Skip to main content

Tour

Stories from Penguin's heritage lookout cemetery: free self-guided audio App tour

One of the better preserved grave fences
Our lookout cemetery sits atop a hill overlooking Bass Strait and our CBD, which unusually just happens to be right across the road from the beach. Penguin recently had its beachfront rejuvenated with a walk/bike track from the eastern side of Penguin through to the next village of Preservation Bay and shortly on through Sulphur Creek to the Bass Highway heading to Burnie. At the junction you'll find our psychedelic sentinel penguin named Pablo. Our heritage cemetery opened in 1869 and closed in 1977 with over 1800 burials. The App tour walks you through the cemetery from the front gate up past the little commemorative garden for our 80+ unnamed children. Here you will find the very tall Children of the World sculpture funded from a formal long-table dinner held onsite. The App shares 21 stories from 100 years ago as told by many of our locals.

Carpark

Does not cater for people with access needs.

By creating an account on Discover Tasmania, you agree to the terms of use outlined in our Privacy Statement

Success!

You are now signed in.

Add to trip

Which trip would you like to add this to?

Need to Remove from a trip?

Remove from trip

Select the trip you would like to remove this from.

Cancel

You have nearly reached the Explore Map plot limit of 27 items per itinerary.

Try splitting itineraries, rather than creating one large itinerary.


Manage trips
Please try again in a few moments.