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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 2 days ago via mobile

Lots of indigenous and non indigenous animals, mammals and reptiles. All in a typical Australian setting. Loved it

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank kellytrainor42
Reviewed 3 days ago

My son and my grandsons came here from the uk. We stayed in Ballarat for a few days and visited the wildlife park. The staff were brilliant, welcoming, friendly, a wonderful experience. The park is not too big and felt more like a family. Kangaroos...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JSWKett
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you have overseas visitors that have never been to Australia, and want to touch and pat kangaroos, this is the place to come. Plenty of feed to buy for them and our friends had a lovely time. Keepers are very knowledgeable and all in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bixandlites
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited as a family of five including two six year olds. We participated in the wombat and koala experiences. Both experiences were very worthwhile and super fun! The park was great with tons of kangaroos hopping around and looking for treats. We saw mommy’s...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lisa s
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's sad but driving around Australia one tends to see a lot of "roadkill". No different to central Texas but dead koalas and wallabies and wombats seem more sad! So it's really great to see these critters alive and well in this superb little park....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lakekariba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were given a voucher to visit while we were in town and had a great time. Love the Meerkats - always good value to watch. Hand feeding the very friendly kangaroos was fun and they were all up for a scratch. Plenty of joeys...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 50meld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here specifically to feed kangaroos, being British and not able to see these amazing animals at any other time. There were lots of kangaroos throughout the park, who were more than happy to be fed!! Koalas too were on show and lots of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank sjcampbell1970
BalWildlifePark, Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting and for the review, we're glad you enjoyed feeding our kangaroos!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to see aussie natives, from Koalas kangaroos of various families, crocodiles, (and the huge one is REAL!! even though he doesn't move much), dingo, Tasmanian devils, wombats and many other. If you want you can pay extra and get up...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Leslie A Y
BalWildlifePark, Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the fantastic review, we're glad you enjoyed meeting our native animals.

Reviewed 5 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank wwillow
BalWildlifePark, Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and for the kind review. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of your visit. The busy little meerkats are wonderful to watch :)

Reviewed 6 November 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lance12399876
BalWildlifePark, Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the marvellous review, we're glad you visited and enjoyed our park!

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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