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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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  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“penguin parade” (849 reviews)
“penguins coming” (180 reviews)
“no photography” (133 reviews)
1019 Ventnor Rd | Summerlannds Estate, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5951 2800
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Reviewed today

We were picked up by Steve with AAT at Federation Square. The bus ride was very comfortable and he was delightfully informative. Next was the only bad part of the tour-Maru Wild Animal Park. This was a horribly overused and cramped excuse for an animal...More

Thank Kagmotown
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Recently visited the penguin parade and it was very good! Facilities on site were fantastic with reasonably priced hot and cold food and beverages. The penguins were incredible and came in in abundance. The rangers were really helpful. However, despite numerous times the rangers explaining...More

Thank Clemmy C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Checking out the little penguins is something that you simply need to do when you venture down to Phillip Island. I scoffed at the thought of having to pay $25 to sit in the freezing cold and waiting until dark to maybe see some penguins......More

Thank HowellyBear
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great experience weather was cold need to wear extra to keep our self warm. To our disappointment there wasn't much penguins come up to the shore waited 1.5 hr only a few of them came up from the shore. I guess we are unlucky. No...More

Thank kokomitay
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We planned our day around heading to the penguin parade (1.5hr travel) and were amazed by the huge venue and friendly staff. We were unlucky to get a very quiet night for penguins though. After sitting for an hour and half we only seen about...More

Thank teg1980
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great experience, watching these little guys come ashore. Very well organized and minimum impact on the Little Blue Penguins. Plenty of Penguins to see too!

Thank george60898
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Having never been to Philip Island before we were told the Penguin Parade was a must. We weren't too sure if it was our thing, but we paid our money, and queued up with 7 million other people. We were advised by friendly staff that...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was so glad the family persisted and talked me into this trip. Only 3 days in Melbourne, I didn't really want to spend the time getting to and from the venue. We drove and parked in the car park which was really easy. The...More

Thank Nic N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first day of our trip was rewarded with not only the coldest night but also the cutest one as well at Penguin Parade. Despite the cold rain and winds (with hailstones when we're leaving), we persevered and found ourselves rewarded with what felt like...More

Thank Auxalt
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful venue, the work done here by the staff is amazing. We had a muck up with our pre purchased ticket, and thought it would be a nightmare....NO!.. it was not, the lady at the entry counter just smiled and said "no worries,...More

Thank creaturecomforts2015
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September 2, 2017|
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Response from BBLadies | Reviewed this property |
It all comes down to how much you want to pay for your experience. The layout of this attraction is so good that regardless of how much you pay you will still be able to view the penguins up pretty close so you won't be... More
August 6, 2017|
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Response from sweet_mermaid | Reviewed this property |
Pass is good for the same day and anyway the penguins are not around during the day time. They are out fishing and are only back when the sun sets. Alternatively, there are some penguins at St Kilda's Pier, which is open to... More
shenaz p
June 20, 2017|
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Response from cowesgirl | Reviewed this property |
There are no student discounts, children under 4 are free, there are discounts on some tickets for Australian Pensioners and Seniors on production of card