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Penguin Parade

Summerland Peninsula, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

We went on the 19th November to see the Penguin Parade & thought the whole experience was awesome. Sitting down on the beach & watching them arrive on shore and waddle off to find their chicks was very cute to see. Once the adults have arrived on shore, you then make your way to the boardwalk & see all the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

The Plus ticket is around 40 AUD more than the ordinary tix but we thought it was worth it, cuz it gave you the closest encounter to the path where the penguins return to the beach. And afterall, the money goes to the self-financed organziation who runs the place so you are doing it for a good cause. Despite it's... More

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

A relatively inexpensive & fantastic experience that can be enjoyed by the whole family! Penguins are very cute, & watching them make their way up to the beach & off to their burrows is a memorable experience, that can be had all year-round.

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

This one is for young and old. A great experience - full of interest and totally absorbing. While clearly a tourist attraction it is well laid out with good facilities. Caters for hundreds without feeling crowded. Despite a significant entrance fee, it is well worth a return visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Fantastic trip to Summerland Peninsula , Phillip Island, thoroughly enjoyed our visit here. Watching these little penguins coming ashore at sunset was a wonderful experience despite the cold chilly winds blowing onto our faces..so be prepared if you are making a trip there. A must for all .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

We went to the penguin parade with our young son while on a family weekend away. It was so exciting so watch the penguins come into shore from the ocean & then walk back up the board walk, spotting penguins along the way. Very special!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Went on 23 Nov 2014. Nice experience to see those little penguins swimming and walking up the shore and seeking shelter for the night. General admission tickets are good enough to get up and close up.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

We based our entire trip down to Phillip Island around our visit to the penguin parades. We were keen for a slightly different experience as we aren't overly fond of large crowds\tourists so we booked the Ultimate Adventure Tour. We were met by our tour guide Rachael with a warm welcome, met the rest of our group and were taken... More

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New Bern, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

One of the highlights of our trip. We paid extra for the smaller viewing area and it was well worth it. Seeing hundred of penguins emerge from the ocean and head to their nests is something that truly has to be witnessed to understand just how incredible it is! We watched the penguins come out of the ocean for about... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

i went here while travelling the world bought this excurtion with a groupon offer i would say this is one of the most unique experience i have seen the penquins are sooo small and to see them come out from their natural habitat onto land is a true sight to see i highly recommend this trip.

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