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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%
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1019 Ventnor Rd | Summerlannds Estate, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5951 2800
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This centre is fantastic - it's a great cause, it's non-profit and the experience itself is pretty special. With that said, I think a few more educational points on the penguins would have been nice. You're advised to arrive about an hour before the penguins...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited outside of peak season, and the centre was still bustling and had queues. It is well managed, however. It is not a cheap visit for families, and we opted for the Penguins-Plus entry, which was the mid-prices option. And to be honest, all...More

Thank GuestReviewer11
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

No photos are to be taken , yet a bunch of tourists from China or Japan were pushing through with there large lens cameras to take photos , the weather was a little wet and sprinkled pretty much the whole day so I took a...More

Thank chrystal2018
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After reading the reviews, I decided to go with the Penguin Plus. There were two to three rangers checking if people had phone or cameras, and thankfully everyone followed instructions. Best seats were to the right near the beach where you can see the little...More

Thank shar0n_2786
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the best place to see penguins up close. This is a well organised event where every visitor can get a good view of the penguins coming ashore & then visitors can walk along the boardwalk watching the penguins find their way back to...More

Thank BBLadies
Reviewed 4 days ago

First of all, this is a must do if you are in Victoria. Mainly because its hard to see these penguins anywhere else and they are beautiful animals. The best spot to sit is in the last, that way you dont have to wait a...More

Thank Raghul R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was well worth the wait in the cold to see the little penguins waddle up to their burrows. I would strongly suggest to not only wear a jacket and beanie but to bring a blanket too. It gets very cold out especially where the...More

Thank KatiaM001
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love penguins so this was one of my most favorite things we did on our Australia trip! After reading some reviews, we decided to spend extra and get the Penguin's Plus ticket instead of the General Admission ticket. With the Penguin's Plus ticket, you...More

Thank Jasmin B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

really enjoyed this tour. Got to see some koalas up close and pet/feed some kangaroos and wallabys. Roger our guide was the best. Super friendly and knowledgeable. Really easy to hear while on the bus. Highly recommend. Ask for Rrrrroger!

Thank David B
Reviewed 6 days 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
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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
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
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.