Penguin - TAS



DEG: -41.11436 146.07065
DMS: 41º 06' 51.7" S 146º 04' 14.33" E
UTM: 55 G 5448132mN 421975mE
Altitude: 15.13m


Place Type

Population - Town


222.52kms NorthWest of Hobart - Driving 309 km (3 hours 20 mins)
378.6kms South of Melbourne - Driving 489 km (20 hours 56 mins)

Address & Contact

Ironcliff Rd
Penguin TAS 7316
Phone: 03 6437 1421


Penguin is the second largest town in the Central Coast Council area, second to Ulverstone. It has a population of around 3,500 and is an easy drive from Devonport of Burnie/Wynyard. It is on the coast with a good beech that is fringed by the waters of Bass Strait.

The town has a good commercial centre with most facilities that a holiday maker would want. Like many Tasmanian towns, it has its share of historic buildings the Uniting Church that is in the main street which was completed in 1903. Near the centre of town an old stand alone telephone kiosk has been turned into a small branch of the local library.
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Closest Weather Station

TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Burnie (Round Hill)
Distance from Penguin 11.95km NW
Mean Max. °C21.121.320.017.715.313.512.713.114.315.917.819.5
Mean Min. °C12.613.312.
Mean Rain mm44.344.251.574.492.8102.0122.8110.388.084.868.763.9

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