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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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Great way to spend a couple of hours

We visit here several times per year. Well maintained and usually pretty quiet - kids will love... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
goingsomewheresoon
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Anywhere!
Enjoying wild life

This was magical. Here is a place for the wild life habitat. It is a haven for birds and some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
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  • Excellent64%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
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“bird watching” (4 reviews)
“free entry” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:00
LOCATION
Lara, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3212, Australia
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+61 3 5283 8000
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"flora and fauna"
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"bird watching"
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"free entry"
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"their natural habitat"
in 2 reviews
"overseas visitors"
in 3 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 3 reviews
"picnic tables"
in 3 reviews
"bbq area"
in 2 reviews
"birds and animals"
in 3 reviews
"public toilets"
in 2 reviews
"few hours"
in 3 reviews
"bbq facilities"
in 2 reviews
"wildlife walk"
in 4 reviews
"plenty of parking"
in 2 reviews
"parks victoria"
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"school holidays"
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"western plains"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 26 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 15 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 3 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.

1  Thank sengogi
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Reviewed 12 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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Reviewed 18 October 2017

What a wonderful surprise Serendip Sanctuary turned out to be. We have been meaning to visit for years and are so pleased we did so. A wonderful spot for a picnic with plenty of picnic tables. Such an peaceful meander amongst the wildlife. Abundance of...More

Thank Morrisa20
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

If you like Australia's flora and fauna, you should visit this place. You will see wallabies, emus, geese, ducks, lizards and a wide variety of birds as you wander through the well maintained trails and enclosures. Pack your lunch as there are no food or...More

1  Thank Raymundo58
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I found myself arriving at Avalon airport about two hours too early and saw the turnoff to the sanctuary. Thought two hours there had to be better than two hours at an airport! Pleasantly surprised by an oasis of wildlife and birds. It's free and...More

Thank gingermeggs65
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Enjoyed taking our English visitors for a walk through this sanctuary to get up close to kangaroos, emus and see and listen to all the different birds.

Thank Lyn L
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Colin C
3 October 2017|
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Response from MattR4 | Reviewed this property |
The great thing about the sanctuary is that it is free!! Bring your own food and there are plenty of picnic areas!
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