This fun-filled tour includes a bit of history, some fantastic Tasmanian cheeses, and, oddly enough, the world's biggest Penguin. Relive pioneer days at a recreation of 19th century Burnie. Stroll along Main Street for a good idea of what life was like in those rugged times. Stop at Makers' Workshop for a tasting of the region's best cheeses. Then, visit the seaside town of Penguin. Trust us, you'll know when you've arrived. There may be walking over uneven natural ground with some slopes. There is approximately 50 yards of walking at the Cheese Tasting Center. There is approximately 100 yards of walking at the Pioneer Museum.
Relive Burnie during the economic boom of the early 1900s and visit a seaside village dedicated to penguins. You’ll stroll along an authentic reconstruction of Burnie's main street at Burnie Regional Museum. Spend some free time at The Makers Workshop to explore some local produce. Panoramic views of the countryside awe from The Wilfred Campbell Lookout; and what the locals claim is the world’s largest penguin figure welcomes you to the village of Penguin.
• Burnie Pioneer Museum: Learn about the life of early settlers during the economic boom of the early 1900s.
• Wilfred Campbell Lookout: Marvel at the panoramic views of the countryside.
• Penguin Village: Rejoice and honor all things penguin and receive an official welcome from the world’s largest penguin figure.
What to Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Sun protection
• Local currency
What to Wear:
• Walking shoes with non-slip soles
• Hat and sunglasses
• Comfortable clothing
• There may be walking over uneven natural ground with some slopes.
• There is approximately 50 yards of walking at the Cheese Tasting Center and approximately 100 yards of walking at the Pioneer Museum.
• Walking at the Wilfred Campbell lookout is at the guests' own discretion.