Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (pronounced “Bon-a-rong” - 'Native Companion' in Aboriginal) was established in 1981 as a sanctuary for injured and orphaned wildlife.
Our daily tours at 11:30am and 2:00pm allow visitors to see the Tassie devil eat a snack, learn about their quirky personalities as well as some of the threats they face and the efforts to help protect them. They also include the opportunity to meet the wombat and koala and give them a pat.
One of our expert keepers will introduce
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you to some of Bonorong’s favourite species and share with you their passion and concern for Tasmanian wildlife. We aim to break down the barrier between humans and animals. We know we can talk till we are blue in the face, but nothing connects people to wildlife better than coming face-to-face, paw-to-hand with an orphaned wombat.
Not only do we aim to entertain you, we are committed that you will leave Bonorong with the tools to help conserve Tasmania’s unique wildlife. What can you do ...