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Combine your ranger-led penguin viewing experience with a trip to the world’s most extreme continent and enjoy the spectacular multimedia experiences and hands on activities at the interactive Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies Centre.
The date of your visit to the Penguin Parade must be booked, however you may then visit the Antarctic Journey once within 6 months of your penguin visit.
Enjoy your VIP penguin tour, then take a stroll along the treetop boardwalks to see koalas in their natural environment at the Koala Conservation Centre, and step back in time at the historic and scenic Churchill Island Heritage Farm.
The date of your visit to the Penguin Parade must be booked, however you may then visit the Koalas and Churchill Island once within 6 months of your penguin visit.
Or buy individual ticket(s)
Be treated like a VIP on this exclusive guided tour and start your experience with a gourmet snack and drink.
Your ranger will escort you to the VIP Skybox, which enjoys a prime elevated location overlooking the beach, where you can participate in the nightly penguin count with the head ranger.
Use the binoculars to spot the penguins before they emerge from the water to make their nightly crossing of the beach. Commentary delivered in English only.
Please advise us if you or a member of your group has limited mobility, eg cannot ascend stairs or using a wheelchair by emailing us at email@example.com so we can ensure your needs are met on arrival.
Minimum age 12 years
The date of your visit to the Penguin Parade and/or EcoBoat Adventure must be booked and will be printed on your ticket. You may visit the other attractions on your tickets, eg the Koala Reserve, Churchill Island or Antarctic Journey once within six months of the printed date, either before or after your Penguin Parade visit.
PLEASE BOOK AHEAD DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON AS MANY PENGUIN VIEWING OPTIONS BOOK OUT WELL IN ADVANCE. CAN’T FIND WHAT YOU’RE LOOKING FOR? PLEASE TRY A DIFFERENT DATE OR VIEWING OPTION.
Things to know:
Please phone 24 hours prior to your tour to confirm the meeting time on 03 5951 2830
@ Penguin Parade
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.
The date of your visit to the Penguin Parade and/or EcoBoat Tour must be booked and will be printed on your ticket. You may visit the other attractions on your tickets, eg the Koala Conservation Centre, Churchill Island Heritage Farm or Antarctic Journey once within six months of the printed date, either before or after your Penguin Parade visit.