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Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade

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“penguins coming”(220 reviews)
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1019 Ventnor Rd | Summerlannds Estate, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5951 2800
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great time at the penguins. Took two kids and they did get tired as it was late but still enjoyed it. Tickets reasonably priced and penguins awesome to watch.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HEY0301
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was here 35 years ago, and it’s hard to believe the population of little penguins now on Phillip Island is 32,000. I think it is much less. Back in the 1980s the penguins used to come ashore in large groups all huddled together. Now...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank lovetotravelhk
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved watching the penguins.. we arrived super early to get a great spot on the sand (take a rug and warm clothes), we waiting for 1.5 hours and when the penguins started arriving people just starting sitting on top of us and directly in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank 504belindac
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our children really enjoyed seeing the little penguins. They are unbelievably cute and you can get very close to them.

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Jasmine O
Reviewed 2 days ago

Worth watching All the Penguin come in the evening and go to their respective Place. One can spot lot of Kangaroos in the surrounding Area. Arrangements are very good.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Rakeshamarkhanna
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Truly an event worth experiencing. The staff are well educated in their fields and love spreading their knowledge. The penguins are in swarms, A great trip for families!

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Jess H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to see the penguin parade and had a great time. The site is well developed for the activity. The viewing site is set up to allow a good view of the penguins as they come up the beach. The boardwalks give you a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank RickeyS_11
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful to see the Little Penguins swim up to the beach and make their way to their burrows. At this time of the year there are lots of penguin chicks that come out of the burrows to get a feed of fish from their parents....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kezza501
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed our time here seeing little penguins come out of the sea, parade, and eventually go on to their nesting grounds in close proximity.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank JordsRP
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Breathtaking experience seeing those cute little penguins! Spend a little more to get the penguin Plus tickets to get a better view of those lil fellas. They were too cute! A must do in Philip Island.

Date of experience: January 2019
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27 December 2018|
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Response from PhillipIslandNP | Property representative |
No there is no other way to see the Penguins on Phillip Island. We recommend booking ahead at the Parade at this time of year as it can book out on busy nights.
4 November 2018|
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Response from nonduplume | Reviewed this property |
h there do a guided tour. Under cover is great if raining, but seeing them form a raft, and then get a run up, get nervous and rung back to the water is the best.
23 October 2018|
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Response from p4tG3orja | Reviewed this property |
Prnguins are so cute anyone would love to touch them, unfortunately, we are not allowed to touch them. Penguins are for our eyes only. :)