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Kangaroo Island Penguin Centre - CLOSED

Kingscote Wharf, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8553 3112
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Have a peep at the penguins

Since there is not much to do in the night except romancing the stars, it was probably a good idea... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2012
Joseph O
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Tiny, blue penguins: a must for bird and animal lovers!

The KI Penguin Center provides tours of the Kingscote Penguin Sanctuary. The birds are only... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2012
Sauropod
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good21%
  • Average32%
  • Poor7%
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20 Aug 2016
“Closed”
8 Jul 2016
“Closed!”
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Kingscote Wharf, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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+61 8 8553 3112
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Reviewed 12 December 2012

Since there is not much to do in the night except romancing the stars, it was probably a good idea that we decide to visit the KI Penguin Center. Although the center has not much exhibits but you can gain a wealth of information coupled...More

Thank Joseph O
Reviewed 25 November 2012 via mobile

The KI Penguin Center provides tours of the Kingscote Penguin Sanctuary. The birds are only onshore at night and acess to the sanctuary is restricted to tours lead by the Center. This is one of the few locations in Australia the Fairy Penguins are found....More

1  Thank Sauropod
Reviewed 19 November 2012

Having seen fairy penguins before i loved the fact the tour was just small groups seeing these fantastic little creatures. We had a totally entertaining guide and although we only saw half a dozen penguins i think it was well worth the money (as the...More

Thank jenniet_123
Reviewed 7 November 2012

This was so worth it! Watch these beautiful animals as the go about their nocturnal lives. All respectfully done with everyone getting a chance to see these cuties. We saw adults and youngsters walking swimming and socialising so delicate and precious. Worth going to support...More

Thank PrettyPigeon
Reviewed 5 November 2012

I guess this depends on the luck of the evening you go. We only saw a few penguins, and of course it is dark and you must rely on your guide to use his/her flashlight to highlight one. They cannot leave the light on very...More

Thank ExplorerJeanne
Reviewed 23 October 2012

Interesting, easy to see and lots to learn about the Australian pelican. A good 30min kid friendly experience

Thank karen p
Reviewed 9 October 2012

we enjoyed our tour immensely - our young guide was extremely knowledgeable and gave us a great insight into penguins. It was a real joy to be with someone who is passionate about what they do. We saw quite a few penguins (adults and chicks)...More

Thank lynn b
Reviewed 29 September 2012

Our group was too big, and as a result with smaller kids we missed out on seeing most things. The guide was helpful but no bang for your buck when you don't get to see everything. Better off walking to Granite Island in Victor Harbor...More

Thank Travis M
Reviewed 20 September 2012

Freezing night but was very content with the overall experience. Saw about 20+ blue fairy penguins at their natural habitat and the penguins are very sociable and tend to stick around for pictures! That night was clear and the sky is definitely the best skylight...More

1  Thank Edwin1991
Reviewed 9 September 2012

Need to to this one as well. Absolutely brilliant. Saw about 20 fairy penguins, absolutely cute & brilliant. We all need to do more to make sure these little guys survive.

Thank Bojangles1954
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