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Mini penguins in Oz

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1. Posted by Flembo (Budding Member 23 posts) 10y

I have heard of an island off the coast of Oz that has some amazing mini penguins. Does anyone know the name of this place??

2. Posted by wotthefiqh (Inactive 1447 posts) 10y

Fairy penguins on Philip Island, about a 2-3 hour drive SE of Melbourne.

There are also small penguins on penguin island, about an hours drive south of Perth, Western Australia.


3. Posted by maba (Inactive 227 posts) 10y

There is also a small colony near St Kilda. You can take a quick boat trip from the Yarra River at Southbank which is in the Melbourne city centre.

4. Posted by triplejosh (Budding Member 4 posts) 10y

more info on philip island:

you can also find penguins at most major zoo's.

or if you are really keen, how about doing some volunteer work on Montague Island in New South Wales?