• Phillip Island Region, VIC
  • 03 5951 2800
  • 1019 Ventnor Rd
    Phillip Island, 3922
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Phillip Island Nature Parks

  • Tour
  • Attraction
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Conservation / Voluntourism
  • Cultural
  • Educational & School Groups
  • Guided Tour
  • Wildlife Experience

Phillip Island Nature Parks is a self-funded, not-for-profit conservation organisation that delivers ongoing environmental, conservation, research and education programs through the successful operation of its four ecotourism attractions including the iconic Penguin Parade, Koala Conservation Centre, Churchill Island Heritage Farm, and  Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies.

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  • Antarctic Journey

    Immerse yourself in a spectacular multimedia wildlife experience and embark on a virtual journey to the world’s most extreme continent at the WWF Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies. Enjoy the fun, hands-on displays in the Lab before a walk-through cinematic journey, culminating in an interactive, augmented reality experience thanks to cutting edge technology.

  • Churchill Island

    Step back in time and visit this heritage listed island and farm. Churchill Island has heritage buildings with heritage collection on display, historic gardens, a visitor centre with café, retail and interpretative displays, walking tracks and much more. Enjoy daily farm demonstrations and tours with friendly staff or simply take in spectacular views over Western Port bay on the deck.

  • Guided Ranger Tour – Churchill Island

    Step back in time to this historic island farm. Churchill Island features heritage buildings and gardens, walking tracks and much more. Explore Churchill Island with our rangers - an ecotourism adventure! Join our rangers to get up close and personal.

  • Guided Ranger Tour – Penguin Parade

    Join your ranger guide for an informative journey through the penguin colony, enjoying their commentary via your personal headset. Take your seat in the wonderfully located beachfront viewing stand. Use the supplied binoculars to try and spot the penguins gathering in the water before they make their way across the beach to their burrows. Minimum age 12 years.

  • Koala Reserve

    Come ‘face to face’ with koalas in their natural habitat along the treetop boardwalks through the Australian bushland. Wander the trails through the natural Australian bushland and enjoy the abundant bird life. The woodland is home to many animals including wallabies, echidnas and bats.

  • Penguin Parade

    This is Australia′s most popular natural wildlife attraction where each night at sunset, the world′s smallest penguins emerge from the sea and waddle ashore to their sand dune burrows. This is a truly memorable natural wildlife experience. The elevated boardwalks and viewing stands allow you to enjoy all the ‘penguin action′ without disturbing them or their burrow homes.

  • Penguins Plus

    Inspired by the natural elements of the surrounding landscape, the new Penguins Plus platform mirrors the coves of Phillip Island’s spectacular southern coastline and offers visitors unprecedented, up-close viewing of the little penguins as they waddle along the most popular pathway at the Penguin Parade.

  • Phillip Island Nature Parks Education Program

    Discover Phillip Island’s natural wonders with the experienced and passionate education and interpretation rangers. The Education team offers a range of programs suitable for Primary, Secondary, VCE, Tertiary and international students.

  • Phillip Island Nature Parks Holiday Activities Program

    Come and join our rangers on an exciting adventure during the School Holidays. The Holiday Activities Programs feature a range of great adventures including: rockpool rambles, rockpool spotlights, Woolamai sunset walks, koala prowls and nature walks.

  • Ultimate Adventure Tour

    Be one of the select few to venture out to a secluded beach with your ranger. Personal headsets ensure you hear all of the informative commentary, while high-tech night vision scopes allow you to spy on the penguins in the dark. A true highlight of this tour is the walk back to the visitor centre through the heart of the penguin colony. Minimum age 16 years.