Image: Open House Hobart

This abandoned zoo once housed a wide variety of animals including lions, tigers, snow leopards, elephants, monkeys and polar bears. It is most notably remembered as the home of the last Thylacine in captivity.


Address: Lower Domain Rd, Hobart

Open: Saturday 10 November 2018. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

Highlights: Polar bear enclosure, leopard enclosure, duck pond and ticket booth.

Tours: 10 am, 12 noon, 2 pm. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

Building specs: Type: Zoological Gardens. Year Built: 1923. Architect: Unknown

Access details: Uneven steep site, closed toe shoes necessary.

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