"Phillip Island Penguin Parade !!" Phillip Island and Penguins Tip by grantravel

Phillip Island and Penguins, Melbourne: 30 reviews and 44 photos

  the Little Penguins
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The Penguin Parade is located on Phillip Island, only 140km south-east of Melbourne. It is part of Phillip Island Nature Park. The area is a reserve designed to protect and promote awareness of Little Penguins (previously called Fairy Penguins).

The Parade is open every day of the year. The best time to visit is at sunset/dusk if you wish to see the actual "penguin parade". This is when the penguins cross Summerland Beach to return to their sand-dune burrows. This "parade" can be experienced from environmentally friendly observation boardwalks and viewing stands.

Penguin Parade and Visitor Centre
$16.00- Adult
$8.00- Child (4-16yrs)

Address: 895 Phillip Island Rd, Newhaven VIC 3925
Directions: About 1km (5 mins) onto the island, the Phillip Island Information Centre will appear on your left, just past a roundabout. Here you can buy tickets to the Penguin Parade, and the place is open till late in the evening.
Phone: (03) 5951 2800
Website: http://www.visitphillipisland.com/listing/phillip-island-visitor-information-centre-3/

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 12, 2004
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