Rainbow Beach, Tiwi Islands, NT © Tourism NT/Elise Cook

Rainbow Beach, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory © Tourism NT/Elise Cook

Australia’s most beautiful islands

Little Geordie Bay, Rottnest Island, Western Australia © Tourism Western Australia

Little Geordie Bay, Rottnest Island, Western Australia © Tourism Western Australia

Hill Inlet, Whitsunday Islands, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

Hill Inlet, Whitsunday Islands, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

One Kangaroo Island, Kangaroo Island, South Australia © Kane Overall

One Kangaroo Island, Kangaroo Island, South Australia © Kane Overall

Champagne Pools, K’gari (Fraser Island), Queensland © Tourism Australia

Champagne Pools, K’gari (Fraser Island), Queensland © Tourism Australia

Capella Lodge, Lord Howe Island, NSW © Baillie Lodges

Capella Lodge, Lord Howe Island, New South Wales © Baillie Lodges

Cossies Beach, Direction Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands © Cocos Keeling Islands Tourism Association

Cossies Beach, Direction Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands © Cocos Keeling Islands Tourism Association

Casuarina Beach, Lizard Island, Queensland © Tourism Australia

Casuarina Beach, Lizard Island, Queensland © Tourism Australia

Seal Rock, Phillip Island, Victoria © Visit Victoria

Seal Rock, Phillip Island, Victoria © Visit Victoria

Travel tip

It's a good idea to book your Penguin Parade experience at least a month in advance, especially during busy periods like Christmas and Lunar New Year.

Bruny Island Cruises, Bruny Island, Tasmania © Tourism Tasmania / Joe Shemesh

Bruny Island Cruises, Bruny Island, Tasmania © Tourism Tasmania / Joe Shemesh

Tangalooma Wrecks, Moreton Island, Queensland © Tourism Australia

Tangalooma Wrecks, Moreton Island, Queensland © Tourism Australia

Rainbow Beach, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory © Tourism NT/Elise Cook

Rainbow Beach, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory © Tourism NT/Elise Cook

Anson Bay, Norfolk Island, New South Wales © Kyle Bowman

Anson Bay, Norfolk Island, New South Wales © Kyle Bowman