2-Day Must-Do Melbourne Tour Package: Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island Penguin Parade, and Melbourne Skydeck Bonus | Melbourne

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Duration: Great Ocean Road 12Hours (7:00am - 9:00pm) and Phillip island 11Hours (10am - 09:00pm in Winter and 12pm - 11pm in Summer)

Melbourne's Best Experiences, Save With Great Value Package

Experience the highlights of Melbourne with this great value tour package including the famous coastline of the Great Ocean Road, the penguin colony of Phillip Island and entrance to the Melbourne Skydeck.

On the 1 Day Great Ocean Road, marvel at the pristine beaches and coastline and be amazed by the natural treasures of the coastal region, including the 12 Apostles. Be in awe of the adorable little penguins as they come ashore after a day of feeding out at sea on the 1 Day Philip Island Tour. Back in Melbourne, experience picturesque 360 views of Melbourne in the tallest building in the Southern Hemisphere at the Melbourne Skydeck. The Melbourne Must Do Tours Package will leave you with unforgettable memories of your stay in this vibrant Aussie city.


Great Ocean Road

After we depart the city, we’ll head straight for the eastern end of the Great Ocean Road to begin our journey along this spectacular coastal drive. We’ll stop for some morning tea where you can relax and enjoy the scenery before we head off to the Memorial Arch. Here, you can snap some photos at one of the route’s most iconic landmarks.

Next, we’ll make our way to a coastal town for an easy bush walk to hang out with the local wildlife and spot some cute koalas along the way. Keep your eyes peeled for the colourful birds that live here, including lorikeets, parrots, and the famous kookaburra.

Lunch is in the beachside town of Apollo Bay, where you can tuck into local fare and refuel for an afternoon of incredible sightseeing.

When all have returned we then head on to the 12 Apostles, one of Australia’s most famous landmarks. These limestone stacks form an incredible backdrop to the sea views, so be sure to bring your camera along.

Afterwards, we’ll move on to Loch Ard Gorge, which is shrouded by impressive limestone cliffs. We’ll take a walk here and check out the local attractions, including the Archway, the Razorback, and Dumpling Pots. You’ll also get to learn about Australia’s most famous shipwreck while you’re here.

Finally, we’ll make our way back to Melbourne via the road inland, travelling through a number of country towns along the way.

Please note: during peak periods this tour may operate in reverse.

Keep in mind that this popular area is big and therefore the tour involves quite a lot of driving. This is just because we really want to show you the best bits of the beautiful Great Ocean Road! We have packed the day with lots of amazing stops, which means it’s going to be a long, but awesome day.

Phillip Island

We’ll start the day in Melbourne and head along the coast to our first stop of the day: Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park where your guide will show you around the award-winning wildlife park. Moonlit Sanctuary is home to stacks of well-known Aussie animals including kangaroos, wombats, and Tasmanian devils, plus many lesser-known species such as the spot-tailed quoll, yellow-bellied glider and long-nosed potoroo. Enjoy a ranger talk on koalas to learn more about one of Australia’s most popular marsupials. Admire the native Australian birds and reptiles, hand-feed kangaroos and wallabies or even get a photo with a fluffy koala (own expense).

We’ll continue the journey to Phillip Island, making our next stop at Cape Woolamai Beach. Watch the surfers in action and get some sand between your toes with a walk on the beach.

Next up we travel to the Nobbies, where you can wander the coastal boardwalks and admire the craggy scenery. Look out to Seal Rocks to see if you can spot any fur seals and be amazed as the blowhole shoots seawater into the air. In winter, you might get lucky and spot whales off the coast. In summer, peek inside the small burrows to see if there are any penguin chicks waiting for their parents to return home and feed them.

As the sun begins to lower, we’ll make our way to Summerland Beach ready for the main event. Once the sun has set, the little penguins will feel safe enough to emerge from the water in small groups and make their way across the beach. Take a stroll along the boardwalks to walk alongside these adorable birds as they waddle their way back to their nests with their bellies full from a day out at sea fishing.

Finally, we’ll all meet back at the bus and make our return journey to Melbourne.

Woolamai Beach is time permitting.

Melbourne Skydeck

Experience a perfect 360-degree bird’s eye view across Melbourne from the tallest viewing platform in the Southern Hemisphere, Melbourne Skydeck. With the floor to ceiling windows giving you inspiring views, prepare yourself for unique picture-perfect moments with views across Melbourne’s attractions and surroundings.

Tour Inclusions

Great Ocean Road Tour

  • Morning tea
  • All park entrance fees
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Air-conditioned transport with wifi onboard
  • Melbourne CBD pick-up/drop-off
  • Friendly & informative tour guide

Philip Island Tour

  • General admission to the Penguin Parade
  • Entrance to Moonlit Sanctuary
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Friendly & informative tour guide
  • Air-conditioned transport
  • Melbourne CBD pick up and drop off

Melbourne Skydeck

  • Entrance to Melbourne Skydeck

Tour Exclusions

  • Travel Insurance
  • Personnel Consumption
  • Meals and beverage
  • Accommodation


*Please wait outside of your hotel/pick up point 5-10 mins prior assigned pick up time.

Great Ocean Road Tour

Stop1:6:45am Base Backpackers St Kilda 17 Carlisle Street, St Kilda
Stop2:7:00am Immigration Museum Corner Flinders Street and Market Street, Melbourne
Stop3:7:05am Town Hall Corner Swanston & Collins Street, Melbourne
Stop4:7:10am Her Majesty's Theatre 219 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
Stop5:7:15am Space Hotel Cnr Russell and McKenzie Street, Melbourne
Stop6:7:20am Radisson on Flagstaff 380 William Street, Melbourne
Stop7:7:25am Anytime Fitness 282 Queen Street, Melbourne
Stop8:7:30am Atlantis Hotel 300 Spencer Street, Melbourne
Stop9:7:35am Great Southern Hotel 44 Spencer Street, Melbourne

Philip Island Tour

Stop1:10:30am Cosmopolitan Hotel 2 - 8 Carlisle Street, St Kilda
Stop2:10:50am Savoy Hotel 630 Little Collins Street, Melbourne
Stop3:11:00am Radisson on Flagstaff 380 William Street, Melbourne
Stop4:11:10am Mantra on Russell 222 Russell Street, Melbourne
Stop5:11:20am Immigration Museum Corner Flinders Street and Market Street, Melbourne

Melbourne Skydeck

Location: Melbourne Skydeck
Address: Melbourne Skydeck, 7 Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia

How to Get There :

  • By car: 20-min drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL); or 7-min drive from Melbourne Federation Square; visit the following website for parking lot details: https://www.eurekaskydeck.com.au/location-hours/
  • By public transportation: 5-min walk from Flinders Street Train Station; or take a tram to St Kilda Rd and walk for 10 mins - Visit the following website for more transportation info: https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/

Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 12:00–22:00 (Last Entry: 21:30)

From 02Apr -01Oct 2023, opening hours will change to below Winter Hours:

  • Sunday-Thursday and Public Holidays: 12:00-21:00 (last entry 20:30)
  • Friday and Saturday: 12:00-22:00 (last entry 21:30)
  • Public Holiday, Xmas or New Year Day opening hours may change


  • Any prices listed are in the currency of Australian dollar (AUD).
  • Children are permitted on most tours, however, due to the nature and length of tours, it may not always be recommended. Please check with our reservations team for recommendations before booking.
  • Child prices are available for children aged 3 - 15 years. Sorry, we don't carry children under the age of 3 years on these tours.
  • here are no luggage storage facilities on most day tours, please do not bring your luggage with you.
  • Please note it is the customer’s responsibility to be waiting at your selected pickup location (accommodation provider) at least 5 minutes before departure. Failure to wait out the front of your selected location may result in the tour guide being unable to locate you, causing failure to load. Please do not wait inside accommodation venues as the driver will not be able to find you. Sightseeing Tours Australia cannot be held responsible for passengers who fail to load.
  • Tours do not include meals or drinks unless otherwise stipulated, however, stops will be made during the day where refreshments can be purchased on the day.

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