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Bicheno Penguin Tours

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Tasman Highway | Town Centre, Bicheno, Tasmania 7215, Australia
+61 3 6375 1333
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Great guide!

We stopped for one night in Bicheno (unplanned) and decided to join the penguin tour. The bus... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mary D
via mobile
Lovely cute little penguins

Enjoyed the trip because this was the only time we could be so close to penguins! Caught a few... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ZeeQC
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Singapore, Singapore
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Tasman Highway | Town Centre, Bicheno, Tasmania 7215, Australia
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+61 3 6375 1333
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped for one night in Bicheno (unplanned) and decided to join the penguin tour. The bus picked us up from our accommodation and from the moment we got there our guide Natalia was fabulous!! We were given great information in a friendly and personal...More

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the trip because this was the only time we could be so close to penguins! Caught a few walking just 5cm away from us on the path when they were heading back home. Friendly guide who answered all the queries. However, no photographs are...More

Thank ZeeQC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must do on your holiday. Guides were friendly and knowledgeable. Penguins are adorable and walk right up and through your lefs. Got to see chicks as well as adults. Two penguins walked between my husband's legs and another pecked at his shoe. A lot...More

Thank Melinda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Too many people in each group, if you’re not pushy or impolite you won’t see much. The guide didn’t really guide and unless you stuck close to her you couldn’t hear a thing. Seems like they take their guests for granted. A bit of care...More

Thank Merlo64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was so nice to be able to get to be up close to the penguins. There were at least 30 or more that we saw. We got to see them walking up the beach and then up the hill to their burrows. There were...More

Thank mcfred2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this tour and I was initially a bit apprehensive about going, but it could not have been better. We were efficiently "checked-in" and the bus drove us to the location where our guide met us before taking us on the tour. This was...More

Thank travellingnick1717
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, this was an unbelievable experience. Unmissable during a trip to the East Coast of Tasmania. The staff were passionate, knowledgable and lovely. We saw an abundance of wild blue penguins and even newborn baby chicks in their nesting box. The penguins come right up...More

Thank Alix V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having seen penguins at Phillip Island, had expected much the same. SO WRONG! The tour was much more personable. The guides (all very passionate and genuine volunteers) delivered information about the penguins while the penguins walked up from the sea. So many beautiful, cute penguins,...More

Thank susangR8389MZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful experience, my kids loved it and so did I. They have created a first class experience, allowing visitors to get right up close to the penguins, while keeping things simple so as to disturb the penguins and their habitat as little as possible.

Thank Roy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was a great night where you spend an hour looking around a penguin rookery. Plenty of penguins to look at and you get to see them in their nests as well as waddling up from the waters edge. Saw at least a half dozen chicks...More

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Pam M
3 March 2017|
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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.
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Wang D
15 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 😊
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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!
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