See the best of Phillip Island as you enjoy up-close animal encounters, view stunning scenery and indulge in regional flavors of the local area including wine, cheese and beer. With a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 10, this small-group tour will ensure you experience a personalized tour. You will travel by comfortable air-conditioned Mercedes high-top minibus.
After meeting your driver guide travel towards the stunning coastal beach of Cape Woolamai. Here youâ€™ll learn about the short-tailed shearwaters that migrate here every year from Alaska to breed. Discover the thirteen million year old pink granite pinnacles of Phillip Islandâ€™s sheer cliff tops as you take in the stunning views along the beach. Keep an eye out for the incredibly diverse birdlife, vegetation and local surfers of this popular beach.
Next, take a scenic drive to the iconic wetlands of Rhyll; home to a migratory wading birds known to fly thousands of miles to feed on Phillip Island during the summer months. You might even see spoonbills, oyster catchers, herons, egrets and cormorants if youâ€™re lucky. Discover the incredible mangroves as you walk along the boardwalks listening out for the birdlife or simply relax as you look across the Diamond Dolly quarry and over Western Port.
After a morning of adventure, stop for a delicious picnic lunch on Cowes jetty or beach before entering the Phillip Island Wildlife Park. Here, see and feed some of Australiaâ€™s iconic animals including kangaroos, emus, koalas, wombats, echidnas, dingoes, cassowary and the Tasmanian devil. Make sure to bring your camera along as you may even get to have your photo taken with one of the cuddly koalas.
For the more adventurous, the next stop is the world class race track, home to the Australian Moto-GP, World Superbike Championships, World Historic Racing Cars, V8 Supercar racing and many more motor enthusiast events. This racetrack is known to have an event up to 300-days a year so you may even get to witness a race or two.
Next up is a stop at Pyramid Rock. This iconic rock is a pyramid shaped basalt formation located offshore. Enjoy spare time to walk the boardwalks winding across the ridge and out over the coast. The perfect photo opportunity for the stunning coastline, pristine beaches and unspoilt nature. You might even spot a wallaby, echidna and Australiaâ€™s incredible birdlife along the way. If you're visiting during the whale migrating seasons, you may even spot a humpback whale.
End your day at a local boutique brewery where youâ€™ll enjoy a tasting paddle of handcrafted beer along with locally baked goods. Your driver will return you back to your departure point at approximately 4:30pm.