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Halls Gap Zoo

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4061 Ararat-Halls Gap Rd | Halls Gap, Halls Gap, Victoria 3381, Australia
+61 3 5356 4668
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A great family day out

The zoo is well set out with a good range of animals. We had a great viewpoint of most of the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dion B
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Mandurah, Australia
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A part of a weekend

Came across here with referral from family and came to check it out with my girlfriend and we were... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
CJrivera89
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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 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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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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4061 Ararat-Halls Gap Rd | Halls Gap, Halls Gap, Victoria 3381, Australia
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+61 3 5356 4668
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"bison"
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"meerkat encounter"
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"feed the animals"
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"australian animals"
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"hand feeding"
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"great variety of animals"
in 12 reviews
"red panda"
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"animal food"
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"nocturnal house"
in 8 reviews
"tasmanian devils"
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"friendly deer"
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"on display"
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"walk around"
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"animal encounters"
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"great family day"
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"couple of hours"
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"staff were friendly"
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A zoo with a story that started in the 1980’s and spanning different couples. It has interesting creatures around every corner and the current owners love for birds evident in the lovely bird aviaries. As South Africans we loved seeing the meerkats, cheetahs and ostriches...More

Thank Mrs_Maltman
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I (in our 50's) just spent the day here, and loved it. Feeding the animals is fun- the deer try to force you into feeding them, but there was no biting, and there are wallabies and other animals as well. We loved...More

Thank centralvic
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the zoo a few days ago and had the greatest time! The almosphere is amazing, plenty of different animals to see. The enclosures here seem a lot more spacious and free as compared to other zoos. We particularly enjoyed feeding the wallabies.

Thank Jessica191
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kuol k
15 August 2017|
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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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