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Tasmania Zoo

1166 Ecclestone Road | Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
03 6396 6100
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Ranked #19 of 21 Attractions in Launceston
Type: Zoos
Owner description: Tasmania Zoo is located within 900 acres of private natural bushland, so why not enjoy the peace and quiet while discovering the largest private... more » Owner description: 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! « less
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Upon getting lost due to lack of signage. Finally arrived and though website says ATM no eftpos their eftpos and ATM doesn't work. First thing you see is aviary birds one wonders how they will cope in summer with direct sun on water. The cages are weird and mainly tin and tyres not sure how birds cope heat. Sheep had... More

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Mornington Peninsula, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

we arrived there late in day with one hour til closure. Not a lot of animals to see and it is up a dirt road. Quite costly for what is there.

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

It took me a long time to give my point of view about this place but I had to do it... I think that zoo is just here to make money. When I entered inside, I felt like entering in a cemetery, or future one. After 6 months, it is still in my mind. How can you enjoy a visit... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Upon arrival at the zoo we were a bit dubious about even going in. We were greeted by a toothless ocker Aussie who stated "$25 bucks to get in" we paid the money and ventured inside. What I saw was horrible. The animals look neglected and they are stuck in small cages with no stimulation what so ever. The Meerkats,... More

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The Zoo has a local feel, you can get up close the animals, and it is flat and close so little legs don't get tired. Don't miss if in Tazzy with kids. There is also a little play area in the middle. Don't forget your sun hat.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

After having been looking on this web site for Tasmania Zoo for approximately 3 months prior to my visit to this Zoo, i was thoroughly disappointed to discover there were no baby devils to pat. This was advertised on the web page and still is as i write this. Upon my arrival i inquired about whether there was any baby... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Well as you first see the driveway of the zoo you start to think maybe you have made a wrong turn, we were very worried. Once arriving at the entrance we still weren't convinced to head on in, as this isn't a cheap zoo to get in too. Then we were told it was almost half price to get in,... More

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Devonport
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Very good zoo was surprised as I read about this zoo and review were not positive I found it to be well kept and clean .the little Tas devil was a bonus to see and touch staff very friendly so give it a try nice day out with the grand daughter and family

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This is more like a wildlife park rather then a zoo.. The animals all seemed to be still and boring the best experience was the devils and monkeys nice to walk through though.. Milkshakes were yummy

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Was a little disappointed by this place. The price is a bit steep and to be honest we only came as we had a discount voucher. The kids were looking forward to feeding the animals, especially the pony but there was a sign saying you could no longer feed the pony. All the other animals had just been fed by... More

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