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Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade

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Address: 1019 Ventnor Rd | Summerlannds Estate, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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+61 3 5951 2800
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US$46.55*
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Phillip Island Ultimate Penguin Eco Tour or Skybox Experience
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Must visit for all ages!

This is our all time favourite.one of its kind. Must bring jacket.it can be chilly even in summer time. Dont bother about the other 2 attraction with the 3 parks saving tickets... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 February 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

This is our all time favourite.one of its kind. Must bring jacket.it can be chilly even in summer time. Dont bother about the other 2 attraction with the 3 parks saving tickets. The only attraction worth visiting is this park. Can consider eco cruise to see fur seals if your budget allows!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

So interesting, so cute, so entertaining. Great helpful informative staff....great up close experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Wow, it was great. We paid extra for underground viewing as it was raining. But normally all seating is good. If we had more time we would have visited twice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Great experience to see these animals going about thier daily life in the natural environment. They certainly put thier whole existance and a lot of effort to go about thier daily life. It was good to see them come out of the water, and get into small groups before getting the courage to cross the beach. The fact that tehy... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

we arrived at 8pm for the 9pm exit from the water.. everyone was packed in and we couldnt see anything but a few speckles. the staff were out numbered but did try to do a good job in getting people to sit down and not use their phones. the best bit was walking back up the board walk and seeing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Such a memorable experience seeing these tiny, adorable penguins at the end of their remarkable daily journey. Yes it's quite a long wait if you get there early to find a good viewing spot and yes it gets crowded but everyone gets to see this amazing show. The guides are informative and tell the story of the penguins & what... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

The penguin species: "little penguin" is off the charts on anybody's cuteness scale. The national parks realized that the nightly trek of these penguins is more valuable to humankind than a vacation home complex, and bought out and razed earlier houses. This was the absolute highlife of my Australian trip. Uluru? Alice Springs Desert Park? Bridgeclimb? Great Barrier Reef? All... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

I visited in February,as this was Chinese New Year it was very busy.We had a front seat view as they came out of the water.Everyone was told not to take photographs.The crowd around where we were seated in the plus viewing heede the instruction.On leaving there were hundreds of people leaning over the rails of the walkway as the little... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is main reason we included Phillip Island on our trip itinerary. I visited back in 2001 and couldn't resist returning. Definitely plan ahead as this place is super popular and the various ticket options sell out quickly. We did the ranger accompanied parade package and it was well worth it. The tour starts in the ranger conference where our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Fabulous evening watching these amazing creatures hurry home to their burrows. Very good information centre and shop and an excellent Aborigine Trail. Well worth paying for the tour as you get front seats on the beach and binoculars to watch the penguins as well as entrance to the VIP viewing platform.

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