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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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One of the best Zoos I have been to

If you don't mind a little drive from Launceston be sure to check this Zoo out, it is worth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brisbane, Australia
Animals galore

We hopped into hire car and headed to Tasmania Zoo. The weather was overcast but stayed dry. We had... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Perth, australia
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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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  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible17%
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1166 Ecclestone Road, Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6396 6100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't mind a little drive from Launceston be sure to check this Zoo out, it is worth it. The lay out is fantasic, they give you a map with numbers on it and the cage's also have numbers on them. Great layout. A...More

Thank Spencey81
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hopped into hire car and headed to Tasmania Zoo. The weather was overcast but stayed dry. We had the place to ourselves, we started with the meerkats, these cute bundles of energy were mesmerising. We lucky to arrive when they were about to be...More

Thank anew63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family visited the Tasmania Zoo last week, and even the bitterly cold weather didn't matter as we all thoroughly enjoyed the experience. All the animals look so healthy and well cared for, and the cages and enclosures were very clean. Our little grandchildren, aged...More

Thank OnTheGo3175
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is a wide variety of animals including lions, birds and primates as well as a red panda. They all seem fairly healthy although I don't think the birds have big enough enclosures. We paid extra $60 to have the meerkat encounter which was fun...More

Thank QueenBAus
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I was charged 100 aud to get there an back by taxi. People abuse of tourist, because there are no public transport. I feel the place so interesting but I regret to do there because I spent a lot of money in taxi services, besides...More

1  Thank Ricardo S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Very good quality and all the animals where able to be seen when we visited. Small so an easy walk but quality displays and well cared for animals.

Thank c00ps51
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Tasmania Zoo yesterday and were really impressed.. all the animals looked to be perfectly cared for, and a vast array of animals.. especially for a non government zoo. The talking Cockatoo's were hilarious! Jurassic swamp was so unexpected and amazing! So much work...More

Thank shockme79
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The zoo is approx 15 to 20 minutes out of Launceston and a pleasant drive through lovely countryside. There is ample parking and the entrance to the zoo is informative, bright and welcoming. The entrance fee is $25.00 per person which goes to maintaining the...More

Thank Helena C
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Living in Launceston, I wasn't aware how great this facility is. We visited with two grandchildren and were most impressed with the whole experience. Well worth a visit.

Thank Glenwood286
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent zoo. Have been to Taronga and western plains but this is better as you can get very close to the animals and some of them interact with you. You can also feed some of the animals and all of the enclosures are large and...More

Thank Shirwill
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No Best of hiring a car Taxi would be expensive