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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 17 January 2012

This is my second time but my families first. As before it was amazing. This park lets you get up to the smaller Kangaroos and feed them, $3 for a bag of food. Also we were able to pet a Koala while the keeper held...More

Date of experience: December 2011
1  Thank keepin_it_simple18
Reviewed 2 January 2012

I moved from Sydney to Ballarat 5 years ago, and had never gone to see the Wildlife Park, even though it is only 5 minutes from my place, until my sister came to visit me. I went there, expecting it to be something like a...More

Date of experience: April 2011
4  Thank Kelli S
Reviewed 17 December 2011

Took my kids here last week, ample parking, reasonably priced entry fee. As soon as we walked in there were kangaroos to feed & pat. Walking around with a pram was easy, the kids loved it, lots of space to run around. Lovely area for...More

Date of experience: December 2011
Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 11 November 2011

We often take overseas visitors to the Wildlife Park because it's a great way for them to get up close and personal with some of our native animals.

Date of experience: November 2011
Thank Kwaussie
Reviewed 8 October 2011

We went to the wildlife park in the october school holidays me my wife and 4 children the entry price would of cost us over $100 however the gentlemen at the front who was absolutely fantastic and helpful let us know the special price of...More

Date of experience: October 2011
2  Thank Joan w
Reviewed 6 October 2011

When you visit the Ballarat Wildlife Park, make sure you take the guided tour. The guide provides an excellent and detailed antedotes of all the animals visited including important messages about their conservation status, the work being carried out with the breeding program and the...More

Date of experience: October 2011
Thank Challispalace000
Reviewed 7 August 2011

Having a young family with 3 kids, I wanted to go somewhere the kids would enjoy, and the Ballarat wildlife park was so much fun, the kids loved the kangaroos, and emu, and having a photo with the koalas. the tracks were well made for...More

Date of experience: August 2011
Thank rockinphil74
Reviewed 15 July 2011

We went to the Ballarat Wildlife park with a group of friends (5 adults and 7 children) on the weekend, we were all extremely impressed with what it had to offer. The bush setting is beautiful and the kangaroos were a hit witht the kids...More

Date of experience: July 2011
2  Thank stewblizz
Reviewed 9 July 2011

OK, my family of five (myself, wife, three kids all under 5) visited this on a Monday and for starters there were no special shows running Mon-Fri. Did we expect some discount from the standard price as a result? Any normal person would. Did we...More

Date of experience: June 2011
6  Thank JudeDudes
Reviewed 13 June 2011

Imagine feeding kangaroos right out of your hand. Or cuddling a koala. Or... this is the very best animal park that I have ever visited. So warm, so friendly.

Date of experience: May 2011
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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