Underground Viewing

Or buy individual ticket(s)

**PLEASE NOTE: IF THE DATE YOU WANT DOES NOT APPEAR IN THE SELECTION ABOVE, OR THE DATE IS SHOWN IN GREY, IT MEANS WE ARE BOOKED OUT FOR THAT DATE. THE DATES SHOWN IN GREEN ARE THE NEXT AVAILABLE DATES.

Get an eye-level view of the Little penguins in the new RACV Underground viewing experience. Limited to a maximum of just 70 people, this world-first facility gives you the chance to watch the Little penguins waddling along the Penguin Parade’s most popular pathway.
Enjoy up-close viewing of the Little penguins in their natural habitat through an underground viewing window, with the comfort and convenience of being indoors, undercover and out of the elements.

PLEASE NOTE - EVERYONE (INCLUDING BABIES) MUST HAVE AN ONLINE TICKET TO GAIN ENTRY TO OUR ATTRACTIONS.

 Additional Information:

  • Please note that as we will be managing visitor numbers at all of our locations, you may experience entry delays subject to the number of people already on site.
  • We are requesting to collect visitor details to assist with contact tracing in the event of a case of coronavirus being detected, and encourage all of our visitors to provide this information on request. Information will be held securely for 28 days, then destroyed in accordance with our privacy policy. 

 

Things To Know:

  • Penguins arrive at sunset. For Underground viewing, please arrive 30 minutes prior to penguin arrival time. Check our Penguin Arrival Calendar
  • Don't miss out! Bookings essential.
  • Penguin Parade duration is 50 minutes from the time the first penguin crosses the beach.
  • Please allow extra travel time if visiting from mid-December to late January, during Long Weekends, School Holidays or other peak periods as traffic can get very busy.
  • Family ticket includes 2 adults and 2 children (4-15)

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How to get here
By car: Phillip Island is located 90 minutes drive from Melbourne. Allow a further 20 minutes from the bridge to get to the Penguin Parade. Free car parking on site.

By bus: Public transport is limited on Phillip Island. V-line operates a bus to Phillip Island’s main town, Cowes, from Southern Cross Station in Melbourne city.

Please note that the V-line bus does not go to the Penguin Parade and there are no return buses to Melbourne at the conclusion of the Penguin Parade. 

By taxi: Contact Phillip Island Taxis on 03 5952 2200 to arrange transfers on Phillip Island.

Tours and Transport: Contact a Visitor Information Centre in Melbourne or on Phillip Island for tours and transport options