Phillip Island Nature Parks Penguin Parade Entry

Help code: DE5-21EE
Tour Duration: 50 minutes

Reasons they will it

  • Phillip Island Penguin Parade
  • One of largest penguin colonies in Australia
  • Take a waddle on the wild side
  • Only 90 minutes from Melbourne
  • Experience the magic of little penguins
  • View groups of penguins coming to shore

Phillip Island Nature Parks' Penguin Parade is one of the most popular attractions in all of Victoria and now you can gift someone the chance to watch the adorable resident little penguins come ashore after a big day exploring.

A renowned attraction off the Victorian coast, the Penguin Parade is an experience not to be missed for both locals living in Melbourne and its surrounds and visitors to the capital. Located just 90-minutes from Melbourne, this gift voucher will allow them to enter the Nature Park, enjoy the parade and learn about these cute animals.

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Important stuff

Inclusions

  • Phillip Island Penguin Parade

Optional Extras

  • Penguin Plus - VIP penguin viewing platform (subject to availability)

Exclusions

  • Transfer from Melbourne

Highlights

  • Take a waddle on the wild side and see wild penguins at the world-famous Penguin Parade, Phillip Island - only 90 minutes from Melbourne
  • Experience the magic of little penguins returning home at sunset to one of the largest penguin colonies in Australia

Tour Times

  • Penguins arrive at sunset every night of the year. Click here for the penguin arrival time calendar to help plan your visit

Additional Information

  • Children under 4yrs old can travel free of charge

Gift Voucher Information

  • A gift voucher will be received by email after purchase
  • Give your gift voucher to your Gift Recipient, they will then need to follow the instructions to redeem their experience
  • Gift vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase
  • Upon redemption, a confirmation email/ticket will be sent to the gift recipient

Why people loved this gift

10 reviews
Fanny Gevaert 2 months ago

The centre is very interactive and educational. There weren't a lot of dinner options, but they're working on expanding soon so that'll improve. We sat on the beach where you could see the penguins coming out the sea and scurrying up into the dunes, it was a beautiful sight! Do bring a blanket, because we sat there almost 2 hours to get our good spots and then it gets really cold! Also very suitable for children: we brought our 1,5 year toddler. Do bring some toys or run up and down the stairs with them to keep them busy during the waiting. He loved playing on the sand and saw the penguins up-close when we went back on the walking trail.

Suhadi Sapari 4 months ago

Lots of people even in winter! A great thing about winter that the sun sets early. You'll get to see them up close on your way back to the centre from the viewing decks. The indoor tourist centre gives lots of visual information about these penguins. There's a large souvenir store and numerous food places.

Eddie Croy 6 months ago

We actually purchased the Penguin Plus tickets (double the GA price) which allowed for a different seating area than General Admission. The day was crowded as it was a holiday weekend even though it was cold. If you sat on the lower seating you could see the penguins very close (you could nearly touch them...but don't). No pictures are allowed of the penguins. There were at least a hundred little penguins that came ashore in 6-7 groups of 10 - 20 penguins. To get good seats on a busy weekend, arrive at least an hour before the penguins come ashore. The lights go out when the show is over, but if you leave a little early you beat the crowds and still get to see the more adventurous penguins waddling up the paths to their burrows.

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Meet the supplier

Hi, I'm Claire Jinnette from
Phillip Island Nature Parks

"Witness the natural spectacle of the world?s smallest penguins arriving home at sunset each evening on Phillip Island. Watch as they emerge from the waves and waddle across the sand to the safety of their burrows. "

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