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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"



Discover the range of family friendly activities in and around the Penguin Parade, Phillip Island.

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Prices and Bookings

Explore the many Penguin Parade viewing options or choose from a Penguin Parade ranger-guided tour.

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Opening Times

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.

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The Penguin Parade offers multiple viewing options accessible for prams and wheelchairs.

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

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Penguin Parade app

Download our free smartphone and tablet app to discover more about the penguins, including burrow cam, image gallery, games and individual penguin statistics straight to your device the moment a penguin crosses a research weighbridge.

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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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