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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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Unless you go when they have their special open days, it is very expensive. The dinosaur exhibit is very good but only a small amount of people are able to go in at a time and it... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The owners show an obvious love of animals and sharing the experience of interacting with animals with others. There is a plentiful number of birds and animals and many various species. This in not a public zoo and therefore not funded by the government or council. I spoke to the owner and also ascertained that it does not receive any... More 

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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Unless you go when they have their special open days, it is very expensive. The dinosaur exhibit is very good but only a small amount of people are able to go in at a time and it is not always open. A nice area to eat your own food, cafe can get very busy so BYO recommended. Great devil breeding... More 

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Tasmanian
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48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Overall this is nothing spectacular.Quite expensive to get in.Would probably be suited more to families with young children who are in awe of animals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Our visit to the zoo this weekend was not our first and it definitely will not be our last, we spent a FULL day there, my children had the time of their lives, the staff were beyond amazing, and the animals speak for themselves. Overall our experiences so far with Tasmania zoo are memorable and I look forward to more... More 

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Armidale, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Lots to see, we were there for approximately 2 1/2 hours though could have spent longer as the place is much bigger than initially seems. The enclosures are very clean and we saw all the animals. The only disappointment was for my 8yr old son who really wanted to see the dinosaur exhibit, but we realised too late that it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Mixed thoughts on this place, some exhibits were empty but not many, tonnes of beautifull bird species, 3 different species of tea cup sized primates wich were fascinating and very happy cheerfull creatures..several different species of larger normal sized primates, however the larger ones looked very miserable, wich I guess happens at any zoo..but apart from that, many other animals... More 

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Tasmania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

As a Tasmanian who had already met a Tasmanian Devil thisw experience was overpriced for what you got for your money.

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Launceston, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

well worth the visit lots to look at kids loved it they are getting new animals all the time they also have a playground and eating area

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The staff really make the place a great venue to visit. They know their stuff. A bit dissapointed that there were alot of empty enclosures. I know it must be hard to keep the animals, but a bit of thought into what could be done to keep people interested

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We visited the zoo, 3 adults, (one in a wheelchair) and a 13 year old. It was very enjoyable, we were able to get around without any problems, and spent the day there. I would suggest getting there early, to enjoy the various feedings etc. Love the dinosaur walk too. Not our first visit, and it will not be the... More 

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Additional Information about Tasmania Zoo

Address: 1166 Ecclestone Road | Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Phone Number: 03 6396 6100
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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