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Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade

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Address: 1019 Ventnor Rd | Summerlannds Estate, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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+61 3 5951 2800
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USD 46.89*
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Phillip Island Ultimate Penguin Eco Tour or Skybox Experience
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USD 33.29*
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Phillip Island 3 Park Pass: Penguin Parade, Koala Conservation Centre and...
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USD 128.94*
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I feel so lucky to have had the opportunity to experience and see the penguins come out of the water and cross the beach to head to their nests. The rangers who work there were so... read more

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Castlepollard
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I feel so lucky to have had the opportunity to experience and see the penguins come out of the water and cross the beach to head to their nests. The rangers who work there were so helpful and explained the lives of the penguins to us. Would be very happy to come back and do this again. No photos allowed

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A once off chance to see Little Penguins return to their nests at dusk. Beware: this is highly commercialised and very popular with tourists reluctant to heed instructions about staying seated and not disturbing the penguins by taking photos. A slightly dispiriting visit was saved by a chat with a very informative ranger as we walked back.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I wasn't sure to go to this attraction, because I don't like to pay for something that shouldn't be being that penguins are in the wild. But after being there I guess if they don't put fences on the penguins it wouldn't be any left because we people behave like beasts. The attraction last 1 hour and if you really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's beautiful, very natural and totally worth the money. If you're going, I recomend arriving early (about 1,5 - 2 hours before) to be in the first rows to get a closer look to the penguins.

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have never seen so many people behaving badly!! What don't they understand when they are told repeatedly to SIT DOWN so everyone can see and to turn all phones cameras OFF. This is a wildlife event and I am sure if the penguins had any sense they would move somewhere else. My husband had to shout at the person... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Made the effort to travel there and was so pleased we did. We sat outside and while it was a little bit cold, we felt closer to them, then had we been inside in the warm, we were in the front row and was close enough to touch (but of course you can't), we could even hear them coming. Would... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A group of us went on a Gray Line bus tour starting with pickup from our hotel in Melbourne. The ride took about 2 hours each way. We ate a small amount at their cafeteria. I recommend that you eat dinner before before arriving here, so that you can spend more time walking around and also getting a good seat.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What's not to like about seeing the fairy penguins come out of the water? It's been 20 years since I last went and the flood lights lighting the beach aren't as bright but they have added a couple of new viewing areas. We went to the Penguins Plus for an extra charge, which is slightly closer to the water than... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was worried when we got there with how crowded it was that we wouldn't see anything but we found a good seat and got to watch the Penguins come in from the water. It was awesome. Then as you walk your way back up - you watch them all coming in and hear them having little chats. My son... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Did a grand penguin tour with Gray Line. Our guides name was James and he was a jolly good fellow, he was just awesome and kept hitting us with sarcastic punches every now and then and was a light at heart guy. It started with moonlit sanctuary following which proceeded to Churchill island where we had a great time at... More 

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