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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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Great morning out, awesome animals & friendly staff.

Great trip with the kids, got in early and caught the animal feedings and informative talks... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Keepthetip x
Manly, Australia
via mobile
Day out

Took my daughter the other day , not as professional as thought very over grown and run down... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kilsyth, Australia
via mobile
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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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1166 Ecclestone Road, Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
1166 Ecclestone Road, Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6396 6100
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great trip with the kids, got in early and caught the animal feedings and informative talks. Awesome keeping Helena! My daughter loved the Meerkat Experience which can be booked prior to visiting or at the entrance. Something she'll remember for a long time. If everyone...More

Thank Keepthetip x
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my daughter the other day , not as professional as thought very over grown and run down , worker has her kids there who are running around everywhere in the souvenir shop on an office chair smashing into you while looking around , then...More

Thank mark3006maban
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic presentation on Tasmanian Devil conservation, interesting range of birds and animals. Kids can feed a number of animals including Wombats. Food options are ok

Thank TyEsler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome day at the zoo. Kids loved the dinosaur swamp and interacting with some of the animals. Well worth the visit. Highly recommend.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ride on scooter for one $5 "beat that"; very knowledgeable staff with a open willingness to share information & experiences

Thank dwoodcock46
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This zoo is hidden gem in Launceston. 25 minutes drive from the city. They have different shows times throughout the day so make sure you check out the time table before the trip. My high light was Tasmania devil feeding show. That was very informative...More

Thank simon5813
Reviewed 27 November 2017

I went to the zoo while I was waiting to fly back out to Melbourne. It was a sunny so definitely needed a hat as not a lot of shade around the animal enclosures. The staff all seemed friendly and the animals well cared for....More

Thank Ange0074
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Lovely drive from the West Tamar H'way to this diverse nature attraction with some Jurassic surprises. Quite expensive though.

1  Thank ColDenne
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We enjoyed getting to see so many animals in such a small space. We paid for the Tasmanian Devil experience, and got to hold a baby devil for a photo.

Thank Bfdcshskpr
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Enjoyed the Zoo very much, from the Oh soooo cute Meerkats to the new White Lions in their new enclosure was very impressed with all the displays, some people complaining that animals/birds not on show when they were there forgetting that they are wild animals...More

Thank Roy A
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