Penguin Parade Visitors Centre

Location: Phillip Island, Melbourne, VIC

Client: KANE

Date:  Feb 2018 – Sep 2019

In April 2016, the Hon. Daniel Andrews MP, Premier of Victoria announced that the Andrews Labour Government will provide $48.2 million for this major redevelopment, with the Nature Parks contributing a further $10 million, for a total project cost of $58.2 million. the new Visitor Centre due to open in late 2019.

In addition to an enhanced visitor experience, this redevelopment will allow 6.7 hectares of habitat to be restored back to the island’s penguin colonies, with the Nature Parks better placed to achieve environmental outcomes by reducing impacts on penguins and increasing penguin habitat.

ACE’s scope of works includes:

  • temporary and permanent stormwater drainage
  • construction of new carparks
  • concrete footpaths
  • soft and hard landscaping
  • swales
  • paving
  • fencing
  • maintenance (52 weeks)
  • timber decking