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Halls Gap Zoo

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Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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It is a must. Take the kids and just do it!

What a fab experience. The adults (da big kids) and the young one had a ball. If the the children... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Melbourne, Australia
Fun day with wildlife!

Such a great intimate day with the animals! Make sure you buy some feed, so you can feed the roos... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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“bison”(30 reviews)
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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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
4061 Ararat-Halls Gap Rd | Halls Gap, Halls Gap, Victoria 3381, Australia
+61 3 5356 4668
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Reviewed yesterday

What a fab experience. The adults (da big kids) and the young one had a ball. If the the children are 9YO or older can feed the Meerkats.

Thank ge0ffis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great intimate day with the animals! Make sure you buy some feed, so you can feed the roos, wallabies, sheep and deer!

1  Thank JadeC80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love this zoo! A good family day out to see a good variety of animals, kids love feeding a few as you go around. Well worth a visit if your you/kids love animals

Thank Matt D
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The zoo is well set out with a good range of animals. We had a great viewpoint of most of the animals that are normally not easily seen at other zoos. Food bags were $2, which was reasonable. The meerkats were a fave, along with...More

Thank Dion B
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Came across here with referral from family and came to check it out with my girlfriend and we were impressed. It not a big time zoo however it has everything you want and more! Able to feed the animals see your classic Aussie animals and...More

Thank CJrivera89
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We weren't really sure what to expect when we arrived before the gate, it looked small and on the way in after purchasing our tickets we thought "why did we come here". Despite feeling unimpressed on arrival, the more we walked, the more we just...More

Thank tylahrthomas
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

This place is beautiful. It’s such a relaxed atmosphere and the animals are sweet and friendly. Wild birds flock to the area to enjoy the perks too. Went with my two young daughters and there’s even a play area that they enjoyed at the end...More

1  Thank 7Gemma
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Seriously one of the best zoos I've ever visited. My partner and I spent nearly 4 hours wandering around, as well as enjoying the Meerkat Experience (a definite must!!) The staff were all so lovely and knowledgable. The best part though was the interactivity with...More

Thank Alyssa J
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We spent three relaxing hours wandering around the zoo at a leisurely pace. The zoo is easy to navigate and there is no rushing to get to feeding times or scheduled events like other zoos. There are some very funny animals on show such as...More

Thank tracyr66
HallsGapZoo, Owner at Halls Gap Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Hi Tracey66 Thank you for your fantastic review, you have captured our Halls Gap Zoo philosophy perfectly. Our aim is exactly encapsulated in your last sentence. Very kind regards from Greg and Yvonne Culell and The rest of the HGZ team.

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Undoubtedly one of the best!! You can't miss it if you're an animal lover. The first to greet us was the friendly peacock...who ate straight out of my hands though..its a bit difficult to feed a bird with a sharp beak... the next were the...More

Thank shveta b
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kuol k
16 August 2017|
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Response from Drew A | Reviewed this property |
It's about A$20. Well worth it. Great little sanctuary.
18 October 2015|
Response from WilliamL168 |
The listing says 2-3 hours.