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Bunyip Tours Victoria

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  • National Park
  • Wildlife Experience

A proud member of the Victorian Tourism Awards Hall Of Fame, Bunyip Tours operates fun & informative small group tours from Melbourne to a wide range of Victorian destinations. Tours include the spectacular Great Ocean Road & Grampians, Phillip Island, Wilsons Promontory National Park and the Mornington Peninsula.

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  • 1 Day Great Ocean Road & 12 Apostles Tour

    This is simply Australia’s greatest coastal drive, including the world famous 12 Apostles and the pristine Surf Coast with its golden sand beaches and rolling breakers. Stop at Split Point Lighthouse for amazing views over the coastline. This is a drive of real contrasts too, because you’ll also see peaceful bush clad hills, pockets of coastal farmland and little villages. Travel through the laid back seaside towns of Anglesea, Lorne and stop in Apollo Bay for lunch, spot koalas and brilliant birdlife in the wild, walk in the Otway rainforest with its fern gardens and giant trees up to 300 years old, explore the beach at Loch Ard Gorge and the brutal history of the Shipwreck Coast.

    But we save the best till last! Grab your camera and walk down Gibson Steps to the beach where you’ll be dwarfed by soaring cliffs and the massive limestone towers of the 12 Apostles. You’ll get an entirely different view from the roadside lookout, where you can see how erosion of the cliffs over thousands of years created this extraordinary attraction.

    Tour concludes at approximately 8.30pm back in Melbourne

  • 1 Day Great Ocean Road Sunset Tour

    Sunset at the 12 Apostles on the Great Ocean Road is an experience you won’t soon forget. Escape the crowds with a mid-morning departure and be whisked away for the day on one of the top ten drives in the world. Enjoy a visit to the Narana Aboriginal cultural centre with a Didgeridoo performance and a walk through the native garden spotting emus and kangaroos. Wind along the coastal road stopping at scenic spots along the Surf Coast and Otway national park including Memorial Arch and Maits rest for a walk through the rainforest. Arrive at the Shipwreck Coast and visit the Gibson Steps, Loch ard Gorge before arriving at the World Famous 12 Apostles. This is what you’ve been waiting for! You’ll be dwarfed by the soaring cliffs and the mysterious limestone towers that were created by erosion of the cliffs. Sunset over this extraordinary coastline is a brilliant finale. Tour conclusion depends on time of year and ranges from 10pm during the winter months to midnight during summer.

  • 1 Day Healesville Sanctuary & Puffing Billy Tour

    Take a small group day trip from Melbourne to check out the Healesville Sanctuary and the Puffing Billy Steam Train. At Healesville Sanctuary you’ll meet Australia’s native animals including koalas, kangaroos, monitor lizards and dingos. Then head to the Puffing Billy Steam Train for a ride through the rainforest on the century-old steam train. After pickup from the centrally located meeting point on Flinders Street in Melbourne, travel by comfortable modern mini-buses about one hour through the Dandenong Ranges, known for cool-climate rainforest and extensive Eucalyptus forests.

    First you’ll visit the Healesville Sanctuary, one of the best places in Victoria to see and interact with native Australian wildlife. You’ll walk through a stunning bushland setting where you can see wombats, birds of prey, platypus, wallabies and other amazing animals that are native to Australia. Once you have enjoyed all Healesville Sanctuary has to offer , you’ll reboard your mini-bus and head to the Puffing Billy Steam Train in Belgrave. Climb aboard the century-old steam train, maintained in mint condition by dedicated volunteers. The Puffing Billy still runs on its own mountain track between Belgrave and Gembrook, through the heart of the rainforest. Travel back in time as you chug through the gorgeous Sherbrooke Forest waving at friendly bystanders as you go. In the late afternoon you’ll be returned to 570 Flinders Street in Melbourne where your tour ends.

  • 1 Day Healesville Sanctuary, Puffin Billy & Penguin Parade Tour

    Join your small group day trip to discover the unique native wildlife at Healesville Sanctuary and Australia’s favourite steam train Puffing Billy, with an easy option to connect to Phillip Island to experience the world famous penguins. At Healesville Sanctuary you’ll meet Australia’s native animals including koalas, kangaroos, platypus, dingos. Be sure to check out the unrivalled ‘Spirit of the Sky’ bird of prey and parrot show where birds show off the skill we admire most - their ability to fly! Once you have enjoyed all Healesville Sanctuary has to offer, you’ll reboard your mini-bus and head to the Puffing Billy Steam Train in Belgrave. Climb aboard the century-old steam train, maintained in mint condition by dedicated volunteers. The Puffing Billy still runs on its own mountain track between Belgrave and Gembrook, through the heart of the rainforest. Travel back in time as you chug through the gorgeous Sherbrooke Forest waving at friendly bystanders as you go.

    In the late afternoon connect to Phillip Island visiting The Nobbies, take in the breathtaking coastal scenery before experiencing the magical penguin parade. Watch as hundreds of Little Penguins pop out of the sea and waddle across the beach to their sand dune burrows for the evening. Tour conclusion depends on time of year and ranges from 10pm during the winter months to midnight during summer as the penguins arrive at sunset.

    *Tour is conducted in two separate vehicles coaches

  • 1 Day Mornington Peninsula Hot Springs Tour

    Jump aboard your small group tour and transfer to the Peninsula Hot Springs - the first natural hot springs & day spa centre in Victoria. Spend 2 - 3 hours exploring the 20 globally inspired bathing experiences in a beautiful natural environment. Relax and rejuvenate in some of the many bathing experiences, including a cave pool, reflexology walk, hydrotherapy pool, hilltop pool with 360 degree views, Turkish steam bath and many more. In the afternoon enjoy lunch at a local farmgate and enjoy some wine tasting. Then visit Sunny Ridge St rawberry Farm, where you can try your hand at picking strawberries (Nov to Mar). Enjoy a birds eye view over Mornington Peninsula on Arthurs Seat Eagle and and fly over the state forest . Only one hour from Melbourne, the charming Mornington Peninsula showcases Victoria's stunning treasures!. You will enjoy the benefits of personalised and interactive with our experienced and well-trained tour guides.

  • 1 Day Mornington Peninsula Ultimate Tour

    Just one hour from Melbourne, the Mornington Peninsula is the playground of the rich and famous. Come and discover why the Mornington Peninsula is Melbourne’s most treasured destination. You’ll find the famous bathing boxes, glorious beaches, national parks, cellar doors, regional produce, grand gardens and adventure activities. Travel to the tip of the Peninsula to visit the seaside town of Portsea, with its famous coloured bathing boxes, stunning cliff top walks, and beautiful lookouts such as London Bridge. Enjoy a traditional lunch at a local farmgate and enjoy some wine tasting. Then visit Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm, where you can try your hand at picking strawberries (Nov to Mar only/subject to strawberry availability) or visit another Mornington Peninsula prestigious winery (Apr to Oct). Later seize the day at The Enchanted Adventure Garden.  Home of Australia's largest Tube Slide Park, 3 D Indoor Maze and featuring 20 beautiful gardens and 3 Hedge Mazes! Only one hour from Melbourne, the charming Mornington Peninsula showcases Victoria's stunning treasures!

  • 1 Day Phillip Island Penguins Parade Wildlife Conservation Park Tour

    In just one extraordinary day, experience three of Victoria’s top wildlife attractions: Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, where you can handfeed cute wallabies; the Nobbies and Seal Rocks, with Australia's largest colony of fur seals; and the nightly Penguin Parade, where little penguins pop out of the water and waddle across the beach to their burrows. Join your small group tour and travel to Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, an Eco-certified sanctuary, is first. Discover native animals in their natural habitat including kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, brilliantly coloured birds and rare and endangered species. Handfeed wallabies– keep an eye out for tiny joeys wriggling out of their mothers’ pouches – and have a close encounter with a koala (fee applies). At the Nobbies and Seal Rocks, the clifftop boardwalk opens up breathtaking views of Phillip Island’s wild south coast, and there are further lookout points among natural sea bird gardens which have spectacular flowering displays in spring. 1.5 km offshore you’ll see Seal Rocks, home to Australia’s largest fur seal colony. Then witness Victoria’s largest colony of little penguins in the nightly Penguin Parade. As dusk falls, hundreds of little penguins splash out of the water on to the beach, making their way to their burrows. They feed at sea, and return to their burrows to mate, care for their young and to moult. Tour conclusion depends on time of year and ranges from 10pm during the winter months to midnight during summer as the penguins arrive at sunset.

  • 1 Day Phillip Island Ultimate Eco Tour

    Here’s the very best of Victoria’s wildlife, nature and farming heritage. The Penguin Parade is an absolute ‘must’ on every visitor’s itinerary, but this tour gives you so much more. First stop is Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, where you can hand-feed cute wallabies* on the wallaby walk (you may see little joeys peeking out of their mothers’ pouches) and cuddle a koala*. There are rare sightings of endangered Australian wildlife in this Eco-accredited sanctuary too.

    On tiny Churchill Island there’s an 1850’s heritage farm with strutting peacocks, shaggy Highland cattle, traditional draft horses, sheep shearing and working dogs in action. Then on to Phillip Island and the Koala Conservation Centre (watch out for koalas napping in the fork of a tree), the Nobbies and Australia’s largest Fur Seal colony at Seal Rocks. Finally, the ultimate attraction: hundreds of Little Penguins pooping out of the sea and waddling across the beach to their sand dune burrows in the Penguin Parade. Tour conclusion depends on time of year and ranges from 10pm during the winter months to midnight during summer as the penguins arrive at sunset.

  • 1 Day Wilsons Promontory NP Tour

    Join your small group Eco-Tour to discover one of Australia's most spectacular national parks- and our best kept secret. Wilsons Promontory or 'The Prom' as it's known to many people, is located at the southernmost region of mainland Australia, this wildlife haven will inspire and intrigue even the most discerning traveller, with its panoramic views, pristine white beaches, coastal forest, cool climate rainforests and well-preserved walking tracks. Lunch is available to purchase along the way (own expense). The Prom is home to many marsupials, such as wombats and kangaroos, native birds and other native animals such as emus, which with a little bit of luck you are able to see up close. The best way to explore the Prom is on foot, so you will no doubt enjoy your stroll along some spectacular tracks such as Lilly Pilly Gully or enjoy amazing panoramic views offered on either the Verekers Outlook, Mount Oberon or Mount Bishop track (easy to medium graded walks). With small tour groups, there is plenty of time to get out and explore nature at its very best. You will enjoy the benefits of personalised and interactive with our experienced and well-trained tour guides. Tour concludes at approximately 8.30pm, at which time hotel drop offs commence.

  • 2 Day Great Ocean Road, Mornington Peninsula & Phillip Island Tour

    The ultimate discovery of Victoria’s brilliant and breathtaking coastlines. The Great Ocean Road, Queenscliff- Sorrento ferry (watch out for dolphins!), Mornington Peninsula wildlife and Phillip Island’s celebrated Little Penguins. Cameras ready! There’s one famous attraction after another on this coastal, peninsula and island tour. So get ready to snap them: the Great Ocean Road with the 12 Apostles and the Otway Ranges rainforests. The ferry ride right across Port Phillip Bay to the Mornington Peninsula’s quirky Bathing Boxes and Moonlit Sanctuary wildlife park. Then the world-renowned Penguin Parade on Phillip Island.  Come and enjoy the beauty and native wildlife with a regional overnight stay in Queenscliff and make this a journey to remember. With small tour groups, there is plenty of time to get out and explore nature at its very best. You will enjoy the benefits of personalised and interactive with our experienced and well-trained tour guides. The tour returns seasonally between 9pm - midnight depending on the season on the second day. With small tour groups, there is plenty of time to get out and explore nature at its very best. You will enjoy the benefits of personalised and interactive with our experienced and well-trained tour guides.

  • 2 Day Phillip Island & Wilsons Promontory Tour

    Our two-day wildlife adventure of the Gippsland region will bring you back to nature’s wonders.  On the first day we meet some of Australia’s most famous native animals at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park such as koalas and kangaroos as well as some lesser known endangered species like the Eastern Quoll and Fluffy Gliders. From here we travel to the Nobbies boardwalk before arriving at Summerland beach for the nightly penguin parade.  Home to Victoria’s largest colony of little penguins, Summerland beach provides a spectacular backdrop to the world-famous penguin parade.  Watch as hundreds of little penguins make their way across the beach and go home for the night. Stay overnight in at The Phillip Island Apartments located in the heart of Cowes. (4 star apartments) On the second day you are transferred to our meeting point where you will travel towards the most southerly region of mainland Australia, Wilsons Promontory or “the Prom” as it is affectionately known to many people.  This National Park is one of Victoria’s most loved and cherished natural attractions. This wildlife haven will inspire and intrigue even the most discerning traveller, with its panoramic views, pristine white beaches, coastal forests, cool climate rainforests and well-preserved walking tracks. The prom is home to many marsupials, such as kangaroos and wombats, native birds and other native animals such as emus, which with a little luck you are able to see up close. The best way to explore the Prom is on foot so you will no doubt enjoy our hike along some spectacular tracks and be entertained by the pure white quartz ‘singing sands’ of Squeaky Beach. Stop at Tidal River, the centre of the National Park before returning to Melbourne.

    *Tour is combination of two 1 day tours with overnight stay which is not with tour guide. We request luggage is limited to a maximum of 5kg in a soft overnight bag. We cannot take backpacks or suitcases on this tour

  • 2 Day Phillip Island Discovery Escape Tour

    Give yourself a real beach break with more time to explore the wonders of this magical coastline, plan to do as much or as little as you choose. Get up close and personal with the friendly residents of Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, learn about the conservation of these amazing animals. You will be dropped off at The Phillip Island Apartments located in the heart of Cowes. (4 star apartments) in the early afternoon to explore this magical island coastline at your own leisure. On day 2, take a stroll along the beach prior to your early afternoon pick up at from Phillip Island Apartments. From here we travel to the Nobbies boardwalk before arriving at Summerland beach for the nightly penguin parade - Home to Victoria’s largest colony of little penguins, Summerland Beach provides the backdrop to the world famous Penguin Parade. Watch as hundreds of little penguins make their way across the beach and return to their sand dune burrows from Penguins Plus.
    The tour returns seasonally between 9pm - midnight depending on the season on the second day. Please note this tour is part guided/unguided with an overnight stop at Phillip Island. We request luggage is limited to a maximum of 5kg in a soft overnight bag. We cannot take backpacks or suitcases on this tour.

  • 3 Day Great Ocean Road & Grampians Adventure

    Our three-day adventure will take you on a journey of discovery combining the breathtaking coastline of the Great Ocean Road and the hinterland of the Grampians National Park. Leaving Melbourne we head south towards some of Australia’s most famous surf beaches enjoying the breathtaking coastal views and look out for Eastern Grey Kangaroos, before continuing our journey through the scenic towns of Lorne and Apollo Bay. Along the way we have plenty of opportunities to see the native wildlife in its natural environment including koalas and a variety of birds.  We enjoy a rainforest walk in the Otway Ranges and visit an iconic lighthouse. Staying overnight along the Great Ocean Road, you are sure to enjoy the sunset over the Southern Ocean and sunrise over Bass Strait. Rising early we travel to the Port Campbell National Park to experience the world famous limestone rock stacks, the 12 Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge on the western end of the Great Ocean Road.  From here we head to the Grampians National Park and along the way we discover dramatic mountain views, magnificent rock caves and stunning waterfalls and typically rugged Australian landscape. We stay overnight in the Grampians in a wonderful natural setting with kangaroos.  On day 3 we explore the area and learn about its aboriginal heritage at Brambuk Cultural Centre, visit the spectacular Mackenzie Waterfalls and Reid’s Lookout. Return to Melbourne.  Connection to Adelaide $50 (Transfer service to Adelaide - Arrives Adelaide on 3 day approx. 7pm)

  • 3 Day Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island & Wilsons Promontory Tour

    The Ultimate Package - 3 Day/2 night touring package encompassing some of Victoria’s most recognizable and iconic destinations. The highlights include the spectacular 12 Apostles, a memorable ferry crossing of Port Phillip Bay to the playground of Melbourne’s rich and famous at Sorrento, the world renowned penguin parade at Phillip Island as well as Wilson’s Promontory a wildlife haven. This package is a combination of 2 day Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island & Mornington tour and Wilsons Promontory tour with an additional overnight stay on Phillip Island. The first nights’ accommodation is at Beacon Resort Holiday Park in Queenscliff with the second night at The Island Accommodation on Phillip Island. With small tour groups, there is plenty of time to get out and explore nature at its very best. You will enjoy the benefits of personalised and interactive with our experienced and well-trained tour guides. We request luggage is limited to a maximum of 5kg in a soft overnight bag. We cannot take backpacks or suitcases on this tour.

     *Tour is combination of two tours, the overnight stay at Phillip Island is not with tour guide

  • 3 Day Wilsons Promontory Wilderness Retreat

    Spend an amazing 3 days exploring one of Victoria's best kept secrets both guided and at your own pace. Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria´s most loved and cherished natural attractions. Located at the southern most region of mainland Australia, this wildlife haven will inspire and intrigue even the most discerning traveller, with its panoramic views, pristine white beaches, coastal forests, cool climate rainforests and well preserved walking tracks.