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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 20 April 2017

This wonderfully run wildlife centre is located 6km east of Mole Creek. Ample free parking . Park staff friendly and passionate about there animal care. Highly recommend this experience to anyone visiting this beautiful part of Tasmania.

Thank Streakyboy
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"breeding program"
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"baby wombat"
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"great park"
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"fantastic place"
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"wedge tailed eagles"
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"free roaming"
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"cradle mountain"
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"australian animals"
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

This was the highlight of our trip to Tasmania! A parklike setting with many kangaroos hopping and lying around. You can buy ‘roo food and they will come up to you and eat out of your hand. What a treat to feel their lips nibbling treats from your hand. They are friendly and polite and not at all afraid of people. Many of them had babies in their pouches, their long legs sticking out. There are also wombats, Tasmanian devils, wallabies, and a number of other animals that live only in Tasmania. A very knowledgeable and passionate guide gave very detailed descriptions of all the animals living there, and let us pat the wombat. He threw a dead wallaby into the devil’s enclosure and what a sight to see them tear into it and scream their terrifying cry before dragging it off into the forest and out of our sight but not out of earshot.

Thank Anne C
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit to Trowunna. I think they are doing a great job. It was lovely to see the Australian animals up close and interacting with each other.

Thank Bethany W
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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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