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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (pronounced “Bon-a-rong” - Aboriginal meaning “Native Companion”) was established in 1981 as a sanctuary for injured and orphaned wildlife and is Tasmania's most popular wildlife park. At Bonorong you will see native...more
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593 Briggs Rd, Brighton, Tasmania 7030, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary is not huge but it is very important. It started as a wildlife rescue service, which it still offers year round, but today is also involved in conservation work as well for Tasmanian species. Take the family, feeding the kangaroos is brilliant,...More

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Bonorong S, Front Office Manager at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Hugh, thanks so much for your review! We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us and were able to spend some time with our friendly Kangaroos, and with our guides who, as you said, have heaps of knowledge, experience and passion! Thank you...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

So worth the time and money. We're from the States and may never get this chance again. All ages LOVED it. One of our favorite stops in ALL of Australia. Don't miss Tasmania and REALLY don't miss Bonorong. I can't say enough nice things about...More

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Bonorong S, Front Office Manager at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for such a lovely review, debralsdixon! We're so glad you all had such a wonderful time here and got to experience the passion and dedication of our staff, our wonderful animals and this beautiful location. Your visit helps us to continue caring for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a evening tour. More expensive but well worth the price. The sanctuary and vet hospital are supported by visitor entry fees. Reason enough to go. The staff is really into this place. Ryan, our guide for the evening knew the history of every...More

Thank JamesE2798
Bonorong S, Front Office Manager at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review Jay :) We are so pleased that you found your night tour a worthwhile experience and were able to learn so much from Ryan. It's such a great way to see all the animals when they are really active,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

我們參加了晚上的feeding tour. 當初還在想有點貴 但員工的熱心和看到他們那麼愛錫小動物就覺得很值得了 記得要穿多點!雖然冷 但真的很值得 Thank you Robyn for the best tour I’ve ever had. She’s such a hilarious guide and you can feel her passion towards animal protection as she glows while she shared with us all the cute inside stories and bits...More

Thank Teresa L
Bonorong S, Front Office Manager at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

谢谢 for your kind review Teresa! And for your lovely words about Robyn - her passion is definitely contagious! We will be sure to pass your kind words on to her :) We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us and got as much...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited while staying in Hobart to see Tasmanian Devils! Was not disappointed. The $30 entry is also used to help fund the sanctuary and the many things it does to help save the animals, you also get free food to hand feed the kangaroos! The...More

Thank Sarah R
Bonorong S, Front Office Manager at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sarah, thanks so much for your kind review! We're glad you got to see so many of our residents during your visit and were also able to check out our hospital - the team there are flat out doing amazing work caring for injured...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were impressed with the knowldgeable staff member conducting the tour. We learnt a few facts about the Wombat and Tasmanian devils that we did not know. We spent the whole day there. It was a pleasant setting. Of course, we wish the birds were...More

Thank Bruna I
Bonorong S, Front Office Manager at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, Bruna :) We're glad your tour was informative and you enjoyed your day with us. All our birds are here for a reason and I would invite you to ask any of our staff next time you are here and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the feeding frenzy night tour with Robyn and it was the best! We got to get up close and personal with so many amazing animals. The sanctuary is all about rescuing and rehabilitating animals until they are ready to be released back into...More

Thank Noithy
Bonorong S, Front Office Manager at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your lovely review, Noithy! Robyn certainly is passionate about our animals and what we do here and we're so glad you were able to experience that as well on the night tour. As you said, it's the best way to get...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend the night feeding tour. You can get up close and personal with some amazing Australian fauna including quolls, sugar gliders, kangaroos, wombats and of course the wonderful tassie devils just to mention a few. Our guide/keeper was so helpful, informative and courteous....More

Thank Jenny S
Bonorong S, Front Office Manager at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your kind review Jenny! We are so glad you enjoyed your night tour - it's such a special way to spend time getting to know and learn more about our amazing, unique wildlife, and our guides always love to share their...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My tour guide stopped here with me so we could see the Tasmanian Devil, and I was not disappointed. Also got in the middle of Kangaroos. This was a real treat!More

Thank yellow5ds
Bonorong S, Front Office Manager at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review Diane! We're so glad you made the stop and got to meet our lovely little Devils, we think they're pretty great! Our mob of forester Kangaroos love a good scratch on the chest and probably found your visit as much of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recommend this absolutely. You get a chance to see Australia's wildlife up close. I came accidentally at the same time as a group of 3 year olds and it was still wonderful. Really, being there at the same time as 30 little children and...More

Thank Delia K
Bonorong S, Front Office Manager at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Delia, thank you for your kind review! We're so glad you were able to enjoy your day despite the crowds - we love having visitors of all ages come and learn about our awesome native animals from our experienced, passionate guides. Thank you for...More

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gsm0ntana
11 February 2018|
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Response from Sue_Esterman | Reviewed this property |
we had our own transport but there are buses from Hobart
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Alexandra A
12 October 2017|
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Response from Bonorong S | Property representative |
Hello Alexandra A, thanks for getting in touch! Due to strict wildlife regulations and as we are a Sanctuary, guests are not permitted to cuddle or hold our animals. If you join a wombat encounter or one of our... More
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B9559LFandrews
15 November 2016|
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Response from Bonorong S | Property representative |
Hi there! Thanks for your question. Tasmania has strict regulations around the handling of wildlife, so we only offer pats of the koalas and wombats (this happens on our daily tours, or you can book in a private tour to... More
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