Description

Penguin is a picturesque seaside town with a pretty esplanade, scenic walking trails, great coastal drives and a quirky collection of penguins on the street.replacenewlinereplacenewlineSitting on the edge of mighty Bass Strait, Penguin takes its name from a nearby penguin rookery and it's obvious this town dearly loves its little feathered friends. There's a 10-foot penguin that makes a quirky photo opportunity, while the real thing can be seen each night at Penguin Point.replacenewlinereplacenewlineOn Sundays, Penguin hosts Tasmania's largest undercover market with more than 200 stalls selling food and wine, woodcraft and second-hand goods.replacenewlinereplacenewlineThe coastal road between Ulverstone and Wynyard is a beautiful scenic drive with sweeping ocean views, great picnics spots and clean beaches for seaside walks and fun.replacenewlinereplacenewlineLook out for the expansive wild garden that blooms year round between the road and the railway line and explore one of the many walking tracks across the Dial Range, with stunning views over Penguin and the north-west coast. There are plenty of eateries and places to stay.replacenewlinereplacenewlinePenguin is a 15-min drive (17 km) east of Burnie.

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Around Penguin TAS 7316


Our Picks on what to Do in Penguin TAS

Big Penguin Statue

Mount Montgomery

Penguin Beach

Penguin Community Garden

Hiscutt Park

Our Picks on where to Stay in Penguin TAS

Penguin Beachfront Apartments

Penguin Seaside Motel

Sunrise at Penguin

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Penguin TAS

Mash Room

Renaessance

El Perro

Shopping in Penguin TAS

Community Services  


Ulverstone Visitor Information Centre TAS
13-15 Alexandra Road,
ULVERSTONE TAS 7315

Central Coast Council TAS
19 King Edward Street,
ULVERSTONE TAS 7315

Tasmania Police TAS
3/5 Crescent Street,
PENGUIN TAS 7316

North West Regional Hospital
23 Brickport Road,
BURNIE TAS 7320

Penguin Memorial Library TAS
81 Main Road,
PENGUIN TAS 7316

Honeystone bush pool TAS
Un-Named Road,
NORTH MOTTON TAS 7315

Location Information 

  • Population: 3849
  • State electorate(s): Braddon
  • Federal Division(s): Braddon
  • Established (yr): 1861
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Burnie TAS 7320 (17.9 km, 18 mins)
Ulverstone TAS 7315 (14.1 km, 14 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Penguin TAS is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

poidb.com acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.