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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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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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
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Launceston, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

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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Brisbane, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We visited the zoo late in the day it was still $25 each and the only thing that gave it real value was telling yourself that the money you spent is hopefully going towards the plight of the animals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

Great way to spend our day. Such a variety of animals. Great hands on experience for the kids feeding the animals including the monkeys and the meerkats. Little extra for monkeys and meerkats but well worth it and happy to support a self funded business. Enjoyed our lunch at the cafe too. Definitely worth the trip out of town

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Curlewis, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We attended in time to see both the Penguin and Devil feedings. Both performed by staff on site and very informative and interesting. The site is large and lots to see with many lovely birds in the aviary to see. Well worth the visit to see the devils feeding in a natural environment.

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George Town, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

There were 3 of us, 46yo, 20 yo and 7yo and we all loved it. The Zoo is easily located from Launceston, having said that we are located in George Town and it took us under an hour to get there. The drive itself is quite scenic. Upon arriving I was impressed with the size of the facility and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Two teenage son's kept entertained for several hours. Excellent facility, well planned layout, extensive displays and, although a weekday out of holidays, very informative and interactive with staff.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

I took my 7 year old on Easter weekend and I also was a bit apprehensive driving up to the entrance as it looks very non descript. I was relieved that the car park was quite full. Overall I think the variety of animals is good but I got a sense that their enclosures are not going to protect them... More 

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Perth (Tasmania), Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We had a pleasant wander around the Zoo complex. It is in a bush setting with well cared for animals in clean compounds and cages. Well worth the visit.

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