Penguin Island Cruises – Penguin Island Ferry and Cruise

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

Blessed with white sandy beaches and surrounded by crystal clear waters, Rockingham Wild Encounters is just 45 minutes south of Perth and lies a five minute ferry ride away in the heart of the ruggedly spectacular Shoalwater Islands Marine Park. The wildlife is the star attraction.

Join them for a cruise to see wild dolphins and rare Australian sea lions before getting up close with the world’s smallest penguins! Island Ranger present penguin feedings daily. Getting there is easy with ferries departing hourly. Spend as long or as little as you like to swim, snorkel, picnic and explore the nature trails and beaches before catching a return ferry at your leisure. If you want to experience their gold award-winning swim with wild dolphins and tick the bucket list, they invite you for this exhilarating day out. If you need catering, they also have their own restaurant on the main land to provide you with their popular fish and chips and other seafood delights.

It is their privilege to share this beautiful part of the coast and it’s wildlife and they hope you enjoy your visit.

Services

From $50 to $250

Enjoy the scenic highlights of the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park and keep a look out for the wildlife! This 60-minute cruise onboard a glass-bottom boat takes in the ruggedly spectacular coastlines of Penguin, Seal and Bird Islands and takes advantage of the best wildlife spotting opportunities of the day. Wild dolphins, rare Australian sea lions, pelican rookeries and nesting ospreys are regularly sighted and the friendly crew will get you right amongst the action!

(Available first weekend in June to 14 September only when Penguin Island is closed to the general public.)

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

From $70 to $260

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 place in the ruggedly spectacular coastlines of Penguin, Seal and 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 their friendly crew will get you right amongst the action! The cruise concludes on Penguin Island to see the penguin feeding and then enjoy some island time before returning on the ferry at your own leisure.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

From $30 to $100

A short ferry ride across beautiful Shoalwater Bay is all it takes to meet the world’s smallest penguins! It only takes an hour to visit the penguins but if you have more time, go swimming, snorkelling, explore the nature trails or just relax and enjoy this beautiful nature reserve.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

From $120 to $160

This 2.5 hour encounter takes you to the three islands top snorkelling spots in the ruggedly spectacular, Shoalwater Islands Marine Park, to experience the best of the local marine life, above and below the water. The comfortable vessel allows for safety and enjoyment, as you dive in to discover this incredible marine park beneath the surface. Enjoy a gourmet grazing platter, including a delicious array of seafood selections as you cruise.

Look out for wild bottlenose dolphins, explore limestone reefs and rocky outcrops, meet the local marine bird life and frolic with the rarest sealions in the world. All equipment is provided and the highly trained and experienced crew will introduce you to snorkelling with an emphasis on safety and environmental awareness, so you can make the most of your wild encounter in wild luxury. They will also point out the best wildlife spotting opportunities of the day. Wild dolphins, rare Australian sea lions, pelican rookeries, and birds of prey are regularly sighted and their friendly crew will get you right amongst the action!

They provide wetsuits, mask and snorkels, fins, and floatation devices. They have a large, comfortable and safe vessel with professional trained crew.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

Nearby Things to Do

View All
Rockingham Jetty, Rockingham, Western Australia

Rockingham Jetty

Rockingham

Into the Blue Eagle Ray

Into the Blue Eagle Ray

Rockingham

Rockingham Aquatic Centre, Rockingham, Western Australia

Rockingham Aquatic Centre

Rockingham

Jet Ski Tours, Rockingham, Western Australia

Jet Ski Tours Perth

Rockingham

Rockingham Foreshore

Rockingham Foreshore

Rockingham

Rockingham Wild Encounters, Rockingham Beach, Western Australia

Penguin Island Cruises – Penguin Island Ferry and Cruise

Shoalwater, Rockingham

Contact Us