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Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade

#1 of 3 things to do in Summerlands Features Animals
1019 Ventnor Rd | Summerlannds Estate, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5951 2800
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“penguin parade” (836 reviews)
“penguins coming” (174 reviews)
“no photography” (130 reviews)
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1019 Ventnor Rd | Summerlannds Estate, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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+61 3 5951 2800
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the main reasons we came to Phillip Island. The visitor centre was interesting with lots to read and a few hands on attractions for younger visitors. We made our way down to the beach early to get a spot at the...More

Thank BeanieBear192
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hate to do "the tourist", therefore I hated to go to Phillip Island with an accompanied tour. However, after the tour I can say that it was a good choice as we saw a huge deal of things. Our tour offered the Koala sanctuary,...More

Thank corrado l
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not a trip to Phillip island if you don't see the Penguins! Even in the middle of a freezing winter night, the kids had a great time. Best to get their early to get a great seat for their arrival which can take awhile...More

Thank Jaimi M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's the first time I've been here at Penguin Parade. To be honest, I felt really really upset after I saw the penguins. Not because of there was only a few of penguins. However, I was vexed against the conservation park itself and the visitors....More

2  Thank Homā L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not what we expected, viewing is first in best dressed, the info is delivered in a uneventful way, process with tickets is extremely robotic and food at the cafe is putrid! The parade itself was dragged on over a few hours, and with everyone pushing...More

Thank Gem S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very popular tourist attraction. The penguins start to come up to the beach and surrounding areas once it is dark. They are very enjoyable. watching them pop out of the sea and wondering up the beach to their nests for the night. 3 areas...More

1  Thank Vktippy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a VIP tour The customer service is excellent from the ticket box, gift shop and all the rangers. Great information give.

Thank Hayley B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the Penguins Plus tour. We were so close it was fantastic! The whole system of ordering and queuing was professionally done and all the foreign tourists seemed really happy! Well done everyone!

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience to see at least 300 wee little penguins arrive from the sea at sunset waddling up past us to their various nests .They came in couples and groups and were only about 2 metres away from our well positioned circular deck...More

1  Thank Janine45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is so cool. The penguins are so small and cute and the way they communicate is incredible. They were tough in terms of people taking pictures which I understand. They're quickly disappearing and they're trying to preserve what's left of the penguins before they...More

Thank Christina T
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Margaret_Paul0
6 August 2017|
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Response from sweet_mermaid | Reviewed this property |
Pass is good for the same day and anyway the penguins are not around during the day time. They are out fishing and are only back when the sun sets. Alternatively, there are some penguins at St Kilda's Pier, which is open to... More
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shenaz p
20 June 2017|
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Response from cowesgirl | Reviewed this property |
There are no student discounts, children under 4 are free, there are discounts on some tickets for Australian Pensioners and Seniors on production of card
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MiaSurin
12 May 2017|
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Response from Richar64 | Reviewed this property |
My understanding is that there are different combination passes to see multiple attractions. The key recommendation that I would have is to choose Penguins Plus as the penguin ticket. Hope this helps.
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