Penguin Island

Tickets for Penguin Island

Rockingham Wild Encounters (Shoalwater)


Located in Perth, as the name suggests, Penguin Island is home to some of the most playful and curious creatures on the planet - little penguins! Operated by Perth Wildlife Encounters, Penguin Island boasts idyllic white sandy beaches and beautiful waters where you can discover other marine creatures, including wild dolphins and sea lions!

Enjoy a relaxing day out of ferry excursions, take a swim, snorkel and share a delicious picnic whilst eating at one of the island’s many picnic benches. An extraordinary, magical day out, Penguin Island is a must for anyone who finds themself south of the island!  

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Penguin Island Wildlife Cruise

On the Penguin Island Wildlife Cruise you can experience the mesmerizing wild dolphins and playful sea lions jump, leap and chatter in the wild on a 90 minute tour, which will disembark on Penguin Island, where you can enjoy idyllic beaches, viewpoints and nesting seabirds.

The tour also includes a guided walk on Penguin Island and a Glass Bottom Boat Cruise, where you can discover an array of breathtaking marine life and rich wildlife. 

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How to get there

Cómo llegar a Penguin Island

To get to Penguin Island, you need to go to Rockingham Wild Encounters, which is located opposite the island, and then you will take the ferry on the wildlife tour boat to access penguin island. The Rockingham Wild Encounters address is:

153 Arcadia Dr, Shoalwater WA 6169, Australia 

  • Self-Drive: if you are driving from Perth, you should allow 45 minutes to one hour to reach the island. There is free car parking on site and overflow parking available at the Safety Bay Bowling Club, which is only a short walk away. After this you can take the ferry. 
  • Train: you can take the train south from Perth on the Mandurah Line and then disembark from Rockingham Station. 
  • Bus: you can take bus 551, 552 or 553 from stands 9 and 10 then get off on Penguin and Watts Road. 
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Useful Information

Food and Drink

If you fancy a bite to eat then you can enjoy a delicious meal at the Pengo’s Cafe, which is open from 8am - 3pm.The restaurant offers incredible cakes, gourmet burgers, fish & chips and fresh salads.

Island Gifts

Take a visit to Penguin Island’s beautiful gift shop, which has drawn inspiration from the underwater world, offering shells, gifts, souvenirs, clothes, children’s toys and much more. It is also open online, where you can choose from a range of nautical gifts.

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What is the Rockingham Wild Encounters address?

The address is 153 Arcadia Dr, Shoalwater WA 6169, Australia 

How much is the one day Penguin Island Wildlife Cruise?

The one day Penguin Island Wildlife Cruise is $50.  

How do I get to the Penguin Island?

You can get the train to Penguin Island south from Perth on the Mandurah Line, the bus 551, 552 and 553 from stands 9 and 10. You can also drive easily to Penguin Island. 

Are there places to eat on Penguin Island?

Yes, you can eat at Pengos Cafe, which has a range of places to eat. 

How much is the Penguin Island Wildlife Cruise?

The Penguin Island Wildlife Cruise is $50.  

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User reviews

Tom Grainger
Tom Grainger
4 Jan 2021
Good Penguin island is the place to experience penguins!
Jack Cooper
Jack Cooper
18 Sep 2020
Good Ive never seen so many cute penguins in one place!
Cathy Turner
Cathy Turner
16 Sep 2020
Good The place to visit the worlds cutest penguins!
Usuario Taquilla
Usuario Taquilla
18 Dec 2020
Excellent We saw heaps of penguins from the bottom of that glass boat it was awesome!
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