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Phillip Island Tour Including Phillip Island Penguin Parade

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    What to Expect
    Your day starts with pickup from your Phillip Island or San Remo accommodation at around 9.30 am and we head off the Island sightseeing the area, including rugged coastlines, surf beaches, Bass Coast hinterland including the Kilcunda area and around Phillip Island. We visit a cheese factory for cheese tasting before heading  back to Phillip Island. We drive to the Nobbies where you will visit the Antarctic Journey Experience and you see wonderful photography of the wildlife in the Antarctic. You can walk the boardwalk to the blow hole and you may even be lucky to catch a glimpse of a little penguin in its burrow. When we leave the Nobbies you will see wonderful views when we drive along the coastal road to Summerland Beach where the little penguins come home to their homes at sunset. You may sight many wallabies and bird life and then we drive to Churchill Island Heritage Farm for a late lunch and you will see sheep sheering, the sheep dog rounding up the sheep, whip cracking and more. After Churchill Island we head to the Koala Conservation Centre and enjoy seeing the koalas in their natural habitat. You will be taken to the penguins and after the penguins you will be delivered back to your Phillip Island accommodation. We can pick you up from your Melbourne accommodation and return you to your Melbourne accommodation after the penguins for an extra fee. What a day and a great day had by all!

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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Pick up/Drop off to your door at any Phillip Island/San Remo Accommodation locations. Can pick up from Melbourne and return to Melbourne for an extra fee.
    Departure Time
    Around 9.30 am
    • All inclusive
    • Lunch
    • Sightseeing
    • Cheese tastings
    • Local guide
    • Pick up and drop off at your Phillip Island accommodation
    • Afternoon tea
    • Bottled water
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Driver/guide
    • Entry/Admission - Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Reserve
    • Entry/Admission - Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade
    • Entry/Admission - Phillip Island Chocolate Factory
    • Entry/Admission - National Vietnam Veterans Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Phillip Island Nature Parks - Churchill Island Heritage Farm
    • Entry/Admission - The Nobbies
    • Entry/Admission - Cape Woolamai Beach
    • Entry/Admission - Pyramid Rock
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Small-group tour limited to 10 people provides an intimate experience and ensures personal attention from your guide
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    We took the "Destination Phillips Island Tour" with Dianne's Ventures from a Cruise Ship. Our ship was delayed and Dianne was great about accommodating the change of times. We were supposed to start at 11 but didn't dock until 2pm.We were a group of 8 in a van. The tour took
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    We booked complete 12 hour PI tour and Penguin parade for our cruiseship stop to PI. Unfortunately our scheduled 11pm departure changed to 2pm. Dianne Ray the owner was immediately called when we learned of this change. We were offered a pickup at 10:30am and drop off at 1:30pm
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    Response from DianneR452, Owner at Phillip Island Tour Including Phillip Island Penguin Parade
    Responded Sep. 7, 2019
    I would like to respond to this review. The customers who booked this tour all decided to take the shortened tour and elected not to stop for lunch. You were the only one who cancelled your tour.They were picked up at 9am and all dropped back at 1pm and had a very enjoyable day and saw more than they would have on the normal tour. All tour customers receive my terms and conditions and the cancellation policy is clearly pointed out to all customers.
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    Dianne provided us an excellent full day Phillip Island Tour that included the evening Penguin Parade. We were picked up and dropped off where our cruise ship's Tender was docked. Together with another couple Dianne took us all around the island to visit the best sights. We
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    Let me just say, Phillip Island Tour was amazing. My family and I went on the Ultimate Adventure Tour and we got to view the penguins walk around the beach! And on the way back, we saw some penguins close up(I nearly stepped on one)! Truly a wonderful experience if you care
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    I booked this tour on line. I had never done anything like this so was not sure what to expect. She met us at the ship where we found her very kind and friendly. She did an exceptional job touring us around the island and exsplaining all the highlights of the area. Answered our
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    Response from Dianne R, Owner at Phillip Island Tour Including Phillip Island Penguin Parade
    Responded Jan. 23, 2018
    Thank you Dianne
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    About the operator
    By: Dianne's Venture Tours
    34 reviews
    Miami, Florida
    Mixed Experince- A Must See But with Some Baggage
    We took the "Destination Phillips Island Tour" with Dianne's Ventures from a Cruise Ship. Our ship was delayed
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    Brooke S
    Canberra, Australia
    Great tour
    We really enjoyed this tour except as we booked the half day tour we weren't expecting it to go as long as it did
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    Ashley B
    Fantasitc half day tour with Dianne
    When visiting Philip Island, do yourself a favor and book a tour with Dianne. She was very accommodating with the
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    Karen C
    Whyalla, Australia
    Fansastic tour
    We were on a cruise ship and in advance had booked a private tour with Dianne. She was very responsive to all
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    Sydney, Australia
    Wonderful day visiting wineries and highlights
    A great day with Desley as our guide. We were on the Golden Princess which docked at Phillip Island on 23/11/2019.
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    Gold Coast, Australia
    Wine and cheese tour.
    We had a lovely day tasting wines and eating cheese. The lunch was great! We had Desley as our tour guide. She
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    Great introduction to Phillip Island & South Gippsland food & wine destinations
    Good selection and variety of food and wine destinations. Our friendly guide Dianne has an in depth knowledge of
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    Tony J
    A lovely day with Dianne
    We enjoyed immensely our wine tour with Dianne. She is a very friendly and knowledgeable person. Dianne always
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    Tours with Dianne
    Booked private tour with Dianne for different areas with pick up and drop off at our hotel and it was lovely. Nice
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    jane c
    Food and Wine
    The experience up to the tour was great, Dianne was lovely. Unfortunately Dianne was unable to make the tour.
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    Stephani D
    Family fun day tours
    Really great time. Dianne help us a lot with everything. We really enjoyed our visit, especially in the chocolate
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    Mark S
    Longwood, Florida
    Our 12 hr tour cut short to 3hr and refund request ignored. Stay Away!
    We booked complete 12 hour PI tour and Penguin parade for our cruiseship stop to PI. Unfortunately our scheduled
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    Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Bespoke tour
    Totally brilliant day. Possibly the highlight of my Australian Adventure. Dianne organised a bespoke tour of the
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    Los Angeles, California
    Extremely disappointing
    Granted, our cruise ship had changed its schedule, so we had a later than planned start and shorter time than
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    Doris F
    Los Angeles, California
    Beyond awesome service
    We hired Dianne for a tour of Philip Island attractions. She gave us a great tour and an amazing extra. I left my
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