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1/8  Meeting Koalas. Philip Island

Just 90 minutes from Melbourne, Phillip Island hosts a colony of about 32,000 Little Penguins, plus kangaroos and koalas.

The new koala boardwalk provides exceptional koala viewing. Catch a glimpse of koalas joeys as they take their first steps out of the mother's pouch.

Visitors also have the opportunity to experience a ranger-led ‘Koala Eco-Explorer Tour’ which takes you behind the scenes to give you information about one of Australia’s favourite icons.

Visitors can buy a self-guided ticket or join an organised island wildlife tour.

Price: Family ticket from £32.17

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