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Tasmania Zoo

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1166 Ecclestone Road, Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6396 6100
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Better than expected

We really liked this place. Easy to get around and good selection of animals with more coming. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
crl309
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London, United Kingdom
great zoo, on the improve

visited mid afternoon, feeding time for the tassie devils. friendly staff. great australian zoo... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
peter w
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Tasmania Zoo is located within 900 acres of private natural bushland, so why not enjoy the peace and quiet while discovering the largest private collection of animal species in Tasmania. Tasmania Zoo is fully accredited with Zoos Victoria to ensure high standards in animal husbandry and exhibit design.There are many native and exotic species of animals to visit at Tasmania Zoo, including crocs, an American Alligator, Tasmanian Devils, Little Blue Penguins, reptiles, kangaroo's, wombats and hundreds of bird species including the endangered Wedge-Tailed Eagle and the only exhibit of the endangered Swift Parrots in Tasmania.Visit Tasmania Zoo during our Feeding and Interpretation times and enjoy watching and learning about the Tasmanian Devils and the Little Blue Penguins. Our Tasmanian Devils are fed daily at 10.30am, 1.00pm and 3.30pm and includes an opportunity to have your photo taken while petting a baby Devil. The Little Blue Penguins are also fed daily at 10.00am and 4.00pm.You’ll have a Devil of a time!
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  • Poor7%
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1166 Ecclestone Road, Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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+61 3 6396 6100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really liked this place. Easy to get around and good selection of animals with more coming. We did the animal encounter so held a baby Tassie Devil, a baby Wombat, and we played with a Koala.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

visited mid afternoon, feeding time for the tassie devils. friendly staff. great australian zoo. facilities improved from 3 years ago highly recommended

Thank peter w
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family had a great morning here. Only a small zoo but lots to see. My daughter's (4 and 2) had the best time! We've been to Melbourne zoo a few times but this zoo is far more animated. The animals all came up to...More

Thank Jo E
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great little zoo. Most of the animals look really happy. A few of the bigger birds may like a bigger cage though. Staff were friendly and exhibits were interactive.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

This is a small privately run zoo with a surprising range of animals. We visit zoos everywhere we travel and this would rank well. The animals all seem in good condition with enclosures kept clean and tidy. The Lions are impressive as are the Servals....More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

what a great day out this zoo would be the best i have been to the animals are well looked after and the place is nice and clean and tidy and the devils were great as was the young lady that gave the talk on...More

1  Thank Steve J
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Was a fantastic day, with much more to see than expected. We recommend visiting this zoo, however be warned that there is a zoo keeper who bites! We were having a great time, until our family and another couple with a toddler in a pram...More

Thank Samuel R
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

As a proud Australian, I have visited as many zoo's as I can here in my homeland. Out of the 2 zoo's I have visited in Tasmania, at this one, I was meet with a rude reception where I was served by a child who...More

1  Thank ant2702018
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Visited on a cool and overcast autumn morning and was pleasantly surprised. So many species of animals who looked happy. Clean enclosures and fresh foliage for the animals to enjoy. The lions were in amazing condition and were quite active. Also loved watching the juvenile...More

Thank Karen S
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Horrid experience! Most of the animals are jammed into cages that are far to small. Cockatoos that have nowhere to fly, so they are digging up the floor for entertainment. Serval feeding involved 2 keepers with tongs yelling at these poor cats and thrusting food...More

1  Thank ellajones441
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