Penguin Observation Centre, Burnie
The colony is located along the sea front behind the Burnie Makers Workshop, Parsonage Point. No bookings are required for our interpretive penguin viewing experience . Please wear warm dark clothing, turn off the flash on your camera or video, use a red cellophane cover (available from the guides) on your torch, leave your pets at home, ask lots of questions and enjoy an evening watching the Little Penguins and their families.Using our world travel planner, Burnie attractions like Penguin Observation Centre can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
People interested in becoming guides are invited to ring 0437 436 803. Training is provided annually so no previous knowledge is required - just the enthusiasm to learn about Little Penguins and share your knowledge with visitors to the colony.
Penguin Observation Centre Reviews
Fantastic boardwalk. Be patient & go at dusk & listen for the penguins. They are so cute & the road is fenced so they can’t wander or go in the train track. It is such a treat to see them coming up th... more »
As it's getting into winter, we didn't expect to see any penguins but were pleasantly surprised by the sight of three waddling back to their nests for the evening. If you're looking for more however, ... more »
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