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Ultimate Adventure Tour - available nightly

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• Only contactless transactions are available at all ticketing, retail and food & beverage outlets – cash not accepted.

• Please maintain physical distancing at all times whilst at any of our locations.

• Please maintain good hand hygiene, and stay home if you are unwell.

• Entry only via a pre-purchased ticket (including infants). 

• Vouchers are only valid for entry once they are redeemed online.

• Companion card holders are free of charge, but must book their ticket 

   by phoning 5951 2830.

• Please note that as we will be managing visitor numbers at all of our locations, you may experience short entry delays subject to the number of people already on site.

• Please review our Code of Conduct and Participant Requirements form.






Please check here for the latest requirements prior to your visit.

: Wearing contact lenses instead of spectacles may make the use of night scopes easier for those visitors who have this option


Things to know:

  • Reasonable fitness required, including the ability to walk on soft sand, descend and ascend 20 stairs, and walk up to 1.5 km in each direction on uneven surfaces
  • Closed walking shoes are mandatory
  • Please bring your own gumboots and wet-weather gear if appropriate (must be dark and non-reflective)
  • Please dress according to the conditions and remember that weather can be changeable in southern Victoria along our coast
  • Minimum age 16 years
  • Tour duration approximately 2 - 2.5 hours but may be extended subject to penguin arrival times
  • Commentary delivered in English only
  • Please allow extra travel time if visiting from mid-December to late January, during Long Weekends, School Holidays or other peak periods as traffic can get very busy.
  • In an unlikely scenario of unusually lower penguin numbers or higher than predicted tides the Ultimate Adventure Tour will be replaced with a Guided Ranger Tour.
  • Late arrival may result in ticket being forfeited.


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UAT code of conduct


How to get here
By car: Phillip Island is located 90 minutes drive from Melbourne. Allow a further 20 minutes from the bridge to get to the Penguin Parade. Free car parking on site.

By bus: Public transport is limited on Phillip Island. V-line operates a bus to Phillip Island’s main town, Cowes, from Southern Cross Station in Melbourne city.

Please note that the V-line bus does not go to the Penguin Parade and there are no return buses to Melbourne at the conclusion of the Penguin Parade. 

By taxi: Contact Phillip Island Taxis on 03 5952 2200 to arrange transfers on Phillip Island.

Tours and Transport: Contact a Visitor Information Centre in Melbourne or on Phillip Island for tours and transport options