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Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade

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Address: 1019 Ventnor Rd | Summerlannds Estate, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 5951 2800
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US$45.52*
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Phillip Island Ultimate Penguin Eco Tour or Skybox Experience
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US$32.32*
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Phillip Island 3 Park Pass: Penguin Parade, Koala Conservation Centre and...
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US$125.17*
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Phillip Island Tour Including Phillip Island Penguin Parade

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Penguins in their natural habitat

It was very interesting to see penguins coming out of the sea and going back to their homes; it is definitely something worth seeing. You are not allowed to take pictures... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Piaseczno, Poland
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Piaseczno, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was very interesting to see penguins coming out of the sea and going back to their homes; it is definitely something worth seeing. You are not allowed to take pictures though, which is a shame, as it be something spectacular. Granted, the low light conditions make taking a picture very difficult, but with a proper cameera you can attempt... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We chose the new option of 'Penguin Plus', which promised a close up, more intimate experience (only 300 people as opposed to 3000). At double the price of the open area it was definitely not worthwhile. Although people were told not to stand, the 3 rangers in attendance didn't help people who arrived last to find seating. The staff gave... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was a little weary of this prior to going on the trip as I read some of the negative reviews some people wrote. However, I'm glad that I went with the majority who really enjoyed it as it was an amazing experience! There are multiple grades of tickets to purchase for this, but we opted to go with General... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Definitely a nice experience... Included in a 4 park pass, I would say that the cost is not SO high... I've done the experience in a rainy but not so cold day, so, it was uncomfortable but ... correctly equipped, the experience is OK. By the same... I was pleasantly surprised : not SO MANY people as you can read...... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on the ranger guided tour at the penguin parade, which was excellent. Our ranger knew so much about the penguins and had obviously been working with them for many years. We had brilliant seats, and with our binoculars could see the penguins really clearly as they came in from the sea. Not being able to take photos is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A fabulous view into the world of the Tiny Penguin. Awesome conservation area helping protect these amazing little creatures.

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Thank Amanda F
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to the seals rock and to thw pnguin parade it was amazing and beautifull. We enjoy alot our visit.

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Thank Carolina Z
Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great experience of little penguins in their natural environment with good commentary and information from employees at the Park. Boardwalk makes viewing the penguins easy without disturbing them too much and the underground bunker, which costs extra and should be booked in advance, where you can view the penguins at eye level is fantastic. Not allowing cameras or photographs is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This just one of those events that nature provides a great experience, every night with out fail. I recommend to all u can't be disappointed but u will be cold.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you're going don't be afraid to take many many layers and blankets to sit on. They offer different ticket types for different viewing areas. We did the middle of the road package which for us had perfect views . They don't allow standing (so everyone can see) or photography after the suns gone down and the penguins start coming... More 

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