Take a waddle on the wild side and see wild penguins at the world-famous Penguin Parade, Phillip Island - only 90 minutes from Melbourne.


"Experience the magic of little penguins returning home at sunset to one of the largest penguin colonies in Australia"

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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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Prices and Bookings

Buy tickets to the Penguin Parade and explore the range of bundled options available for other Phillip Island Nature Parks' attractions.

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Opening Times

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

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Address and transport

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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The Penguin Parade offers multiple viewing options accessible for wheelchairs, and also offers wide pathways and parking for prams.

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We're sorry! No photography is permitted at the Penguin Parade to protect the penguins.

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

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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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