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Tasmania Zoo, Launceston
(2.4/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web)
A wide-ranging complex of buildings and facilities located on a 360 hectare (900 acre) expanse of bushland, Tasmania Zoo serves as home to a variety of animal species. Indigenous species like wombats, koalas, and kangaroos share the zoo with deer, monkeys, penguins, and as many as 80 bird species. The highlight for many visitors is the chance to see and interact with the Tasmanian Devil. Put Tasmania Zoo and other Launceston attractions into our Launceston vacation builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Poor service. Some of the exhibits where extremely poorly. Tiny birds cages for some of the birds they were dark and not suitable to look in. Looked more like a stamp collection a child had grown from...  more »
  • At first sight I thought nothing of this place. However once we started to wander around we found it quite interesting. The man who runs it was very friendly and was rather informative. Too many birds...  more »
  • Great for adults and children of all ages. Was rather interesting to see and learn about all the different animals. Highly recommend this place to anyone. The Dinos were so life like. 
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  • We visited Tasmania Zoo on Sunday 5th November 2016 and had a fabulous day,the highlight was watching the Tasmanian Devil's being fed. There were a great deal of animals and birds to see,the place was easy to get around, all in all a great place to visit especially if you have children,there are enough animals and birds to keep them enthralled ,kids will love the Meerkats,very cute.
  • Took the family to Tasmania zoo thinking there would only be a few animals there.My family and I were blown away by the different animals they had and how fun and interactive the Zoo was. Also very affordable. We will definitely be going there again.
  • Great day, amazing animals and a great experience. Lovely range of animals and the talking cocktail, although there was a downer; when I've taken one of my disabled clients that was in a wheelchair I was charged 1 standard fee and I (as their carer) got in free due to my clients needing me at all times. I took a different client in which I showed the companion card, ect to be told that they didn't accept those. My client today also needed me at all times, even though she wasn't wheelchair confined. I felt as though they were discriminating against my client because she didn't appear to be disabled. All in all, my client had a great day out and enjoyed herself very much dispite this unfortunate event.
  • Private zoo in northern Tasmania. 'Animal experiences' are available for purchase upon entry allowing you to get up close with certain animals. Cafe located on site.
  • More than i could ever expect! It was a wonderful experience, great seeing the wild mix of animals from gators to penguins to dinosaurs to the ever cute Tassie Devil. These guys do an amazing job and need our support. Make sure to put this one on your list!