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Ballarat Wildlife Park

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Cnr. Fussel & York Streets, Ballarat, Victoria 3352, Australia
+61 3 5333 5933
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US$131.25*
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Ballarat and Sovereign Hill Day Tour with Optional Wildlife Park from Melbourne
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Regional wildlife tourism park.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Cnr. Fussel & York Streets, Ballarat, Victoria 3352, Australia
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+61 3 5333 5933
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The park is very small, much smaller then I've expected. It doesn't take more then 45 minutes of a very slow walk for grown-ups to see all the enclosures. Still, the park is super cool given wallabies freely walking inside the park area, they are...More

Thank Karolina R
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to review the Park. We usually advise that if you take in the free guided tour and the various Keeper talks throughout the day, your visit should take about 2-3 hours, which could also include a coffee break in...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Pretty expensive ($35) for entry. It was good with lots of Australian fauna. But I wouldn't rate it that high.More

1  Thank Peter C
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to review the Park. We are sorry you thought the entry price was pretty expensive. We always try to keep our entry costs at a level that are affordable to all visitors. As a family run business, all profits...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently visited this place with friends.It ls located a bit outside Melbourne and it is accessible by bus.Lots of tour operators take a one day trip to this place.This zoo is very famous for open kangaroos and wallabies.We can feed them and also we...More

Thank rea2der
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the Park. We are glad to hear you had a great day and we look forward to welcoming you again in the not too distant future. Best regards Julie-Anne

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our toddler had a ball here! Free ranging kangaroos are a big highlight and you can pay for a bag of kangaroo feed which is recommended. Penguin enclosure was lovely and you can get up close to many of the animals. Overall we really enjoyed...More

Thank kit_kat009
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Fantastic to hear you enjoyed your day at the Park and thank you for making the time to post a review. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Best regards Julie-Anne

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice little park with lots of open spaces for children to run around. Lots of Australian animals and many opportunities to interact with them. Would recommend buying a bag of kangaroo feed as they are super friendly and will eat out of...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the Park and great to hear your son loved our new Little Penguins. Sorry to hear you think we are overpriced, but as a family run business, all our profits are put back into keeping the Park...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit today. The boys loved wandering and patting the kangaroos and emus. Better than a big city zoo as so many opportunities for up close encounters.More

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

So great to hear you enjoyed your visit and thank you for taking the time to review the Park. We pride ourselves on a truely up close and personal experience, which is hard to find in the bigger zoos. See you again soon. Best regards...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family really enjoyed our visit to the wildlife park. It has a range of Australian animals and reptiles. A nice family oriented place and it was great to be able to wander amongst the animals. The animal talks were informative and animal encounters are...More

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

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again in the very near future. Best regards Julie-Anne

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much to see and do have been to many birthday parties here always a great day! Bring a picnic or eat in the cafe have done both and either way a really enjoyable day!

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

Great to hear you had an enjoyable day at the Park. Our kids parties are very popular and the kids just love seeing all the animals up so close and personal. We hope to see you again! Best regards Julie-Anne

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited first stop from the drive from Melbourne. Good spot for kids to run around. 2 hours is plenty to see everything. Map made it seem a lot bigger. We saw a reptile show and the croc feeding. We sat waiting for 15 mins...More

Thank jestar85
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the Park. We are glad to hear that you loved hanging out with our 100 free roaming Kangaroos. We are sorry to hear you thought the cost was a little overpriced. As a family run business all...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our 3 and 5 year old had a good time, particularly feeding and patting the kangaroos (though I think the roos had had too much pellet food and were all in a food coma!). Nice new addition with the penguin enclosure. We were leaving at...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the Park and we are glad you enjoyed your day. I will pass on your comments re our Staff Member to our General Manager. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards Julie-Anne

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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
25 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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