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Pengo's Café, Shoalwater

by BecSorby (follow)
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If you are planning a trip to Penguin Island with the kids, a stop at Pengo's Café is a must! There will be no bored children constantly nagging you while you wait for the ferry over to the island – this café has a little playground and lots of space to run around – perfect!



Admittedly, I haven’t been to Penguin Island, but it is certainly on my to-do list. I am one step closer now though, having visited Pengo's, which is right next to Rockingham Wildlife Encounters, which operates a ferry service to the island.



We stopped in for a quick coffee one morning while we were in the area. The café was steady with families, people waiting for the ferry and other folk just chilling out in the sunshine.

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The playground is very small, but attracted toddlers and older kids alike. The toddlers will tend to explore the playground, while the older kids will probably make their own fun.



There’s no table service at Pengo's – you order at the counter and pick up your coffee or food when it’s ready. They don’t have a breakfast menu as such, but there is a cabinet full of tasty looking sandwiches, slices, cakes and muffins, plus a lunch menu available after 11am.

The lunch menu has favourites choices such as fish and chips, prawns, fish tacos and burgers. There are vegetarian and gluten free options available. They also serve a range of teas, milkshakes and iced coffees.



When my daughter saw an older child delving into the ice cream fridge, there was no hope of getting her to eat some morning tea, so ice cream it was. The smallest ice cream I could find, of course.

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The coffee was delicious and I actually got to finish it in the midst of dealing with a toddler and an infant. Once the ice cream was gone, my daughter was off and running around the open space and the playground, trying to copy the older kids and get involved in what they were doing.



She had a play before it was time to go to our next destination. Considering how small the playground was, it was actually quite difficult to coax her away. I promised we would be back when I finally book that trip to Penguin Island.



There are toilets and baby change facilities on the outside of the café, which I found handy. The café is located right next to the beach and a lovely walking path, making it a great destination while on a walk with the pram or before the beach. You can read more about Pengo's here.

Essential information
Pengo's Café
Address: 153 Arcadia Drive, Shoalwater
Opening hours: Open daily 8:30am to 4pm
Website http://www.penguinisland.com.au/pengos-cafe

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