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Bicheno Penguin Tours

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Tasman Highway | Town Centre, Bicheno, Tasmania 7215, Australia
+61 3 6375 1333
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A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE NOT TO BE MISSED

Having seen penguins at Phillip Island, had expected much the same. SO WRONG! The tour was much... read more

Reviewed today
susangR8389MZ
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Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
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A wonderful experience, my kids loved it and so did I. They have created a first class experience... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Roy G
via mobile
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Guided tour to see little penguins come ashore on the beach each evening.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:30
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Tasman Highway | Town Centre, Bicheno, Tasmania 7215, Australia
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+61 3 6375 1333
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Reviewed today via mobile

Having seen penguins at Phillip Island, had expected much the same. SO WRONG! The tour was much more personable. The guides (all very passionate and genuine volunteers) delivered information about the penguins while the penguins walked up from the sea. So many beautiful, cute penguins,...More

Thank susangR8389MZ
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A wonderful experience, my kids loved it and so did I. They have created a first class experience, allowing visitors to get right up close to the penguins, while keeping things simple so as to disturb the penguins and their habitat as little as possible.

Thank Roy G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was a great night where you spend an hour looking around a penguin rookery. Plenty of penguins to look at and you get to see them in their nests as well as waddling up from the waters edge. Saw at least a half dozen chicks...More

Thank Brent K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a wonderful experience seeing the little penguins walk up to you. Both guides were excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank Penang F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were picked up from our hotel and taken to a lit path heading towards the beach. While we didn't see a lot of penguins, those that we saw, were very cute. Our host was very informative and we learned a lot about penguins.

Thank greganne09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really chilly evening, but worth the warm clothes and experience ! Well led and extremely informative as well as the ability to see amazing animals in natural and open overview! Staff was knowledgeable and obviously loved what they do and represent ! A must see...More

Thank gregers1Indonesia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These little fellows are just the cutest thing ever. We were lucky enough to have seen the Blue Penguins (formally known as Fairy Penguins) in their burrows, coming out of the ocean and waddling up the beach right past us. The guide was very informative...More

1  Thank kateandjake
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This was a great tour for value, picked up from the motel and only a short drive to the penguins ground, lots of explaining about the animals we were visiting, we saw approximately 10 penguins as they waddle back to their habitat, highly recommended tour...More

Thank scott m
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great tour to see the fairy penguins. Informative and all our party loved it. Highly recommend if your in the area.

Thank Krissy B
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We were warned when booking not to expect to see a great number of penguins, given the breeding season is not until later in the year and most penguins remain in the ocean during the winter months. However we probably ended up seeing around 5...More

Thank David C
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Pam M
3 March 2017|
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Response from Cornelius T | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You had better call them. The penguins, I believe are 'viewable' all year round. At night they walk into Bicheno too.
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Wang D
15 January 2017|
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Response from Deepa K | Reviewed this property |
Can just call them to book thru phone. Better to book than be disappointed 😊
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Amy C
7 December 2016|
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Response from Ross W | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the time of the season- it normally is fully booked out in "peak season". Better safe than sorry!
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