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Bicheno Penguin Tours

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Open today: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Worth doing

One of the highlights of our trip around tassie , was a bit concerned about having a late night... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Kenneth C
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Fantastic Tour

Thanks to the team at Bicheno Penguin Tours. Although it was freezing, it was a fantastic tour and... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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Guided tour to see little penguins come ashore on the beach each evening.
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Tasman Highway | Town Centre, Bicheno, Tasmania 7215, Australia
+61 3 6375 1333
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

One of the highlights of our trip around tassie , was a bit concerned about having a late night with two kids 6 and 8 , but staff were very professional and informative

Thank Kenneth C
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Thanks to the team at Bicheno Penguin Tours. Although it was freezing, it was a fantastic tour and well worth it. Our 11yr old loved it as did her parents. We saw 15 penguins in different parts of their habitat. The guide was knowledgeable and...More

1  Thank CassF1
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic service from the team at Bicheno Penguin Tours. Guide was very informative and knowledgeable of the surroundings and path of penguins also providing first hand Q&A regarding the local penguin population and their habits. Very close and intimate experience I was lucky enough to...More

1  Thank Roy Z
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Though we only managed to see a few penguins but the guide was able to provide very insightful info and showed where the regular penguins are around the beach area. Quite a gd tout

Thank t0ngdee
Reviewed 14 June 2018

The tour lasts about an hour and the main meeting place is at the operator's shop in downtown Bicheno along the main highway. A bus takes you to a secluded private beach about 10 minutes away where you'll meet up with your guide. The information...More

1  Thank CripTic
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Outstanding guide with great passion and knowledge. He led the tour well, telling us what to do and what not to do, and showing us all there is to know about the cute adorable penguins. Penguins were so cute and lovely, the entire session was...More

Thank kaiwenlim
Reviewed 22 May 2018

We enjoyed or trip to see the penguins. Excellent commentary. They didnt come as close as they apparently sometimes do but still a highlight of our Tassie trip

2  Thank bexandy
Reviewed 16 May 2018

I was very skeptical, not big on tours of any sort. It was late in the season and my hotel had warned me we wouldn't see many penguins. I was happy to see about a dozen. There was pretty good info on the tour and...More

Thank santjordi
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Educational tour which is carefully organised to prevent unnecessary disturbance to the penguins habitat. Great for kids as they can see the penguins waddling up from the beach and close up too.

Thank Cw W
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

This was very well done made even better by our guide Michelle. We saw plenty of the little guys up very close. Worth the visit for sure.

3  Thank Ar3hur
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10 April 2018|
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Response from funboarder | Reviewed this property |
The penguins come out of the water just after the sun goes down everyday
Pam M
3 March 2017|
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.
Wang D
16 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 😊