Take a waddle on the wild side and see wild penguins at the world-famous Penguin Parade, Phillip Island - only 90 minutes from Melbourne.
NEWS UPDATE: GENERAL ADMISSION VIEWING STANDS OPERATING AS NORMAL DESPITE EXCITING CONSTRUCTION WORKS FOR THE NEW PENGUINS PLUS VIEWING PLATFORM. WE ARE TAKING GREAT CARE OF THE PENGUINS' HABITAT DURING THIS TIME AND MINIMISING ANY DISRUPTION TO PENGUIN VIEWING.
**DUE TO REDUCED VISITOR CAPACITY DURING THIS TIME, WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND PURCHASING YOUR TICKETS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL IN THE EVENT THAT WE MAY SELL OUT, ESPECIALLY DURING HOLIDAY PERIODS AND LONG WEEKENDS**
"Experience the magic of little penguins returning home at sunset to one of the largest penguin colonies in Australia"
Discover the range of family friendly activities in and around the Penguin Parade, Phillip Island.
Prices and Bookings
Explore the many Penguin Parade viewing options or choose from a Penguin Parade ranger-guided tour.
Penguins arrive at sunset every night of the year. View the penguin arrival time calendar to help plan your visit.
Address and transport
We're located 90 minutes drive from Melbourne, and 20 minutes from the bridge to Phillip Island.
The Penguin Parade offers is accessible for prams and wheelchairs.
We're sorry! No photography is permitted at the Penguin Parade to protect the penguins.
Penguin Parade app
Download our free smartphone and tablet app to discover more about the penguins, including burrow cam, image gallery, games and individual penguin statistics straight to your device the moment a penguin crosses a research weighbridge.
Adopt a penguin today and help support vital little penguin conservation, research and education activities.
Penguin Burrow Camera
Tune in to our LIVE penguin burrow camera for a unique look inside a penguin home. Who's at home today?!