Tasmania's Wildlife Safari: Spotting Unique Animals and Birds
Get up close with Tasmania's diverse wildlife
Book Top Experiences and Tours in Tasmania:If youʻre booking your trip to Tasmania last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
- Launceston: Tamar Valley Wine Tour with Lunch
- Launceston: Tamar Valley Wine Tour with Lunch and Cheese
- Hobart: 2.5-hour Iron Pot Lighthouse Cruise
- Hobart: Bruny Island Adventure with Lunch & Lighthouse Tour
- From Port Arthur: Tasman Island Wilderness Cruise
1. Exploring Tasmania's Unique Wildlife
Embark on a thrilling wildlife safari in Tasmania to discover the abundant and unique animal and bird species that call this island home. Tasmania, located off the southern coast of Australia, is known for its pristine wilderness and untouched natural habitats, making it a paradise for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers.
2. Kangaroo Island: The Kingdom of Kangaroos
Book a guided tour to visit Kangaroo Island, where you will have the opportunity to observe wild kangaroos in their natural habitat. Kangaroo Island is home to various species of kangaroos, from the common Eastern Grey Kangaroo to the small and playful Tammar Wallabies.
3. Encounter the Enigmatic Tasmanian Devil
Don't miss the chance to encounter the elusive Tasmanian Devil, a carnivorous marsupial unique to Tasmania. Join a nocturnal tour to increase your chances of spotting this feisty creature and learn about ongoing conservation efforts to protect them from the threat of disease.
4. Birdwatching Haven: Bruny Island
Indulge in a birdwatching extravaganza on Bruny Island, home to over 250 bird species. Spot majestic sea eagles, the endangered forty-spotted pardalote, and the vibrant orange-bellied parrot. Be sure to bring along your binoculars and join a birdwatching tour for expert guidance.
5. Quokka Quest at Bruny Island
Join a quokka quest on Bruny Island, where you can spot these adorable and photogenic creatures. Search through the island's forests and coastal regions for a chance to encounter the small, marsupial quokkas known for their friendly and curious nature. Capture unforgettable quokka selfies!
6. Explore Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park
Venture into the breathtaking Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, home to a diverse range of wildlife. Observe iconic animals like the echidna, platypus, and Tasmanian pademelon, as well as a variety of bird species. Hike along scenic trails and keep an eye out for these enchanting creatures.
7. Wildlife Sanctuaries: Bonorong and Trowunna
Visit Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary for an up-close encounter with Tasmania's unique wildlife. Explore these sanctuaries to see Tasmanian devils, wombats, kangaroos, and a variety of birds. Support conservation efforts by visiting these sanctuaries, where injured and orphaned animals are rehabilitated and protected.