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Day Keeper Tour
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Day Keeper Tour

By Devils @ Cradle
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Ages 0-99, max of 45 per group
Duration: 45m
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Live guide: English
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  • Local guide
  • Free onsite parking for visitors
  • Entry/Admission - Devils @ Cradle
What's not included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off - guests are required to make their own way to Devils@Cradle.


Departure details
  • Devils@Cradle, Devils at Cradle, 3950 Cradle Mountain Rd, Cradle Mountain TAS 7306, Australia
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 92160P4

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A small amount of walking is involved. Some uneven surfaces present within the sanctuary
  • Operates in all weather conditions and a large portion is outdoors, we recommend dressing appropriately
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Photography is welcome
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travellers

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

How much is Day Keeper Tour?
Day Keeper Tour price starts from AU$26.90. Discover and book Day Keeper Tour on Tripadvisor
What is the Day Keeper Tour cancellation policy?
Day Keeper Tour cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Day Keeper Tour on Tripadvisor
Which company provides Day Keeper Tour?
Day Keeper Tour is hosted by Devils @ Cradle. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact Devils @ Cradle on Tripadvisor. Discover and book Day Keeper Tour on Tripadvisor
How much time do I need for Day Keeper Tour?
On average, this experience will take approximately 45m. Discover and book Day Keeper Tour on Tripadvisor

If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 92160P4

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Devils @ Cradle
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  • viv396
    viv396
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    Tasmanian Devil Feeding Tour . November 2023
    We thoroughly enjoyed our tour at Devils @Cradle . Our guide was very knowledgeable about the Tasmanian devils and the Quolls in residence there. We got to spend as much time as we wanted looking around following the tour . The Devils are quite fascinating and it’s good to see the conservation efforts being made to ensure their species survives . Also good to know that visitors are helping to keep the sanctuary going buy visiting and buying tickets as they do not get any funding from anywhere to help with the running costs .
  • Food4Claire
    Food4Claire
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    Great experience and value for money
    This was a really good animal experience. Sarah led the group and was both knowledgeable and enthusiastic. You’re able to get a really look look at both Tasmanian Devils and Quolls as well as learn a great deal about both species. I considered it money well spent and took a gazillion photos and videos 😊
  • N2735TJalisonr
    N2735TJalisonr
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    Highly recommend this encounter
    Highly recommend this self funded Tasmanian Devil and Quoll animal conservation. A very informative hour long walk through the park with lots of young, juvenile and adult Devils on view. The presentation, by Prue, was both interesting and entertaining. The feeding of 5 adult male Devils was quite a show. Highly recommend
  • porchapoo
    porchapoo
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    Top Experience and a Must Do
    We did the 7:00pm feeding tour which included time with a Joey which we both loved. This tour exceeded what I expected and I left with more knowledge and appreciation of these amazing creatures. The keeper/tour guide was superb, thank you (I have a new appreciation of poo 😂). Highly recommended. You need to book ahead. Do the late tour if you can.
  • roseh783
    roseh783
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    Make sure you visit the devils!
    Excellent, informative experience …guides are wonderful and spend plenty of time interacting with visitors, asking and answering every question …very patient with the children in our group. The guides clearly love their jobs and the animals they care for. It is amazing to see the devils n quolls feeding …they are ferocious and crunch through even a possums head!! Highly recommend everyone visiting. We combined a day visit in the morning then returned for the night feeding …..fantastic experience.
  • Ian_Macca2
    Ian_Macca2
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    Must See for many Tassie Devils up close
    Absolute must attend when visiting Cradle Mountain Tasmania. Very knowledgable staff and animal keepers. You'll see many Tassie Devil and Quolls up close. Their feeding frenzy is amazing. Fantastic experience
  • ciaraonz
    ciaraonz
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    Cutie devils
    We had a really interesting feeding tour with Rory. He answered lots of questions and was really passionate and knowledgeable. Cutie little animals even if watching them eat is a bit gross. Also gave us some gloves to pick up road kill on the long drive back to Hobart. Was great fun flinging it in bushes to keep the roads clear of tassie devils searching for food.
  • nicholeh0
    nicholeh0
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    Incredible experience
    What a wonderful experience!! Our tour guide PRU was friendly and knowledgeable and made the evening both educational and enjoyable. I came away from the experience with a heap of new information I didn’t know and a new love and appreciation for both the animals and the hard work devils at cradle do to help preserve and raise awareness about the devils and quolls. Any questions we had Pru was able to answer in great detail. The baby devils were definitely my favourite part of the experience and it was really nice to finish off with a lovely platter of Tassie sweets. Highly recommend this experience!!
  • PkN24_7
    PkN24_7
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    Interesting and informative
    Very educational and informative. My 5 year old got a bit restless towards the end so probably better suited for kids a little older. You get to see the devils and quolls up close in their sanctuary environment and I have a new appreciation for these amazing carnivorous marsupials! The tour guide was really passionate and entertaining.
  • Q2255XKjudyg
    Q2255XKjudyg
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    Fantastic experience. Great guide
    The staff were really welcoming. We were unable to make the original booking (snow) and they readily suggested an alternate time. The Guide was knowledgeable, friendly and accommodating to a range of different needs within our group. Very worthwhile
  • juliamM7948GK
    juliamM7948GK
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    Devils feeding tour
    The tour guide was amazing, very knowledgeable about genetics, breeding, lifecycles etc. she entertained the audience well and gave plenty of relevant info. We thoroughly enjoyed it
  • katherinew196
    katherinew196
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    Devils Upclose
    We learn a lot of interesting facts about the Devils from our guide. The guide fed the devils a dead animal which made me a little queasy watching the Devils tear it apart. I thought it was costly for the state of facilities. I realise they are not funded and possibly the reason why.
  • Roam09653610497
    Roam09653610497
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    Fun holiday
    Very informative and close up encounters with Tassie Devils and quolls. Guide friendly, clear and knowledgeable of all animals, breeding programs and release back to wild programs.
  • 652laurelt
    652laurelt
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    Great tour and the animal attendants were amazing
    It was so interesting. We saw Devils, baby devils and Quolls. The keeper was so knowledgeable and keen to share her knowledge with us.
  • Pam B
    Pam B
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    A must do experience
    A great experience, rangers talk was informative and very interesting. Feeding time tour is a must do experience. Make sure you go a bit earlier and see them calmly laying around before the food comes out.
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vonjon1
Broadbeach, Australia20 contributions
Feb. 2021 • Couples
We did the day keeper tour at 3pm. We learnt so much from the guide - she had so much knowledge about the Devils, quolls & wombat there. We got some great photos & it was entertaining watching the devils interact with each other. Great value & give a senior discount.
Written 23 February 2021
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Hi Vonjon1, Thankyou for visiting Devils @ Cradle :) We are glad you enjoyed your tour and learnt some wonderful new information about our beautiful animals. Just by visiting our Sanctuary you have contributed to the conservation and survival of the Tasmanian Devil, Spotted-tail Quoll and Eastern Quoll! so thankyou very much and we hope to see you at the Sanctuary again someday. All the best, Devils@Cradle Team.
Written 23 February 2021
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Michelle T
19 contributions
We did the 3pm day keeper tour and it was thoroughly fascinating. Our guide, Chris, was extremely knowledgeable and very passionate about the conservation of the devils and quolls. A very informative afternoon that we highly recommend! It’s also great that the ticket cost goes towards the facility.
Written 3 April 2022
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DevilsatCradle
Hi Michelle, Thanks for your great review! Our staff are definitely passionate and knowledgeable, and love to share that with our visitors. Kind Regards, Devils@Cradle Team
Written 13 April 2022
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Del678
Brisbane, Australia203 contributions
We had a really knowledgeable guide. Answered all our questions. There were loads of animals. We were worried about going in day and not at feeding time but they have so many, chilling out in the sun and playing. Easy viewing for out little kids.
Written 7 October 2021
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Hi there A F, Thank you for your kind review. The Tasmanian devils, Eastern quolls and Spotted-tail quolls do indeed love to soak up some springtime sunshine. We sare so glad you enjoyed your time at t he sanctuary and that your kids had a good time too. Kind regards, The Devils @ Cradle team
Written 8 October 2021
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Trisha C
Corowa, Australia248 contributions
Feb. 2022
This was better than I thought it would be. We did the basic tour, which meant that we could stay as long as we liked. We were also able to join the basic guided tour of the facility. It was a superp guided day tour by a very knowledgeable guide.
So impressed with the fact that this place is helping in a small way to help save endangered animals. The Devils and 2 species of quolls. They also help with other injured animals where they can and at the time of our visit had a wombat in residence.
Written 30 March 2022
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Hi Trisha C, Thanks for your five star review! We're very passionate about our conservation efforts and glad that shone through in our tours. We appreciate your support by visiting us, Kind Regards, Devils@Cradle Team
Written 3 April 2022
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David K
Norwich, UK121 contributions
We had a full day in the Cradle Mountain area and with so much to do in this beautiful area, I was really pleased in the end that it was raining all day as may not have had time to visit this amazing place. Its focus is on the Tasmanian Devil, but also they care for other carnivorous marsupials such as the rare eastern spotted quoll. We joined the 3pm tour which was both factual and fascinating but we also joined the joey encounter tour, which enables one to stroke the young devils and quolls. We also got to stroke Pancake, the wombat. Both guides were great, didn’t catch their names.

An amazing close up time with these rare animals and definitely worth a visit, if you have an interest in the unique Australian wildlife.
Written 5 February 2023
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Hi David, Thanks for visiting. We are glad you enjoyed your time and experiences here. The Joey encounter is a beautiful way to interact with the Joeys and gain an insight into their infancy. We often find it amusing that people tend to remember the name of Pancake but not the guides 😉 Cheers, Devils@cradle Team
Written 19 February 2023
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Lauren E
Lake Macquarie, Australia21 contributions
This place was a great place to visit. So many Tassie Devils & Quolls to see. The tour guide was very knowledgeable & passionate. Easy to walk around the closures, pram friendly. The gift shop was great also.
Written 13 December 2020
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Hi Lauren, Thanks so much for your five star review! We love sharing our sanctuary and knowledge with our visitors, we're all very passionate about what we do here. As a small local business, we also try to source our gifts and products from local suppliers and artists, our way of giving back to the community that supports us. We hope to see you back again sometime! :) Kind Regards, Devils@Cradle Team
Written 13 December 2020
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Looksat
Sydney, Australia133 contributions
Feb. 2023
This was a highlight of our trip. We got a great view of some very active devils and quolls. Probably more importantly the keeper’s talk gave us a great overview of the conservation situation. It was interesting from start to finish, not too long, not too short. This opinion was shared by everyone in attendance.
Written 14 February 2023
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Thank you so much for your wonderful review, Looksat! It is nothing short of ecstatic for us here to hear about the wonderful time everyone has on our tours, we are so pleased to read of your enjoyment! Devils@Cradle team
Written 20 February 2023
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Curiosity207219
15 contributions
Dec. 2019 • Couples
The tour and information about the animals was very helpful to understand some of the issues these animals are facing. We would highly recommend this visit.
Written 16 January 2020
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Brock M
Melbourne, Australia9 contributions
This was my favourite highlight in Tassie !
A bucket list item for myself, it was amazing to see them running around, screaming at each other and being able to learn about them on the day keepers tour.
Definitely an unmissable experience on a visit to the area.
Written 23 April 2022
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Hi Brockmartini, Thank you for your 5 star review, we love to receive feedback like yours. As a privately owned Wildlife Conservation Sanctuary we rely on the support of our visitors, so thank you and we hope to see you again one day. Best regards, Devils@Cradle Team
Written 23 April 2022
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123Ozz
Brisbane, Australia67 contributions
May 2021 • Couples
Rory gave us a true insight into these unique creatures, & he had such compassion towards them. We expected them to all be asleep as we missed the night show, but during the day they are very active and easier to spot too.
Written 4 May 2021
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DevilsatCradle
Hi Ozz, Thanks for your five star review! We will pass your great feedback on to Rory. We hope to see you again someday! Kind Regards, Devils@Cradle Team
Written 5 May 2021
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