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Penguin Rookeries

22aug(aug 22)9:30 am25(aug 25)4:00 pmPenguin RookeriesMAC 02TIMETHUR–FRI: 9:30 am – 2:00 pm  |  SAT–SUN: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Almost 200 schools were each sent 50 cut-out Adélie penguins to paint and return to the festival. These penguins are not just waddling back to our ‘rookery’ – they are so excited they are rushing back. Come and see the results of the extraordinary colour and creativity of the ‘Penguin Rookeries’ displays. We are hoping to receive more than 10,000 Adélie penguin cut-outs hand-painted by school children from all over Australia and overseas. This year we have sent penguins to gateway cities of Antarctica. Try and find the penguins from Punta Arenas, Ushuaia and Christchurch.




MAC 02

18 Hunter Street, Hobart


THUR–FRI: 9:30 am – 2:00 pm  |  SAT–SUN: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm


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