The only way to see the Little Penguins at Low Head, Tasmania is on a guided tour. Although you can wander through the reserve during the day, it is closed to the general public for several hours before and after sunset each night.
This was platypus country and we had come in search of one of Australia's most elusive little creatures. The platypus is an egg-laying mammal. Along with echidnas it is the only mammal alive today which lays eggs instead of suckling its young .