Penguin Island, Rockingham

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Situated inside the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park, Penguin Island is home to a colony of little penguins, the largest population of birds in Western Australia. Regular ferries carry tourists to and from the island, and access is also available by private boat. Only a small population of captive penguins can be viewed, but the island offers many other sights, including nesting seabirds and a large colony of pelicans, numbering nearly 500 birds. You can also swim, snorkel, take kite-boarding lessons, join kayaking tours, or simply enjoy a picnic. Remember to take your own food and drink, as none can be purchased on the island. Add Penguin Island to your Rockingham travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Rockingham vacation trip planner.
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  • We went for a day trip after reading such great reviews, not sure if we just picked the wrong time but it wasn't worth going. Ferry was fine, we were informed that the wild penguins go out fishing dur...  more »
  • As an overseas visitor (U.K.) to Perth, Australia, relatives suggested Penguin Island as a good place to visit with two young children (ages 8 and 5). Staff were friendly and informative and I concur ...  more »
  • No penguin there during a day other than at recovery centre ...its just as beech. No shower ..no food or drink.if you go there make sure you have plenty of drink.  more »