Phillip Island Nature Park includes the Penguin Parade, Koala Conservation Centre and Churchill Island Heritage Farm.
Phillip Island Nature Park is renowned as home to one of Australia's most popular wildlife attractions, the Penguin Parade. A mere 90 minutes drive from Melbourne, the Nature Park covers 2,750 hectares of Phillip Island - Victoria's wildlife haven. The Park is an island adventure featuring wildlife reserves, wetlands and breathtaking coastlines.
The three main tourist attractions managed by Phillip Island Nature Park are the Penguin Parade, Churchill Island and the Koala Conservation Centre. Other destinations managed by the Park include Rhyll Inlet, Woolamai and the Nobbies, where visitors can experience wildlife in its natural environment.
Phillip Island Nature Park is totally committed to providing outstanding tourism experiences and contributing to the ongoing conservation of Phillip Island's wildlife and its habitat-all funds from visitors go toward achieving this aim. Winner of Victorian Tourism Major Attractions Award 1998, 1999, 2000
There are many different tours to experience at the penguin parade!
Penguins Plus viewing platform: Providing visitors with a more personal viewing experience, limited to 190 people, along with a commentary from an experienced ranger.
VIP Tour: spectacular penguin viewing with your very own ranger, in a nelevated room, 180 degree view of the Penguin Parade. Enjoy a cheese platter as part of your VIP experience.
Ultimate Adventure Tour: Limited to 10 people, this accredited eco tour provides extensive commentary, on a secluded beach to view the penguins with the latest night vision technology.
Guided Ranger tour: Guided tour through the penguin colony before sitting in your reserved front row seats on the sand for the parade and then make your way to Penguins Plus to continue your guided experience.Visit Website
Access With Assistance for the Disabled, Cafe, Car park, Coach Parking, Non Smoking Establishment, Parking for the Disabled, Picnic Area, Public Toilet, Shop, Viewing Platform
Animal Viewing, Birdwatching, Bushwalking
Beach, Educational Tourism, Flora/Fauna, Historic/Heritage, Island, Nature based, Wildlife