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East Coast Natureworld

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Address: 18356 Tasman Highway | 7kms north of Bicheno, Bicheno, Tasmania 7215, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 6375 1311
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Description: East Coast Natureworld is Tasmania's premier natural wildlife and Ecology...
East Coast Natureworld is Tasmania's premier natural wildlife and Ecology park. Experience the freedom to roam and relax in 160 acres of parkland and lagoon, or get involved and hand feed some of the free ranging Kangaroos. Guaranteed viewing of Tasmanian Devils, Tasmanian Tigers (Snakes & cats of course), Quolls, Wombats, Cape barren Geese, Eagles, Owls, Bettongs, Pademelons, Cockatoos, Native & Exotic Parrots and much more. Check out the East Coast Heritage & Mining Display with an 1850's mine, while learning about coastal History. The Wildspot Gallery Cafe restaurant serves food all day and has a menu to suit all pallets. Animal Feeding and meet the keeper at 10am 12.30 And 3.30 Daily. Extensive Souvenir Shop featuring Tasmanian & Australian made Gifts.
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Lovely day at Nature world. Saw many animals and heard great talks about them. Good coffee and more walking. Loved the Tassie devils, and the aviary. All good.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Shirley J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW via mobile

Lovely day at Nature world. Saw many animals and heard great talks about them. Good coffee and more walking. Loved the Tassie devils, and the aviary. All good.

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South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Great up close and personal with the many animals. Great for families. The guides were very passionate.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We visited on the Easter Saturday public holiday of 4 April 2015, looking for somewhere to spend time due to rainy weather preventing us from going on a day trip to the Freycinet National Park. We arrived just after 3pm and regretted not arriving sooner so we could have taken more time to walk through the large property which had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Was great to see the devils up close in the day time. Good range of animals. Staff were helpful. Birds and kangaroos roaming about the open areas.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The staff here are so passionate about conserving the incredibly unique wildlife. The Tasmanian are incredible to see so many of an endangered and severely threatened species. They educate as well as entertain. You can feed the wallabies and kangaroos and pat a wombat. I was extremely lucky to be able to feed a baby wombat. A highlight of my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

There were not a great deal of animals but the the ones that were they were friendly and well cared for. The small children with us thoroughly enjoyed patting them and feeding them. Then we had lunch outside whilst the kids played on the play equipment. Had a great day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Hands down, one of the best laid out parks/rehabilitation centres/zoos to see native australian wildlife in an open air environment. The kangaroos freely roam the grounds and love to be fed!. The enclosures for devils, wombats, snakes, ostriches and emus are large and very open which provides good viewing. This reserve stretches for many miles and you can easily spend... More 

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Nambucca Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Seriously this is a must do in Bicheno !! We arrived at 10am and didn't leave till nearly close!!... It was so nice to visit a sanctuary rather than a zoo. Just knowing that alot of the animals get cared for and then rehabilitated is just great. When we where there we had an English Guide (Nathan ) Who was... More 

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We were very pleased to have visited the East Coast Natureworld. At first we wondered what it would be like but it was larger than we had imagined, with great, flat walking (good for people in wheelchairs, etc). The animals and birds are well looked after and the staff seem passionate about their work and show it with their enthusiastic... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

When walking into the park we weren't really sure what to expect, but upon walking around the whole park we were very impressed not only at it's size but all at how the Natureworld staff obviously care about the animals. The information hut on the Tasmanian Devils was fun and interactive and we were disappointed that we couldn't stay around... More 

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