Penguin Observation Centre, Burnie

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The colony is located along the sea front behind the Burnie Makers Workshop, Parsonage Point. No bookings are required for our interpretive penguin viewing experience . Please wear warm dark clothing, turn off the flash on your camera or video, use a red cellophane cover (available from the guides) on your torch, leave your pets at home, ask lots of questions and enjoy an evening watching the Little Penguins and their families.

People interested in becoming guides are invited to ring 0437 436 803. Training is provided annually so no previous knowledge is required - just the enthusiasm to learn about Little Penguins and share your knowledge with visitors to the colony.
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  • Had a great chance to see the fairy penguins in their habitat. Had to wait till nine o'clock at night, but it was well worth it. They were lovely and molting at the time. The rangers are very...  more »
  • Make sure to visit the penguins, learn about them from the amazing volunteers. They are so beautiful and yet are so fragile dealing with so many environmental issues. Help spread the word about these....  more »
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