​Tasmania has many species which have become extinct, or are on the verge of extinction, on mainland Australia. Having fewer introduced predators, and a relatively large amount of intact habitat on the island, makes Tasmania a final refuge - a last chance - for many species including the Tasmanian devil.

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Flame Robin
Kookaburra
Superb fairy Wren
Tasmanian Currawong
Yellow Tail Cockatoo
Tasmanian Potoroo
Bennetts Wallaby
Wombat
Bandicoot
Tiger Snake
Sugar Glider
Tasmanian Devil
Wedge Tail Eagles
Grey Goshawk
Pademelon Wallaby
Short Beaked Echidna
Bettongia gaimardi
Brushtail Possum

Wildlife Tasmania Presents Lumera Eco Lodge and Chalets

Boasting sensational ocean views over the Bay Of Fires, Lumera Eco Chalets is set on the historic St Patricks Head Private Nature Reserve, 641 m above sea level. You can relax on your private balcony and take in the serene natural beauty of Tasmania.

Bettongia gaimardi

The Tasmanian bettong is a small kangaroo. Though its range once extended over much of the coastal areas of south-eastern Australia, it is now found only in Tasmania. It survival in Tasmania can be attributed to the absence of the introduced European fox which is widespread on mainland Australia and the greater availability of undisturbed habitat.