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Phillip Island Private tours

Our most recommended Phillip Island Private tours

From Sorrento: 3-Hour Dolphin and Seal Swim Tour

1. From Sorrento: 3-Hour Dolphin and Seal Swim Tour

Departing from Sorrento Pier, enjoy a welcome tea or coffee, before venturing into the sheltered shallows of Port Phillip Bay to embark on an exciting once in a lifetime adventure.   Make your way to Chinaman's Hat, a man-made structure built to protect local Australian fur seals. Go for a snorkel in the structure’s shallow waters and get up close and personal with the ever-curious seals who are waiting to share their underwater world with you. Next, go for a swim with dolphins. Float on the water’s surface as these playful creatures swim beneath you and circle the group, showing off their amazing abilities. Finish your experience with a snorkel with the sea dragons, a unique species of seahorse native to the area, and discover the prehistoric looking creatures for yourself in their natural habitat.

Phillip Island Coastal Snapshot Helicopter Flight-8 mins

2. Phillip Island Coastal Snapshot Helicopter Flight-8 mins

With two flight paths to choose from you may depart from the heliport east or west and choose to take in the cliffs of Cape Woolamai or maybe a lap of the world famous Grand Prix Circuit. Whichever tour you choose all will have spectacular views of stunning beaches and miles of stunning coastline and interesting commentary from knowledgeable pilots. Fly over the Cape Woolamai Surf Beach, one of the best known surf beaches in the country and its life saving club, before flying around the Cape itself. Marvel at the highest point on Phillip Island, home to the Pinnacles and the old Granite Quarry. See the fishing boats moored in San Remo, looking so small from the sky  If race tracks are more your thing then start to head inland for a lap around the home to the Australian Moto GP, World Superbikes and Phillip Island V8 Supercars. Relive your favorite race moments as you see the whole of the track from above.

Phillip Island Wildlife & Brighton Beach Boxes Private Tour

3. Phillip Island Wildlife & Brighton Beach Boxes Private Tour

This full-day tour is the perfect experience for coastal and native animal lovers. After being picked up from your CBD accommodation in your private vehicle, we will explore the famous Brighton Beach Boxes, where you can take photos and enjoy the view of the Melbourne Skyline and Port Philip Bay. We will also stop at a wildlife park where you can get up close to native animals such as koalas and kangaroos. Feel free to purchase your own lunch or snacks at this venue. Then, we will continue to Philip Island, where you will take in the glorious views of the Nobbies and Seal Rock region from the Nobbies Lookout and Boardwalk. Last stop is the world-famous Penguin Parade, where you can purchase dinner and watch the penguins emerge from the rolling waves and make their way across the sand to their burrows. During the tour, you can follow along in many different languages through our website app so you don’t miss a thing (languages include Arabic, Chinese simplified, Chinese traditional, English, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Thai).

Phillip Island: Half Island Helicopter Tour-12 mins

4. Phillip Island: Half Island Helicopter Tour-12 mins

Soar high in the sky above Phillip Island on a half-island helicopter tour. Marvel at the island's white sand beaches, green farmland, glowing ocean, and impressive landmarks. Watch the island's landscape unfurl in front of your eyes — seeing both ends of the island from your high vantage point. Take off and head northwest to see the charming seaside village of Rhyll from a bird's-eye view. Continue to the island's main township, Cowes, with its sprawling white sand beaches and stunning coastal location. Turn inland straight across the center of the island, flying over vast, green farmland for a very different perspective. Look left and right to catch glimpses of both ends of Phillip Island in the distance. On your way back to the airport, pass Pyramid Rock jutting out into the ocean and the world-famous Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit from above.

Phillip Island & Penguin Parade Private 11 Hour Tour

5. Phillip Island & Penguin Parade Private 11 Hour Tour

Embark on a private small-group guided tour of Phillip Island beginning with a pickup directly from your chosen Melbourne Hotel, in an air-conditioned vehicle. En route, stop off at a popular local Wildlife Park. Meet some of Australia's iconic animals and hand-feed kangaroo's in their natural environment. Go to The Koala Conservation Center to explore the boardwalks and see koalas up close in their natural habitat. Get the chance to visit some quieter locations of the island with your guide, an excellent opportunity for some wildlife spotting. After dinner, visit the Nobbies Center, home to Australia's largest fur seal population and an incredible cliff-top boardwalk with panoramic views out to sea. Make a last stop at the Penguin Parade - the main highlight for any visit to Phillip Island. Take your seats and experience one of nature's most natural wildlife sights. Be shown the best vantage spots from your guide who will also supply you with binoculars, cushions, and warm blankets to maximize your Penguin Parade experience. We provide a General Viewing ticket, but do still recommend that you upgrade your ticket type. Once you have booked we will contact you to advise the options available. Please note that if you are booking last minute, most upgraded tickets will have already sold out.

From Melbourne: Phillip Island Penguin Parade Private Tour

6. From Melbourne: Phillip Island Penguin Parade Private Tour

Phillip Island is a popular tourist destination located south of Melbourne, Australia. A tour from Melbourne to Phillip Island typically includes visits to some of the island's most popular attractions, such as the Phillip Island Wildlife Park, where visitors can see a variety of native Australian animals, including kangaroos, koalas, and penguins. Another popular attraction is the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, home of the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix. Visitors can also take a tour of the circuit and learn about its history. The island's coastal areas offer many opportunities for outdoor activities such as fishing, swimming, and surfing. Visitors can also explore the island's scenic beaches and natural reserves. The tour usually takes a full day and includes return transfer, guided tour of the island, and entry to the Penguin Parade.

From Melbourne: Private Phillip Island Tour 11-Hour LGBTQ+

7. From Melbourne: Private Phillip Island Tour 11-Hour LGBTQ+

Enjoy an LGBTQ+ Friendly private tour of Phillip Island with your very own vehicle and dedicated LGBTQ+ guide/driver for the day. Visit hot spots such as the Koala Conservation Centre, plus other must-see attractions including Swan Lake and The Nobbies Centre. Encounter the famous penguin parade as the largest Little Penguin colony in the world waddles home from the ocean to their burrows. Discover forests, coastal cliff parks, and even a secluded lake on beautiful guided walks. Learn about the area's rich history from your expert guide. Find out what life is like for the locals that call the area home. Our tours include entry for all attractions. For the Penguin Parade, we recommend upgrading your ticket type. When you book, we will contact you to inform you which upgrade ticket types are available. Please note that if you are making a last minute booking, these upgrades are likely to be sold out as they are limited in number.

Full-Day Private Australian Wildlife Tour of Phillip Island

8. Full-Day Private Australian Wildlife Tour of Phillip Island

Phillip Island is the a safe haven for thousands of penguins, seals, wallabies and lots other birds unique to Australia. Over here you can see the pure sandy beaches ideal for surfers stretching towards rugged shorelines where you can have amazing photos from glorious southern ocean. Every sunset, and after that you had a full on encounter with Australian animals, hundreds of little penguins getting out of the water together, waddling toward their burrows while, calling each other and from time to time tumbling over, such view which likes more to a dream than reality. Your full day Little Penguins Tour will be a fantasy escape from big city that will create an unforgettable memory like no other thing. - Take a break from the city and discover the diverse wildlife of Australia on this full-day excursion to Phillip Island. - Learn about the area’s wildlife from your guide - Visiting one of the most beautiful sandy beaches of Australia in Cape Woolamai, next to the nesting place of thousands of mutton birds, who have the longest migration route among all the other birds in the world - Enjoy the breath taking lava based rugged shorelines of the nobbies, where you can have the astonishing views of wave lashing the coastline, have the view of seals rock, the second largest colny of the seals in the world and watch wild wallabies hopping around and the wild geese stopping your car

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What people are saying about Phillip Island

Our guide was very nice and polite. We loved to travel with her. She took us to every places we planned to. Phillips Island was an enjoyable sight for family. My kids were excited to penguin parade. There were many good restaurants on the island. One of them that our guide recommended was very delicious with decent price.

The experience was wonderful from the moment we walked into reception. Friendly professional staff and Pilot. The flight was a lot calmer than we thought it would be, overall a wonderful experience would recommend to adults and kids. My boys are 9 year old twins and said it was soooo awesome Mum can we do it again :)

Great experience, would definitely recommend. Would do again if visiting Phillip Island again.

Great day out. All staff really good and helpful. It was very enjoyable.

Was awesome! Great weather, great crew members!! And great experience