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2/42 Macaulay St, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

We arrived around 5pm and first went to the see the beautiful sunset. it was just stunning. We then sat and wait for the smallest penguins to return. It is dark and cold but you will be so happy to see them walking slowly to...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

I went on a whim, but I’m so glad that I did. It was amazing watching them waddle out of the sea, and into their burrows. Though it was freezing on the beach and you can’t take any photos.

Thank Ben F
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Not being an avid animal person, I was not looking forward to this tour. How wrong I was! It was truly a marvel to see those little penguins all march on the beach on their way to their burrows. I was so glad I went!

Thank susanjR7361BN
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We left the tour site in Melbourne @ 3pm & were delivered back to our cruise ship @ 1am, but well worth the long day. Bus driver stopped several times to let us take pics of coast near Phillip Island. We also saw lots of...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 8 January 2018

It is a wonderful tour from Melbourne.About 200km on way visit Chocolate factory.Make advance booking for Penguin show. It starts in the night when Penguins come back from ocean in groups and go to their burrows to feed their chicks .It is a magnificient site...More

Thank Sudhir S
Reviewed 3 January 2018

OMG!!!! What a gr8 day out in fine sunny weather. Interacting with native animals combined with the delights of the Island. Certainly YOU must experience this on YOUR next visit. Overall--8/10

Thank arby235
Reviewed 19 December 2017

the penguins are so adorable and it is definitely a good experience to be so close with them and witnessing this natural scenario. Worth the drive Rmb to bring your jackets with you. Though we visit in the summer time, it is still so cold...More

Thank Whitney T
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Took a Grey tour to visit Philip island to see the penguins emerge from the sea at dusk. Beware it’s takes over 2hrs to get to the reserve but well worth it. Take a coat or jumper as it can get quite cold. Photography not...More

Thank rich s
Reviewed 13 December 2017

A long and exhausting tour but when you finally see the penguins emerging from the waters and walking past you, it is all well worth it. We joined Grayline's tour which started a little past 9am and took us into the Moonlit Sanctuary for some...More

Thank ChinSF
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Plan for a whole day. The penguins do everything on their own timetable so don't be inpatient because the parade is worth the wait. Dress in layers - the wind off the water is cold and remember a blanket for your lap. If you don't...More

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