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Penguin Island and Caversham Wildlife Park Day Trip From Perth

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Blessed with white sandy, crystal clear waters and abundant wildlife, Penguin Island only 45 minutes and a short ferry ride from Perth. Following a short ferry ride over to Penguin Island, enjoy a tour of the island to spot wildlife including an array of birdlife with amazing views. Watch the Penguins being fed in the Discovery Centre before boarding a boat for a Wildlife Cruise and a chance to spot Sea-Lions and Dolphins playing in the bay. After a lovely lunch chosen from a menu and included in the tour, you will be driven to Caversham Wildlife Park for a fantastic Aussie wildlife experience. See kangaroos, koalas, meet a wombat while supervised by a keeper, and you have a chance to watch a true blue Aussie farm show. This includes Sheep shearing, Whip cracking, Cow milking, Lamb feeding, Billy swinging and watch sheepdogs mustering the sheep. To finish off the day with one more special treat, a visit to a Chocolate factory for tastings of chocolate and wine.
  • A full-day tour of Penguin Island and Caversham Wildlife Park
  • Observe penguins, dolphins, and sea lions in their natural habitat
  • Get up close to kangaroos, koalas, and wallabies at Caversham
  • Round-trip hotel transfer, lunch, and entrance fees included
What to Expect
Meet your guide at your Perth hotel and head south to reach Penguin Island, home to Australia’s largest colony of penguins and pelican colony as well as beautiful beaches and clear waters. Explore the Discovery Centre and learn all about the nature reserve and its inhabitants. Then hop on a glass-bottom boat tour around the reserve to search for sea lions and dolphins. After a bite to eat at the cafe, hop back in the coach to Caversham Wildlife Park to learn about some of Australia’s land animals. See kangaroos roaming around, get up close to wombat with a keeper, and take photos near the koalas. Catch a live performance about rural life in Australia with demonstrations such as sheep shearing, milking cows, and bottle-feeding lambs Finish up the tour at a chocolate factory to sample chocolate, wine, and other gourmet treats before heading back to your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
• Centrally located Perth CBD Hotels and Apartments
• Tourist Coach stand on Wellington street outside of the main Perth Train station
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Return Details
You will be returned to your original pickup location
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Wine tasting (optional - no extra cost)
  • Entry/Admission - Penguin Island
  • Entry/Admission - Caversham Wildlife Park
  • Drinks and Food cannot be purchased on Penguin Island
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant meals not included
  • On rare occasions, the weather or tides may stop the Glass bottom boat and/or Penguin Ferry. When this happens the tour will divert to Mandurah for a scenic Dolphin cruise with lunch held at a restaurant in Mandurah instead.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The day was amazing and our guide Martin was fantastic. We highly recommend to anyone visiting Perth.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank KimHeath
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great day. Bec the chief explorer was very informative, fun, caring and well organised. Cruised around the marine park. Loved every aspect of the day saw penguins, sea lions at Penguin Island. Lunch at Pengo was tasty and fresh. Loved the behind the...More

Thank Deb-Anne_67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to cavers ham whilst we where in Perth visiting family excellent day out got to meet the koalas and went in enclosure with kangaroos made our daughters days will visit again when we come back to Australia

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this trip. I had a great day. Cassie was very knowledgable and made sure that we had the best day. We had just the right amount of time at each place. My highlights were seeing the dolphins and meeting a Southern...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Bucks-Sam
ExploreToursPerth, Manager at Explore Tours Perth, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review of your trip to Penguin Island and Caversham with Chief Explorer Cassie. We are delighted to hear that you had an amazing trip. The wildlife of display in Perth never ceases to...More

Reviewed 12 September 2019

We are well informed of the meeting time & venue a day before our trip, thanks. Our Chief Explorer is Beck. We enjoyed our day out with her. On our way to Penguin Island, we saw dolphins at close distance. At Caversham, took pictures with...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Andrea_Chu
ExploreToursPerth, Manager at Explore Tours Perth, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving a review of your trip. It is great to hear you enjoyed your day with Beck to Penguin Island and Caversham Wildlife Park.

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14 July 2019|
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I cannot say, the traveller should check with the tour company as they have designated pick up places.
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