Destination guide

Head to the tranquil city of Penguin

The beaches, parks and gardens display a scene truly unique to Penguin. Travelers appreciate the mountain views in this relaxing city. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Penguin a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 vacation, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 69°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 center:

  • 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)

Transportation to and around Penguin

Fly into Devonport, TAS (DPO), the closest airport, located 19.4 mi (31.3 km) from the city center. 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 traveling by train, the main station serving the city is Penguin Station.

Where to stay around Penguin?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 63 holiday lettings near Penguin. From 24 Houses to 14 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Penguin is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Penguin Station: 100 holiday lettings
  • Sulpher Creek Recreation Area: 94 holiday lettings
  • Home Hill: 122 holiday lettings
  • Burnie Golf Club: 87 holiday lettings
  • Shropshire Park: 119 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Penguin listed on HomeAway 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. HomeAway offers 24 Houses in Penguin. Our other popular types of Penguin holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 11 self catering accommodations

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 47 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Penguin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.