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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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Ballarat and Sovereign Hill Day Tour with Optional Wildlife Park from Melbourne
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Regional wildlife tourism park.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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250 Fussell St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If your not familiar with Australian wildlife then this is worth a visit. Lots to see in a compact area.

Thank CandE_Evans
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went Nov 19,2017. The wildlife park is such a beautiful place. The staff is very professional, nice gift shop. For all the people that were there the day we were you missed out on the best part of the park. they offered a free...More

Thank Rena111
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit. We are certainly very pleased the Park was the highlight of our trip and we look forward to seeing you again sometime. Best regards Julie-Anne

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the wildlife park after reading the reviews of how we were able to have close encounters with the animals. And truly, the place did not disappoint! There were kangaroos roaming around freely at the park and we were greeted by 2 kangaroos right...More

Thank shyyka
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

So great to hear you enjoyed your visit and thank you for taking the time to review the Park. We look forward to seeing you again in the not so distant future. Best regards Julie-Anne

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the train from Melbourne to Ballarat. They were not busy so we pretty much had Ash as our tour guide all to ourselves. He was very nice and knowledgeable. We loved feeding and interacting with the kangaroos and took lots of great pics!

Thank dodgehayden
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for making the time to come to Ballarat to visit us. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and took lots of great photos. Best regards Julie-Anne Marketing Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice time at the wildlife park. We loved how the kangaroos were all over the park, we were able to feed them and pat them, it was amazing. Great place to take overseas visitors so they can get up close to the...More

Thank RosepetalsTM
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit and thank you for taking the time to review us. Yes it is a great place to take overseas visitors, given they can get up close and personal with some of Australia's most famous native animals and not...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So nice to just wander around and meet all the animals. The kangaroos just hop around amongst you and you can feed them from the bag of food you can buy there for $4. Certainly a good place to bring overseas visitors to see all...More

Thank Colourqueen
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit. We are glad you enjoyed just wandering around and feeding our Kangaroo's. See you again soon! Best regards Julie-Anne Marketing Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been going to the Ballarat Wildlife Park for years and it never disappoints, it's one of our all time favourite places ! As it is out of the city of Melb and is much smaller than an average zoo if never gets too over...More

Thank cgaydzis
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a very comprehensive review of your visit. We are always excited to hear about our guests experiences. We look forward to welcoming you again one day in the not so distant future. Best regards Julie-Anne

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We had a great afternoon at the park! They have a decent variety of Aussie animals - koalas, kangaroos, emus, quolls, dingos, devils, snakes, lizards, crocodiles - and the enclosures are well set up so that you can get a good view. I loved being...More

Thank ynneppenny
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit and its so great to hear you enjoyed the day. I will pass on your kind words to our Keepers and sorry about the roo poo!! :) :) We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Ballarat Wildlife Park is a great place to see some iconic Australian wildlife and even feed the kangaroos and emus. Some of the highlights are definitely the displays and talks by the keepers but you probably wouldn't need more than a few hours to see...More

Thank Leanne T
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. Great to hear you enjoyed your visit. We usually suggest 2-3 hours to ensure you listen to some of our Keeper talks and even join our free guided tour. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017

Went here about 10years ago,cuddled a koala,touched the snakes,watched the crocs feeding. Had relatives over from uk this week so thought it would be a good place to visit.8 adults cost 280 dollars admission steep but ok ,head to koala exhibit they wanted another 210...More

1  Thank Mark B
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit and we are very sorry you feel your visit was disappointing. We are a family run business and all profit from the entry fee goes back into the upkeep of the Park, staffing and the...More

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Veyya
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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Fransiska L
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
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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
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