Tasmanian wombat. Photo: Tourism Tasmania
Tasmanian wombat. Photo: Tourism Tasmania

Where to see wildlife in Tasmania

Anyone who loves animals will certainly enjoy exploring Tasmania's wilderness, which is a haven for all kinds of wildlife both on land and in the ocean.   

Australia's island state has a roll call of mammals and marine mammals that will occupy you for days.  

Favourite spots are the Western Wilderness, Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park and the Freycinet Peninsula. Freycinet National Park's stunning pink granite peaks and beaches are a picturesque backdrop for a variety of wildlife. There are brushtail possums, ringtail possums, sugar gliders and wombats.  

From spotting pademelons and wallabies in the Tarkine rainforest to visiting a Tasmanian devil sanctuary, here are some top spots to see wildlife in Tasmania.    



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