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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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See a Devil Up close

Plus lots more. What a great zoo. 20 mins outside Launceston. Went to see Tasmanian Devils - not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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a day at the zoo

Went out to the zoo with an open mind and was impressed with the variety of animals that were in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Launceston, Australia
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1166 Ecclestone Road, Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6396 6100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Plus lots more. What a great zoo. 20 mins outside Launceston. Went to see Tasmanian Devils - not disappointed. Up close at feeding times. Keeper gave lots of info & answered every single question. Lions & Primates were an added bonus I was not expecting....More

Thank BlankD
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went out to the zoo with an open mind and was impressed with the variety of animals that were in the zoo the variety of parrots was quite impressive as were the lions all animals looked in very good health (I am not a vet)

Thank brucemV1158FV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As members of the Melbourne Zoo, I can comfortably say this zoo is my absolute favorite and has exceeded any other zoo experience I've ever had. The keepers and workers are so lovely and friendly, even the animals are heaps more engaging and I wish...More

Thank squidsforlife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This zoo is in the middle of no where but is quite a bit bigger than you realise. In amongst all the Australian fauna there's actual lions which seemed bizarre to me but you can get reasonably close to them compared to other zoos so...More

Thank Kia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic to see the Tasmanian Devils up close. Make sure you time your visit with feeding time. I got there around 2 pm and saw the 3.30 feeding. The zoo was not crowded and the animals appeared very comfortable around people and in good condition...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great day out. Plenty for the children to do & even some hands on experiences. Located only 20-30 mins from Launceston in a lovely bush setting.

Thank badtaste516
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

with a large range of animals, you can wander freely or watch the animal feedings and get commentary on the animals.

Thank travel_happy61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Tasmania Zoo today with our 4 year old daughter and had a great time. Highly recommend this place to visit especially if have small children. There are birds, monkeys, devils, wombats, lions, alligators, snakes, alpacas, emus, camel...to name but a few..My daughter's...More

Thank rachchlo
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went to the zoo specfically to see the devils, but there is more here than just the devils, the zoo also has a fine collection of other things, including a lot of birds native to Australia and beyond. The lay out of the zoo...More

Thank AndrewMunnings
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We arrived just prior to a small drizzle (unfortunate) but we still had a grand time. The zoo has many different exhibits of Australian animals along with many other "imports" from Africa and Asia. The animal pens are very humane and very thoughtfully displayed. It...More

Thank William P
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Michelle B
Is there a bus from the centre of Launceston to Tasmania Zoo?
14 April 2016|
Response from Nicole P |
No Best of hiring a car Taxi would be expensive