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No penguin tour on 31/1 :O

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No penguin tour on 31/1 :O

We were told that no penguin tour would be operated on 31/1, but we will just stay in Bicheno for one night. Where else can we see them? It will be very disappointing not meeting the cute and lovely creature in Tasmania... Thanks,

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1. Re: No penguin tour on 31/1 :O

Sorry to hear that ssyan, have a read of link below on where to see penguins in Tasmania.

tripadvisor.com.au/Travel-g255096-c140322/Ta…

Safe travels - Robert

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2. Re: No penguin tour on 31/1 :O

Have a read of this: tripadvisor.com.au/Travel-g255096-c140322/Ta…

Edit: Snap! To the minute. :)

Edited: 11:03 pm, December 29, 2013
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3. Re: No penguin tour on 31/1 :O

Does it mean that no where else in Bicheno can we see the penguin? We may not be able to change our accommodation...

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4. Re: No penguin tour on 31/1 :O

As the linked page says, penguins can be found in many places around the Tasmanian coast wherever there is shelter from the prevailing seas, shelving beachline and shrubby growth on the shore. You can find those things at Bicheno and you may be lucky enough to see penguins there. Often, the operators of the local accommodation can give you some guidance.

However, the listed locations are where there are regularly large numbers of penguins and you'd be better off going to one of them.

Edited: 12:15 am, December 30, 2013
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5. Re: No penguin tour on 31/1 :O

Maybe your accommodation can help point you to where the penguins are....after all if the tour isn't running I'm sure the penguins won't be having a day off! You may still be able to go tot he place and sit and watch at the right time.

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6. Re: No penguin tour on 31/1 :O

The location of the Bicheno penguin tours is on private property.

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7. Re: No penguin tour on 31/1 :O

Actually I am staying at Diamond Island Resort, where it is said by some bloggers that penguins are likely to be seen. Don't know if it is really the case.

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8. Re: No penguin tour on 31/1 :O

You could be lucky. Ask at reception for directions.

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9. Re: No penguin tour on 31/1 :O

I remembered seeing a story on a television travel show a few years ago about the Bicheno penguins and I went to check Diamond Island Resort's website to refresh my memory. You should probably look at the website, there is some relevant info there.

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10. Re: No penguin tour on 31/1 :O

Why there is no penguin tour on 31/1? I am surprised if the tour is full that early.

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