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From Perth: Penguin Island, Cruise, and Wildlife Park

Product ID: 87440
Get back to nature on a small group tour of Penguin Island and look for dolphins, sea-lions lazing on the shores and an array of birdlife. Come up close to the world's smallest species of penguin, and interact with farm animals at Caversham Wildlife Park.
About this activity
Duration: 10 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Pickup possible from centrally located hotels and apartments in Perth CBD.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the ultimate wildlife adventure on a day trip from Perth
  • Catch the ferry to Penguin Island to see the penguins feed
  • Look for dolphins in the Shoalwater Marine Reserve
  • Feed kangaroos and get your photo taken with a koala at Caversham Wildlife Park
  • Learn more about the world's smallest penguins from the rangers
Itinerary
8.5 hours
  • Perth

  • 50 minutes
  • Penguin Island (visit)

  • Shoalwater Islands Marine Park (boat cruise)

  • Shoalwater Islands Marine Park (lunch)

  • Caversham Wildlife Park (guided tour)

  • 30 minutes
  • Perth

Pickup included
Main stop
Other stop
Full description
Depart Perth and catch the ferry to Penguin Island in the Shoalwater Marine Reserve, home to Western Australia’s largest colony of little penguins – the smallest species of penguin in the world. Get up close to the shy birds, and learn all about them from the rangers at the Penguin Discovery Centre.

Then, board a boat to look for sea lions and dolphins before a tasty lunch at Pengos Cafe. Visit the Caversham Wildlife Park to hand-feed kangaroos and join the interactive farm show. Touch a possum or lizard, meet a wombat, and get your photo taken as you stroke a koala.

Watch a live sheep shearing show, crack a stock whip, milk a cow, and bottle feed a lamb. Meet a stockman on horseback, and watch sheep dogs herding the sheep. Round off the day with a visit to a chocolate factory for tastings of chocolate, wine, chutneys, and liqueurs.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Small group tour
  • Driver and guide
  • Live commentary
  • Round-trip ferry to Penguin Island
  • 45-minute boat tour
  • Lunch at Pengos Cafe
  • Entry to Caversham Wildlife Park
  • Visit to the Chocolate Factory with tastings
  • Optional wine tasting (no additional cost)
What’s Not Included
  • Optional gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
Know before you go
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Children must be accompanied by an adult. Infant rates apply only if the infant does not occupy a seat. Infant meals are not included
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 43 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.5 / 5
  • Organization
    4.1 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    4.4 / 5
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Great day experiencing Fairy Penguins and the beauty of the Oceana marine park together with watchinh the sealions in their habitat. Loved the animals and does at Caversham Wikdlifd Park plus visiting the yummy chocolate factory. Our guide certainly helped make our day enjoyable. Many kilometres covered but well worth it

January 16, 2020

We were picked up by a fantastic girl named Angelica, who turned out to be Swedish. She is a real energy bunch. She was very committed and good as a guide. The trip went to Penguin Island and we got to see there when feeding the little penguins. So sweet! Then it was a boat trip on which we had an incredible trip, so we got to see both dolphins and sea lions on this trip. Then we had a delicious lunch at Pengo's cafe. Then we went to Caversham Wildlife Park and got to pat and be photographed with wombats and koalas.

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January 13, 2020

Organization and collection went great. Penguin Island very nice - with pelicans and a penguin breeding station. The wild penguins are in the sea during the day, but we still found one on the island ... Boat trip with sea lions and dolphins, which you could watch from the boat. Wildpark is actually a zoo and therefore not my case. But that is a personal attitude. Chocolate factory is more sales hall, but the samples tasted great! ;-)

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January 9, 2019

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Product ID: 87440