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Penguin Centre

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Great way to spend a few hours

Took my grand daughter and we both loved it. Very informative and knowledgeable guides. Would... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Margie U
Personalized tour and knowledgeable guide

In contrast to what many people are saying, we managed to see penguins in Granite Island in this... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
Ernest T
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Granite Island | 2 Ocean Street, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really wanted to go and see the penguins but there is no option for disabled/lesser mobile persons. We spoke about this to a lady who must work for some part of the granite island tourism team however, she seemed disinterested. Shame that they are missing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jamiea226
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Took my grand daughter and we both loved it. Very informative and knowledgeable guides. Would recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Margie U
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful night out on Granite Island on a tour led by Steve, whose rich knowledge of the island, the penguins and local wildlife made for a great experience. Steve knew exactly where to look for the penguins and local wildlife and we were fortunate...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank JMX_2013
Reviewed September 2, 2018

If you want to see penguins on your terms there is always a zoo. But to see them in the wild you just might have to suffer a bit, It sure was a cold night, and our (volunteer?) tour guide was full of enthusiasm. Sure...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Robert B
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Came here in July 2018 and was really disappointed in the penguin tour. We expected to see fairy penguins within 30 min into the tour but didn’t see them until an hour into the tour. The entire tour just dragged out way too long and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank krispy210
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

When you go there at night, you could see the breathe taking milky ways and makes it worthy your entire trip there!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank tas2022
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

In contrast to what many people are saying, we managed to see penguins in Granite Island in this tour. Couple with a very friendly and knowledgeable tour guide (Steve) who has such remarkable passion and interest as a Citizen Scientist for these amazing little creatures,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Ernest T
Reviewed January 24, 2018

No penguins anymore :( Save your time for Philip Island. centre is closed and there qre only a hnadful of penguins conted as returning to island.

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank tsinchile
Reviewed January 10, 2018

There is an evening ( supervised ) visit to see the penguins and the area where they nest and fish - it was very interesting.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Diana N
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

My daughters and I saw the cutest Penguins and gained insights into their lives under the expert guidance of Steve. These creatures and their accessibility in one of South Australia’s prime tourist spots needs to be treasured. Steve and people like him are holding together...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank hermionefarmer
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