Penguin & Sea Lion Cruise Penguin Island, Shoalwater WA, Australia

Penguin & Sea Lion Cruise

Penguin Island, Shoalwater WA, Australia

Wildlife expedition
Snorkeling
Swimming
Birding
Boating
45 minutes
September - March
Very Easy
Every day
Family-friendly

Overview

  • Your adventure begins with a quick 5 minute ferry transfer to Penguin Island then board our glass bottom boat for a leisurely 45 minute cruise through Shoalwater Bay’s wildlife sanctuary zone

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Highlights

  • Seeing rare Australian sea lions on the beach at Seal Island
  • Taking in the ruggedly spectacular islands and crystal clear waters
  • Viewing nesting pelicans, cormorants, ospreys and other sea birds
  • Drifting over limestone reefs and seagrass meadows
  • Lots of free time to swim, explore and see the penguin feeding at Penguin Island
  • Exploring the nature trails & look outs to take in spectacular views of the marine park
  • Enjoying a picnic under the trees overlooking a safe swimming beach ideal for young children

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Includes

  • Ferry transfers
  • 45 minute glass bottom boat cruise with guided commentary
  • Penguin feeding at 10.30am, 12.30pm or 2.30pm
  • Free time to swim, snorkel (bring your own equipment), picnic and explore the island

Costs

  • Adults $42
  • Concession (seniors & students) $38
  • Children (3- 12 yrs) $33
  • Infants* (under 3yrs) $0


*Please note infants are free of charge however must be booked on your ticket as they are still counted as a passenger onboard. Failure

to do so may result in you missing your ferry as there may not be enough allocated seating.

Departure Times & Bookings

  • Glass bottom boat cruises operate daily at 10.15am, 11.15am & 1.15pm (September 15 to early June).
  • Please find booking details for each departure below:


10:15am - This tour departs from the mainland. Although a ferry is not required there is currently a glitch in the system that will require you to book a ferry transfer on the next page, please select 10am, reservations will amend this internally and email you to re-confirm. 


11.15am - This tour departs from Penguin Island therefore you will need to allow time to catch either the 9am, 10am or 11am ferry prior (this is included in your ticket). Please select your preferred ferry transfer time on the next page once you click ‘Book Now’.


1.15pm - This tour departs from Penguin Island therefore you will need to allow time to catch either the 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm or 1pm ferry prior (this is included in your ticket). Please select your preferred ferry transfer time on the next page once you click ‘Book Now’.


Important Notes!

  • Please note boarding is 10 minutes prior to departure therefore we ask you to check in inside our gift shop no later than 30 minutes prior to your ferry.
  • Your tour will drop you onto Penguin Island after the 45 minute cruise.
  • Returning ferries are scheduled at 10 minutes past each hour with the last ferry returning at 4pm sharp, extra returning ferries are scheduled as required on busy days.
  • We do not take pre-bookings for return ferries, simply line up on the jetty on the day prior to any of these times.
  • Additional cruises may be scheduled on busy days. To check what times can be purchased, select your desired date on the booking form and then press the drop down arrow under 'Choose a Time'.
  • Online bookings close 1 hour before departure!

Map

Where are we?

  • Rockingham Wild Encounters
  • 153 Arcadia Dr, Shoalwater WA 6169 Australia


Find more about the region

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Highlights

  • Seeing rare Australian sea lions on the beach at Seal Island
  • Taking in the ruggedly spectacular islands and crystal clear waters
  • Viewing nesting pelicans, cormorants, ospreys and other sea birds
  • Drifting over limestone reefs and seagrass meadows
  • Lots of free time to swim, explore and see the penguin feeding at Penguin Island
  • Exploring the nature trails & look outs to take in spectacular views of the marine park
  • Enjoying a picnic under the trees overlooking a safe swimming beach ideal for young children

Related Photos

  • For bigger images, click on the photos.
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Includes

  • Ferry transfers
  • 45 minute glass bottom boat cruise with guided commentary
  • Penguin feeding at 10.30am, 12.30pm or 2.30pm
  • Free time to swim, snorkel (bring your own equipment), picnic and explore the island

Costs

  • Adults $42
  • Concession (seniors & students) $38
  • Children (3- 12 yrs) $33
  • Infants* (under 3yrs) $0


*Please note infants are free of charge however must be booked on your ticket as they are still counted as a passenger onboard. Failure

to do so may result in you missing your ferry as there may not be enough allocated seating.

Departure Times & Bookings

  • Glass bottom boat cruises operate daily at 10.15am, 11.15am & 1.15pm (September 15 to early June).
  • Please find booking details for each departure below:


10:15am - This tour departs from the mainland. Although a ferry is not required there is currently a glitch in the system that will require you to book a ferry transfer on the next page, please select 10am, reservations will amend this internally and email you to re-confirm. 


11.15am - This tour departs from Penguin Island therefore you will need to allow time to catch either the 9am, 10am or 11am ferry prior (this is included in your ticket). Please select your preferred ferry transfer time on the next page once you click ‘Book Now’.


1.15pm - This tour departs from Penguin Island therefore you will need to allow time to catch either the 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm or 1pm ferry prior (this is included in your ticket). Please select your preferred ferry transfer time on the next page once you click ‘Book Now’.


Important Notes!

  • Please note boarding is 10 minutes prior to departure therefore we ask you to check in inside our gift shop no later than 30 minutes prior to your ferry.
  • Your tour will drop you onto Penguin Island after the 45 minute cruise.
  • Returning ferries are scheduled at 10 minutes past each hour with the last ferry returning at 4pm sharp, extra returning ferries are scheduled as required on busy days.
  • We do not take pre-bookings for return ferries, simply line up on the jetty on the day prior to any of these times.
  • Additional cruises may be scheduled on busy days. To check what times can be purchased, select your desired date on the booking form and then press the drop down arrow under 'Choose a Time'.
  • Online bookings close 1 hour before departure!

Map

Where are we?

  • Rockingham Wild Encounters
  • 153 Arcadia Dr, Shoalwater WA 6169 Australia


Find more about the region

All prices are indicative only and subject to availability and changes without obligation.

Time until next start
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Price

€25

Duration

45 minutes
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