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Bicheno Penguin Tours

#3 of 13 things to do in Bicheno Features Animals
Tasman Highway | Town Centre, Bicheno, Tasmania 7215, Australia
+61 3 6375 1333
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Informative and recommended

We had a great tour to see the fairy penguins. Informative and all our party loved it. Highly... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Krissy B
Port Stephens, Australia
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Fantastic experience despite the low numbers

We were warned when booking not to expect to see a great number of penguins, given the breeding... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David C
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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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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Tasman Highway | Town Centre, Bicheno, Tasmania 7215, Australia
+61 3 6375 1333
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well aware that winter isn't the time to see a multitude of penguins departing the sea at sunset, we booked hoping to see just a few .. and we did! There were lots of penguins gathered in the distant shadows resting and ultimately we saw...More

Thank FawnOne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed 4 nights at bicheno tasmania We stayed at sun trap cove which is highly recommended for either couples or family's It is a large open high spec 3 bedroom 2 bathroom modern home It is fully equiped has a large flat screen tv free...More

Thank pappi88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic tour, small and personalized. The penguins were adorable and staff were great. You are as close as you can get to watching them move from the sea to their burrows. I gained a great deal of knowledge from this tour. The service of providing...More

Thank LiveYourYBR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's July and low season for penguin spotters but we saw around 15 up close. Yes they were cute. The guide was excellent and we did learn a lot. A worthwhile experience. They are quite upfront in telling you what you're likely to see for...More

Thank SeriousRelaxer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, that's it. You stand at the end of the beach, penguins swim onto shore, then walk through you between your legs to get home. Tour guides will also explain how they live, and will open some of the human made burrow (which are really...More

Thank Azzsyd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the (if not the) highlights of our trip! We almost didn't go and I'm so glad I insisted! We were a mere few feet away from the penguins at some spots on the tour. They were a delight to watch and...More

Thank The_Serious_Traveler
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Penguin tour was fantastic. It's not like a huge tourist operation so it's quite small groups and the area was nicely lighted and looked very beautiful. Natalia our guide was so lovely and nice. She was very knowledgeable and you could tell she loved...More

1  Thank Sean G
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Went for this tour for the second time whenever i stayed at Bicheno. It is an amazing tour coz the penguins are not fearful of people and will walk underneath your feet. There are plentiful of them when i was there last week. The penguin...More

Thank davidchoo
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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 😊
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!