PricesPenguin Island Ferry & Discovery Centre (5min Ferry ride):
Explore the island and meet the penguins at the daily penguin feeding.
Adults: $25, Conc: $22, Child: $19, Family: $75Penguin & Sea Lion Cruise (45min cruise):
Cruise to Seal Island to visit sea lions, spot sea birds and enjoy Penguin Island at your leisure.
Adults: $39, Conc: $36, Child: $30Dolphin, Penguin & Sea Lion Adventure Cruise (90min cruise):
Take an exhilarating ride on the adventure boat to see wild dolphins, visit sea lions and meet the penguins at the penguin feeding.
Adults: $85, Conc: $75, Child: $60Seal Island Wildlife Cruise (Winter Cruise, 60min):
Cruise around the islands of the marine park, visit sea lions at Seal Island and spot sea birds.
Adults: $39, Conc: $35, Child: $25
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for sea kayak, stand up paddle and kiteboarding tours and lessons and coach tour options from Perth.
Open Days & Times
Penguin Island is open daily September 15 to early June (Western Australia Day Public Holiday), subject to weather. When the island is closed due to bad weather, an ‘Island Alert’ is displayed on the Welcome page of www.penguinisland.com.au. Please refresh the welcome page for the latest information.
Closed December 25th for Christmas and for the winter penguin nesting season (the day after the Western Australia Day Public Holiday to September 14).
During the winter closed season, our 60 minute Penguin Island Wildlife Cruise still operates daily subject to weather. Tickets, Gift Shop & Reservations
8.30am- 4.30pm (when Penguin Island is open).
9.00am- 3.00pm (when Penguin Island is closed).Ferry Departures
Depart hourly*: 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm.
Return hourly*: 10.10am, 11.10am, 12.10pm, 1.10pm, 2.10pm, 3.10pm & 4pm.
*Extra ferries are scheduled every 20 minutes or half hour during busy times as required.Penguin Island Discovery Centre
Open daily 10am- 3.30pm.
Penguin Feedings: 10.30am, 12.30pm & 2.30pm.Pengos Café
Open Daily 8am- 4.30pm.
Penguin Island, Rockingham WA 6168
45 minute drive south of Perth.
5 minute ferry ride across Shoalwater Islands Marine Park.
Rockingham Wild Encounters is located at:
153 Arcadia Drive (corner Penguin Rd),
Public transport: Catch the train from Perth city to Rockingham Train Station and then a bus from Rockingham train station to Penguin Rd which is less than a 5 minute walk to Rockingham Wild Encounters. Visit www.transperth.wa.gov.au for public transport options.