Destination guide

Head to the relaxing city of Penguin

The beaches, parks and gardens display a scene truly unique to Penguin. Travellers appreciate the mountain views in this relaxing city. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Penguin

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Penguin a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Burnie Golf Club (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Guide Falls Alpaca and Animal Park (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Don River Railway (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Devonport Golf Club (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Barringwood Estate (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Seabrook Golf Club (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)

Seasonal weather in Penguin

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Penguin

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Penguin is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Montgomery State Reserve (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Sulpher Creek Beach (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Sulpher Creek Recreation Area (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Dial Range Forest Reserve (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Shropshire Park (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Penguin

Fly into Devonport, TAS (DPO), the closest airport, located 19.4 mi (31.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Burnie, TAS (BWT), which is 19.9 mi (32 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Penguin Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Penguin?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 62 holiday rentals around Penguin. From 23 Houses to 14 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Penguin is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Penguin?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Penguin. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Penguin Station: 100 holiday rentals
  • Penguin Tourist Information Centre: 101 holiday rentals
  • Penguin Undercover Market: 101 holiday rentals
  • Mount Montgomery State Reserve: 108 holiday rentals
  • Devonport Ferry Terminal: 114 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Penguin listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Penguin?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 23 Houses in Penguin. Our other popular types of Penguin holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 14 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 11 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 11 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Penguin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 45 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Penguin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.