Friends of Lillico Penguins

Wednesday the 15th May marked the beginning of the ‘Winter working bees’ for the Friends of Lillico penguin volunteers. After a successful season of guiding and welcoming hundreds of tourists to the platform, the group now works to ensure the vegetation and the viewing platform will be ready for the next season.

Volunteers were busy pruning around burrows and the platform, weeding and collecting litter. The upcoming working bees will involve planting, weeding, pruning and replacing some of the penguin burrows. Volunteers also check the ‘runways’ from the beach up to the burrows and ensure vegetation isn’t crowding them out.

If you are interested in guiding, working bee events or both, please contact Al Milson at or Jenna at or telephone 0409 506 432.


The working bees are held on the 15th of each month from April until September with Guiding taking place every night from September.

All are welcome. Gloves, tools and equipment provided.

Where: Lillico Beach Penguin Platform

RSVP/Contact: Jenna at 0409 506 432 or email


  • Saturday 15th June 2024 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Monday 15th July 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Thursday 15th August 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Sunday 15th September 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM