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Ballarat Wildlife Park

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Address: Cnr. Fussel & York Streets, Ballarat, Victoria 3352, Australia
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+61 3 5333 5933
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09:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:30
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Regional wildlife tourism park.

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US$123.40*
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Ballarat and Sovereign Hill Day Tour with Optional Wildlife Park from Melbourne
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Amazing place

Love it here, its got loads to see. I spent most of my time feeding the kangaroos that run around. The talks are really informative, the Tassie devil talk was my favourite... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Peechee29
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love it here, its got loads to see. I spent most of my time feeding the kangaroos that run around. The talks are really informative, the Tassie devil talk was my favourite personally. Value for money as well.

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Thank Peechee29
Lower Portland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a fantastic park to take the kids. The staff are so friendly. You can feed the kangaroos and emus that wander the park and it is in a beautiful setting. Recommend to everyone!

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Thank Sammy K
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Park. Great to hear you had a great time and thank you for complimenting our staff. We will pass on your comments. Best regards Julie-Anne More 

Melbourne, Australia
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107 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have a Japanese student staying with us and he said he'd like to see Australian animals, so we visited the park. He was very happy as you can actually feed and pat kangaroos. You can buy a bag of pellets for a nominal cost and the kangaroos eat out of your hand! They are very tame and happy to... More 

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Thank Karen0966
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Great to hear you had a fantastic day out at the Park and that your student was happy with their visit. We hope your Japanese student has a great stay in Australia and that we see you all again soon. Best regards Julie-Anne More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

When I was visiting this wildlife park last year I had better impression, now I had impression this park is OK, not much animals around, also they had some renovations and empty animal spaces. Who wants to feed kangaroos than definitely you can pay a visit to this park.

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Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope you joined in on one of our free Keeper talks or our 11am free guided tour? This is a great way to ensure that you don't miss anything. We also suggest you check our website for all the activities going on prior to your arrival. Our 100 free roaming Kangaroo's are certainly ready... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My last day in Australia before heading home. I spent a good four hours at the wildlife park. The caregiver's were very knowledgeable and I learned quite a bit from them. My highlight was donating money to the park and getting to hold a beautiful wombat named Billie and of course petting the kangaroos and learning about the dingos. Actually,... More 

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Thank AurdSue
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this review

So great to hear you had a fantastic day at the Park and got to hold Billie. We hope you had a great time in Australia and look forward to welcoming you again in the very near future. Best regards Julie-Anne More 

Broken Hill, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent location. Brilliant staff happy to answer any questions. Got to meet the famous Patrick wombat

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Thank DazAnn1
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Park. We are so glad you enjoyed your day and meeting the world famous Patrick. We love him so much! See you again soon. Best regards Julie-Anne More 

Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a very interesting place with plenty to see and interact with. It's best to go early to avoid crowding around the animals of interest. A great day for people of all ages. The only thing that needs improving is to have a lot direction signage. There were 4 of us trying to work out the map with confusion,that... More 

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Thank bruce c
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for reviewing the Park. We are so pleased you had a great day. We are sorry you found the map confusing but hope one of our friendly staff were able to help you. See you again soon. Best regards Julie-Anne More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drove from Melbourne for the day . Booked Dingo , Cassowary , Tawny Frogmouth , Tree Kangaroo and Boa Snake experiences cost $225.00 for three people including photos . Great day , great staff , thoroughly enjoyed .

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Thank David R
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this review

So great to hear you booked some of our Animal Encounters. They certainly are a great way to not only get up close and personal but to take home fantastic photo's to look back on for years and years. See you again soon. Best regards Julie-Anne More 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought the entry cost for this attraction a little expensive for what it had to offer. Nice to see the animals and the keepers were very informative.

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Thank Michelle S
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Park and for visiting. We are always very conscious of pricing and try to keep the cost affordable for all guests. All our entry costs go back into ensuring the Park is well maintained and constantly evolving. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards Julie-Anne More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 4 hours looking around the park with a couple of 7 year olds and a 9 year old. Good picnic area (if you get one in the shade like we did). Lovely to sit and have picnic lunch and kids tear around. The attractions was good, though I feel sorry for Crunch the croc in his pool. The... More 

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Thank Raquel H
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are so glad you had a great day. Please be assured Crunch our Super Croc is very comfortable in his specially designed and built enclosure. He is one special croc isn't he! See you again soon. Best regards Julie-Anne More 

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