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“Penguin parade”

Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Truly an unique experience, seeing all the Penguins returning after sunset.

With the tiny feet, the seems to move faster than use. Well worth the wait for them to appear.

Thank Kennson
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

It was wonderful to finally see these amazing penguins with my own eyes. Very well run, great set up.
Merchandise over priced but was definitely worth the trip to see phillip island penguins.

Thank heffle70
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

We upgraded to the Guided Ranger tour, which was very good. Along with the information she shared about the penguins, she supplied us with headphones to hear her, seat cushions for the concrete benches, binoculars, and a great location from which to view the penguins. It was well worth the extra cost. There are only very limited spaces available, so plan ahead. NO PHOTOGRAPHS are permitted, so don't bother to bring a camera (unless you want a picture of a taxidermied penguin after the tour.) It can get very cold as the sun goes down, so bring extra layers.

Thank Susan N
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

The Penguin Parade is a great experience that is worth the time and expense. No photography is allowed so it forces you to enjoy the moment. They monitor everyone very closely so leave your phone/camera in your car. Pay for the plus experience, it’s worth the extra $$.

Thank John W
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Watched the penguin parade in the underground viewing area, and was really amazed watching the little penguins at such close distance, and at eye level. It was one of those moving moments where you realized how much we needed to appreciate the beauty of nature.

One BIG downside of the experience, however, was that there were a lot of kids shouting and babies screaming in the viewing area (and the parents didn't even bother to try to calm them down). According to the ranger, the little penguins could hear us so I don't think it's good for them to have so much noise around. And it's also a huge annoyance to other visitors who would like to enjoy the experience in peace.

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