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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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Amazing, they're so adorable to watch. WRAP UP WARM!

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... read more

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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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were there last week and the experience was GREAT! Many penguins came up from the sea, waddled back to their burrows along the pathway, up the hills and wherever their nest was. We came up close and personal, side by side, separated by only a fencing so that was absolutely fantastic! No photos are allowed, they are very strict... More 

Thank Ming17
Gold Coast, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I understand that animals need to be protected and I totally respect that! I'd also accept to pay a price for that, so the animals won't be threatened or anything by humans, but why to build this big building and make such a big thing and let people pay incredible amounts of money for seeing something that is usually for... More 

Thank Benjamin F
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

In one sentence it is a great experience and well worth going to see. On the drive up take your time. There are kangaroos (or wallaby?) in this area and we saw one jump across the road right infront of us. We arrived early... 2 hours early, and there were already crowds inside the visitors centre. People were allowed down... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A visit to Phillip Island will not be complete without a visit to the Penguin Parade. Do be civilized please. Despite constant reminders, quite a number of tourist still used their cameras to take photos even though it was not allowed. As the attraction is by the beach and at dusk, it will be extremely cold. Bring lots of layers... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an absolute must go, especially if you have young children. The Little Penguins are such a delight to look at as they parade their way back to their barrows. It make no difference which ticket you buy as the real delight for us was watching them wobble their way back home on the broad-walk after some of them... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Highly recommend this penguin parade. Not only because penguins were cute, but also the efforts that the park was trying to protect the environment for wild lives. It was a great experience. Everyone from earth should learn from that.

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Melaka, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

was a really cold day but worth every minute!! We saw the penguins coming out of the surf but the best part was when we got to walk along side them. the are was fenced and we were on the pedestrian walk way but we could see them waddling back to their burrows. they were just a few feet away.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not sure what to expect I settled for the basic admission and walked down to the seating area on the beach. It was fairly busy but was lucky to find a decent spot next to the side railings. Waiting until dusk for them to come out of the sea and across the beach seemed to take ages but at one... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Was expecting great things and it truly delivered. On a road trip from Melbourne to the Sunshine Coast we pencilled this in after doing the Great Ocean Road on the way north. Booked in advance the 3 parks pass, the Koala sanctuary, farm and Phillip Island which was far the best of the three. Following advice we arrived early and... More 

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