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Halls Gap Zoo

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Great experience at a fantastic zoo, well worth a visit!

Great variety of animals, smaller zoo when compared to Melbourne or Toronga Zoo, but that's what... read more

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Megan_David1510
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Bendigo, Australia
The Best Zoo

We recently visited as a family group with two young children. This zoo is a MUST if visiting Halls... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
chris59_12
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Bendigo, Australia
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Halls Gap Zoo is Victoria's largest regional privately-owned zoo. View over 160 different species, including Giraffes, Cheetahs, Monkeys, Crocodiles, Kangaroos and Koalas along a 2.5Km wheelchair friendly path. Halls Gap Zoo is involved in several...more
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4061 Ararat-Halls Gap Rd | Halls Gap, Halls Gap, Victoria 3381, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Great variety of animals, smaller zoo when compared to Melbourne or Toronga Zoo, but that's what makes it great! You can get much closer to the animals than at the larger zoos in capital cities, because the whole zoo is set up to be more...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We recently visited as a family group with two young children. This zoo is a MUST if visiting Halls Gap. The close interaction with many of the animals is a great experience for the children and also the BIG KIDS. It is much bigger than...More

Thank chris59_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

a very good zoo indeed! most of the animals looked happy and comfortable except for the dingoes and the sulphur crested cockatoos ,the dingoes cage was too small and they looked stressed and the cockies looked unhappy,but i loved everything else and i cant wait...More

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HallsGapZoo, Owner at Halls Gap Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi michaelpJ3223UP Thanks for taking your time to review your visit to Halls Gap Zoo, I'm glad you enjoyed yourself and were overall happy with your visit to our zoo. The Sulphur crested Cockatoos at HGZ are all ex pets that have been handed in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

People obviously lose track that this is a 'regional' zoo but that doesn't make it second rate. We wondered the circular track around the zoo for a well spent few hours - which like a half an hour. The circular track is great - the...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got much more than we expected at this zoo! It was a lovely, well maintained zoo. The staff were lovely & informative. A great morning spent wandering and feeding animals. Kids loved it!

Thank Kahn V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited a few years ago and thought the zoo was great. This visit the zoo seemed to need some upkeep. The newly hatched ducklings and cygnets were swimming in stagnant muddy water and there seemed to be alot of dead branches and leaves which...More

Thank JosiphineKnows
HallsGapZoo, Owner at Halls Gap Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi JosiphineKnows We are glad your children enjoyed themselves. The water that the cygnets and the ducklings were swimming in is a natural water course and as such is not stagnant. Most of the ponds around the zoo are actually spring fed and of course...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My kids absolutely loved their encounter with the Meerkats. Highly recommend great little zoo. Helpful staff who made our day very enjoyable

Thank Tom N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to the zoo and it was amazing. Im not that big on caging animals however the zoo has done a wonderful job on giving the animals plenty of space and equipment to enjoy. Very friendly staff, great layout, some renos going on but...More

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been to halls gap several times but never the zoo ! Great experience with the kids- got close to feed many of the animals- which kids loved 2 adult 4 kids $90 so not a bad few hours entertainment

Thank Mullso
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to the zoo and it was a great experience. The zoo is well laid out, easy to get around with a great variety of animals. Great animal interaction and my daughter enjoyed getting to hand feed a variety of them!

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kuol k
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Response from Drew A | Reviewed this property |
It's about A$20. Well worth it. Great little sanctuary.
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SK366
18 October 2015|
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The listing says 2-3 hours.
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