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Tasmania Zoo

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1166 Ecclestone Road, Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6396 6100
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Hidden Treasure

What a great place to visit.... we saw the sign on the highway and decided to take a peek as we... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Karyn O
via mobile
an unexpected and appreciated surprise

A very interesting place to visit. One of the keepers gave an informative description of Tas... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
anne h
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Adelaide, Australia
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Tasmania Zoo is located within 900 acres of private natural bushland, so why not enjoy the peace and quiet while discovering the largest private collection of animal species in Tasmania. Tasmania Zoo is fully accredited with Zoos Victoria to ensure high standards in animal husbandry and exhibit design.There are many native and exotic species of animals to visit at Tasmania Zoo, including crocs, an American Alligator, Tasmanian Devils, Little Blue Penguins, reptiles, kangaroo's, wombats and hundreds of bird species including the endangered Wedge-Tailed Eagle and the only exhibit of the endangered Swift Parrots in Tasmania.Visit Tasmania Zoo during our Feeding and Interpretation times and enjoy watching and learning about the Tasmanian Devils and the Little Blue Penguins. Our Tasmanian Devils are fed daily at 10.30am, 1.00pm and 3.30pm and includes an opportunity to have your photo taken while petting a baby Devil. The Little Blue Penguins are also fed daily at 10.00am and 4.00pm.You’ll have a Devil of a time!
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  • Poor7%
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1166 Ecclestone Road, Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

What a great place to visit.... we saw the sign on the highway and decided to take a peek as we sure wanted to see some Tasmanian Devils while we were enjoying Tasmania. This family operated zoo was fantastic with beautifully presented enclosures and information...More

1  Thank Karyn O
Reviewed 9 September 2017

A very interesting place to visit. One of the keepers gave an informative description of Tas devils, as we watched the animals eating. We found the enclosures were spacious and the animals did not seem at all stressed from being in captivity. Signage was helpful....More

Thank anne h
Reviewed 26 August 2017

What a waste of time and money! Hardly any aminals out and when we went to enquire about having photos taken staff either ignored us or had no idea. Staff seemed very proud of the "dinosaur" exhibit but seriously that was worse than the actual...More

Thank inonufing
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We visited Tasmania zoo earlier this year with my two sons and nephew. We were pleasantly surprised at how wonder it was. Was a great day.

Thank Britt G
Reviewed 8 August 2017

If you don't mind a little drive from Launceston be sure to check this Zoo out, it is worth it. The lay out is fantasic, they give you a map with numbers on it and the cage's also have numbers on them. Great layout. A...More

Thank Spencey81
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We hopped into hire car and headed to Tasmania Zoo. The weather was overcast but stayed dry. We had the place to ourselves, we started with the meerkats, these cute bundles of energy were mesmerising. We lucky to arrive when they were about to be...More

Thank anew63
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Our family visited the Tasmania Zoo last week, and even the bitterly cold weather didn't matter as we all thoroughly enjoyed the experience. All the animals look so healthy and well cared for, and the cages and enclosures were very clean. Our little grandchildren, aged...More

Thank OnTheGo3175
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

There is a wide variety of animals including lions, birds and primates as well as a red panda. They all seem fairly healthy although I don't think the birds have big enough enclosures. We paid extra $60 to have the meerkat encounter which was fun...More

Thank QueenBAus
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I was charged 100 aud to get there an back by taxi. People abuse of tourist, because there are no public transport. I feel the place so interesting but I regret to do there because I spent a lot of money in taxi services, besides...More

1  Thank Ricardo S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Very good quality and all the animals where able to be seen when we visited. Small so an easy walk but quality displays and well cared for animals.

Thank c00ps51
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