Penguin Island, Rockingham

4.0
Situated inside the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park, Penguin Island is home to a colony of little penguins, the largest population of birds in Western Australia. Regular ferries carry tourists to and from the island, and access is also available by private boat. Only a small population of captive penguins can be viewed, but the island offers many other sights, including nesting seabirds and a large colony of pelicans, numbering nearly 500 birds. You can also swim, snorkel, take kite-boarding lessons, join kayaking tours, or simply enjoy a picnic. Remember to take your own food and drink, as none can be purchased on the island. Make Penguin Island a centerpiece of your Rockingham vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Rockingham attractions planner.
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  • We took our grandchildren here for the morning. Encountered a dolphin feeding close to shore before we left the jetty for the short ride across. Walk around the island just right for everyone with...  more »
  • A great trip over to the island, which only takes 5 minutes, a nice leisurely walk around the island taking in the scenery, and wildlife. Lots of Pelicans to see and then a talk inside the education.....  more »
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  • This Island is seriously the best place to visit. Penguins look so damn cute. But the ferry charges are little too high. Other than that everything is so cool. I love this place
  • A very small and isolated island but very beautiful. The views from this island are stunning and so is the water around it. A lovely place to swim and have a picnic.

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