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“phillip island”(13 reviews)
“no flash”(11 reviews)
“fairy penguins”(14 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
485 Low Head Rd | Low Head Coastal Reserve, Low Head, Tasmania 7253, Australia
+61 418 361 860
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome experience. 100% reccomend to everyone. The guides were full of knowledge and friendly. Word of advice...rug up, it was a tad cold haha. One of the best penguin tours we have been on!!

Thank fabtamgobbo
LowHeadPenguins54, Manager at Low Head Penguin Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I love penguin!!!! My husband and I did this tour expecting to be at a viewing platform observing penguins. We got so much more than we bargained for. The guides and staff were friendly and knowledgeable. It was great to observe these gorgeous little animals...More

Thank suedev1
LowHeadPenguins54, Owner at Low Head Penguin Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you e hope you enjoyed your holiday in Tasmania

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Bought this tour for my husband as he loves penguins! We enjoyed it as part of our Tasmania trip. We got to get so close to the penguins. The tour seemed rather short, but it was fairly cold so may have wrapped up early!

Thank AbbeyVictoria
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Great night, excellent tour guide (in her training) well worth the guided tour, they were very passionate about what they did and how to protect these little critters. The little penguins got up very close to us humans.

Thank Sue D
LowHeadPenguins54, Owner at Low Head Penguin Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

I took my friend from the USA on this tour and she said “where else in the world would I get the opportunity to see, and be close to these tiny & beautiful creatures in their natural habitat.” My friend had so much fun watching...More

Thank TassieAllie
LowHeadPenguins54, Owner at Low Head Penguin Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

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Reviewed 12 September 2018

Amazing tour after dark. Penguins are friendly and come really in close proximity with people which makes the tour even more enjoyable. The commentary of guides was good. They take good care educating everyone on the tour along with maintaining this place and not bothering...More

Thank Sheetal K
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Low Head Penguin Tours came up as one of things to do in Launceston and so we decided to do it as 2 of us had never seen penguins in the wild. The drive from Launceston to Low Head took about 50mins and it was...More

Thank WLH_Oz
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This tour was better than we imagined it would be. We actually got to be amongst the penguins rather than seeing them from a distance. Informative guides and tour was good length of time. Make sure this is definitely on your list of things to...More

1  Thank karen K
LowHeadPenguins54, Owner at Low Head Penguin Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

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Reviewed 2 August 2018

Make sure to add this tour to your list of things not to miss. Most amazing experience to view up close these amazing creatures. For a penguin lover it was an unforgettable experience. Everyone involved very knowledgeable and obviously passionate about what they do, thank...More

2  Thank b0bpam
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

It was bitterly cold so be sure to rug up and then add another layer if you’re used to a warmer climate. The cold is well worth enduring for this remarkable experience to see these magical creatures emerge from the water and make their way...More

1  Thank Geneen C
LowHeadPenguins54, Manager at Low Head Penguin Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

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15 March 2018|
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Response from Nikki H | Reviewed this property |
I would call them, they are super helpful. You can’t just see the penguins without a tour, it’s all about the safety & well being of the penguins & their young. They have specific routes from the sea & if they get frightened... More
17 August 2017|
Response from AlwaysHungree | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sue. it's not that kind of tour at all. They specifically tour guests by walking around a spot of land at Low Head where penguins live. You will need to get yourself there. The tour starts at different times depending on... More
29 April 2017|
Response from LowHeadPenguins54 | Property representative |
David from Groups Tasmania will Pick up and return to Launceston and so does Jess from Tasmanian Wine and cheese tours