Book Now - Churchill Island - General Admission

Take a step back in time and explore the heritage and tranquil scenery of Churchill Island’s extensive farm grounds and beautiful gardens.
Churchill Island was the site of the first farm in Victoria and its pioneering history is still evident today.
Wander the old homestead and discover the ways of the olden days with the daily heritage farming activities like sheep shearing, working dogs, cow milking, and whip cracking.

Average Duration: Explore at your own leisure

About Churchill Island Heritage Farm

Churchill Island is accessible via an all-vehicle bridge, and located 90 minutes from Melbourne.

246 Samuel Amess Drive,
Churchill Island
Newhaven, Victoria 3925

Dress Code

The Penguin Parade is at sunset and outside. We suggest you bring warm clothes and a raincoat if it looks like rain. A rug to sit on is also handy.
Please note that photography is not permitted at the Penguin Parade, for the protection of the penguins.

Spectator Information

Please maintain physical distancing at all times whilst at any of our locations, and be sure to carry a mask with you.
Please maintain good hand hygiene, and stay home if you are unwell.
Credit card and touchless transactions only are available onsite – cash not accepted.

Other Information

Please arrive at the Penguin Parade visitor centre at the session time stated on your ticket.
Entry only via a pre-purchased online ticket (including infants) – we are unable to upgrade, refund or alter any tickets onsite. Please ensure you have the correct ticket type and number of tickets before your visit.
Please note that as we will be managing visitor numbers at all of our locations, you may experience short entry delays subject to the number of people already on site
We are required to collect visitor details to assist with contact tracing in the event of a case of coronavirus being detected. Information will be held securely for 28 days, then destroyed in accordance with our privacy policy


Adult Ticket are valid for 182 days after purchase

Child (4-15yrs) Ticket are valid for 182 days after purchase

Australian Pension Card Ticket are valid for 182 days after purchase

Family (2A2C) Ticket are valid for 182 days after purchase

Infant (Under 4yrs) Ticket are valid for 182 days after purchase

Opening Hours
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Public Holidays
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM