Truganinni Lookout and Fairy Penguin Viewing Platform - TAS

  Point of Interest

Position

DEG: -43.269756 147.347916
DMS: 43º 16' 11.12" S 147º 20' 52.5" E
UTM: 55 G 5209170mN 528234mE
Altitude: 7.91m

Description

Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest

Location

42.96kms South of Hobart - Driving 60.1 km (1 hour 25 mins)

Address & Contact

2713-2719 Bruny Island Main Rd
South Bruny TAS 7150
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Information

Designated penguin rookery with a board walk of steps that take you to the top of the mountain for great views over the isthmus. Before the European settlement of Bruny Island, Truganinni inhabited Lunnawannalonna (Bruny Island). The steps lead to the lookout and memorial to the Nuenonne people and provide boardwalks and viewing platforms where you can observe the short-tailed shearwaters and the fairy penguins.

During peak summer tourist season, visitors can meet rangers for guided walk to view penguins in their natural habitat. The best time for viewing the fairy penguins are from September to February.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Dover at 24/09:00am EDT
Distance from Truganinni Lookout and Fairy Penguin Viewing Platform 28.02km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
13.6°C12.2°C76%9.5°ChPa0.1mmN7km/hr
4knots
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Closest Climatic Station

Bull Bay (Lauriston)
Distance from Truganinni Lookout and Fairy Penguin Viewing Platform 19.97km N
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C21.221.219.717.315.012.612.513.314.716.517.919.8
Mean Min. °C12.212.511.49.68.16.05.86.06.78.19.310.6
Mean Rain mm49.342.344.449.140.847.453.056.655.755.652.060.4

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