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“Rehabilitation for animals”

Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
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Owner description: Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, 65 acres sanctuary for our Native Tasmanian Wildlife. Tasmanian Devils; Wombats; Quolls; Echidnas; Forester Kangaoos and an array of birds, ducks and Cape Barren Geese to name a fewTrowunna is approximately 12minutes west of Deloraine, 40 minutes south of Devonport, 45 minutes west of Launceston and 75 minutes east of Cradle Mountain. Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary is open every day except Christmas Day with 3 daily interactive tours at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Come and see the wombats roaming free at Trowunna hand feed the 'friendliest kangaroos', mob of 50+. Relax and lose yourself in the tranquil sanctuary that is Trowunna. Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary has been successfully breeding Tasmanian devils since 1985 and we are also active in other conservation projects such as Quoll and wombat breeding programs and native Tasmanian wildlife rehabilitation program.
Reviewed 7 March 2017

They are rehabilitating animals which is great but the place is in need of funds from the look of things, a bit run down. If more people visited it would raise awareness as they are really trying hard to rehabilitate the animals.

Thank 1234Col
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"breeding program"
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"fantastic place"
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"wedge tailed"
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Just so wonderful to see the devils up so close and what a great job this park is doing to keep the tassie devils from exstinction

Thank Helen D
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

This fantastic facility is a great experience to get up-close-and-personal with some of Tasmania's wildlife! Time your visit to coincide with the interpretive guide that will walk you through parts of the park! The young woman was inexperienced, but still very informative and well-spoken. We were shown and told about wombats, eastern quolls and then the star of the show: the Tasmanian Devil. There were 2 young ones when we visited.

The Devil Feeding was the highlight of our visit to Trowunna! 7 adult devils gorged themselves on half of a walloby in a fast-paced, vicious-sounding, exciting feeding frenzy! Words don't do justice to the sounds that we heard: Snarling, Screaming, Whinning, Crying, and the Crunching of bones! The Alpha would often chase other devils away!

The fenced-in pens surrounding the devils could use a little improvement, but overall, the facilities seem adequate for the rehabilitation, research and breeding programs that take place on-site.

Other wildlife that can be seen here include: the previously mentioned wombats and quolls, as well as wallabies and kangaroos.

Thank Keith-B-Robinson
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Our visit went well, but because we turned up in time to see both the feeding of the wombat and of the Tasmanian Devils. If we had visited at any other time we would have been disappointed, as many of the animals are nocturnal and all you would see is apparently empty cages. Check website for feeding times; owner gives an excellent commentary, has enthusiasm and clearly knows his stuff. Does not provide concessionary entrance price for non- Australian pensioners, unlike a lot of other places

Thank David B
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TrowunnaWildlifePark, Front Office Manager at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Hi Djbcamb,
Thank you so much for your review. We are glad to hear you had a good experience on one of our tours. However, a misunderstanding must have occurred as to concessionary intrance for non-Australian pensioners. We do give consession to non-Australien seniors and pensioners, and we are very sorry that you have not been offered that.
If you get the chance, we do hope you will visit us again another time - and this time with the correct admission fee.

Trowunna Wildlife Park

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

If what you want is closeness to kangaroos, wombats and devils then this is the best we have come across. Touching the wombats and easy to watch exhibits for a number of different animals such as Quolls, wallaby, eagles and especially Tasmanian devils where we watched a group of four rip a piece of meat apart 1 metre away was all captivating. Keeper talk was interesting but not extensive, and dozens of kangaroos around us all the time so an enjoyable visit.

Thank pcaway
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