Cradle Mountain Overland Track to Dove Lake

If you want to do some hiking in Cradle Mountain make Penguin your base camp. We often have people stay with us for a few days and they pick a day to go walking in Cradle Mountain. It’s just a 2 hour drive from Penguin to the Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre and car park. You …

Penguin NW Tasmania Places to Visit

Madsen Retreat Penguin is the ideal location to make your base for seeing the beautiful North West region of Tasmania. Enjoy our 4 star guest house as your place to rest each night before you sally forth each day to see the delights of the spectacular North West of Tasmania. Here is a list of …

Cosy Encounter at North-West Tasmania

WORDS PENNY McLEOD A tasting tour from Cradle Mountain to Burnie yields many wonderful flavours from the region’s gourmet produce Severe weather has set in as we finish a quick morning tea at Bothwell and head out towards our holiday destination in North-West Tasmania. We’re on a mission to try the region’s gourmet produce and …

Penguin, beautiful sunrise this morning

A glorious winter sunrise at Penguin Beach, Penguin NW Tasmania