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Puffing Billy Tour

The Famous Puffing Billy Steam Train Ride with  Phillip Island Nature Park Penguin Parade, spectators gather nightly to observe the adorable penguins make their return to their burrows on the beach. This tour includes patting a kangaroo at Maru Koala Park, breathtaking coastal viewing from the boardwalks at the Nobbies and definitely the Penguin Parade.

Operates: Daily
Departs: 8-9 am (winter time) /9-930am (summer time)
Returns: Between 9-10pm (winter time) and 12 midnight (summer time)


Grants Sherbrooke Forest- handfeed cockatoos and other Australian native animals.

Puffing billy Steam Ride: Ride the iconic steam train that dates back over 100 years, take lots of photos and imagine being in another age. Ride departs from Belgrave and finishes at Lake Side.
Maru Koala Park

At Maru our guests  have  the opportunity take pat, take photos and pats the animals, including koalas, kangaroos and wallabies, dingoes, emus, parrots, wombats, stock animals and more. Join the park keepers at regular talks and presentations, including our feature Wildlife Show on weekends and holidays. View the koalas from the raised boardwalk or go inside their enclosure with the keepers.

Drive Past the fishing Village of San Remo (if clients like we can stop at the highly review on trip advisor San Remo Fish and Chips Co op)  If fish isn’t for you then many other choices in San Remo to choose from to eat. (at own expense)

New Tour option: Phillip Island helicopter tours…. Tours of this amazing part of the world is now available from the air to see.

Helicopter rides start from the following: 8 mins for 85 aud, to 42 mins ride which  are 420 aud for more information check out the website:

if you wish to go up on the helicopter  you can arrange with us when you book this tour or let our driver know on the and our driver will ring the helicopter people on your behalf
Panny’s Chocolate Factory – do a behind the scenes factory tour (optional)
Cape Woolami Beach – popular surfing beach for the locals
The Nobbies – wildlife reserve great views of the water and ancient cliffs,
may see many wildlife including penguins, wallabies, seagulls and much more
Summerlands Beach – watch the amazing parade of little penguins that come to shore
each night
Cowes, Phillip Island – This is a tourist town has many food choices: From Pizza that covers (halal to every religion and dietary requirement), chinese, Bakeries, Shopping centres, many other restaurants to choose from.

Drop you off at your place of stay in Melbourne

*During summer, dinner after Cape Woolamai. Then, The Nobbies and penguin parade as the penguin start later during summer.



Regarding Pickup Locations: We pick up from over 100 locations in Melbourne, if in the case that you do not find your desired location, please contact us and we may be able to add it to our list.

*Adults: $200 AUD Now on sale
*Child 4-14 years old: $100 AUD
Kids age 0-3 are free (you must pay for their own food and drink)

Tour includes:

Bird feeding at grants, Puffing billy steam train ride, entry maru koala park, Pizza dinner, penguin parade
Additional add-ons:
Tour option:

Maru Koala Park:
Pat and have your picture taken with: Koala, dingo, snake or wombat. (For only $20 AUD, comes with a printed photo)
Buy animal feed for only $2 AUD (Proceeds go to Wildlife Shelter Charity to look after sick and injured animals)

Panny’s Chocolate factory:
$10 AUD per person (behind the scenes factory tour)


Express Eco Boat Tour:
New seal cruise tour where you can see seals up close from the boat (about 1 hour – departs daily, depends on numbers, weather, etc, time of departure may vary)
Max 47 pax, 1 hr tour Adult $80 AUD Child – 4 yrs and above $65.00 AUD

Note: Due to health, dietary, religion or any other reason, food choice is not favourable but still want to go on our tour; please let us know when making the booking. Put this option in the “Special Needs” box. We will discount/refund the difference of not having the meal for pre paid or paying by cash choice accordingly.

What to bring:
Warm clothing; bring your bag, camera, video camera, comfortable walking shoes, mobile phone, and medicine if you have health reason. We do allow you to bring any extra food and drink if you required.

Payment methods:
1. Cash on the day of tour to driver, but must leave your credit card details on our booking form or ring one of our friendly staff.
2. Pay pal for members and non members to pay your booking via credit card.

Tour Booking:
Use the “Book Now” option below to make a booking.

To make a booking over the phone or if you require more information on this tour you can contact one of our friendly Mandarin or English speaking staff:
• +61390169347 (Australia)
• call or text us on +61404797950
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Private tours and family package tours are available; contact us for pricing and more information.

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