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Serendip Sanctuary

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Lara, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3212, Australia
+61 3 5283 8000
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“bird watching” (4 reviews)
“free entry” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
LOCATION
Lara, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3212, Australia
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+61 3 5283 8000
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"flora and fauna"
in 4 reviews
"bird watching"
in 4 reviews
"free entry"
in 4 reviews
"overseas visitors"
in 3 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 3 reviews
"picnic tables"
in 3 reviews
"australian birds"
in 3 reviews
"bbq area"
in 2 reviews
"lovely place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"few hours"
in 3 reviews
"public toilets"
in 2 reviews
"bbq facilities"
in 2 reviews
"wildlife walk"
in 4 reviews
"plenty of parking"
in 2 reviews
"water birds"
in 4 reviews
"parks victoria"
in 4 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed hiking and bird-watching in these beautiful surroundings. Relaxing and family friendly; something to capture the delight of any age. Well-proportioned cages for viewing birds rarely seen up close, bird blinds, large fenced-in areas to see larger birds and some animals, hiking trails, and...More

Thank Elllend
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

as we live nearby it is nice to and have a picnic there with visitors,also overseas people can see our australian birds and animals.the children can look and run around.

Thank joycem192
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely place to visit. There is no charge to get in and there are picnic areas with BBQ's and toilets. A great little wildlife area where the kids can see a variety of animals and birds The lake is very low at...More

Thank Linda F
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Serendip Sanctaury, plenty of wildlife to wander around to view. Walk through bird aviaries, walk through wallaby area. See emus wander around. Pack yourself a picnic or take along food to cook on the free BBQ areas. Great picnic spot, with toilets close by. Just...More

2  Thank Leanne M
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

We visit here several times per year. Well maintained and usually pretty quiet - kids will love going for a walk and seeing the kangaroos and emus wandering around.

Thank goingsomewheresoon
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

This was magical. Here is a place for the wild life habitat. It is a haven for birds and some animals. We were able to hide ourselves behind small windows, while the birds were having fun. They never saw any of us and thanks to...More

1  Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

We had a guide from Walabout Tours take us to this wildlife sanctuary. Really a great day. It was very hot so the animals were mostly beded down in the shade trying to stay cool. The Sulphur Crested Cockatoos were really something to see as...More

Thank fireman452
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

I really could not believe my good fortune. A park with shelters, BBQs, public toilets, parking and such interesting trails to walk. Birds inside cages, and others free to roam. Kangaroos, wallabies, emus, Magpie Geese, Brolgas, many duck species, parrots and cockatoos. To top it...More

3  Thank platypus150
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Good family time with nature, 6 ft kangaroos and giant size emus . Fascinating birds all in their natural habitat. Surprised to see the entry is free, must visit place in Geelong.

2  Thank sengogi
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

We go here quite often with our children, and we always have a good time. Lovely walking tracks & easy for the kids to see the animals, we especially love walking though the aviary’s and how close we can get to the birds. Great place...More

1  Thank MrsCoxy
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joycem192
30 July 2018|
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Response from Robby G C | Reviewed this property |
As close as you want. It depends on the kangaroos as they at times play with one another. Rob
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Second1st
30 July 2018|
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Response from Leanne M | Reviewed this property |
Hi you will see the kangaroos but usually not too close. But you do walk through the wallabies and you get to see them very close. Enjoy
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Colin C
3 October 2017|
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Response from Robby G C | Reviewed this property |
When I went into the Serendip Sanctuary it was completely free. I hope this will help you.
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