Local Attractions

There are many walking tracks around town and around 4 beaches ( Watcombe Beach, Main Penguin Beach, Johnson's Beach and Preservation Bay ). We are 80 minutes from Cradle Mountain and geographically central on the NW Coast of Tasmania. Historic Stanley and The Nut are also 60 mins away to the west passing spectacular Boat Harbour and Sisters Beach.

Mountain bike tracks for over 70 kms and magnificant views from Mt Montgomery ( a 40 min hike) are within easy access as well as The Leven Canyon and Gunns Plains Caves.

A boat ramp at Penguin gives easy access to the open sea for fishing, jet skiing, sailing and kayaking.

FIVE THINGS TO DO AT PENGUIN

Big Penguin

See Fairy Penguins gathering in rookeries

Visit the Penguin Market - Tasmania's largest undercover market.

Dial Range - trails by foot, bike or horse thru Penguin's mountainous backdrop.

Penguin Miniature Railway.

Parks and Gardens - Perry/Ling Gardens and Hiscutt Park.

  • Big Penguin.
  • See Fairy Penguins gathering in rookeries
  • Visit the Penguin Market - Tasmania's largest undercover market.
  • Dial Range - trails by foot, bike or horse thru Penguin's mountainous backdrop.
  • Penguin Miniature Railway.
  • Parks and Gardens - Perry/Ling Gardens and Hiscutt Park.

WHERE WILL THE DRIVE TAKE YOU ?

Tasmanian Devils at Cradle Mountain National Park

Lillico Beach - coastal reserve and penguin colony.

Stanley - The Nut - historic village.

Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park.

Hellyer Road Whiskey Distillery - Burnie.

Leven Canyon and Gunns Plains Caves.

Boat Harbour

  • Tasmanian Devils at Cradle Mountain National Park
  • Lillico Beach - coastal reserve and penguin colony.
  • Stanley - The Nut - historic village.
  • Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park.
  • Hellyer Road Whiskey Distillery - Burnie
  • Leven Canyon and Gunns Plains Caves.
  • Boat Harbour.

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