Phillip Island Wildlife Park

Phillip Island Wildlife Park

Phillip Island Wildlife Park
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  • Rick W
    Sevenoaks, United Kingdom2,120 contributions
    Great place to see wildlife!
    This is a superb place! Located a few miles out of Cowes town centre the very extensive park has a wide range of animals and we spent over three hours there wandering around and taking pictures. There are wallabies to feed and Emu's and Kangaroos which you can feed as well. There are koala bears, cockatoo's, a Tasmanian devil, a Tiger Quoll, Echidnas, Monitor lizards, Dingo's, and various other wildlife. All these are presented in large open areas where we felt the animal animals had a good space to move but were readily accessible to see. There is a vending machine and an ice cream container on site together with a small shop. We thoroughly enjoyed our time here but did feel that the place was a bit run down and hoped the owners would be able to improve its appearance in the future. Nevertheless it was an excellent place to visit and highly recommended.
    Visited March 2023
    Written 10 March 2023
  • rach
    Weligama, Sri Lanka6 contributions
    Better then any zoo!
    First of all the park is huge and the animals look very happy, healthy and well looked after, they have a lot of space to be comfortable. The park is well maintained and the staff are friendly. You must go here, it truly is better then any zoo. Most unique Australian animals are here and you get a free bag of food per entry to feed the kangaroos, wallaby’s and any other grass eating animals, it is such a great experience. I would recommend this to anyone visiting Australia for the first time and family’s. The animals are very calm and gentle for feeding.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 3 April 2023
  • stc8190
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates162 contributions
    Really special
    A really special place. Not fancy - but lots of really well cared for animals with lots of space. Being able to hand feed the friendly wallabies and kangaroos is amazing. Highly recommended.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 15 July 2023
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charlotte b
6 contributions
Nov 2023 • Couples
Don’t go here. The enclosure are extremely small. Seems like the animals are not happy. Very run down place and no staff supervision with the free range kangaroos. Feel for the poor animals.
Written 20 February 2024
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John R
15 contributions
Dec 2023 • Family
This place is very tired and needs an upgrade

The time to get in was ridiculously long , they had 1 cashier open
It took us over 40 minutes to gain entry and the cost of admission for a family is not worth it

I will never go back
Written 29 December 2023
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rick w
1 contribution
Nov 2023 • Family
We flew from Vancouver Canada to Sydney and decided to fly from Sydney to Melbourne
To go visit the kangaroo park we arrived literally 4:05 PM and they said they close the doors at 4 PM for the last entrance even though the park closes at five our kids were crying her eyes out they were not give any exceptions very disappointed especially we had to rent a car in Melbourne plus we flew here very very disappointing. I’m left speechless the owner of the old lady at the front so rude doesn’t care
Written 25 November 2023
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stc8190
Dubai, United Arab Emirates162 contributions
July 2023 • Couples
A really special place. Not fancy - but lots of really well cared for animals with lots of space. Being able to hand feed the friendly wallabies and kangaroos is amazing. Highly recommended.
Written 15 July 2023
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rach
Weligama, Sri Lanka6 contributions
Apr 2023 • Couples
First of all the park is huge and the animals look very happy, healthy and well looked after, they have a lot of space to be comfortable. The park is well maintained and the staff are friendly.
You must go here, it truly is better then any zoo. Most unique Australian animals are here and you get a free bag of food per entry to feed the kangaroos, wallaby’s and any other grass eating animals, it is such a great experience. I would recommend this to anyone visiting Australia for the first time and family’s. The animals are very calm and gentle for feeding.
Written 3 April 2023
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Rick W
Sevenoaks, UK2,120 contributions
Mar 2023
This is a superb place! Located a few miles out of Cowes town centre the very extensive park has a wide range of animals and we spent over three hours there wandering around and taking pictures. There are wallabies to feed and Emu's and Kangaroos which you can feed as well. There are koala bears, cockatoo's, a Tasmanian devil, a Tiger Quoll, Echidnas, Monitor lizards, Dingo's, and various other wildlife. All these are presented in large open areas where we felt the animal animals had a good space to move but were readily accessible to see. There is a vending machine and an ice cream container on site together with a small shop. We thoroughly enjoyed our time here but did feel that the place was a bit run down and hoped the owners would be able to improve its appearance in the future. Nevertheless it was an excellent place to visit and highly recommended.
Written 11 March 2023
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catkid3
Victoria, Australia148 contributions
Feb 2023
Very impressed with the size of this park. Although the enclosures are very spread out, the park itself is enormous, with almost a third dedicated to a lake and trees that the kangaroos can relax around. I visited first thing on a Saturday and even by the time I left around 1pm it wasn't particularly busy. Included in the admission price (which is 1/2 the price of Melbourne Zoo) is a bag of kangaroo/emu food, which I found to be extremely generous; even if you want extra bags they only cost $1 each. I was surprised at how many of each animal the park had; normally you visit a zoo and only see 1 wombat, 1 kookaburra etc, but here there were multiple of each animal (I saw about 6-7 kookaburras and 3 echidnas, for example). Most animals were awake and moving about, which made for some great photography opportunities. The gift shop was also relatively cheap. Be aware that it is closed on Thursdays and Fridays, and that there is no food offered, apart from some ice creams in the gift shop, so bring your own to have after you finish exploring!
Written 19 February 2023
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olivia1029
Manchester, UK31 contributions
Feb 2023 • Couples
So many animals & so gentle too. We saw so many wallaby’s & kangaroos. Even a mother with her joey in her pouch, and she let us get so close. We will probably never do that again in our lifetime, it was so special. Would definitely recommend. We spent a good couple hours there.
Written 7 February 2023
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helenjenkins2016
California21 contributions
Jan 2023 • Couples
Such a great place to see and interact with animals. Loved feeding the kangaroos (and even the emus). The koalas were adorable and you can see them really close (but not touch them). There are also a lot of birds to view. Note that it is a long walk from Cowes (lots told us it was walkable and it really isn’t a great walk - take a cab). You will spend a couple of hours here experiencing it all
Written 29 January 2023
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E P
Warragul100 contributions
Jan 2023 • Family
This is my number one pick for places to visit in Phillip Island!! Perfect place for any age! We spent at least 2 hours there so many animals to see and you get to feed kangaroos emus birds. Not many places do you get to experience this getting close to animals and being able to feed them. Costs around $40 for 1 adult x2 kids well worth it, so many different type of Australian animals to get up close.
Written 23 January 2023
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