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Penguin Parade General Viewing Ticket
Penguin Parade Penguins Plus Ticket
Penguin Parade Underground Viewing Ticket
Penguin Parade Guided Ranger Tour
Penguin Parade Ultimate Penguin Tour
This ticket offers the following options you can choose from:
Penguin Parade General Viewing Ticket + Koala Conservation Reserve + Churchill Island + Antarctic Journey
Penguin Parade Plus + Koala Conservation Reserve + Churchill Island + Antarctic Journey
Penguin Parade Underground Viewing + Koala Conservation Reserve + Churchill Island + Antarctic Journey
Please note in between Monday 18 July – Sunday 14 August:
This ticket has the following options you can choose from:
This ticket has the following options:
Penguin Plus Upgrade:
Penguin Plus Underground:
Guided Ranger Tour
Melbourne Skydeck at Eureka Tower
Phillip Island Nature Parks Penguin Parade
Nearly 150 km from Melbourne, Phillip Island is a place where nature flourishes; where flora and fauna come together to create unmatched beauty. The surrounding emerald waters and the pristine sandy beaches add to the magnificence of the island. Home to a number of wildlife parks — and known for its incredible water sports, especially surfing — Phillip Island makes for a great day trip from Melbourne. Learn more about Phillip Island Nature Parks tickets and how to get them, and what to expect from your visit to Phillip Island Parks.
Set against a scintillating backdrop, your Phillip Island Nature Parks tickets give you the chance to meet some of Australia's native fauna. With your tickets, get the chance to visit the 4 nature parks here: Penguin Parade, Antarctic Journey, Churchill Island, and Koala Conservation Reserve. Admire koalas, meet wallabies, and gather around for a Penguin Parade as you watch Little Penguins head out from the sea and into their burrows. You can also choose to take a Seal Cruise and meet large colonies of these playful, furry semi-aquatic mammals.
You can also indulge in a variety of activities like surfing, sailing, kayaking, or diving. If activities and animals are not for you, you can also head to one of the wineries to try their rich wine.
With the 4 Parks Pass, visitors get access to the Koala Conservation Reserve, Antarctic Journey, Churchill Island, and the Penguin Parade. This is a great opportunity to meet animals native to Australia like penguins, koalas, seals, and wallabies, and learn about the nature parks' conservation efforts.
The date you select upon checkout is the date valid for the Penguin parade. The other three parks can be visited within 6 months from your visit to the Penguin Parade.
This ticket gives you access to the most exciting event on the island — the Penguin Parade. Phillip Island has one of the largest penguin colonies in Australia, and visitors from across the country flock here to watch the Penguin march.
Pick between four options: General Viewing, Penguin Plus, Ultimate Penguin Plus, Underground Viewing and Guided Ranger Tour. Your tickets cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled; and are only valid for the date & time selected at checkout.
For those looking to explore what this stunning location has to offer, there’s no better way than with a guided tour. Guided tours of Phillip Island are conducted by experienced guides who know the area inside out. They will take you on an unforgettable journey around the island and make sure you get the most out of your visit. You will learn about the history of the island, discover hidden gems that are off-the-beaten paths and see some amazing wildlife up close.
During your cruise, you will be able to spot Australian fur seals up close in their natural habitat and observe them as they go about their daily activities such as hunting for food and resting on rocks along the shoreline. In addition, you may have the opportunity to spot other native wildlife such as dolphins, penguins, sea birds and even humpback whales from time to time.
Phillip Island Combo Tickets are an ideal solution for travelers looking to explore multiple Melbourne attractions. These tickets include entry to multiple Phillip Island attractions, including the Penguin Parade, Churchill Island Heritage Farm, and Koala Conservation Centre. With Phillip Island Combo Tickets, you can experience all that this beautiful part of Australia has to offer without breaking your budget.
The best way to purchase your tickets to Phillip Island Parks is to get them online. While tickets are available at the venue, albeit in a cashless transaction, purchasing them online offers a safe, contactless experience.
If you want the most special experience of Phillip Island while keeping it budget-friendly, opt for the Penguin Parade tickets. Available in four variants ranging from AUD 27.5 to AUD 80, you can pick and choose the experience of your preference.
If you're looking to explore all four Nature Parks, the 4 Parks Pass is for you. Giving you access to Koala Conservation Reserve, Antarctic Journey, Churchill Island, and the Penguin Parade, the 4 Parks Pass lets you connect with nature and discover a myriad of fauna native to Australia and the Southern Hemisphere.
Phillip Island Combo Tickets offer a great value way to experience multiple Melbourne attractions in one go. With the combo ticket, you can visit Phillip Island Nature Parks and Eureka Skydeck, two of the city's most popular attractions.
A guided tour is an excellent way to get off the beaten path and discover hidden gems in Phillip Island. Your knowledgeable guide will take you along scenic tracks that are often overlooked by visitors and show you places where Australian wildlife thrives.
Phillip Island is home to wonderful variety of animals, birds, flowers, and trees. Here is what to expect at each of the 4 parks:
Phillip Island is home to one of the largest colonies of Little Penguins in the Southern hemisphere. At the Penguin Parade, enjoy the unique opportunity to watch these penguins waddle home from the sea and learn about their fascinating behavior.
Churchill Island is a tranquil paradise for those looking to reconnect with nature. Visitors can use the many walking and cycling trails, or indulge in a host of activities such as whip cracking, blacksmithing, and sheep shearing, among others.
True to its name, the Koala Conservation Reserve gives visitors a chance to see native Australian animals, especially the koala. Use the boardwalks to walk around the Australian bushland and spot the animals in their natural habitat.
Here, you can learn about the animals that live in the Antarctic region; check out sustainable seafood options, conservation efforts, and research; and participate in a multimedia experience where you can "float" on ice and meet the animals on screen.
Phillip Island Seal Cruises offers a unique experience for visitors to the island. You will be taken on an unforgettable journey as you explore the breathtaking scenery and fascinating wildlife of this nature reserve. Along the way, you will have plenty of opportunities to take photographs and observe some of nature’s most incredible creatures in their natural habitat.
If you’re looking for a fun, family-friendly activity, then head to A Maze’n Things at Phillip Island. This unique attraction is full of interactive mazes and puzzles that will challenge your mental skills and keep the kids entertained for hours. A Maze’n Things has something for everyone – from small children with their parents to adults who get a thrill out of solving complex puzzles.
Phillip Island’s Chocolate Park is a chocolate lover’s paradise! Located in Ventnor, the park features an array of delectable treats for visitors of all ages. From decadent chocolates to sugary-sweet fudge, there's something for everyone at this delightful attraction. There are also plenty of activities and attractions to keep you entertained throughout your visit.
Koala Conservation Reserve
It is open from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM every day of the week.
(Last entry to the boardwalk: is 4 PM; Last entry for treetop boardwalks: 30 minutes before closing time).
The parade begins everyday from 5:00 PM. It is recommended that guests reach the attraction at least 1 hour prior to the penguin arrival time. Please check the timings on the penguin calendar for details regarding the penguin arrival time during the month of your visit.
After checking in at the visitor center, guests can walk to their viewing area to wait for penguin sighting. The last check-in time for Penguin Parade will be the time mentioned on your tickets.
It is open from 10:00 AM during the weekdays and from 9:00 AM during the weekends. The farm closes at 5:00 PM.
(Last entry: 4 PM). Daily activities start at 10:30 am everyday. If you arrive early enjoy the views of the beautiful farm, walk around, see the farm animals and take photos.
It is open from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM, with final entry at 6:30 PM. It is important to note that roads to Nobbies Centre is closed before sunset every night.
Car: Phillip Island is a 90-minute drive from Melbourne city. You will need another 10-20 minutes from the bridge to get to the park of your choice.
Parking: Free parking is available on-site at the parks.
Bus: There isn't much public transportation on the island. You can take a V-line bus from Southern Cross station, Melbourne to Cowes on Phillip Island. From there, you can take a taxi to the venue of your choice.
Ferry: You can take a ferry from Stony Point on the Mornington Peninsula to Phillip Island.
The best time to visit the Phillip Island Nature Parks is between November and April. The weather is pleasant and sunny, and more penguins tend to visit during this time.
However, if you are looking to have a budget-friendly trip, you can go between May and October — while the weather is cooler, the crowds are less and the accommodation is reasonably priced.
• Be prepared for all weather: Phillip Island has a temperate climate with frequent changes in weather. Pack clothes that are suitable for all seasons, including warm jackets and hats as well as sun protection such as sunglasses.
• Bring along plenty of water and snacks: There are many places to purchase food on Phillip Island, but if you’re planning extended stays at some of its remote locations, it’s always wise to have the necessary provisions so you don’t go hungry or thirsty during your travels.
• Don’t forget your camera: Phillip Island is known for its stunning landscapes and wildlife, so don’t forget to bring a camera or smartphone with you. You’ll want to capture all of the amazing sights, sounds and smells this unique island has to offer.
• Wear comfortable shoes: Exploring Phillip Island can involve quite a bit of walking, so be sure to bring along some suitable footwear that provides good support and cushioning. Sturdy sandals or sneakers are usually best.
• Avoid large crowds: As one of Australia’s most popular tourist destinations, it can get crowded in certain spots during peak season. If you wish to avoid the crowds try visiting at off-peak times such as early morning or late afternoon.
Yes, all the Phillip Island Nature Parks are now open to visitors.
You can purchase your Phillip Island Nature Parks tickets online or directly at the venue.
Yes, you can purchase tickets to Phillip Island Nature Parks online.
The best way to get Phillip Island Parks tickets is to get them online. This ensures contactless delivery, eliminates the hassle of standing in long queues to get tickets, and also helps you enjoy the benefits of advance booking.
You can choose between the Penguin Parade ticket and the 4 Parks Pass. The Penguin Parade ticket gives you access only to the parade, while the 4 Parks Pass gives you access to the Penguin Parade, along with the other 3 parks.
Your Penguin Parade tickets are valid for the date and time selected at checkout. As for the 4 Parks Pass, entry to the Penguin Parade is valid for the date and time selected at checkout. However, you can visit the other three parks at any time within six months from the Penguin Parade.
Your tickets cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled.
Apart from visiting the wineries and indulging in a host of water activities, you can watch the Penguin Parade, or head to Churchill Island, Antarctic Journey, and Koala Conservation Reserve.
The best time to visit Phillip Island parks is between November and April which is when the weather is mild and pleasant making it easy to be outdoors.
Yes, all Phillip Island Nature Parks are wheelchair-accessible.
Yes, guided tours of Phillip Island are available. The tours provide an excellent overview of the island and its many attractions, including Phillip Island Nature Parks.
If you plan to spend some time exploring the island without breaking the bank, the Penguin Parade tickets are a great option to choose.
Yes, Phillip Island offers combo tickets that provide visitors with access to a variety of popular attractions. These tickets can be purchased online or at one of the many kiosks on site.
The Phillip Island Nature Parks are open from 9:00am until 5:00pm in summer (October to April) and from 10:00am until 4:00pm in winter (May to September). The parks are open 365 days a year, except for Christmas Day. Last entry is one hour before closing times.
When visiting Phillip Island, it is important to keep safety in mind. Always be aware of your surroundings and the potential for dangers such as strong currents and tides or dangerous wildlife. Also, it is a good idea to wear appropriate clothing for the weather conditions and protect yourself with sunscreen and insect repellent.
Phillip Island can be reached by bus quite easily. Most buses that service Phillip Island depart from Melbourne and/or the nearby towns of Wonthaggi, Inverloch or San Remo. The most popular route is from Southern Cross Station in Melbourne to Cowes on Phillip Island.
The quickest route to get to Phillip Island by car is via the M1/M11 motorway. This route will take approximately 2 hours and 10 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.
No, visitors must purchase tickets to the Penguin Parade.
Yes, Phillip Island has a range of accommodation options for visitors.