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Low Head Penguin Tours

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485 Low Head Rd | Low Head Coastal Reserve, Low Head, Tasmania 7253, Australia
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Wonderful

Came across these guys in a brochure and so glad we made the trip out. We were unsure at first... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
katefechner
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Must do

Great experience. Good and experienced tour guides. Saw alot of penguins even though it wasn't... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
harle l
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“penguin tour” (25 reviews)
“phillip island” (13 reviews)
“no flash” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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485 Low Head Rd | Low Head Coastal Reserve, Low Head, Tasmania 7253, Australia
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"penguin tour"
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"phillip island"
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"no flash"
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"fairy penguins"
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"within touching distance"
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"warm clothing"
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"their natural habitat"
in 7 reviews
"fabulous tour"
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"take photos"
in 9 reviews
"penguins walk"
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"unforgettable experience"
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"small group"
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"tour starts"
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"highlight of our trip"
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"penguins coming"
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"different areas"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came across these guys in a brochure and so glad we made the trip out. We were unsure at first because it was miserable rainy weather but as it turns out, penguins love the rain!! We were escorted down to the beach by Emma (so...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience. Good and experienced tour guides. Saw alot of penguins even though it wasn't their high season. Best part is no need to take a boat out to the sea/island unlike some other penguin tours in Tasmania. Duration of the tour is about an...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

A very laid back experience with much bang for the buck! The guided tour groups walk from the gathering area to the beach before the penguins swim in for their night on shore. Staff/guides are courteous, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic. You are moved to different areas...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Low head penguin tour was another highlight of our trip. Please dress warmly! The lady guide picked my child and my father-in-law, and another pair of mother and daughter to sit at the rock, along the pathway where the penguins will pass through before they...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We did this tour with our kids (7&11). Our guide was Taylor, she was young but a fantastic guide! My kids loved it and we had a great experience. The staff were informative and made sure the kids we included through the tour. It was...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Our group of 4 along with 4 others got a very good tour. While there was a little rain, it soon stopped. We got a good explaination of life of a penguin. The two tour leaders answered our questions. We were moved to various points...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

What a great experience this was. Seeing the Little penguins arrive on the beach at sunset was so, so exciting . This is something that every one should do while in Tasmania. Shirley and Abbey were wonderful hosts, both informative and friendly, it is obvious...More

Thank Joanne M
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

We joined a Low Head Penguin Tour in the evening on 31 Mar 2018. It was a fabulous tour. The guide is very professional and informative. You can learn many living style of local Tassie penguins. Please remember to dress warmly with a comfortable shoes...More

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LowHeadPenguins54, Owner at Low Head Penguin Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Hi Shirley, I just wanted to say a very special thank you for all you did for us to ensure our penguin viewing was absolutely awesome. In particular for my mum, she loved every minute of the whole experience. Having those little penguins go around/under...More

1  Thank Leigh S
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LowHeadPenguins54, Owner at Low Head Penguin Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you Leigh hope you and your mother had a lovely holiday in Tasmania

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Excellent tour of the penguins. The guides were very knowledgeable and give you tips on the best times to take photos. I would highly recommend this tour and is very well priced. Bonus was seeing lots of penguins.

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LowHeadPenguins54, Owner at Low Head Penguin Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you

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Leisa C
15 March 2018|
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Response from NikkiH101 | 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
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SueTJ25
17 August 2017|
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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
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JanieGoh
29 April 2017|
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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
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