Phillip Island Helicopter Journey

Tour Highlights

Take a private helicopter to the tiny island of pristine white beaches and incredible wildlife. A day of luxury and excitement meeting native wildlife, exploring rugged clifftops and seeing the world-famous penguin parade.

Beginning in the heart of Melbourne board your private helicopter. Following a spectacular ascent through a canyon of skyscrapers, fly high over metropolitan Melbourne and the Mornington Peninsula before touching down on the island.

Visit the Koala Conservation Centre to wander treetop walkways offering superb eye-level viewing of Australia’s most-loved and cuddly marsupial. Keep an eye out for resident wallabies and echidna’s that can often be spotted in the surrounding bushland.

Stroll the boardwalks around The Nobbies absorbing coastal views at lookout points set amongst natural sea bird gardens. Be transfixed by the thundering blowhole and keep your eyes out for a daylight sighting of the Little Penguins. As the sun begins to set, the journey continues along the Summerland Peninsula toward the Penguin Parade visitor centre. Travel off-road along the rugged island coastline and spot wild wallabies and Cape Barren geese as they graze at dusk.

Prior to the arrival of the penguins, join a local ranger who will lead you on an intimate and informative journey through the penguin colony then take your seat away from the crowds in the wonderfully located beachfront viewing stand offering superb viewing of the penguins emerging from the water and crossing the beach. Watch in awe as members of the 32,000 strong Penguin colony waddle their way to their nests.

Dinner will be served in popular seaside village of Cowes at a favourite local restaurant serving a palette-pleasing menu that demonstrates the freshest seasonal produce the island and its surrounds have to offer.

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Inclusions

  • Private tour hosted by an expert local guide
  • Private 75-minute helicopter flight (Melbourne – Phillip Island)
  • Vehicle transfer (Helipad – hotel)
  • Entry to the Koala Conservation Centre
  • Phillip Island Penguin Parade (Your choice of viewing option)
  • Luxury vehicle with bottled water & travel snacks

Note: Aircraft models include Eurocopter EC120 B (Max. 4 pax) and Eurocopter EC130 B4 / T2 (Max. 6 pax). Flight is subject to weather on the day along with accurate passenger weights being provided.

Meal

  • Dinner with beverages

Commence

Suggest 02:00pm from your Melbourne hotel / address (Start time is flexible)

Duration

Approx. 9 – 10 hours



Phillip Island Wildlife Encounters

Tour Highlights

Your day begins with a visit to the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park where you will meet the who’s who of Australian animals during an exclusive keeper-led experience. Hand feed kangaroos and wallabies, pet a koala, walk with dingos, feed furry little sugar gliders, and meet many more Australian animals.

Stroll the boardwalks around The Nobbies absorbing coastal views at lookout points set amongst natural sea bird gardens. Be transfixed by the thundering blowhole and keep your eyes out for a daylight sighting of the Little Penguins. As the sun begins to set, the journey continues along the Summerland Peninsula toward the Penguin Parade visitor centre. Travel off-road along the rugged island coastline and spot wild wallabies and Cape Barren geese as they graze at dusk.

Prior to the arrival of the Little Penguins, take an informative journey through the penguin colony then take your seat away from the crowds in the wonderfully located beachfront viewing stand offering superb viewing of the penguins emerging from the water and crossing the beach.

Dinner will be served in popular seaside village of Cowes at a favourite local restaurant serving a palette-pleasing menu that demonstrates the freshest seasonal produce the island and its surrounds have to offer.

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Inclusions

  • Private tour hosted by an expert local guide
  • Exclusive keeper-led tour of Moonlit Sanctuary
  • Phillip Island Penguin Parade (Your choice of viewing option)
  • Luxury vehicle with bottled water & travel snacks

Meals

  • Light lunch (Winter months)
  • Dinner with beverages

Commence

11:00am (Winter months) 12:00pm (Summer months) from your nominated Melbourne hotel / address (Start time is flexible)

Duration

Approx. 11 – 12 hours



Phillip Island Private Tour

Tour Highlights

A tiny island of pristine white sand surf beaches and a haven for wildlife, Phillip Island is known worldwide for one of the most unique nature experiences, the nightly Penguin Parade.

Departing Melbourne in the afternoon, 90-minute drive will have you arriving at Cape Woolamai. Take a moment to watch local surfers before venturing on to the Koala Conservation Centre for superb eye-level viewing of Australia’s most-loved and cuddly marsupial.

Stroll clifftop boardwalks at ‘The Nobbies’ on the Summerland Peninsula. Absorb coastal views and hear the thundering blowhole from lookout points set amongst natural sea bird gardens. As the sun begins to set, travel off-road along the rugged island coastline to spot wild wallabies and Cape Barren geese, as they graze at dusk.

Prior to the arrival of the penguins, take an informative journey through the colony then take your seat away from the crowds in your choice of premium beachfront viewing stands.

Watch in awe as members of the 32,000 strong penguin colony emerge from the water, cross the beach then waddle their way to their nests.

Dinner will be served in popular seaside village of Cowes at a favourite local restaurant.

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Inclusions

  • Private tour hosted by an expert local guide
  • Entry to the Koala Conservation Centre
  • Phillip Island Penguin Parade (Your choice of viewing option)
  • Luxury vehicle with bottled water & travel snacks

Meal

  • Dinner with beverages (optional inclusion)

Commence

01:00pm (Winter months) 02:00pm (Summer months) from your nominated Melbourne hotel or address (Start time is flexible)

Duration

Approx. 9 – 10 hour



Phillip Island Express Penguins

Tour Highlights

The sight of hundreds of Little Penguins waddling to their beach-side nests at Phillip Island is one of the world’s most unique nature experiences.

Departing Melbourne late afternoon, you will soon find yourself strolling boardwalks at ‘The Nobbies’. Absorb coastal views at the lookout points set amongst natural sea bird gardens and be transfixed by the thundering blowhole. Keep your eye out for your first sighting of the Little Penguin and as the sun begins to set, travel off-road along the to spot wild wallabies and Cape Barren geese, as they graze at dusk.

Prior to the arrival of the penguins, take an informative journey through the colony then take your seat away from the crowds in your choice of premium beachfront viewing stands.

Watch in awe as members of the 32,000 strong penguin colony emerge from the water, cross the beach then waddle their way to their nests and once you’ve had enough excitement, your local guide will return you directly to Melbourne.

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Inclusions

  • Private tour hosted by an expert local guide
  • Phillip Island Penguin Parade (Your choice of viewing option)
  • Luxury vehicle with bottled water & travel snacks

Meal

  • Light meal with a beverage

Commence

02:00pm (Winter Months) 04:00pm (Summer months) from your nominated Melbourne hotel / address (Start time is flexible)

Duration

Approx. 6 – 7 hours