Phillip Island Penguin Parade

Very popular destination is Phillip Island and the famous Penguin Parade.

Every evening at dusk you can watch hundreds of penguins coming home to rest and feed their chicks…

We sat on a viewing platform on the beach and watched as the tentative little penguins gathered and worked up sufficient courage to scramble across the sand and start their journey to their nests…

We were too far away to see any detail, but walking back along the board walks to the centre we saw dozens of them close up; they were stopping in groups and preening each other and making purring and squeaking noises as they socialised…