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East Coast Natureworld

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Address: 18356 Tasman Highway, Bicheno, Tasmania 7215, Australia
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+61 3 6375 1311
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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East Coast Natureworld is Tasmania's premier natural wildlife and Ecology...

East Coast Natureworld is Tasmania's premier natural wildlife and Ecology park. Experience the freedom to roam and relax in 160 acres of parkland and lagoon, or get involved and hand feed some of the free ranging Kangaroos. Guaranteed viewing of Tasmanian Devils, Tasmanian Tigers (Snakes & cats of course), Quolls, Wombats, Cape barren Geese, Eagles, Owls, Bettongs, Pademelons, Cockatoos, Native & Exotic Parrots and much more. Check out the East Coast Heritage & Mining Display with an 1850's mine, while learning about coastal History. The Wildspot Gallery Cafe restaurant serves food all day and has a menu to suit all pallets. Animal Feeding and meet the keeper at 10am 12.30 And 3.30 Daily. Extensive Souvenir Shop featuring Tasmanian & Australian made Gifts.

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We spent 5 hours here today. Highly recommended the 10am feeding tour. Very informative and interactive. Lunch was very well priced and fresh. Our 5 yo daughter spent the last... read more

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Sisters beach tasmania
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Sisters beach tasmania
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We spent 5 hours here today. Highly recommended the 10am feeding tour. Very informative and interactive. Lunch was very well priced and fresh. Our 5 yo daughter spent the last hour saying goodbye and patting the kangaroos. I would highly recommend for a family outing

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

So sad that animals are kept in such small, poorly maintained and low stimulus enclosures. Not an enjoyable experience.

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Thank Paul S
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit here having been unsure about fitting it in to a hectic schedule. It was well run, interesting, there was a wide range of animals to see and learn about and the staff were extremely helpful and informative. The place is run without state subsidy although they are saving, studying and preserving the lives of indigenous... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved our visit to Natureworld. It was great to see the Tassy Devils and other animals. Good value for money and great for families

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Thank Ilovetravel098
Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have min 2 hours drop in here. Roomy and nicely set out; animals look in good condition. You need to do a tour though to get the most out of it as animals are then active and presented. Chris and Sarah both knowledgeable and enthusiastic, wonderful presenters. Even the free roaming kangaroos have good manners!

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Thank J R
Launceston, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family loves to go here for breakfast every time we are in Bicheno. They have a great basic menu with eggs and bacon, a big breakfast, pancakes, raisin toast and an egg and bacon burger. The food is always good quality and not expensive. The staff are friendly (they remember what we have, maybe we go too often?!?!) and... More 

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Thank Kristy W
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learning about wombats and Tasmanian devils from enthusiastic keepers was so interesting. Being able to cuddle Esther an 8th old orphan wombat was an experience I never thought I would have. They are doing a wonderful job here and lets hope the can assist in keeping the Tasmanian devils from extinction. Feeding the kangaroos, ducks and other animals was good... More 

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Thank Helen W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The park and the keepers and the animals were great. The attitude and service in the café was a little disappointing though. My advice for what it's worth is enjoy the park and leave a donation they are doing a great job, but eat elsewhere.

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Thank Raxyl
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You are unlikely to encounter a wildlife park guide with as much enthusiasm and information as Chris. The half an hour or so we spent with him was fabulous and then Sarah took over with the sugar gliders and quolls which was also very interesting and enjoyable. There is a great range of creatures there; some free range and some,... More 

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Thank Roger J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place where you get up close with all different Australian wildlife. Chris was our tour guide who was a world of knowledge. Chris explained about the tassie devils and was extremely passionate about his job. Thanks so much Chris for knowing you job so well. It was amazing seeing the tassie devils strength when they would bit down on... More 

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