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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 45.82*
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Phillip Island Ultimate Penguin Eco Tour or Skybox Experience
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Phillip Island 3 Park Pass: Penguin Parade, Koala Conservation Centre and...
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Phillip Island Tour Including Phillip Island Penguin Parade

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Into the night

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... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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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Kerry
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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 2 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 2 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We came to Phillip island just to see the penguins. We didn't realise we had to pay and thought it was pretty expensive but as the money goes to conservation we decided to book it anyway. Watching the penguins come off the beach was a bit slow but so cut watching them waddle up. The rangers gave a talk at... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited here as part of a 2 day tour. Keep in mind, being that its summer, the Penguin Parade doesn't start till after 9pm, making the trips a few hours longer and later than the rest of the year. Unfortunately for us, there was also no real penguin "parade" as such the night we visited. There are over 600... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went with general admission tickets to see the penguins on a summer evening and it was delightful. Keep a few things in mind: 1: Even in summer, Wear warm clothing, bring a coat and blanket and be prepared for the cold, southern ocean winds. 2: You may not photograph or film in any way with any technology after a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Penguin Parade is magical! Just watching hundreds of wee penguins come out of the water, & march up from the beach to their burrows. Some march 2 kms. to their home. Best to get VIP seating/standing, & be at the edge of the boardwalk for best views. Not allowed to take photos. If walking is a problem, there are... More 

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Blue Haven, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked our tour through phillipislandtour.com.au which must be a booking agent for autopedia travel. We had Dan as our driver who was a typical Aussie with down to earth humour. We stopped at a park for lunch which was nothing exciting, cold meat rolls and salad. After that we were on our way. Our first stop at Maru Wildlife... More 

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