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Phillip Island Penguin Parade

Watch Little Penguins dash home across the sand at dusk at Phillip Island Nature Parks' Penguin Parade. Explore boardwalks after dark to see, smell and hear these penguins in the colony, greeting neighbours, partners and their chicks. While you wander, keep an eye out for resident wildlife including Swamp Wallabies, Eastern Barred Bandicoots, Cape
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Barren Geese and Short-tailed Shearwaters.

Every visit to the Penguin Parade protects nature for wildlife. Visitors support Phillip Island Nature Parks vital research, education and conservation projects that ensure Phillip Island's native habitats thrives into the future for both wildlife and us to enjoy.

Book a tour to have a private ranger guide sharing conservation stories and penguin information with you, or opt for the self-guided viewing and enjoy the free interactives inside the visitor centre.

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Indicative prices
$27.25 - $100.00

Adult General Viewing: $27.25 Adult Penguins Plus - $60.00 Adult Underground - $75.00 Guided Ranger Tour: $88.00 Ultimate Adventure Tour: $100.00 For all ticket options & prices, please visit the website.

$13.50 - $37.50

Child General Viewing: $13.50 Child Penguins Plus - $30.00 Child Underground - $37.50

Opening hours:
  • Daily: 4:00pm - 8:30pm

25 Dec 2021

  • 2:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Actively welcomes people with access needs
  • Suitable for guests who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour
  • Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance
  • Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times
  • Suitable for guests with high support needs who uses a hoist and always travel with a carer
  • Bar
  • Café
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Conference/convention facilities
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  • Interactive centre
  • Interpretive centre
  • Kiosk
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Picnic area
  • Public toilet
  • Restaurant - licensed
  • Shop
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  • COVID Clean Practicing Business
  • ECO Certified (Advanced Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia
  • Australian Tourism Export Council
  • National Trust
  • Victoria Tourism Industry Council

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1019 Ventnor Road, Ventnor, Victoria, 3922
  • -38.505523983 145.147495064