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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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All reviews phillip island no flash fairy penguins their natural habitat within touching distance penguins walk warm clothing penguins coming fabulous tour take photos amazing experience small group tour starts highlight of our trip comfortable shoes different areas would highly recommend this tour
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hey it's us the white band crew! Place was amazing so was the fairy pinguin or as Terry/David called them Eudyptula minor. Anywho Ben would like your phone number Erica! He will be here until Monday! Thanks for the amazing time!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Identifyasapinguin
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a great night and well worth the wait and drive to see these little creatures come ashore to feed their babies waiting in their little burrows. Up quite close to them as they walk past the group. The night was perfect with no wind...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank saltybuff
LowHeadPenguins54, Owner at Low Head Penguin Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

thank you

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove from Launceston to George Town to join this tour and we were not disappointed. The tour was informative and the guides took care of us well and they were patient enough to show us all the penguin nests as they could. The drive...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good the staff was friendly& very informative. The wind was absolutely blowing a gale& it was freezing. There cute little things, smallest penguin in Australia, they have 2000 feathers each, creature of habit always come in@ the same spot every time, feeds upto 15...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Global08071819417
Reviewed 4 November 2018 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!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fabtamgobbo
LowHeadPenguins54, Manager at Low Head Penguin Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

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Reviewed 4 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank suedev1
LowHeadPenguins54, Owner at Low Head Penguin Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 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!

Date of experience: September 2018
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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sue D
LowHeadPenguins54, Owner at Low Head Penguin Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

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Reviewed 15 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TassieAllie
LowHeadPenguins54, Owner at Low Head Penguin Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 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

Date of experience: February 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