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Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade

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1019 Ventnor Rd | Summerlannds Estate, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5951 2800
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USD 53.17*
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Phillip Island Ultimate Penguin Eco Tour or Skybox Experience
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USD 56.85*
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Phillip Island Penguin Parade Evening Tour
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USD 105.51*
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Phillip Island Day Trip with Penguin Parade and Maru Koala and Wildlife Park
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  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
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“penguin parade” (839 reviews)
“penguins coming” (175 reviews)
“no photography” (131 reviews)
1019 Ventnor Rd | Summerlannds Estate, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5951 2800
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Reviewed today via mobile

We planned our day around heading to the penguin parade (1.5hr travel) and were amazed by the huge venue and friendly staff. We were unlucky to get a very quiet night for penguins though. After sitting for an hour and half we only seen about...More

Thank teg1980
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great experience, watching these little guys come ashore. Very well organized and minimum impact on the Little Blue Penguins. Plenty of Penguins to see too!

Thank george60898
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Having never been to Philip Island before we were told the Penguin Parade was a must. We weren't too sure if it was our thing, but we paid our money, and queued up with 7 million other people. We were advised by friendly staff that...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was so glad the family persisted and talked me into this trip. Only 3 days in Melbourne, I didn't really want to spend the time getting to and from the venue. We drove and parked in the car park which was really easy. The...More

Thank Nic N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our first day of our trip was rewarded with not only the coldest night but also the cutest one as well at Penguin Parade. Despite the cold rain and winds (with hailstones when we're leaving), we persevered and found ourselves rewarded with what felt like...More

Thank Auxalt
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a wonderful venue, the work done here by the staff is amazing. We had a muck up with our pre purchased ticket, and thought it would be a nightmare....NO!.. it was not, the lady at the entry counter just smiled and said "no worries,...More

Thank creaturecomforts2015
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was the highlight of our Australia trip, and we also saw koalas, wombats and cassowaries in the wild, but there's something magical about seeing 50 tiny penguins all waddle from the beach to their burrows right in front of you. Do not get the...More

Thank travel2dive
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As the weather was chilly and raine, we decided for the more expensive tickets, which brings you on eye-level with the birds. The most welcomed side-effect was: out of the rain and out of the wind. Very recommendable for cold weather. The penguins are just...More

Thank Alfred_S_China
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had heard lots of mixed reviews concerning this activity but I have to say we have nothing but praise for the way they organise big groups of visitors in an effortless manner. We were directed to the best seating and saw lots of penguins...More

Thank Craig R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I personally like Churchill Island the best as there is a lot to see. The Nobbies is also a great place to go as the views are wonderful. The koala park is ok too but when I went we hardly saw any koalas. The place...More

Thank Trevor F
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3 September 2017|
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Response from BBLadies | Reviewed this property |
It all comes down to how much you want to pay for your experience. The layout of this attraction is so good that regardless of how much you pay you will still be able to view the penguins up pretty close so you won't be... More
6 August 2017|
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Response from sweet_mermaid | Reviewed this property |
Pass is good for the same day and anyway the penguins are not around during the day time. They are out fishing and are only back when the sun sets. Alternatively, there are some penguins at St Kilda's Pier, which is open to... More
shenaz p
20 June 2017|
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Response from cowesgirl | Reviewed this property |
There are no student discounts, children under 4 are free, there are discounts on some tickets for Australian Pensioners and Seniors on production of card