Gunns Plains Caves
Gunns Plains Caves (23 km south) are opem for inspection daily and are well illuminated. The caves were discovered when a possum fell down the hole which was the cave entrance. The caves maintain a regular 11°C all year round. The trip to the caves passes through some particularly beautiful scenery.
Three Sisters Reserve
Located along Penguin Road, The Three Sisters are small offshore islands that are home to a huge variety of bird life. Goat Island to their east is accessible at low tide – but be very careful not to get stranded. Here, you can fish, explore or observe the marine and bird life. The island is home to a breeding colony of Fairy penguins.
Leven Canyon (42 km south) has become a popular tourist destination offering interesting and pleasant bushwalks, good picnic and barbeque facilities and views down the 250 metre Leven Canyon. It is possible to walk through the gorge but allow a full day.
Dial Range is located to the south of Penguin township. The Range extends some 14 kms south to the Leven River at Gunns Plains and is about 4-5 kms wide between the hillfaces of Pine Road on the west through to the Leven River forming it's eastern boundary. The principal recreational activities making use of the walking tracks and trails found here include bushwalking, trail bike riding, horseriding, nature studies, running, mountain bike riding and exercising dogs. Fishing, canoeing and other water based activities occur along the Leven River. Designated areas have been set aside for clubs involved with motocross riding and field and game shooting. Sightseeing, picnicking and other recreational activities also occur within the Dial Range.