Penguin | TasmaniaPenguin developed in the late 19th century as an iron-ore mine and timber town, shipping timber throughout Australia and New Zealand. It was named after the little penguin rookeries that are common along the coast.
Main AttractionsBBQs and duck ponds are located in Hiscutt Park, which also features a Dutch windmill. The much-photographed Big Penguin and 2 National Trust classified churches are in Main St. A miniature railway runs along the foreshore on the second and fourth Sunday each month. Little penguin viewing tours are conducted nightly by appointment Sept-March.
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There are magnificent views from the summit of Mount Montgomery, 5km south. Ferndean Glow Worm Cave, 6km south, has a BBQ area and walks to the hop fields of Gunns Plains. Pioneer Park, 10km SW at Riana, offers gardens and walks, and Pindari Deer Farm is a further 5km. The Old Bass Hwy between Penguin and Ulverstone has scenic views of the rugged coastline including the Three Sisters which are offshore islands with seabird sanctuaries.
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