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Puffing Billy, Moonlit Sanctuary and Penguins day tour

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Please contact us using the details provided on your booking confirmation to specify a pick-up point that suits you. If not staying in a CBD hotel, we recommend that Rendezvous Hotel on Flinders Street as a convenient pick-up location.

If travelling between (April-October) you must select the 9am departure time. If travelling between (November-March) you must select the 10am departure time. The tour departs after the last pick up. **Saturday departure only available November - April**

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Included in price:
• One-way journey on Puffing Billy from Belgrave to Menzies Creek • Entry & guided tour of the animal exhibits at Moonlit Sanctuary • Standard entry at Penguin Parade • All National Park entry fees • Friendly & informative guide • Return transfers in air-conditioned comfort • Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi
Able to be purchased/hired:
Meals are not included with this tour, but stops are made at locations where meals can be purchased.
What to bring:
• Comfortable walking shoes • Water bottle • Fully-charged phone/camera • Warm layer as nights on the island can be cold even in summer
Fitness level required:
Not specified
Child policies:
Children's pricing is $20.00pp less than the full adult rate. Kindly advise the age of the child and if an infant restraint or child booster seat is required for the tour bus at time of booking. Please be advised that due to absent storage space, large items such prams, strollers and luggage will not be allowed on board.
Departure points:
Melbourne, Victoria
Departure time:
10:00 AM Tue, Thu, Sat
9:00 AM Tue, Thu
Pickup/departure instructions:
Tour departs at 10:00am Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from November to March and departs at 9:00am Tuesdays and Thursdays from April to October. Please contact Go West Tours 24-48 hours in advance of your tour to confirm your departure details. Tel: (03) 9485 5290.
Duration:
12hours approx (varies by season)
Approximate Return Time:
9pm-12midnight (seasonal)
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Tour Details

Operator
Go West Tours
Destinations
Melbourne, Phillip Island and Dandenong Ranges
Departs From
Melbourne

Tour Description

Begin your day by stepping back in time on the memorable journey of the historic Puffing Billy Steam Train. Marvel at the lush tree ferns and towering mountain ash trees as you travel along the mountain track that winds through the heart of the delightful Sherbrooke Forest.

Next, travel on to the multi-award winning Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park to enjoy a guided wildlife walk. Learn about iconic Australian animals such as koalas, emus, wombats & Tasmanian devils, as well has taking the opportunity to meet and hand-feed many species of kangaroos and wallabies.

Arriving on Phillip Island & we’ll visit Point Grant from where you can take in spectacular panoramic views of The Nobbies & Seal Rocks while strolling the coastal boardwalks.

Then it’s on to the days final destination of the famous Penguin Parade, where just after sunset every night the world’s smallest penguins waddle ashore before your very eyes. Watch is awe as the cute little blue penguins make their way across the beach back to their homes further up the sand dunes.

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Puffing Billy, Moonlit Sanctuary and Penguins day tour

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Please Note: Prices are listed in Australian dollars and include GST.