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Address: 1166 Ecclestone Road | Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Phone Number: 03 6396 6100
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Description: 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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Great couple of hours spent wandering and experiencing a feeding session of the Tassie devils. Very informative sessions on all the native animals in the zoo. Pleasant friendly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Great couple of hours spent wandering and experiencing a feeding session of the Tassie devils. Very informative sessions on all the native animals in the zoo. Pleasant friendly staff and will go back to see the mischievieous devils again.

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

My Wife and I and 3 other couples visited the Tasmania Zoo on Wednesday the 25th February, 2015. On our entrance to the grounds we all thought what have we got ourselves into. I myself thought it was a bit rough. As we approached the zoo buildings my mind changed and so did all other couples. On entrance we were... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The road in is unmade and rough, birds are in small cages with concrete floors and they look totally dejected. Most of the animal housings are old shipping containers. As a Zoo it certainly doesn't rate and does not give good value for the expensive entrance fee. Would I recommend this place ? certainly not, spend your money elsewhere!.

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Why didn't I read the reviews before I went. It’s rare to see an attraction where “Terrible” has the largest number of votes. I was fooled by the name Tasmania Zoo, into thinking this was a major attraction. There is no way I would even consider this to be a zoo. As we were approaching the entrance our hearts sank,... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Entry costs seem expensive, however, we can only imagine what it must cost to operate such a place. We had a very enjoyable afternoon and would highly recommend visiting. Locals especially need to get behind this venture and support it.

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Hagley, Tasmania, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Spent the afternoon at the zoo had a great time with our three year old he loved seeing the animals, the devil feeding, meerkats at the cafe and especially the dinosaur walk. The staff were very friendly and helpful my sister in laws has several quiet severe food allergys but nothing was to much trouble for the staff to prepare... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Great exhibit numbering ensures you see everything. Hot day may have contributed to many animals seeking shelter from the sun, and therefore not being easily seen. Many exhibits appeared empty. Only saw one Tasmanian devil in the many enclosures. More a wildlife park than a zoo.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Had to apologise to my girls for taking them. Spent most of the time searching empty enclosures for non existent animals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My partner and I went to the Tasmania Zoo on the 17th of January and i have to say, we have been to EVERY wildlife park in Tasmania and the Tasmania Zoo is by far the best one... WE LOVED IT. Is was very clean and tidy not just the paths but all of the animal enclosures too. There is... More 

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Pewsey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

A very natural looking place though some might say too scruffy. The feeding and talks were very informative. Some more information to where things are.

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