Phillip Island is home to the largest Little Penguin colony in the world. You can experience the magic of watching these amazing seabirds waddle home from the ocean to their burrows any night of the year from our viewing platforms and boardwalks. Book tickets to the Penguin Parade.

Penguin Parade Activities

Activities & Tickets

Discover the great range of self-guided viewing options or choose one of our ranger-guided tours at the Penguin Parade.

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Penguin Parade Opening Hours

Opening Times

Penguins arrive at sunset every night of the year. View our approximate penguin arrival time calendar to help plan your visit.

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Getting There

Getting There

We're located 90 minutes drive from Melbourne, and 20 minutes from the bridge to Phillip Island, but please allow extra travel time during busy holiday periods.

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Accessibility

Accessibility

All Phillip Island Nature Parks sites are fully accessible with ramps, handrails, wide pathways and viewing areas.

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Penguin Parade Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

Download our free, high-quality images of Little Penguins to share on your social media or with friends.

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Penguin Foundation

Adopt-a-Penguin

Adopt a penguin today and help support vital little penguin conservation, research and education activities.

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Penguin Burrow Cam

Penguin Burrow Camera

Tune in to our live penguin burrow camera for a unique look inside a penguin home. Who's at home today?

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Live Penguin TV

We're live-streaming our world-class nightly Penguin Parade, so you can tune in from anywhere in the world! Sit back, relax and enjoy.

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Dining at the Parade

Choose from the a-la-carte and snack menu at the Shearwater restaurant, or grab a hot drink from the Boardwalk Coffee Cart

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