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Experience the best that Victoria can offer with this guided tour from Melbourne. A great tour Travel in a luxury coach and head to Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary set in the native bushland. Famous for spotting the shy duckbill platypus, you will also see unique Australian wildlife like koalas, kangaroos, wombats and echidnas.
Drive past the scenic Blue Dandenong Ranges and board the historic Puffing Billy, a restored steam train whistling its way through the picturesque hills.
End your tour with some penguin love as you head to Phillip Island to see the famous Penguin parade. You can upgrade your tour to enjoy exclusive viewing area and access to private boardwalk.
1 Nov - 31 Mar: Tuesday, Thursday and SaturdayDuration
12 hoursStart time
Between 7:30am and 8.30am
Good news! You can get picked up from your hotel in Melbourne, just give us the details at the time of booking. Don’t worry if you havn't booked your hotel yet, you pass them onto the operator when you are ready.
Same as start point.
You will be picked up from your hotel in Melbourne and driven to 570 Flinders Street where you will meet your guide. Once seated in your air-conditioned coach, you will depart for Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary.
You may upgrade your tour to the exclusive Penguin Plus experience. This includes priority seating at the Penguin Parade as well as access to the “Penguins Plus” boardwalk. With Penguins Plus seating you are placed in a high penguin traffic area, close to the ground, and will enjoy a more intimate experience than from the main viewing platforms. It also gives you a complimentary hot drink and a souvenir gift.
After the parade, you will return to your accommodation in Melbourne.
You will re-board your coach and head for your next adventure at Belgrave. Enjoy a 30-minute ride on the Puffing Billy, one of the world’s best preserved locomotives. Take a seat in the century-old red carriages and trundle through lush Sherbrooke forests. The Puffing Billy train is still running on its original mountain track through the Dandenongs since 1900.
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.
Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)
We recommend that you wear appropriate clothing for all weather conditions and bring snacks & water bottle.
This activity is adults (and older children) only. Little ones under the age of 4 years will have to sit this one out, we’re afraid.
Luggage restrictions: small hand luggage of maximum 5kgs.