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Located in the spectacular Shoalwater Islands Marine Park, just 45 minutes south of Perth is Penguin Island- a beautiful, unspoilt nature reserve home to WA's largest colony of little penguin as well as dolphins, sea lions, stingrays, pelicans...more
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Corner Arcadia Drive and Penguin Road | Rockingham/Shoalwater Bay area, Rockingham, Western Australia 6169, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a must do activity for family’s and anyone. The dolphins are amazing and the whole day was great. The nesting birds and chicks on penguin island are very cute, could sit and watch them for hours. Great beaches and places to swim on...More

Thank LawandCam
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Penguin Island, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi LawandCam, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review! It sounds like you had a fantastic time on Penguin Island and one of our Cruises! I will pass your kind comments onto the crew. We hope to see you again soon....More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great short trip to the island; about 10 minutes. The island is lovely, with a nice sandy beach out of the wind. It is well worth the charge. We opted to do the cruise around seal island aswell. Great guide. Saw dolphin...More

Thank nickss1
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Penguin Island, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi nickss1, Thank you for this lovely review! It sounds like you were very lucky with your Sea Lion Cruise, because you saw wild dolphins, which aren't guaranteed on that cruise! How exciting. We hope to see you again soon. Trini Rockingham Wild Encounters

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had the most amazing time on this tour; the boat was very comfortable even when the skipper went fast, the guide was well informed and friendly. They seemed genuinely thrilled when we found dolphins straight away and when they followed us in our wake...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank ScrummyMummy
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Penguin Island, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi ScrummyMummy, Thank you for taking the time to write this review! How wonderful that you spotted the wold dolphins so quickly, and were able to spend so much time with them. We're glad you enjoyed the complementary photos. It sounds like you saw quite...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Short ferry from mainland. Best place for a day trip and picnic. You will get to see rare wildlife in abundance. After watching worlds smallest penguins and collecting loads and loads of information of feeding session you can enjoy your food along with your family...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 385aurangz
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Penguin Island, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi 385aurangz, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are so glad you came and visited Penguin Island, along with enjoying the pristine views. It really is the perfect place to enjoy a picnic in the sun! The Shoalwater Islands Marine Park is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Something for everyone. One side of the island is still shallow water . Great for the family. The back side is for the surfers . With snorkelling and plenty of beach space for sunbathing and picnics. There is also grassed areas under trees to sit...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank linda s
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Penguin Island, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi linda s, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your day on Penguin Island! We also think it is a very special place, with so much incredible wildlife to see, and something for everyone in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I had the best day ever! Well worth the money, the staff were friendly and helpful. Thank you wild encounters!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Mary M
PenguinIslandLocal, Front Office Manager at Penguin Island, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mary, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad you had to hear you had a great time on Penguin Island. We hope to see you again soon. Regards, Sam Rockingham Wild Encounters

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This visit was really a surprise package. We took a train from Perth the Mandurah line to Rockingham. There we boarded a local bus to the ferry. It cost $42 to do a cruise then get dropped off at the island. We saw dolphins, sea...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Penguin Island, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi K500GMemilyg, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are so glad you came and visited the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park! It really is an incredible experience to see so much beautiful wildlife, and all in the wild! Penguin Island really is the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you do your reading on their website before you book - it's fairly unlikely you'll see any penguins since they hunt at sea during the day. However you can see the penguins who can't live in the wild which are adorable. We were...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank bekkiifennelly
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Penguin Island, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi bekkiifennelly, Thank you so much for your review! We are glad you came and visited penguin island and got to see lots of beautiful wildlife! It is always exciting to visit the cute rescued little penguins in the Discovery Centre on the island too!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this amazing fantabulous island. Lots of penguins which they are genuinely harmless, adorable and cute. Lots of funny character in them that resemble their uniqueness of their kind. Had the fantastic experience watching them eating, swimming and even having fun among their kinds. Love...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank x96lee26
PenguinIslandLocal, Front Office Manager at Penguin Island, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi x96lee26, Thankyou for your lovely review. We are glad to see you had a great time seeing Pelicans, Penguins and other Bird Species on Penguin Island. It really is quite unique. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Sam Rockingham Wild Encounters

Reviewed 8 October 2019

Recently had the awesome pleasure of a dolphin discovery cruise inboard Rockingham wild encounters ferry. A memory that will stay imbeded in my bank for a long time. Not only did they locate the local dolphins but the dolphins came and said hello and surfed...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Russell E
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Penguin Island, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2019

Hi Russell E, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review! It sounds like you had a magical day out on the water on our Dolphin Adventure Cruise and Penguin Island. You were definitely lucky to see all those wild animals and...More

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nararatb
29 July 2019|
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Response from PenguinIslandLocal | Property representative |
Goodafternoon nararatb, Thank you for your question. The 1st and 2nd of August are showing as fully booked as these dates are not available. Penguin Island is CLOSED to the general public for 3 months every year for... More
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bewty_038
7 June 2019|
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Response from PenguinIslandLocal | Property representative |
Hi bewty_038, Thank you for your question. Unfortunately the 13th is unavailable due to our gift shop being closed over the month of July for renovations that is why it is showing up as fully booked. The Wildlife... More
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TraavelGeek
22 April 2019|
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Hi TraavelGeek, We have a Swim with Wild Dolphins tour where we can have spectators onboard with the swimmers or our Adventure cruise which is where you see Dolphins, Penguins and Sea Lions but no swim is involved. These... More
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