1. Australia
  2. Victoria, Australia
  3. Melbourne
  4. Phillip Island

Phillip Island Penguin Parade Guided Tour At Beachfront

Product ID: 188982
Witness the evening ritual of the Little Penguins from a dedicated beachfront viewing platform on a guided ranger tour at the Phillip Island Nature Park. Limited to only 10 guests per group, your experience will be personal and highly informative.
About this activity
Duration: 1.5 hours
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  • Visit Phillip Island Nature Park - a natural home for Little Penguins
  • Meet your Ranger guide and learn about the life of the Little Penguin
  • Access personal headsets that will ensure that you can hear your Ranger's commentary
  • Enjoy watching the penguin parade in a more comfortable style
Full description
Located only 90 minutes from Melbourne, Phillip Island offers an abundance of Australian wildlife, spectacular scenery, and exciting new experiences.

Witness the natural spectacle of the world’s smallest penguins arriving home at sunset each evening at the world-famous Penguin Parade. Experience the nightly parade from the beachfront viewing stands as the penguins emerge from the waves and waddle across the sand.

Join your ranger guide for an informative journey through the penguin colony at the Phillip Island Nature Parks. Enjoying their commentary via your personal headset. Take your seat in the wonderfully located beachfront viewing stand offering superb viewing of the penguins emerging from the water and crossing the beach. Use the supplied binoculars to try and spot the penguins gathering in the water before they make their way across the beach to their burrows.
  • Penguin Parade with Guided Ranger tour
  • Binoculars and headset supplied
What’s Not Included
  • Transfers between Melbourne and Phillip island

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

1019 Ventnor Road, Summerlands Victoria, 3922

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Important information
Know before you go
• You must make your own way to Phillip Island and between the attractions
• The attraction is outside, so warm clothing is advisable
• Photography and video are not permitted at the Penguin Parade due to the effects on the animals
• The attraction is outside, so warm clothing is advisable
• Minimum age of 12 years for all participants
• Ability to ascend/descend stairs required - alternative viewing location offered if unable to negotiate stairs
• This tour operates with limited numbers to a maximum of 10 people; please book ahead during the holiday season
• Tour duration approximately 1 hour 30 minutes, but may be extended subject to penguin arrival times
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 14 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.6 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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up close and personal with the penguins. Ranger guided is the best way. Small group, so much background about the penguins. Very knowledgeable and so devoted to the welfare of these little creatures.

February 11, 2020

October 31, 2019

The guide, Canadian chap was fantastic most informative.

August 10, 2019

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Phillip Island Nature Parks

Product ID: 188982