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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Brighton
(4.7/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web)
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary is home to wombats, koalas, birds, and many amazing natives, including Tasmanian devils, eastern quolls, and bettongs. Meet some of the 80-plus free-roaming kangaroos that enjoy being hand-fed, and receiving a good scratch on the chest! You're allowed to view and share special moments with Australia's unique wildlife. Your entry will also help continue our work with education, conservation, and rehabilitation of Tasmania's threatened wildlife. Bonorong's dedicated volunteers proudly run Tasmania's main 24-hour wildlife rescue service. To visit Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and other attractions in Brighton, use our Brighton itinerary planner.
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  • After a failed visit to the chauncy vale wild life sanctuary (which was not a wild life sanctuary and more of a random unguided wilderness horror movie walk) we found the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. ...  more »
  • A wonderful trip and a great experience. It is an experience to be so close to the animals. The commitment of the staff is super.
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  • Amazing place where all kinds of endemic animals are kept that have gotten into trouble: tasmanian devils, koala's, wombats, etc. The people working there do iT from their hearts. Feeding the kangaroo...  more »
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  • Bonorong is a true wildlife sanctuary - dedicated to rehabilitating injured and threatened native animals. The Tasmanian Devils here (along with other sites around the country) represent a "back-up" population of animals free of the facial tumour disease. The staff here are friendly, approachable and very knowledgeable. Please support this worthwhile cause! Just amazing!
  • Brilliant place. It is so good to see people workings towards helping our environment and native animals. Well done and well worth the visit.
  • Beautiful little sanctuary with healthy and happy looking rescued animals. The staff are very caring and knowledgable.
  • Wonderful day out. The animals are all very well cared for and the location was stunning. Great way to see Tasmanian devils near Hobart. I recommend paying a little bit extra for a wildlife experience - we were able to interact with a baby wombat.
  • The fact it is a Wildlife Sanctuary and not just a zoo is what I Love.... that they are wildlife carers not keepers.... and that they have 3 R's to strive for.... Rescue. Rehabilitate. Release. if possible. ..... Wonderful.