Penguin Island Wildlife Cruise Penguin Island, Shoalwater WA, Australia

Penguin Island Wildlife Cruise

Penguin Island, Shoalwater WA, Australia

Wildlife expedition
Birding
Boating
Hiking
1.5 hours
June - July
Very Easy
Family-friendly

Overview

  • Enjoy the scenic highlights of the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park and keep a look out for the wildlife!
  • This 60 minute glass bottom boat cruise takes in the ruggedly spectacular coastlines of Penguin, Seal & Bird Islands and takes advantage of the best wildlife spotting opportunities of the day.
  • Wild dolphins, rare Australian sea lions, pelican rookeries, and birds of prey are regularly sighted and our friendly crew will get you right amongst the action!
  • The cruise disembarks on Penguin Island for a guided 30 minute walk that takes in the spectacular beaches, coastal look outs and nesting sea birds of this stunning island nature reserve. 

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Highlights

  • Seeing rare Australian sea lions on the beach at Seal Island
  • Seeing wild dolphins at play (although sightings are regular, they’re not guaranteed as our cruise is restricted to inside Shoalwater Bay)
  • Exploring the rugged islands and viewing nesting pelicans, cormorants and spotting other sea birds that live in the park
  • Drifting over sea grass meadows and limestone reefs spotting fish and other marine life through the glass bottom 
  • Viewing the fossilized remnants of ancient tuart forests
  • Taking in spectacular coastal views, nesting sea birds and hearing about the latest little penguin research on a 30 minute guided walk of Penguin Island
  • Enjoying a yummy lunch or coffee at Pengo's Cafe before or after your cruise (additional cost)

Departure Times

  • Penguin Island Wildlife Cruise departs Shoalwater daily at 10.15am & 12.15pm with an additional cruise on busy days at 2.15pm.
  • Book online now, don't miss out!
  • Book your tickets online now by selecting 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.

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Where will we meet?

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

Self-Drive

  • Allow 45 minutes to 1 hour to drive from Perth.
  • There is free car parking onsite and overflow parking available at the Safety Bay Bowling Club a short walk away at 130 Gloucester Crescent, Safety Bay.
  • Do not park on the road verge or the vacant block across the road from our car park. They are clearly signed with No Standing signs and rangers will issue parking infringements for anyone parked illegally.
  • Do not leave valuables in your car and make sure any bags or luggage is hidden from view.


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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Highlights

  • Seeing rare Australian sea lions on the beach at Seal Island
  • Seeing wild dolphins at play (although sightings are regular, they’re not guaranteed as our cruise is restricted to inside Shoalwater Bay)
  • Exploring the rugged islands and viewing nesting pelicans, cormorants and spotting other sea birds that live in the park
  • Drifting over sea grass meadows and limestone reefs spotting fish and other marine life through the glass bottom 
  • Viewing the fossilized remnants of ancient tuart forests
  • Taking in spectacular coastal views, nesting sea birds and hearing about the latest little penguin research on a 30 minute guided walk of Penguin Island
  • Enjoying a yummy lunch or coffee at Pengo's Cafe before or after your cruise (additional cost)

Departure Times

  • Penguin Island Wildlife Cruise departs Shoalwater daily at 10.15am & 12.15pm with an additional cruise on busy days at 2.15pm.
  • Book online now, don't miss out!
  • Book your tickets online now by selecting 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.

Related Photos

  • For bigger images, click on the photos.
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Penguin Island Wildlife Cruise Penguin Island, Shoalwater WA, Australia #e308c274-82ec-4908-b0d7-5811f414360b
Penguin Island Wildlife Cruise Penguin Island, Shoalwater WA, Australia #e308c274-82ec-4908-b0d7-5811f414360b
Penguin Island Wildlife Cruise Penguin Island, Shoalwater WA, Australia #e308c274-82ec-4908-b0d7-5811f414360b
Penguin Island Wildlife Cruise Penguin Island, Shoalwater WA, Australia #e308c274-82ec-4908-b0d7-5811f414360b
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Penguin Island Wildlife Cruise Penguin Island, Shoalwater WA, Australia #e308c274-82ec-4908-b0d7-5811f414360b
Penguin Island Wildlife Cruise Penguin Island, Shoalwater WA, Australia #e308c274-82ec-4908-b0d7-5811f414360b
Penguin Island Wildlife Cruise Penguin Island, Shoalwater WA, Australia #e308c274-82ec-4908-b0d7-5811f414360b

Map

Where will we meet?

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

Self-Drive

  • Allow 45 minutes to 1 hour to drive from Perth.
  • There is free car parking onsite and overflow parking available at the Safety Bay Bowling Club a short walk away at 130 Gloucester Crescent, Safety Bay.
  • Do not park on the road verge or the vacant block across the road from our car park. They are clearly signed with No Standing signs and rangers will issue parking infringements for anyone parked illegally.
  • Do not leave valuables in your car and make sure any bags or luggage is hidden from view.


Find more about the region

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Price

€23

Duration

1.5 hours
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