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Address: 1166 Ecclestone Road | Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Phone Number: 03 6396 6100
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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 animal compounds were spacious with natural looking habitats for the animals. There was plenty for two small children to look at. Overall the animals looked cared... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely 'zoo'. The animals have plenty of space and are well looked after. The kids loved it. They also have a great dinosaur walk with big model dinosaurs scattered around a nature walk. The 4 years really enjoyed this part. They also have an area for feeding and patting the animals.

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Thank Ding007
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7 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was not impressed. Animals all in small enclosures. Most animals are able to be seen in any suburban area in Australia. Only exception is monkey's and crocodiles. Good for a foreign tourist wouldn't recommend for a local.

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Thank Matt P
Victoria, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best Zoo's i'Ve been to, and I've been to most across Australia. Beautiful clean exhibits, healthy happy looking animals. I don't understand some previous negative reviews, this zoo has an amazing array of animals, and I didn't see any empty exhibits. These people may need to understand animals need shelter from the sun and heat ATM, but... More 

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Thank John A
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The animal compounds were spacious with natural looking habitats for the animals. There was plenty for two small children to look at. Overall the animals looked cared for. However, it was disappointing to see some of the petting zoo animals being roughly treated by some young boys. We asked them politely to be nice to the animals - their response... More 

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Thank skatysue
Derwent Bridge, Australia
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all we arrived there went to the counter the young lady serving us truly mustn't have wanted to be there was charged $75.00 for two adults and two children past us a map and said there's the map feeding times on top and slammed the glass window shut RUDE MUCH !!! We went off to explore 95% of... More 

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6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would not recommend this. Have been to 2 other zoos in Tassie, both of which were better, cleaner, more interactive and cheaper. I was overcharged on admission and received no free entry dispite having a companion card. Then I was overcharged again at the kiosk! Gift shop was very understocked and way overpriced. Kids walked out with no souvenirs. Many... More 

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1 Thank Bec S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were eager to see the feeding of Tasmanian devils but unhappy to find that they we being fed with dead wallabies

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Thank zaharah2016
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit every zoo when I travel and this one would have to be up there with the best. It is a long drive out from Launceston and when you arrive you think wow it's not what you expect but once your in it opens up into an amazing display of wildlife. The best part of was the Tassie Devil... More 

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Deloraine, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very overpriced, understaffed and in need of a lot of TLC ! Many of the exhibits were empty . Would not recommend.

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Launceston, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very hot day when we visited the zoo & the animals were enjoying the shade! Fantastic animals but I felt sorry for the ones who were on their own like the Mandrill. The Tasmanian Devil info & feeding session was great, very informative!

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