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“Feeding devils”

Trowunna Wildlife Park
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Owner description: Trowunna Wildlife Park, 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 Park 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 Park 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 12 April 2017

If you take the Mole Creek Road from Sheffield to Deloraine you cannot miss this place with its large Tasmanian Devil model at the entrance.
We started with the guide educating us about a wombat which they'd got as a baby when his mother became roadkill.
We then had an incredible introduction to seven young Tasmanian devils whom the guide fed with a large chunk of wallaby which they completely devoured, all the time he was telling us about the animals and how they have got to their present existence in Tasmania. These ones will be part of the breeding program under way to repopulate the species free of the cancer they are suffering in the wild.
After the better part of an hour we were free to wander the premises and inspect the other animals and birds on display. The majority of the 'exhibits' are there because they were brought in injured or as babies of dead parents and are unable to return to the wild.
There is a large group of kangaroos which can be hand fed and there is a pond with various types of water fowl.
You could easily sped several hours there and the cost of entrance is reasonable.

Thank Roger J
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

You can get a bag of kangaroo and duck and geese feed at the entrance. The Roos are quite tame and happy to eat right off your palm.

At certain times there's a talking guide to show you the locally rescued wombat. You'll have a chance to pat its back... also Tasmanian devil feeding is a must watch

Thank RyanS73
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

We had no plans to visit Trowunna Wildlife Park during our visit to Mole Creek but found we had a spare afternoon and decided to go. It was well worth the visit

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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We did the private tour worth every cent. I got to hold and cuddle a wombat up close with devils and tawny frog mouths and quills. Fantastic experience and Passionate dedicated staff.

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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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