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School Excursion Activities at Penguin Island
Penguin Island is a great destination for your next School Excursion. The Marine Park provides a fantastic natural teaching base for a diversity of primary and secondary subjects. Rockingham Penguins in partnership with the Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) currently offer 4 educational activities for you to choose from.
Penguin Feeding at The Discovery Centre
Enjoy a 20 minute viewing and interpretive session with the Little Penguins at the Discovery centre hosted by a DEC ranger. You will learn all about the biology, natural behaviours, habitat and conservation of these fascinating creatures. A fun and interesting activity for students of all ages.
Penguin Island Waddle
A 45 minute guided walk of Penguin Island hosted by a DEC Island Ranger. The topics covered can be tailored to suit your subject requirements. Your DEC Island Ranger is a wealth of information on the local wildlife, history, geology and vegetation. If there is a certain subject you are focusing on please let us know in advance.
The Penguin and Sea Lion Cruise
A 45 minute cruise on the crystal clear waters of the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park onboard our glass bottom boat. Your skipper has a wealth of knowledge on all the creatures that you will encounter on this cruise including the Sea Lions at Seal Island. Our crew will ensure that the cruise is entertaining, educational and exciting!
Dolphin Watch Adventure Cruise
An exciting 60 minute cruise to see wild
dolphins before returning through the marine
park to see the sea lions, ospreys nest,
pelican rookery and any other wildlife
viewing opportunities that present themselves
on the day. This cruise is onboard our
safe, fast and exciting boat purpose built
for wildlife viewing. Please noteIf you
need more information please visit Dolphin Watch Adventure Cruise FAQ’s and Points to Consider
Depending on your schedule and budget you can choose 1 activity, a combination of 2 or 3 activities if you have a minimum 3 hours available.
Sea Lion Cruise
$25 ex Penguin Island (including ferry transfers)
$28 ex Pt Peron Boat Ramp
(5 minute walk from the Pt Peron Camp School) *Please note a minimum of 25 students are required.
1 teacher / parent is free of charge for every 10 students.
Bookings and Enquiries
Please submit the enquiry form below and we will reply with availability and a proposed itinerary within 48 hours. Alternatively speak to our reservations staff on Ph(08) 9591 1333.