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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
+61 418 361 860
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Awesome Experience

The guides lead you down to the beach to watch the penguins come up out of the ocean and to their... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Jason S
via mobile
Up close with waddling locals

A well facilitated tour, what an opportunity to get up close and almost touch the penguins as they... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Megan R
via mobile
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“penguin tour” (22 reviews)
“smaller groups” (11 reviews)
“no flash” (10 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 3 November 2017 via mobile

The guides lead you down to the beach to watch the penguins come up out of the ocean and to their homes for the night. They educate you on the penguins and ensure you get a chance to see the penguins and take pictures. Recommend...More

1  Thank Jason S
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

A well facilitated tour, what an opportunity to get up close and almost touch the penguins as they waddle past. Family friendly, informative and stunning views. My tip wear closed shoes as they end up full of sand!

1  Thank Megan R
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We had an awesome time waiting for the little cute creatures on a chilling night with our 6yr and 2yrs. The wait was definitely worth it and it was so unique experience that the penguins just walked pass us and with us at times. It...More

1  Thank Sutha V
Reviewed 12 October 2017

An amazing opportunity to see these little birds up close and personal, in their natural environment delivered by Shirley and her team of passionate guides. The tour group is divided into smaller groups of about 13-20 people (our family of 5 amongst a group totalling...More

Thank Alice E
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The Penguin tour at Low Head is well worth the visit. We went in Spring, it was still a little chilly but bearable. Take a warm coat, even in summer. The guides are very knowledgable and friendly. They do eftpos and they have a souvenir...More

1  Thank Liane D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Professional, informative fun tour, being able to experience the penguins close up in their natural environment.

Thank Jacky C
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We headed to the penguin tour hoping to see a penguin or two! We were not disappointed! Our guide John was friendly and very knowledgable, chatting to us with countless facts about the penguins, their breeding and journeys. Despite a cold wind we were warmed...More

1  Thank kathycW9005UV
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Awesome experience. We were in a group of 6, led by the lovely Kaitlyn who gave as a fantastic overview of these cute little creatures. We were more than happy to wait patiently for these little guys to come onto the shore - was so...More

2  Thank Aussie_Dave74
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

What an amazing experience only made possible by the well organised tour guides who know their stuff. So patient & explain with detail how & why the very cute little creatures do what they do. After being separated into two groups our group of 6...More

1  Thank Cazmorgsmac
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Eric and Shirley were excellent tour guides and really made our visit worth the time! Shirley gave us excellent information about the species ahead of time so we knew what we were doing. While we were down by the water, the penguins began coming to...More

2  Thank 1,234,289
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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
23 April 2017|
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Response from LowHeadPenguins54 | Property representative |
Our temperature in September could still be cold we suggest at all times of the year to dress warm for our penguin tour. Our tour goes for just over 1 hour