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Ballarat Wildlife Park

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250 Fussell St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5333 5933
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great place for the whole family, animals roaming , knowledgeable staff and a real sense of love with the animals . We loved our day around the shrouds and reptile show, the kids were so interactive and learnt a lot to take back with...More

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BalWildlifePark, Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the fantastic review! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit - and that the kids learnt a thing or two. Hope to welcome you back again someday soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the Ballarat wildlife park with my 2 1/2 yr old and 5mnth old. Upon arrival we were greeted by a friendly staff member who organized an encounter with the giant tortoise 'Hugo' really easily.. Once we entered the park we had kangaroos coming...More

1  Thank AJE91
BalWildlifePark, Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for the wonderful and detailed review! We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit and especially meeting Hugo! Look forward to welcoming you back again soon :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent all day here, couldn’t leave. It’s so beautiful and spacious and kangaroos are so friendly. Pack a picnic or buy food there and sit out with the kangaroos. Penguins cute! Favourites are the koalas and worth spending the extra for pic and animal...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there on a Tuesday afternoon, as we hadn't been to any zoos or wildlife parks for sometime. The entry fee is $35 adult & concession $29. all up cost us $64. But after we had spent our time walking around I can understand...More

Thank christinedrossinis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wherever I travel i am always looking for wildlife parks or zoos to visit and on my latest trip to Australia I was told about the Ballarat Wildlife Park that was located about a hour from where I was staying in Bendigo. This is a...More

2  Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is awesome. Kangaroos and Lamas roam around in the open. Just get the kangaroo feed to feed them and enjoy. During our visit, even Emu was in the open. It was wonderful. There are penguin, reptile and tortoise presentations as well. They were...More

Thank Jazz3085
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had my mouth hung open, as I entered the park & saw my first ever kangaroo coming up to me for food!! This is a lovely interactive wildlife park & we even got to stroke a Dingo. Well worth a visit!!

1  Thank Penni454
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The best Wildlife Park ever!!! All the staff was nice, loving, it’s crystal clear they love their job (they take care of them very gentle, you could hear them talking to animals calling them sweetheart and congratulating when good). Cangaroos jump freely, you can feed...More

1  Thank jadina2016
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Definietly get Kangaroo feed for the kangaroos. Try and get around to visit all the animal presentations. Really fun. Bring your own food so that you dont have to pay for it at the cafe. The crocodile was brilliant. Definitely would go back

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BalWildlifePark, Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, we're pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit and the animal presentations. Visitors are most welcome to bring their own food, and our cafe offers great food and value-for-money. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 August 2018

Lovely park well positioned with plenty of parking and a massive hit for the kids. I declare my bias, we're regulars with an annual family pass but it's a place the kids are always wanting to go back to. Staff are friendly and the park...More

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BalWildlifePark, Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for the kind review, it's always great to receive such wonderful feedback from our regular visitors. Look forward to welcoming you back again soon! :)

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13 February 2018|
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Response from Julie-Anne R | Property representative |
Hi Your entry fee includes all Keeper Talks, a Guided Tour at 11am and you are free to roam around all day if you wish. You can pat Kangaroo's for free and get really close to all our other animals. If you want a photo as... More
20 December 2017|
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Response from ballaratdad | Reviewed this property |
i spend at least half a day to a full day if i want to catch all the shows...especially the crunch show my kids 8/4/1.5 absolutely love it here
22 July 2017|
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Response from Julie-Anne R | Property representative |
Our Park is a more intimate Park where you can pat Kangaroos and get up close and personal to all of our non venomous animals. We certainly hope you come and visit. Best regards Julie-Anne Marketing Manager