Top Trail: Penguin Island Boardwalk & Walk Trail
Penguin Island is a magnet for nature lovers and is home to the largest colony of Little Penguins (also known as Fairy Penguins). The trail starts at the Penguin Experience Island Discovery Centre and allows walkers to experience close encounters with the flora and fauna.
About the Trail
It features a mud map and other information to help you discover and learn about the plants and animals of the island. Commentaries and feeding of the little penguins in the Discovery Center occurs at 10.30am, 12.30pm and 2.30pm.Whilst on the island, you can snorkel, surf, swim, windsurf and have a picnic – however, it’s important to stick to the walk trails and demarcated beaches only as the island is a bird sanctuary.
To access Penguin Island, drive or take the train to Rockingham. Rockingham Wild Encounters operate the only ferry that leaves from here for the five minute ferry ride to the island. Phone (08) 9591 1333 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Need to Know
Rockingham Visitor Centre
19 Kent Street, Rockingham Western Australia 6168, Australia
Phone: (08) 9592 3464 | www.rockinghamvisitorcentre.com.au
The Rockingham Visitor Centre can provide all your booking and information requirements. Whether it’s a visit to the penguin view facility at Penguin Island, a dive off one of the many neighbouring islands, sailing a yacht within the protected bays, fishing or just enjoying the vast stretches of white sandy beaches, they have all the information and local knowledge to help you explore Rockingham. Conveniently located, with ample parking, the Rockingham Visitor Centre is your obvious first point of call to gather important information and local knowledge. The Rockingham Visitor Centre is open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 4pm Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.