Penguins arrive at sunset every night of the year. View our penguin arrival calendar to check what time that is during your visit. We suggest you arrive one hour beforehand.
Can’t make it for penguin viewing at sunset?
The Penguin Parade Visitor Centre is open from 10am daily (2pm on Christmas Day). Drop by and explore the interactive displays.
Koala Conservation Centre
The Koala Conservation Centre is open:
- 10am to 4pm daily (April to end of daylight savings)
- 10am to 5:30pm daily (daylight savings)
- 10am to 6pm (Boxing Day to end of summer school holidays)
- Opens 2pm on Christmas Day.
Churchill Island Heritage Farm
Churchill lsland Farm Precinct is open from 10am - 4pm Saturdays and Sundays
Churchill Island Cafe is open from 8am Saturdays and Sundays
Daily farming activities:
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE HAVE HAD TO CHANGE OUR FARM ACTIVITIES DUE TO PHYSICAL DISTANCING REQUIREMENTS AND TO KEEP OUR VISITORS SAFE, SO FOR THE TIME BEING WE WILL BE OFFERING THE BELOW:
10.30-11.00am Working dogs and whips
11.15-11.45am Churchill Island history and bandicoot talk
1.00-2.00pm Working horse demonstration
3.00-3.25pm Working dogs and whips
Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies Centre
The Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies closes approximately 2 hours before sunset each day, and the Nobbies Centre itself closes approximately 1 hour before sunset each day to protect the native wildlife.
Summer: 10am – approx. 7pm (Opening at 2pm on Christmas Day)
Autumn: 10am – approx. 4pm
Winter: 10am – approx. 3pm
Spring: 10am – approx. 5pm
Summer: 10am – approx. 8pm (Opening at 2pm on Christmas Day)
Autumn: 10am – approx. 5pm
Winter: 10am – approx. 4pm
Spring: 10am – approx. 6pm