Penguin Observation Centre, Burnie

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Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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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  • Really top natural experience of wild life, and easy to do, can stay as long as you wish. Lots of flexibility in viewing without disturbing penguins.  more »
  • Pleasant evening with the guides and Little Penguins who come ashore after dark. Easy to see the chicks waiting to be fed as well as the parents as they trek from the water. Plenty of great viewing...  more »
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