Exclusive Night Tours Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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2.5 hour guided night tour
See rare Aussie nocturnal animals
Possums, sugar gliders, Tassie Devils
Just a short drive from Hobart
or 4 payments of $43.63 with more info
Free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to experience

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Fri, Jul 19, 2024

What you can expect

With a tour of Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary at night, the nocturnal world comes alive and provides the ultimate in up-close-and-personal animal experiences. Join the famously friendly Bonorong staff and, over the course of 2.5 hours, venture into the enclosures to hand-feed various wondrous animals including golden possums, bettongs, sugar gliders and tawny frogmouth owls - or even a Tasmanian Devil!

Many of the cutest and most memorable animals in Tasmania are only awake or active after dusk, so this option provides the perfect way to see them at their best. If you've got an interest in seeing some of Australia's rarest and most delicate wildlife under the cover of darkness, then book a Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary night tour online today at this ever-popular animal haven just a short drive from the Hobart CBD.


What you need to know

  • 2.5 Hour tour
  • Group Night Tour
  • Premium Night Tour - An exclusive private feeding tour
  • __Group Night Tour__
  • The Bonorong Night Tour is a group feeding tour with a guide just for your group. Group sizes are kept small to ensure every participant has plenty of opportunity to interact with the critters
  • You will enter our animals’ world and experience hand-feeding weird and wonderful creatures like Eastern quolls, tawny frogmouths and sugar gliders. You will also be able to feed the Tassie devils with tongs from outside the enclosure
  • In fact, you are going to help feed almost all of our animals. First it’s dinner time for our daylight dwellers and then the nocturnal animals get their breakfast. A special highlight is meeting our mob of friendly Forester kangaroos
  • You are also going to meet some incredible survivors as many of our animals are recovering from injury or are orphans. We will show you how you are helping us get them back into the wild __Premium Night Tour__
  • The Bonorong Private, Premium Night Tour is an exclusive feeding tour; a private experience just for you and whoever you are with. One of our knowledgeable and passionate senior staff will be your guide for the duration of this intimate, private tour
  • A complimentary beer, wine, bubbly or soft drink will greet you upon arrival after which you will observe our curious native wildlife during their natural waking hours
  • Hand-feed and touch a number of incredible Tasmanian species including tawny frogmouths, sugar gliders, wombats, golden possums, kangaroos and much more
  • Learn about the elusive and little-known Tasmanian microbats, watch them flit across the sky and see their movements come alive on our interactive iPad tracking app (experience is subject to availability and weather dependent)
  • Enjoy an extensive session on Tasmanian devils where you meet them, learn their names; hear their individual stories and little known facts about this amazing, and endangered species. You will also be able to feed the Tassie devils with tongs from outside the enclosure
  • You will have other amazing face-to-face photo opportunities of rarely seen wildlife. Learn about the perils that our native wildlife face on a daily basis and what we can all do to help
  • Open every day of the year including weekends and public holidays (except Christmas Day)
  • Just 25 minutes from Hobart's CBD. Just off the A1 directly from Launceston
  • Night tour - 2.5 hours
  • Premium tour - 3 hours
  • __Travelling from Hobart to Bonorong__
  • From Hobart take the A1 (Brooker Highway) the main road from Hobart to Launceston. Follow this past Glenorchy, Montrose, Claremont and Granton.
  • Turn right in Granton at roundabout onto Bridgewater Bridge.
  • After bridge travel straight through first roundabout and turn left at second roundabout.
  • This will bring you into township of Brighton. Look for sign Saying “Bonorong Wildlife Park” and turn right at Shell service station into Andrew street.
  • Drive one kilometre looking for sign on right hand side saying “Bonorong Wildlife Park 1km” and turn right into Briggs Road.
  • Drive one Kilometre and Bonorong is on your left hand side. __Travelling from Launceston to Bonorong__
  • From Launceston take the A1 (the main road from Launceston to Hobart).
  • When in township of Brighton look for sign Saying “Bonorong Wildlife Park” and turn left at Shell service station into Andrew street.
  • Drive one kilometre looking for sign on right hand side saying “Bonorong Wildlife Park 1km” and turn right into Briggs Road.
  • Drive one Kilometre and Bonorong is on your left hand side.
Additional Information
  • EFTPOS facilities are available
  • Minimum 1 adult
  • Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a full fee paying adult
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Recent reviews

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Excellent, a must for any animal lover, it was fantastic to get up close & personal with a number of little critters & to learn first hand about marsupial's, there habit's & care. You also get fantastic photo opportunities, my husband is a keen photographer, his camera was kept extremely busy, as we went in & out of the enclosure's. A big thank you to Bob who showed us round, who is so passionate about the animal's they care for & so dedicated & informative. Bonorong is a great little place even if you visit during the day you would have a great time feeding all the kangaroo's roaming free. It's nice to know that visiting helps pay for Bonorong's rescue & rehabilitation of orphan & injured wildlife. Good luck Bonorong.

Diane Parkinson over 10 years ago

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