​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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Lumera Eco Lodge & Chalets

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

Exclusive and unique accommodation with panoramic ocean views.

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The endearing eastern barred bandicoot is a small (640 grams) marsupial characterised by a slender, elongated head tapering to a pink nose and well whiskered muzzle. It has large, prominent ears. Its soft fur is greyish brown, while across the hindquarters are the characteristic pale bars or stripes that give the species its name. These easily distinguish it from the brown bandicoot, which lacks such strips. The belly, feet and short, thin tail are creamy white.