Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Brighton

4.7
#1 of 27 in Wildlife in Greater Hobart
Must see · Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
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 on your trip to Brighton, use our Brighton day trip planning website.
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  • This is a wonderful open air animal park where you can see all of Australia's renowned animals: Kangaroos, Tasmanian Devils and Wombats. It's a must stop and the animal wardens are caring...  more »
  • Loved our visit to Bonorong. We took the tour and it was well worth it. Staff are enthusiasm passionate about their work. The kangaroos were absolutely gorgeous and loved having their chests and ears....  more »
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  • Definitely come here! What a fantastic experience!!! The staff members were lovely and informative. The sanctuary itself was so much fun to visit. We arrived right before it opened. Good thing because we saw the wombats walking around and they were curious about us. The later it got, the warmer it got and the wombats went to find a cool place to rest, making it difficult to see them. The kangaroo area was AMAZING!! They roam freely and we fed a bunch (both adults and young ones)! I recommend the tour of wombats, Tasmanian Devils and and koalas at 11:30.
  • Very nice people. It was cold when we went so many of the animals were snuggled in there nests. But we still had a great time. We would definitely go back.

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