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Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade

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1019 Ventnor Rd | Summerlannds Estate, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5951 2800
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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

It was quite cold so anyone going there should have a jacket and suitable clothing so that you will be able to have a nice time. We enjoyed watching the penguins. But waiting for the penguins was the difficult part as I was impatient to...More

Thank Mushfeka F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The seagulls were actually securing the beaches before the penguins comes marching in from the sea. If you were to notice, there's a plenty of seagulls before penguins marching in. But once after the penguins marching in you can see the seagulls flew away bit...More

Thank Muhammad H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was not our first trip to see the penguin parade. Our last was almost 5 years ago and the viewing has been upgraded. This time we chose the underground viewing. This puts the penguins at eye level. Later you can still go up and...More

Thank Michele W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Penguins come in at dusk so you have to sit and wait a while and unfortunately it rained and we were soaked. (There is an inside viewing area but it is quite expensive). We did take a blanket to sit on (as you sit on...More

1  Thank Sue M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Ultimate Penguin Parade -only 6 of us in the group & our guide Rachel took us to the other side of the island from main centre. We sat on the sand & with night binoculars were able to see the Penguins close...More

Thank jamesonc935
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was totally worth the day trip from Melbourne. Seeing the penguins coming out of the water was lots of fun. You can walk close to the penguins on the board walk. Dress warm for this. Pick a postcard instead of taking a picture.

Thank Nidhi_809
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Penguin Parade is an awesome experience for young and old. Dress warmly at this time of year and enjoy the show. It was really exciting to see the penguins come out of the water and walk up the trail meeting their friends on the...More

Thank Daphnie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is so so so amazing you will not get board for a minute The bus will take you from the morning to the end of the day You will see a lot of animals and you will test a new things about nature...More

Thank slooooom92
Reviewed 1 week ago

They arrive on dot as if coming back from work at dusk. It was bit cold and raining but still we could clearly see them trotting back from sea and little later closely near theirr nests. Hats off to persons in charge for allowing humans...More

Thank yesarar
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic time at the Penguin Parade. Often when we see tour busses outside of an attraction, we avoid the place, but the Penguin Parade is not to be missed, and the venue can handle pretty large numbers of guests. (There were around...More

1  Thank ashlandfan
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Amanda M
December 5, 2017|
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Response from Graeme J | Reviewed this property |
A tour company based in Melbourne called Bunyip Tours
December 2, 2017|
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Response from Marleo1 | Reviewed this property |
No, the Penguins come to shore all year round
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Response from cowesgirl | Reviewed this property |
You are asked to get there about an hour before the penguins are due in and it will be about another hour of viewing once the first penguin comes out of the water, depending on numbers. Don’t rush, enjoy the walk back to the... More