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Salmon Ponds Heritage Hatchery and Gardens: Tours & Tickets

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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Plenty, Tasmania, Australia 70 Salmon Ponds Rd | Take the A10 and B62 north out of Hobart, New Norfolk, Tasmania 7140, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped here on a return Hobart to Russell Falls drive... $8 per adult is a minimal fee to pay for this location... Lots of ponds filled with salmon and trout species... there is a vending machine for $2 a container for fish food which...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ALSYDCANTELL
Reviewed 17 July 2019 via mobile

What a beautiful fun stop! Great for families with kids too. They have a very comfortable tea room/cafe overlooking a garden of fish ponds! The fish are large and its fun to feed them. Didnt see a platypus...best bet for that is apparently in the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 874Christines
Reviewed 24 June 2019 via mobile

I came here with family and friends and brought a lovely picnic to share by the ponds. It's nice walking around and it's fun feeding the fish who are certainly not shy!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 23 May 2019

After dining in the lovely cafe on yummy pancakes we were replete when we set out to explore the tranquil Salmon Ponds grounds. It seems that the fish were still hungry though. On throwing some of the vending machine sourced fish food into the ponds,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Gill808
Reviewed 13 May 2019 via mobile

Enjoyable visit, spent the time just wandering around the place. Fed the fish, visited the hatchery and there is a very interesting museum. Great to see antiquities of yesteryear.

Date of experience: May 2019
52  Thank YambaJames
Reviewed 20 April 2019

Lovely gardens and would have been a beautiful place to stop for a picnic lunch. We bought some pellets to feed the fish but only one pond we’re interested in eating - the tiger trout. Very heavy rain the night before our visit appeared to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank auseuro
Reviewed 19 April 2019 via mobile

The salmon ponds is a great place to stop for lunch, the restaurant sells savoury and sweet pancakes which are really delicious with great service from the staff. The salmon ponds were awesome to see and feeding the hungry trout and salmon is a great...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DBMFISH
Reviewed 16 April 2019 via mobile

Visited the Salmon ponds today, beautiful place low cost entry and lots of enormous trout...and one pond of Salmon. We had a delightful lunch and a glass of wine each. The museum was very well good with heaps of old rods and reels, it was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sari54_12
Reviewed 11 April 2019

Recommend a visit.Our little group visited on a perfect sunny day and delighted to feed the fish and stroll among the huge trees. Luckily this tree lover did not discover that the wide variety of trees were all named on the back of the brochure,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Roampup04
Reviewed 11 April 2019 via mobile

Beautiful gardens and ponds Sat in the sun with the autumn trees and then feed the fish. Lovely chicken and mushroom and also a salami pancake at Pancakes at the Ponds with a delicious fresh salad So relaxing

Date of experience: April 2019
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