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Salmon Ponds Heritage Hatchery and Gardens

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Plenty, Tasmania, Australia 70 Salmon Ponds Rd | Take the A10 and B62 north out of Hobart, New Norfolk, Tasmania 7140, Australia
+61 3 6261 5663
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  • Average11%
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“feed the fish” (41 reviews)
“trout” (82 reviews)
“pancakes” (74 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Plenty, Tasmania, Australia 70 Salmon Ponds Rd | Take the A10 and B62 north out of Hobart, New Norfolk, Tasmania 7140, Australia
+61 3 6261 5663
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is something to behold. The name is interesting as most of the fish are trout. There is interesting history regarding this. The ponds and grounds are lovingly cared for. The fish were interesting to watch. We saw two platypus, one in the Rainbow...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice place for little kids to feed the fish - my 4 year old nephew had a ball. However, that’s where it stops. Customer service was non-existent, the girl at the counter either didn’t know anything or just couldn’t be bothered answering...More

1  Thank Lynechi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit if interested in fish or even just a relaxing time. My sister was awe struck at the size of the salmon and trout. You can also purchase cups of feed pellets for the fish. Lovely short walks and a museum as...More

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 9 November 2017

From the outside Salmon Ponds looks very ordinary but after walking through the front door things change drastically. I really enjoyed walking through the grounds and past all the salmon and trout ponds, especially the albino salmon pond. The river walk was very pleasant also....More

Thank BETH M
Reviewed 9 November 2017

A lot of fish, great for kids to feed. Adults may enjoy the various ponds and there is a restaurant in the main building.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely relaxing walk around the ponds Feeding the fish is great they jump out of the water & if your close enough you could get wet Is great for all ages offers bbqs or picnic grounds or you can have a superb pancake in the...More

Thank Karin L
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely place. It made me feel like I was back in England. Really beautifully maintained. The kid thoroughly loved feeding the monster sized fish and playing with the inquisitive eels. We had a BBQ in one of the gazebo and just kicked back.

Thank Roz B
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

My grandma and I just happened upon this place on the road to New Norfolk. I’m so happy we did! The grounds were absolutely lovely and feeding the fish was also very entertaining and fun. (I’d imagine for young kids this would also be very...More

Thank HollievAmelia
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Out visit was mainly to have pancakes for breakfast (two hungry kids) so arrived about 9.30. The centre was open but the restaurant doesn't open until 10.00 so we had a walk around. We almost had the place to ourselves. The kids fed the fish...More

Thank Deandt
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Salmon Ponds is a family friendly destination. Great eats on offer. Plenty of room to wander, ponder, relax and have fun together feeding those amazing fish!

Thank redlfg73
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