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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 45.66*
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Little Penguins parade and nature reserve.

Great for families. But remember to book as this attraction is busy all year round. Visit the Nobbies visitors center prior to parade at dusk. Great Cafes in Cowes town center... read more

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Phillip Island, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great for families. But remember to book as this attraction is busy all year round. Visit the Nobbies visitors center prior to parade at dusk. Great Cafes in Cowes town center. Euphoria cafe is very good at 13 Thompson st near the water front.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is an amazing experience if you love animals and nature. We had to wait for 90 mins by the beach for the little penguins to arrive but it was so worth the wait. Make sure you sit at the corners either left or right as this gives the best view of them arriving from the sea. However the highlight... More 

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Geraldton, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went to the penguin parade and experienced the penguin + underground package. You have a ranger to inform you all about the small penguins, a screen to watch them coming from the beach then as they pass you at eyelevel from the underground bunker they are from 30cm away. So amazing to watch frim this perspective and so worth... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Choose the spot near the VIP seats, after Pinguins come, just go up and you can see from the top, Do not waste time in front of the beach. Many pinguins can be seen from the top.

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Thank lannia2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really worth going, those little penguins are cute. Luckily it is not that cold the day we went, make sure you wait longer! There would be much penguins later on, most people left so early that they missed the fun part:)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the highlight of the Philip Island tour, Penguin parade. The parade starts when the sun sets, thus it is important that you are here before that. If you are early, you can get the front row seats where you have a face to face view of the beach/ocean. At sunset, the penquins will come ashore in group and... More 

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Thank Johnfernandis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I bought the tickets online and it was a breeze getting in. We had fun spotting the penguins while walking to the underground viewing gallery. They were in the burrows on the hill, within the bushes near the boardwalk. I was a bit hesitant to buy the underground viewing tickets initially due to the price. But i'm glad I did.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is lovely sitting by the beach as the penguins walk up from the sea back to their families. It happens just after sunset and is very peaceful seeing nature at work. Things to note: Dress warmly or bring a blanket to wrap around. Go for the Penguin Plus ticket as you are seated right where the Penguins come up... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our experience was Penguin plus. A bit more expensive but worth it! Original plan 2as to do the covered underground experience where penguins walk at your eye level, but that one was sold out couple of months before our experience, which was surprising. It says on the ticket to arrive before 8. We arrived at 7 30 and all the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Absolutely beautiful Little blue Penguins! We booked our trip to see the Little Penguins online via Grayline day tours in Melbourne. Having limited time of 3 days stay in Melbourne and actually having flown in the same day, we chose the Penguin Express tour which included Penguin Plus premium viewing access on top. This was well worth it. It was... More 

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