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Ballarat Wildlife Park

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250 Fussell St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5333 5933
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this park a few days ago while on holidays in Ballarat and it was the most lovely day and a delightful place to visit. The different species of animals are very well displayed and many of them free-roaming in an area that is...More

Thank wwillow
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a marvellous day at the Ballarat Wildlife Park. There are kangaroos there that roam the place and you can feed and pat them, they are very docile, kid friendly. Saw, Koalas, Tasmanian Devils, an Eagle being fed, Emu, Crocodile, Iguanas and a Komodo...More

Thank Lance12399876
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great afternoon or morning out without the effort of visiting one of the bigger zoos. Low key park, easy to get around and you'll see some great animals, creepy crawlies and birds close up. The meerkats and penguins were stand outs! Good option for those...More

Thank Fie_Rie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a great trip to Wildlfe Park with a 10 year old and an 11 year old during Septemebr school holidays. We all loved the crocodile feeding show, and Tassie Devil feeding talks the best, and we also appreciated learning about the new brood of...More

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BalWildlifePark, Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review, we loved reading about your visit and we're glad to hear you enjoyed our new exhibits. Hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kids enjoyed petting the kangaroos. Staff were friendly. Not a big park but certainly worth a visit.

Thank Sam W
BalWildlifePark, Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the nice review, we're pleased to hear your kids enjoyed meeting our kangaroos!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was alone and looking for something interesting during my travels through Ballarat, when I saw the sign for the Ballarat Wildlife Park. On a whim, I went in. This was so much fun. I'm from the United States, but I've visited excellent wild animal...More

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BalWildlifePark, Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review, we're delighted to hear you chose to visit us and had a fun visit! It's always pleasing to hear that visitors enjoy meeting our animals.

Reviewed 9 October 2018

A larger than expected park that offers a good range of Australian wildlife with interactive experiences. The park is well set out and maintained with great opportunities to pat the free ranging kangaroos and have close encounters with other wildlife for an extra cost. We...More

1  Thank VickiN318
BalWildlifePark, Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and feedback regarding the animal presentations, we will pass this on. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed meeting our kangaroos! We do have a wide range of souvenirs available to cater for all budgets, we hope you had a chance...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

What a lovely well kept Wildlife Park. The park was well kept and the animals happy & content. Loved the way they just roamed around. Plenty of eating areas and interaction with the animals.

Thank 524susana
BalWildlifePark, Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the lovely review, we're delighted to hear you came to visit our meerkats and enjoyed the park!

Reviewed 2 October 2018

The Ballarat Wildlife Park is a great place to take the family or overseas guests. The park is continuously growing but also keeps the feeling of personal awareness. My grandchildren loved being here.

1  Thank Christine B
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We visited here today for the first time with my children and my parents. It was great and there was plenty to see set in lovely grounds. Would definitely recommend this place. My only complaint would be that my mum ordered a coffee in the...More

1  Thank Linda F
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13 February 2018|
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Response from Julie-Anne R | Property representative |
Hi Your entry fee includes all Keeper Talks, a Guided Tour at 11am and you are free to roam around all day if you wish. You can pat Kangaroo's for free and get really close to all our other animals. If you want a photo as... More
20 December 2017|
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Response from ballaratdad | Reviewed this property |
i spend at least half a day to a full day if i want to catch all the shows...especially the crunch show my kids 8/4/1.5 absolutely love it here
22 July 2017|
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Response from Julie-Anne R | Property representative |
Our Park is a more intimate Park where you can pat Kangaroos and get up close and personal to all of our non venomous animals. We certainly hope you come and visit. Best regards Julie-Anne Marketing Manager
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26 June 2017|
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Response from Barry646 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what takes your interest most. There is a loot more to do and see at Sovereign Hill and I suspect you will spend most of your time there. The only practical suggestion is to time limit yourself at the first... More
Nicole F
24 June 2017|
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Response from Julie-Anne R | Property representative |
Hi Dingo encounters are at 1215 daily, but if that does not suit you can enquire and book in upon arrival. Thanks and regards Julie-Anne