St Kilda Breakwater is home to a colony of Little Penguins. Up to 100 Little Penguins call the breakwater their home. The isolation of the breakwater …
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Change of conditions
- The St Kilda Breakwater is temporarily closed due to the St Kilda Marina Development works. Penguin viewing opportunities are not available until further notice as the boardwalk is not accessible. The breakwater will remain closed until the works are completed later in 2013.
at Little Penguins
Monday 22 April, 2013 |
St Kilda Breakwater is home to a colony of Little Penguins. Up to 100 Little Penguins call the breakwater their home. The isolation of the breakwater is an ideal location for them to live.
The St Kilda Little Penguins have the highest survival rate of any colony in Victoria.
At times you can view the colony coming ashore from the promenade on the St Kilda Breakwater. As the breakwater has restricted access, the easiest way to see St Kilda's Little Penguins is through an organised tour which operates from Southgate in the city on a regular basis.
Looking after the Penguins
- No flash photography of the Little Penguins
- Torches can only be used if the front is covered with a sheet of red cellophane
- No standing on the rocks
- Do not get too close to the Little Penguins
09 May 2013
Parks Victoria is saying a special thank you to its many volunteer groups across the state as part of National Volunteer Week, which runs from 13-19 May 2013. In Point Cook Coastal Park volunteers from AMES, an organisation that assists newly arrived refugees and migrants to settle in to Australia, have …