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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve

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“extinct volcano”(55 reviews)
“picnic area”(35 reviews)
Located at the heart of the spectacular Great Ocean Road region, only one west of the popular Twelve Apostles and just ten minutes from the coastal tourism hub of Warrnambool, you will discover the naturally diverse offering of the exquisite Tower...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Princes Highway, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 August 2011

Tower Hill is an Extinct Volcano many thousands of years old, It is now a wild life park with many animals including kangaroo's , Wallabies (which are a smaller version of the Kangaroo) Emu's (which are the world's 2nd largest bird after the Ostrich) Echidna's...More

6  Thank Aroney
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Tower hill has been poorly looked after and managed for a number of decades now. Possibly due to a lack of funding. There seems to be less and less adult eucalypt trees across the entire reserve. Almost as if they are being used as someone's...More

4  Thank robert a
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a tour and had a great guide taking care of us. He told us a lot about plants and the history of the area, including the native people.

Thank gim872
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited Tower Hill on several occasions and have always loved it. There are a variety of different walks from easy to more difficult. On this occasion we took the lava tongue walk and saw emus and koalas. Well worth the short drive from...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our animal holiday to port fairy we always head to tower hill for the walks & nature experience. Just 5 mins out if port fairy on the main highway tower hill is an ancient volcano. With extensive lakes and great bush walks at every...More

Thank DShalders
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tower Hill is an extinct volcano a few Kms west of Warrnambool. It is a peaceful nature reserve with lots of up close and personal wildlife experiences. Emus (and chicks in season) wander the roads and picnic areas, koalas are easy viewing and kangaroos come...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for a picnic, got here late in the day and saw an echidna, some wallabys a couple of emu's... It was great

Thank Nath W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tower Hill is an amazing place, well worth a visit. We went on a tour with Paul who was very knowledgeable - we all enjoyed sampling bush foods (I wouldn't want to live off them though!), spotting various wildlife and attempting to throw boomerangs. The...More

Thank Roloho
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve is well worth a visit. The staff were friendly, knowledgeable and ready to help. The walks themselves offer great views and can be as easy or as hard as you want to make them. I choose the Last Volcano, the track...More

Thank jakemichael
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning make sure you wear good walking shoes Lots of native animals around even saw Kola in tree!

Thank madchelle7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tower Hill has been I have meant to visit for ages and it met and exceeded all our expectations. The walks are really good and well laid out. Staff informative & courteous. Wildlife (emus, kangaroos and lots of birdlife) amazing. In springtime the wildflowers are...More

Thank Eric K
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We did a tour with Paul who was absolutely brilliant. He didn’t sugar coat the awful history or the white invasion. So much knowledge and passion in our Indigenous history and culture I could have spent all day with him. I can’t recommend this tour...More

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24 March 2018|
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Response from sm05060 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it's always best to pre book tours if it's something you really want to do so as not to be disappointed. If you are in Warrnambool over Easter or school holiday times it can be very busy. Enjoy your stay: )
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Response from Cenizax | Reviewed this property |
It's free
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9 April 2017|
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Response from jedimullet2002 | Reviewed this property |
Hi zoe sorry l missed your question! The park opened at dawn and closed at dusk. There is no cost to visit the park and has lots of wildlife, walking trails and picnic areas. Well worth the trip. Watch out for the emus! They... More