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Address: 1166 Ecclestone Road | Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Phone Number: 03 6396 6100
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tasmania Zoo is located within 900 acres of private natural bushland...

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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It was okay, wouldnt go again

The staff was friendly enough with us, no rude behavior but have to agree with some of the other statements. The animals were mostly in small enclosures and looked either sad or... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
San Diego, California

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Shanghai, China
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54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you have enough time in Launceston, why not go there to know how Devil and Penguins are feed. And could watch other animals such as Alpaca, Emu, kinds of Parrot. Got the feeding schedule in advance and one hour there is fine enough.

Thank Flora_Allen
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Tasmania Zoo when we were at a bit of a loose end for a couple of hours, so didn't see quite the whole property. It was lovely to wander around and be able to have a close look at cheeky and inquisitive tamarins and marmosets which you don't often get to see close up. Meeting Marigold the macaw... More 

Thank Heidi K
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this place, Staff were fantastic and very helpful. We all enjoyed walking around and interacting with the animals which in bigger zoos you cannot do. Highlights were rubbing wombats belly and the great little Marmoset monkeys just fabulous. Highly recommend a visit. So much to see

Thank Kathy J
San Diego, California
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was friendly enough with us, no rude behavior but have to agree with some of the other statements. The animals were mostly in small enclosures and looked either sad or bored. It was really heartbreaking especially for the birds and alligator/crocodiles. Didn't even see one penguin which was a let down. We had arrived just after a feeding... More 

1 Thank rchelly24
bellmere queensland
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47 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

one of the best little zoo"s i have been to ....didnt know there was a zoo there and to my surprise , it was a good little one

Thank Liz123802
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Family friendly, except the entry fee. Lots on offer to see. Some animals need larger enclosures. All well looked after though. Would love more variety tho.

Thank keznken
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

On arrival we were treated with rudeness and contempt by the ticket seller who also turned out to be the Manager, over the presentation of a digital discount coupon for the princely sum of $2.50! Argumentative, sarcastic comments, threats to deny us entry, climaxing with slamming the ticket window in my face was just the beginning of this shabby experience... More 

8 Thank Cherie S
Launceston, Australia
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Great day out. Talk on the Tasmanian devil was very informative. Loved feeding the fgarm animals. Food was reasonably priced.

Thank AlliMatt592
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59 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I'm not a fan of zoo's but get dragged to them regularly by the wife who loves them. This place is average but has a couple of good things to work for you if you get bored. Its old style - what do i mean? - well the atmosphere is anything goes. Adults can jump on the bouncy thing with... More 

1 Thank Laramber
Smithton, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Loved this Zoo. Wide range of animals and we were able to be at all the feeding times. Boys loved Jurasic Swamp and had fun taking crazy photos. Staff were friendly, helpful & informative. The highlight was Marigold the Macaw. Very cheeky bird. I would highly recommend families to go. We will be back.

1 Thank Allison A

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