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Penguin Obsevation Centre, Burnie

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  • The number of penguins depends on what time of the year you go. There were still a few young chicks waiting for the parents to come onshore at dusk to feed them in late February. So cute. The voluntee...  more »
  • We visited the Penguin Observation Centre last night and we very excited to see the small penguins. Volunteers from the centre provide a free service each night for people to view the penguins as they...  more »
  • Wasn't expecting much, was so surprised at how many lovely little penguins we saw! All in their natural surroundings! Well worth it!!  more »
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  • Run by volunteers who were very friendly and helpful with lots of information about the penguins we had several sightings and were amazed by just how close they can be seen. Worth a look if your in burnie and easy boardwalk to take to the city centre with wheel chair accessibility
  • Amazing penguin observatory watch. Please come before 845pm for a debrief talk by Penguin Guide during summer time.
  • Amazing and informative penguin talk and viewing. Even at night it can get windy and cold, so bring a jacket!
  • Penguins very close and lots of them. Worth seeing from October to March.
  • You are almost guaranteed to see Little Fairy Penguins here.