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Ballarat Wildlife Park

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Regional wildlife tourism park.
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250 Fussell St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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+61 3 5333 5933
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lots of animals to see. The kangaroos are the only up close animals you can touch unless you pay for a personal guided tour. For big groups there is know where to sit and just relax and eat lunch. No shaded grass areas that are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PLiz85
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are a lot of Kangaroos and that’s nice. They roam free and there are plenty of them. However, there are lots of other animals that are well exhibited and that’s the draw here. Koalas, Penguins, Tasmanian Devil, reptiles, Tortoises, Meerkats, Crocs, and more. Well...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rogerjm
Reviewed 1 week ago

I say it's better than Lone Pine Sanctuary is because the wildlife here at least get off their butts and come for the food feeding. The kids absolutely enjoyed the feeding the roos and alpacas. It was nice little stop over before we headed to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chanpion
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good to rock up with zero expectations & then find yourself very entertained! Being school holidays - the place was teeming with young ones & their families - all enthralled & amused. I did get here just before opening @ 9am today which I highly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Traveller88Melbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago

The overall park is a little small and there aren't many animals, the kangaroos are the main thing. The staff are quite friendly, but the price is not worth the value! Will not be visiting again.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jackoman223
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great day with the family amd friends. Really enjoyed how interactive and close you can get to the animals. The kids lived the kangaroos and especially the reptile show. Will be back soon to see the tigers that are there.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Davemccormick
BalWildlifePark, Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed meeting our animals. Look forward to welcoming you back again soon, you'll love seeing our tigers :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hadn't visited the park for over 20 years so I wasn't sure what to expect. We took an oversea visitor here and he loved it. It has all the animals that you would expect to see and he was thrilled to be able to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SallyandDale
BalWildlifePark, Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We're pleased to hear your overseas visitor enjoyed meeting the Australian animals we have here.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another great spot to visit in Ballarat, either on your own, couples and families. Lots of animals to see, including dingoes, wombats, tortoises, crocs, penguins and much more. A full days fun of activities to be had by all.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Obanini1
BalWildlifePark, Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review, we're pleased to read you enjoyed meeting so many of our animals.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did go to see the new Sumatran tiger - but she was hiding and asleep. Her keeper was great though - explaining the issues with new exhibits and showing photos off his phone. The rest of the park is fantastic. The kangaroos, emus and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anne G
BalWildlifePark, Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review. Maneki, our new Sumatran Tiger has been taking some time to settle in and is getting comfortable in her home and with her new carers. Hope that we can welcome you back again later...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted our overseas guests to experience Australian animals up close and personal. And what an experience. They absolutely loved it. Up on Entry to the park you see the free roaming Kangaroos and Emu's you can feed them and interact with them and perfect...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SeasonedTrav3ller
BalWildlifePark, Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind feedback, we're thrilled to hear you and your guests loved visiting our park.

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531cherylg
21 January 2019|
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Response from CassandraS78 | Reviewed this property |
I’m pretty sure they are viewable year round
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CINSANE C
13 January 2019|
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Response from manopause | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure what the official Guidelines are , however we had 5 adults 2 kids and had a picnic lunch outside of the cafe, we purchased drinks cold and hot from the cafe . We were not instructed not to eat . Hope that helps .
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ChouXuanG
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
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