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The Tasmanian Arboretum

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46 Old Tramway Rd | Eugenana, Devonport, Tasmania 7310, Australia
+61 3 6427 2690
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Entry is $5pp. Highlight is the platypus, other parks which included platypus are pretty far out... read more

Reviewed yesterday
tan m
Worth more than one visit

We have been here several times and loved it each time. It changes with the seasons so more than... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Open daily 9AM to sunset. Entry $5.00 Per adult, children free. 66Ha landscape Arboretum displays interpreted collections of trees and shrubs from the temperate world. Tasmanian woody plants a feature. Walk along old railway formation among local birds in season. Platypus may be seen on Founders' Lake. Visitor Guide Map suggests walks including the Limestone Heritage Walk. Audio Tour available for $3.00 Hire. Tree Park Kiosk offers light refreshments from October to the end of May 11AM to 4PM. Wi-fi available. Unfortunately, no public transport available.
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46 Old Tramway Rd | Eugenana, Devonport, Tasmania 7310, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Entry is $5pp. Highlight is the platypus, other parks which included platypus are pretty far out or expensive. The gardens are well maintained, not many flowers during out visit.

Thank tan m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here several times and loved it each time. It changes with the seasons so more than one visit is a must. Great place for a family picnic. Large grassed area, bbq's, Gazebo for protection from sun or rain. Small cafe run by...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

great spot - beautiful gardens established and maintained by volunteers. The highlight for us was having extended views of 3 platypuses up close in broad daylight, including one that got out of the lake and crossed the grass just metres in front of us to...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

A wonderful place to visit, especially in the Autumn, when it is ablaze with colour. lovely walks and good coffee in the little café well run by local volunteers.

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TasArb, President at The Tasmanian Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thank you for your review. For readers; currently we are having spring with it's flowers on the trees and shrubs but autumn will come and the kiosk will be open.

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Great food, venue and atmosphete in a great setting. Wide range of seating options. I highly recommend the platters.

Thank Jenny G
TasArb, President at The Tasmanian Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thank you for your kind words

Reviewed 1 November 2017

Well-informed, friendly, helpful lady at the kiosk and a director of the grounds that also helped with a computer issue. Plus great ice cream

Thank workandwildlife
TasArb, President at The Tasmanian Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you for kind words. Hope you saw a beautiful firetail.

Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful peaceful walking tracks with an abundance of flora and fauna. Many photo opportunities and the bonus of a platypus and bird hide on Founders Lake. We snapped a number of birds and a platypus. After enjoying the sun we retreated to the shade of...More

Thank peter s
TasArb, President at The Tasmanian Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Interesting in the concept but sort of missed the mark in my mind . Only a $5 entry It is only run by volunteers so can't expect much but I think more paths are necessary . Was a bit ordinary having to walk through long...More

Thank rhinoman62
TasArb, President at The Tasmanian Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Finally got to see Platypus in their natyral environment. Loved by the whole family. Lots of bird life too.

Thank lisa31w
TasArb, President at The Tasmanian Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your review. Beautiful Firetails are common at the present time.

Reviewed 18 September 2017

We visited in a day that gave us sun, rain, wind and cold winds in the span of 45 minutes. The Arboretum gives creeks, a pond to watch birds and platypus. It has plenty of native diversified flora and fauna and the history is well...More

Thank Chepe L
TasArb, President at The Tasmanian Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thank you for your review and kind words about the volunteers.

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