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Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary

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1892 Mole Creek Rd, Mole Creek, Tasmania 7304, Australia
+61 3 6363 6162
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Great family park but beware of Tassie Devil feeding if Squimish

I went to Trowunna with my husband and nearly 3 month old. As it’s an open grass park it is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pink_twinkle_85
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Canberra, Australia
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Great conservation and rescue work

A wide variety of native animals to be seen, including devils, quolls, echidna and kangaroos, many... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jackie D
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Welshpool, United Kingdom
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Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, 65 acres sanctuary for our Native Tasmanian Wildlife. Tasmanian Devils; Wombats; Quolls; Echidnas; Forester Kangaoos and an array of birds, ducks and Cape Barren Geese to name a fewTrowunna is approximately 12minutes west of Deloraine, 40 minutes south of Devonport, 45 minutes west of Launceston and 75 minutes east of Cradle Mountain. Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary is open every day except Christmas Day with 3 daily interactive tours at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Come and see the wombats roaming free at Trowunna hand feed the 'friendliest kangaroos', mob of 50+. Relax and lose yourself in the tranquil sanctuary that is Trowunna. Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary has been successfully breeding Tasmanian devils since 1985 and we are also active in other conservation projects such as Quoll and wombat breeding programs and native Tasmanian wildlife rehabilitation program.
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1892 Mole Creek Rd, Mole Creek, Tasmania 7304, Australia
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+61 3 6363 6162
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Trowunna with my husband and nearly 3 month old. As it’s an open grass park it is suitable for a pram (and we brought ours) and had no issue navigating one around the park (small hills and rocks). As we went in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wide variety of native animals to be seen, including devils, quolls, echidna and kangaroos, many of which have been injured or orphaned. Some joeys have been hand-reared after being recovered from mother's pouch after road death. The warden was very enthusiastic and informative and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were delighted to see the conservation work being conducted at Trowunna to save the Tassie Devils. Andy was fantastic giving us a tour of the Sanctuary and let us follow him around to feed all of the devils. We were also afforded the rare...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I came to the sanctuary originally only to see the tassie devils (my partner really really loves tassie devils) and it was on the way to our accomodation so we decided to give this sanctuary a go. It was definitely worth a...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

An exciting Tasmanian Wildlife Park. Really enjoyed this trip to the Park. About 70 kms from Launceston via Deloraine.,an enjoyable drive. A nice variety of Animals including Tasmamian Devils, Kangaroos, Echidna, Wombat etc., we enjoyed hand feeding to Kangaroos, of which there are quite a...More

Thank Alan B
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

First visited as a Teenager in 1989, then again with my wife in 2004. This was our first visit with our kids. Always impressed with their work, breeding, rescuing and rehabilitating animals. Whilst educating the public. Our kids loved it. They fed and patted friendly...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Well worth going to a tour - very knowledgeable staff and a very well looked after sanctuary , relaxing just to wander around

Thank Oliver S
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Devils, Wombats, Quolls, Kangaroos, Eagles and many more can be found in the park. Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary is a very informative place to learn more about local animals. You can have an opportunity to feed kangaroos. Many workshops and tours are provided for visitors. Trowunna...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Had a great time here. The day we came it rained but we still managed to see everything. Saw 2 tassie devil feedings and hand fed kangaroos and birds. Would highly recommend

Thank Janine S
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We passed this place by happenstance and thoroughly enjoyed it. The Devils were out in abundance. Interesting creatures. Kids loved feeding the roos. Very nice people.

Thank LouArch
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