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Dawdled in the park and along the foreshore with a coffee

Great little park with several dedications to the towns history as a settlement and as a source of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Graeme255100
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Melbourne, Australia
Relaxing and fun space

After taking the obligatory photo with The Big Penguin, we sat at the foreshore enjoying the serene... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
gds199
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little park with several dedications to the towns history as a settlement and as a source of proud australian infantrymen from the local area, who fought and some died in the service of their country. Great little kiddies playground and a nice sandy beack...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Graeme255100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After taking the obligatory photo with The Big Penguin, we sat at the foreshore enjoying the serene water views. This enjoyed swimming in the sea. Would be a great place for a picnic.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gds199
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is just a beautiful spot you can walk on the path or the beach, sit and watch, picnic and the kids can play and the view is beautiful. Main Street shops just across the road. Great little pools for children to swim. This is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jandp768
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

This summer there are longer chairs all down the Esplanade. A fantastic idea and we enjoyed just sitting there watching the view.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Craig_tas
Reviewed 14 December 2018

Just a nice way to sit and look at the view. Council provided seats placed in various above the beach area to take advantage of the view

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ken G
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

The upgrade of the foreshore is wonderful. Busking spaces .penguin bollards. A very nice place to spend a sunny afternoon.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank carol n
Reviewed 13 November 2018

There is a well manicured lawn between the road and beach, ideal for picnics Nothing quite beats a walk on the beach, though

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank T6993KXdavidm
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Penguin is a charming township in North West Tasmania. (Just down the road from Devonport) With a name like Penguin the town has elected to make the most of the name and various penguin-themed shops, statues and odds and ends are a real delight.Right on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mondo679
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

This was a great park to stop for a play with our children. The giant penguin was a hit and very friendly.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 361debv
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Stayed 2 nights at Sea Side Motel (great) . Lovely beach walk out the back with great gardens along rail line . Well maintained paths and facilities

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bobnrobyn
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