Philip Island. Eventually at the pinguïn parade he guided us really well to a nice spot where we could see them really close.

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April 24, 2022


May 12, 2022

Driver was good, patient, knew his stuff. However, no working microphone on bus, hard to hear what the plan was. Lack of good air circulation, even though we were asked. Would have liked to have spent more time at the penguin facility.

May 12, 2022

Product ID: 391251