The Beaumaris Zoo once housed a wide variety of animals including lions, tigers, snow leopards, elephants, monkeys and, incredibly, polar bears. It is most notably remembered as the home of the last Thylacine in captivity. Don’t miss Hobart enthusiast Brendan Lennard’s excellent tours. Bookings not required, just turn up.

Address: Lower Domain Rd, Hobart

Open: Sunday 5th November. Tours at 10.30 am, 12 noon, 1.30 pm, 3 pm. Bookings not required.

Highlights: The remaining polar bear enclosure, leopard enclosure, duck pond and ticket booth.

Building specs: Building type: Zoological gardens, Year built: 1923, Architect: Unknown