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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$134.32*
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Ballarat and Sovereign Hill Day Tour with Optional Wildlife Park from Melbourne
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Regional wildlife tourism park.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:30
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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 2 days ago

So many roo's! My wife was in heaven, feeding the kangaroos, the Emus, petting a Koala, holding a Wombat. We stayed until the park closed and my wife wanted to go back the next day!

Thank plasticsestimator
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went through the Wildlife Park with a school group on a guided tour. The tour was interesting and our guide was helpful and willing to share information about the animals we were seeing. This included the very amorous Kangaroos on the day we were...More

Thank geoffdemanser
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed coming here..its a great place to visit with children and we love feeding the Kangaroos!!

Thank Jean D
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Park. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and yourself and the children loved feeding the Kangaroos. See you again soon. Best regards Julie-Anne

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is truly amazing in Australian Wildlife where you can only see the kind of animals in here. I used to read about Kangaroos, Koalas, Tasmania Devils in books but nothing can compare what you see in reality. Having a close encounter with these animals...More

Thank jeckli
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 the Park. We are so glad you enjoyed your up close and personal experience with our animals and we hope to see you again soon. Best regards Julie-Anne Marketing Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently i took my wife and 7month old daughter to the wildlife park. It was very well laid out and the new enclosures and penguin exhibit were awesome. My little girl loved being up and close with the animals especially the kangaroos she laughed at...More

Thank sdm308
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad to hear you and your 7 month old daughter enjoyed your visit. Thank you for taking the time to review the Park and we hope to see you again soon. Best regards Julie-Anne Marketing Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Ballarat Wildlife park with 3 year old grandson. What an amazing property! The many native animals were well kept and approachable! Great open spaces and knowledgeable staff who handled the animals with such expertise. Highly recommended as a tourist destination but a really good...More

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

So great to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Park with your Grandson. Your complimentary comments are very much appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back. Best regards Julie-Anne

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wildlife park features a large outdoor area with free-roaming kangaroos and emus. I highly recommend getting some kangaroo food from the front desk so that you can feed these friendly animals! The up-close wildlife experiences are also really great. The staff are extremely helpful...More

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

Thanks so much for taking the time to review the Park. Its great to hear you enjoyed your visit and thank you for your lovely comments. See you again soon. Best regards Julie-Anne

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this with family and friends. It was a very nice day and we enjoyed our visit. Staff are friendly and helpful. A disappointing aspect was the lunch. We had to ask for a glass of water and the person serving us was...More

Thank Mannymannyfood
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 thank you for visiting. Sorry to hear about your experience in the café. This does not reflect our customer service values and I will certainly bring this up with the café manager. We hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just the right size. Staff very helpful. Guides very knowledgeable. Animals were great and approachable. Mini cafe on-site with toilets.

Thank usavisitor2017
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review your visit. Nice to hear you thought our staff were helpful and knowledgeable. See you again soon. Best regards Julie-Anne

Reviewed 14 August 2017

With loads of photo opportunities with the kangaroos, this is the perfect park to bring any overseas visitors to as it is compact and easy to get around. We had a Japanese student staying with us and we also arranged the one-on-one koala experience for...More

Thank tracyr66
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Park and for visiting. Our Little Penguins are very cute and certainly are a great addition to the Park. 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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