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Address: 1166 Ecclestone Road, Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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+61 3 6396 6100
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Tasmania Zoo is located within 900 acres of private natural bushland, so...

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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zoo it self is very average and generally not worth the cost

Cumstomer service us awful. Refused to accept my age pension card for the concession entry price because I didn't have a Seniors Card....go figure. ...and the attendant was... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service, great day. Kids loved getting close to animals. Feeding denominations and information was great.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cumstomer service us awful. Refused to accept my age pension card for the concession entry price because I didn't have a Seniors Card....go figure. ...and the attendant was quite rude with a bad attitude

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Thank asha2014cm
Launceston, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overseas visitors were happy to get up close to tassie devil, wombats, wallabies. Also saw a friendly little Penguin, lions and a very chatty cockatoo!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

make sure you dont miss the dinosaur attraction part, this is great, very well done and the dinosaurs look like they are in their natural habitat. was a good day out.

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Thank samshane5
Melbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fantastic little zoo, we loved our visit and would happily return! Took my young daughters and they loved the place and all the animals. I have been to Melbourne zoo a few times and must say really don't enjoy it, the last time we took the kids I stated I would be happy if I never came back... More 

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Thank Maree7
Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the zoo to see some Tassie Devils which we did. They were active at the time and we observed them playing and chasing each other with easy viewing in a large vegetated area. I don't know if they are always that active. The Meerkats were interesting to watch as they always are. This is a privately run zoo with... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our grandchildren were visiting and I was looking forward to taking them to the zoo. What a disappointment! The place looked run down and staff couldn't be bothered to interact with the visitors. Many areas had no animals. Some enclosures contained animals, but they couldn't be seen. I visited this place four years ago and was impressed. It has changed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

hat a fantastic place, wander around at your own pace, the animals were actually coming up to us at the fence. No crowds, well set out and the kids thoroughly enjoy the dinosaur park.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After hearing mixed reviews, we were surprised how amazing Tasmania Zoo is! The bird collection is extensive (the talking cockatoos were a favourite with the little ones), as well as monkeys, Australian animals, lions, reptiles ... the list goes on. The dinosaur swamp was excellent and our little man was so excited to walk through and find all the different... More 

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Thank Br1g3tt3
Toowoomba
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

A great day out at Tasmania zoo, all the animals were very well cared for no the displays well done. The feedings were entertaining especially the meerkats and the Tassie devils encounter was a highlight for our grandson. All in all it was good value for money and presented an eclectic mix of animals for visitors to see and interact... More 

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