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Daytrip on Shoalwater Bay

Just a 45-minute ferry ride from Perth, Penguin Island is a popular daytrip destination that abounds with beautiful sites and native wildlife. From dolphins and sea lions to pelicans and skinks, Penguin Island features lots of animals to enjoy as well as its namesake--penguins! You can best enjoy the wildlife by exploring the trails and hanging out at the beach. People love to swim and snorkel, too, and there are plenty of family-friendly activities. Pack a picnic and catch the ferry to discover all this stunning island has to offer.

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* Penguin Island is closed from early June until mid-September for nesting season.

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