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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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Ballarat and Sovereign Hill Day Tour with Optional Wildlife Park from Melbourne
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Regional wildlife tourism park.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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250 Fussell St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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+61 3 5333 5933
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have been going to the Ballarat Wildlife Park for years and it never disappoints, it's one of our all time favourite places ! As it is out of the city of Melb and is much smaller than an average zoo if never gets too over...More

Thank cgaydzis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great afternoon at the park! They have a decent variety of Aussie animals - koalas, kangaroos, emus, quolls, dingos, devils, snakes, lizards, crocodiles - and the enclosures are well set up so that you can get a good view. I loved being...More

Thank ynneppenny
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit and its so great to hear you enjoyed the day. I will pass on your kind words to our Keepers and sorry about the roo poo!! :) :) We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ballarat Wildlife Park is a great place to see some iconic Australian wildlife and even feed the kangaroos and emus. Some of the highlights are definitely the displays and talks by the keepers but you probably wouldn't need more than a few hours to see...More

Thank Leanne T
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. Great to hear you enjoyed your visit. We usually suggest 2-3 hours to ensure you listen to some of our Keeper talks and even join our free guided tour. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here about 10years ago,cuddled a koala,touched the snakes,watched the crocs feeding. Had relatives over from uk this week so thought it would be a good place to visit.8 adults cost 280 dollars admission steep but ok ,head to koala exhibit they wanted another 210...More

1  Thank Mark B
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit and we are very sorry you feel your visit was disappointing. We are a family run business and all profit from the entry fee goes back into the upkeep of the Park, staffing and the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I remember coming here as a kid. Now I am back here with my own. Have always loved this place and my kids now love it just as much. Plenty to see and you can plan a day trip here with family. Keep up the...More

Thank SarahT8808
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words and great to hear you enjoyed your visit. I will pass on your comments to staff and management. We hope to see you again! Best regards Julie-Anne

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It saddened me to see the animals in such small enclosures, but all in all a good park which meets tourists needs. The small size makes it easy to get around the place in limited time and to make your way to and from each...More

Thank Krb87
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit and glad to hear you enjoyed your day out. All our animals are very well looked after and loved by our staff and are in enclosures that are within regulations stipulated. I will pass on...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The park is very small, much smaller then I've expected. It doesn't take more then 45 minutes of a very slow walk for grown-ups to see all the enclosures. Still, the park is super cool given wallabies freely walking inside the park area, they are...More

Thank Karolina R
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the Park. We usually advise that if you take in the free guided tour and the various Keeper talks throughout the day, your visit should take about 2-3 hours, which could also include a coffee break in...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Pretty expensive ($35) for entry. It was good with lots of Australian fauna. But I wouldn't rate it that high.More

1  Thank Peter C
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the Park. We are sorry you thought the entry price was pretty expensive. We always try to keep our entry costs at a level that are affordable to all visitors. As a family run business, all profits...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

I recently visited this place with friends.It ls located a bit outside Melbourne and it is accessible by bus.Lots of tour operators take a one day trip to this place.This zoo is very famous for open kangaroos and wallabies.We can feed them and also we...More

Thank rea2der
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review the Park. We are glad to hear you had a great day and we look forward to welcoming you again in the not too distant future. Best regards Julie-Anne

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Our toddler had a ball here! Free ranging kangaroos are a big highlight and you can pay for a bag of kangaroo feed which is recommended. Penguin enclosure was lovely and you can get up close to many of the animals. Overall we really enjoyed...More

Thank kit_kat009
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Fantastic to hear you enjoyed your day at the Park and thank you for making the time to post a review. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Best regards Julie-Anne

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Veyya
23 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
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Fransiska L
26 June 2017|
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Response from Barry646 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what takes your interest most. There is a loot more to do and see at Sovereign Hill and I suspect you will spend most of your time there. The only practical suggestion is to time limit yourself at the first... More
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Nicole F
25 June 2017|
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Response from Julie-Anne R | Property representative |
Hi Dingo encounters are at 1215 daily, but if that does not suit you can enquire and book in upon arrival. Thanks and regards Julie-Anne
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