Meet the Maremmas Tour & Tower Hill Guided Tour


Meet Warrnambool's Maremmas

Discover Middle Island, meet our famous Maremmas and learn about the ongoing work to protect Warrnambool's Little Penguin colony. The tour provides students with rare access to the island and an opportunity to see the dogs at their place of work. Our Middle Island Tour is followed by an Indigenous tour guide of Tower Hill. For further details please register at the DUSA Bookshop. 


Friday, 17th March 2016


Transport departs from Deakin Bus Stop at 3.30pm SHARP on the day.


  • 4pm - Meet the Maremma's Tour on Penguin Island
  • 6pm - Tower Hill Free BBQ Dinner
  • 6.30pm - 7.30pm Tower Hill excursion
  • 8pm - Bus arrives back on campus


DUSA Members: Free
Non-DUSA Members: $20

Where to Book:

at the DUSA Bookshop 


What to bring?

Change of clothing as you may get wet from the Middle island tour, Comfortable shoes and warm clothing

PLEASE NOTE - The Meet the Maremma Island tour does require you to get wet as you walk to the island. Typically participants can expect to be wet to waist height. You should wear clothes and shoes that you can get wet. On some days the tide is very low and allows relatively easy access to the island.
Participants will also be required to traverse some rough and uneven ground, a moderate level of fitness is required.
Tour operate subject to the tour guide being completely satisfied that the tour can proceed safely. However, conditions are changeable so please understand that if a tour is cancelled at short or no notice it is because safety is our primary concern.