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Phillip Island Nature Parks

Only 90 minutes from Melbourne, Phillip Island Nature Parks operates five unique Australian eco-tourism attractions. Experience the magic of little penguins crossing the beach at sunset at the iconic Penguin Parade. The new Antarctic Journey offers hands-on fun and a state of the art multimedia experience. The Wild Oceans EcoBoat takes a high speed adventure to Australia’s largest fur seal colony, while the Koala Conservation Centre and Churchill Island Heritage Farm encourage a more relaxed pace. Bundle & Save with a range of discounted ticket options.

Opening times:

Penguin Parade 10am-late,
Antarctic Journey 10am-6pm Summer | 10am-4pm Winter
EcoBoat daily departures vary seasonally
Churchill Island 1-am-5pm
Koala Conservation Centre 10am-5pm 

Top three experiences near Phillip Island Nature Parks

1) Penguin Parade

2) The Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies

3) Wild Ocean Eco Boat Tours to Seal Rocks


At a glance


1019 Ventnor Rd, Ventnor, Victoria 3922


+61 3 5951 2800


+61 3 5956 8394



[email protected]


Distance to Touring Route:

On touring route

Operating season:

All year round

Rate range:

Penguin Parade: $25.10 per adult | $12.50 per child (premium upgrades available)

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