Halls Gap Zoo
Halls Gap Zoo
4.5
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
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 captive breeding programs for endangered species. Enjoy one of our animal encounters hand feeding the meerkats, playing with dingoes or holding an alligator or snake. Facilities include kiosk for snack food and souvenirs, a playground, toilets and an all-weather picnic area with free use of BBQ's. Bus tours, school groups, corporate events and family gatherings welcome
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  • HofH999
    Melbourne, Australia1,096 contributions
    Blew us away. Not to be missed
    Truly blew us away. Why would you expect such a fabulous zoo in a tiny place like Halls Gap. Best private zoo I have ever seen. Such diversity of animals including amazing red panda, lemur, hog deer. Quite superb . And so we’ll presented and maintained. Am absolute must.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 20 July 2023
  • davidp482017
    Melbourne, Australia56 contributions
    Lovely Zoo with a Country Feel
    A really lovely rustic, natural, country zoo. We enjoyed strolling around looking at and sometimes being actually with the large variety of animals. We opted for the Meerkat experience which was a great way to learn about these amusing little guys - as long as you have food they love you. The staff were helpful and informative. We went as a couple midweek but are sure that kids would love getting up close to so many animals. Drop in if you love animals.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 7 August 2023
  • Antony B
    21 contributions
    Best zoo in Victoria
    Even though the collection of animals are not as extensive as the bigger zoos, this zoo makes up for it by having very personal experience with free roaming animals, birds and closer view to larger animals such as rhinos, ostrich, emu etc. Also there is an aviary in birds section where they have parrots and cockatoos that can talk. 😆
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 6 September 2023
  • JoenFiona
    Longreach, Australia68 contributions
    Wonderful bushland zoo
    Highly recommend a visit to Halls Gap Zoo ,set in bushland .Beautiful grounds and gardens of native trees and shrubs added to the appeal. Great variety of animals . Very pleasing to see the large enclosures,all well kept and animals that were healthy and well fed
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 14 November 2023
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JoenFiona
Longreach, Australia68 contributions
Nov. 2023 • Couples
Highly recommend a visit to Halls Gap Zoo ,set in bushland .Beautiful grounds and gardens of native trees and shrubs added to the appeal. Great variety of animals . Very pleasing to see the large enclosures,all well kept and animals that were healthy and well fed
Written 15 November 2023
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Susan A
Melbourne, Australia130 contributions
Sep. 2023 • Friends
Halls Gap Zoo was interesting and loved the free roaming areas .The giraffes my favourite so they won hands down, was good walk although I was tired on walker but not to bad. Plenty to see but nothing out of ordinary .Was busy families plentiful and as adults we enjoyed but been there done that now .Staff friendly and informative.
Written 17 September 2023
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Antony B
21 contributions
Sep. 2023 • Couples
Even though the collection of animals are not as extensive as the bigger zoos, this zoo makes up for it by having very personal experience with free roaming animals, birds and closer view to larger animals such as rhinos, ostrich, emu etc. Also there is an aviary in birds section where they have parrots and cockatoos that can talk. 😆
Written 6 September 2023
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davidp482017
Melbourne, Australia56 contributions
Jul. 2023 • Couples
A really lovely rustic, natural, country zoo. We enjoyed strolling around looking at and sometimes being actually with the large variety of animals. We opted for the Meerkat experience which was a great way to learn about these amusing little guys - as long as you have food they love you. The staff were helpful and informative. We went as a couple midweek but are sure that kids would love getting up close to so many animals. Drop in if you love animals.
Written 8 August 2023
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HofH999
Melbourne, Australia1,096 contributions
Jul. 2023 • Family
Truly blew us away. Why would you expect such a fabulous zoo in a tiny place like Halls Gap. Best private zoo I have ever seen. Such diversity of animals including amazing red panda, lemur, hog deer. Quite superb . And so we’ll presented and maintained. Am absolute must.
Written 20 July 2023
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sez5446
Melbourne, Australia82 contributions
Mar. 2023 • Family
The Best Little Zoo. Lots of Australian native animals as well as more exotic species, cheetahs, Texas longhorns, hippos, very cute capucins and tamarins. ... up close dingos, in your face deer (hold your animal food bags up high!). Super friendly staff.
Written 9 March 2023
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Eddie S
Surfers Paradise, Australia22 contributions
Nov. 2022 • Family
Great place to visit. All the staff where awesome, very friendly. Book some encounters. Will be going again. Well worth the visit.
Written 4 November 2022
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Jeni M
Warragul, Australia3 contributions
Oct. 2022 • Family
The best zoo I've ever been too! Happy animals, great set up, stunning location and friendly staff. I recommend taking a trip here with or without kids it's a great day out. If you do have kids they have a great playground too so you'll get rid of any energy they have left! Make sure you book in for a meerkat experience in advance, worth every cent!
Written 21 October 2022
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Dianne T
Melbourne, Australia17 contributions
Apr. 2022
Had a wonderful time at Halls Gap Zoo. Plenty of animals to see and zoo is very well kept. What made the day great was that we did an animal experience with the Red Panda. This was just awesome and well worth the money spent.
Written 2 September 2022
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Susan G
Melbourne, Australia270 contributions
Jul. 2022
This is a very good small zoo. Able to walk around it easily. Lots of seats to rest and enjoy watching the animals. Very friendly staff and dears who like to follow you around.
Written 29 July 2022
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