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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
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

There is three admissions u can buy just get the general unless u go for the small group tour! The $48 admission is so not worth it all u get is a free drink they say ur closer than normal admission, but u can't even see the penguins come out of the beach so everyone ends up on the board... More

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Benalla, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

I have not been for 40 years nothing much has changed the prohibited use of camera is disappointing as everyone likes to take home holiday memories. I'm sure no flash cameras is ok but the Park People walk around and STOP all photos which must change if they want to keep visitors. There is no difference between the flood lights... More

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

It's worth the long trip from Melbourne. The food is good and price is reasonable. please bring overcoat with hood for the weather is unpredictable unless you want to be soaked in the rain; this is the advise of our cousins who went there 6 months before where they made hoods out of shopping bags. Cameras are not allowed but... More

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Palm Cove
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

What a great night! Had dinner there before hitting the beach to watch the fairy penguins. The food was nice, not to overpriced and an okay selection. But I wasn't there for the food. It was a gorgeous night. Two nights prior to the full moon. No wind and not too cold. Once the sun had set, they started to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This was great for many reasons. 1. No cameras are allowed, which means people can actually see instead of having people crowd around to take photos. 2. They make sure that everyone remains seated when the penguins come. When people started to stand, the ranger made sure they sat back down. 3. You get to actually see hundreds of penguins... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I did a tour for the Penguin Parade from Melbourne . The trip started at around 11 AM . Our first stop was at Bush and Tucker , where we had lunch and had a tour of the place to have a look at the natural produce of Australia and even taste a few. Next we went to the Koala... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It is cute seeing all these penguins (smaller than the sea gulls which are waiting on the beach) suddenly emerge from the ocean after sun set. Once your content with thism you can walk on the boardwalks to see these penguins up close while they make their way to their burrows. Tip: Sit close to the corners on front rows... More

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Reinfeld, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We saw many penguins, but the whole area looks extremly commercial. But the worst is, there are too many tourists ( many of them didnt follow the rules, even the staff told them, whats NOT to do many times ). We found another place on Tasmania for watch the penguins, not so busy and it looks much more better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

If you go on a cold day make sure you take warm clothes, it's a little expensive but worth to go to. I've been there a fees times.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My Wife and I really enjoyed the experience. The Most Incredible Experience. These Animals are simply amazing. I think most people forget that these courageous birds of the sea are actually wild. They sustain themselves independently they survive what appears to be up to 6 weeks at sea in their groups. They float on the surface and can sleep without... More

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