Nature and Wildlife - Launceston and Northern Tasmania

Nature and Wildlife

That’s right we know you have been waiting for it . . . the Tasmanian devil, well Launceston and Northern Tasmania have more on offer than just our beautiful devils. Northern Tasmania is home to breathtaking untamed wilderness and walking tracks so you can get up close and personal with both the wildlife and plant species! Come take a leisurely stroll through the Cataract George, visit Tasmania Zoo, Seahorse world and tackle the fresh coastal breeze at night, whilst on the Low Head Penguin Tour.

You can expect to see some eucalypts, ancient conifers such as Huon pine and the Fagus whilst you are on your journey and you best make sure you keep your eyes peeled for that Tassie Devil!

  • Tamar Island Wetlands Centre and Reserve

    Tamar Island Wetlands Centre and Reserve

    West Tamar Road Riverside Launceston

    The Tamar Island Wetlands is a unique urban wetlands reserve just a ten-minute drive from Launceston. A short (500 metre) walk from the interpretation centre takes you to a bird hide with seating where you can observe wetland birds on the lagoon and enjoy ...
  • Waratah Angus & Farm Visit

    Waratah Angus & Farm Visit

    189 Mathinna Plains Road Ringarooma

    Waratah Angus & Farm Visit welcomes you to step back in time and experience the picturesque, lush valley of Ringarooma, with Mount Victoria providing a back drop to this historic property, which was first settled in 1870. The rugged old Fir trees lin ...
  • Platypus House

    Platypus House

    200 Flinders Street Inspection Head Wharf Beauty Point

    Platypus House offers the opportunity to view live platypuses and echidnas at Beauty Point, Tasmania. Marvel at these unique animals in daylight conditions in an indoor setting. Tasmanian platypuses and echidnas are unique and cannot be seen anywhere else ...
  • Seahorse World

    Seahorse World

    Shed 1a, Inspection Head Wharf 200 Flinders Street Beauty Point

    All around the world, crowds gather to admire our seahorses in famous aquariums. But you can be get much closer to these mysterious creatures at our completely unique facility at Beauty Point, in the beautiful Tamar Valley, less than a one-hour drive fro ...
  • Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary

    Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary

    1892 Mole Creek Road Mole Creek

    Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary is a family wildlife Sanctuary at Mole Creek not far from Cradle Mountain. Trowunna was established in 1979 and covers 65 acres of serene sanctuary for Tasmania's native wildlife. At Trowunna you can see more than 35 species o ...