Penguins 'n Puff with Lunch​

Type: Tours at Local Area

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Start From: Melbourne

  Special Prices / E-voucher / Fixed Date Ticket / Join Group / Meet your Guide

Guide Language: English Language Guide English

Duration: 9-24 hours


Penguins 'n Puff with Lunch​ : Delight in an historic steam train ride on Puffing Billy through the beautiful rainforest of the Dandenong Ranges in the morning. Highlights include our complimentary Aussie Bush Billy Tea in Sherbrooke Forest where there is also opportunity to hand feed local birdlife and a visit to the quaint mountain village of Sassafras. Return to Federation Square to join our afternoon/evening tour to Phillip Island with your boxed lunch provided for you. Make a stop at Churchill Island and visit the Koala Conservation Centre before making our way to the Penguin Parade to witness these little flightless birds make their way home from the ocean as the sun sets.


Morning Tour

  • Tour departs Federation Square at 8.10am

  • Travel through the Dandenong Ranges National Park with its towering mountain ash forest, traditional gardens and home to the lyrebird

  • Visit Sherbrooke Forest - heart of the Dandenongs; tall eucalypts, kookaburras and bellbirds

  • See colourful Crimson Rosellas and King Parrots (opportunity to hand feed) at Grant's Picnic Ground

  • Enjoy morning tea Aussie style with a Bush Billy Tea and the chance to sample some Aussie food favourites - lamingtons, Vegemite and crackers

  • Ride through the forest from Belgrave to Menzies Creek, the most scenic section of the original steam locomotive's journey

  • Pass numerous quaint villages noted for their cafes, craft shops and beautiful gardens

  • Stop and explore Sassafras, home to a range of local crafts and antiques

  • Tour returns to Federation Square at 1.00pm approx.

Afternoon Tour

  • Tour departs Federation Square at 1.15pm 

  • Enjoy your gourmet boxed lunch with a drink on your journey to Phillip Island 

  • Visit Warrook Homestead for afternoon tea (own expense)

  • Get up close to kangaroos with the opportunity to feed (own expense)

  • Admire the resident koalas

  • Panoramic views of Western Port and French Island

  • San Remo - maritime fishing village

  • Look for birdlife at the island wetlands (seasonal)

  • Phillip Island Nature Park - a natural home for koalas, seals, shearwaters and Little Penguins

  • Koala Conservation Centre - look for koalas in their natural habitat from tree top boardwalks

  • The Nobbies - a rugged rocky outcrop with an excellent boardwalk where you may spot Little Penguins' homes (shoulder/summer months)

  • Witness the Penguin Parade on floodlit Summerland Beach from the general viewing area

  • See penguin rookeries from an elevated boardwalkInspect the Visitors Centre - an opportunity to learn about the life of the Little Penguin

  • A dinner stop will be made before or after the Penguin Parade (dependent on season and at own expense)


Open Time

  • Daily tours

  • Departs: 8.10am Returns: 9.00pm - 11.30pm (dependant on season)


  • Child ticket 5-14 years old

  • Children under 5 years old free seat with thier parent


Credit vdo by: Phillip Island Nature Parks

Ticket & Voucher

  • Print voucher or show e-voucher on your mobile phone at start point also present a valid photo ID/passport along with the voucher number to activity

  • The voucher is valid only on the date and time specified.

  • E-ticket is non-transferable, non-refundable and void if altered.

  • E-ticket is valid for one-time for use.

  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, Please check your Junk Mail if you use Gmail email. Please check the "Promotions" or "Updates" tab. or notify us via email.


  •  Aussie style Bush Billy Tea with lamingtons

  • Vegemite and crackers

  • Historic steam train ride

  • Meeting wallabies/kangaroos

  • Koala Conservation Centre

  • Penguin Parade with general viewing

  • Boxed lunch with drink and free WiFi on coach and at Penguin Parade

*Note: please choices your lunch menu below and write tell us in Notes / Additional Requests (Box) on summary page details before your confirm booking. (For example: your group booking 3 person, pleaes write Pork 2, Chicken 1)

Pork - "Los Llanos" BBQ Pork Sandwich - slow cooked pulled BBQ pork with salami, ham, tasty cheese, caramelized onion, pickles on multigrain bread

Chicken - "Bogota" Aioli Chicken Sandwich - pulled chicken with homemade aioli, rocket, avocado on multigrain bread

Veg - "Amazonas" Sandwich - roasted pumpkin, sauteed Portobello mushrooms, mozzarella, cheddar, tasty cheese with lemon sauce on multigrain bread

Gluten/Lactose Free - grilled chicken breast with mix green leaves in a light and fragrant lemon dressing

Meeting Point

  • Pick up and drop off service is provided in Melbourne

  • Please see on pick-up point list and choice your pick-up places and please write to tell us.

  • Please gather at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to departre 

  • The operator will reconfirm your pick up time in advance. As this is a shared transfer, please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pick up route.

  • *Note: Please write your hotel name, contact number in Notes / Additional Requests (Box) on summary page details before your confirm booking. Once your booked is Paid we will send confirm detai with E-voucher to you by mail as soon as possible

What's Necessary

  • Passport (The reservation name should match the name on the passport)

  • Your camera,  waterproof clothing, coat (in evening is cold)


  • E-voucher will send to your by email 24 hrs. after your payment and status invoice show paid.

  • Please provide guests name same as passport for show in e-voucher on time you exchange ticket.

  • Pets are not allowed to the bus tour

  • Please bring warm, waterproof clothing as nights can be cold on the island in any season. The Penguin Parade is a natural phenomenon taking place in the open outdoors.

Cancellation Policy

  • Once ticket confirmed are Non-refunable.

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