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Tasmania Zoo

#2 of 3 things to do in Riverside Features Animals
1166 Ecclestone Road, Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6396 6100
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It was Fantastic, the whole thing was well designed and is a great little zoo big enough to get... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2016
Josh T
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Trip was awesome

Went to this place today 26/7/16 and it was great..was able to see the tassie Devils up close and... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2016
Natasha W
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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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  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
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1166 Ecclestone Road, Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

It was Fantastic, the whole thing was well designed and is a great little zoo big enough to get heaps of photos and close encounters with most of the animals. The staff have a great knowledge when dealing with each of the animals , I...More

Thank Josh T
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Went to this place today 26/7/16 and it was great..was able to see the tassie Devils up close and personal. Was lucky enough to speak to some of the keepers who gave informative information about the monkeys which was awesome don't get that at many...More

Thank Natasha W
Reviewed June 29, 2016

Its great to see smaller attractions giving it a go. The keepers were friendly and informative, you can watch feedings of Tasmanian Devils and meerkats. Aimal encounters are also available. Quite a large range of birds and expansion plans are underway. Relatively new zoo with...More

Thank Tracey K
Reviewed June 27, 2016

We went to the zoo to see the Tassie Devil's and figured we would spend about an hour and a half. Well 4 hours later we left thrilled with our adventure. This is an old fashioned hands on zoo where you can get up close...More

Thank donnaMH
Reviewed June 21, 2016

I got to hold a Tasmanian Devil, An experience I never imagined in my life doing. Little Laura was a wonderful devil. She was about 1 year old and so will return to her 'devilish' self very soon. I was lucky to meet her. The...More

Thank michelle a
Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

It was very quiet on our visit. We managed to have the Devils talk and questions to ourselves. We stroked a devil too...this was awesome experience. Lots of Australian birds which was good to see. We got cold though.

Thank joolsm425
Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

When i went it was very dry. It was pretty much dirt and no grass. Coming from interstate and used to the bigger zoos i was disappointed for the cost to get in. The animals didnt look overlly happy. Not a huge variety of animals....More

Thank Annemarie D
Reviewed June 12, 2016

Thought we would just go for half an hour or so and ended up staying two and a half hours. The close encounters are brilliant. Bridie, thank you for all your help.

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Reviewed May 24, 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed this privately owned park, it is a great credit to everyone involved. Feeding the animals was a very informative experience. And the dinosaurs was a really fun bonus. Such a great variety of birds and animals, especially so many endangered species.

Thank keztie
Reviewed May 23, 2016

Wide variety of animals, and all set in lovely bush surroundings. Friendly staff happy to answer any questions and a friendly little goat that followed one of my daughters everywhere. Great day out and be sure to go on the four wheel drive adventure also.

Thank Kimbo2570
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