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Phillip Island Wildlife Park

2115 Phillip Island Road, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
(03) 59 522 038
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Ranked #7 of 11 attractions in Cowes
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Singapore, Singapore
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

After comparing several companies in the internet to visit animals, we decided to come to this place. We paid $17 per person and we got a bag of food to feed the animals. You could feed wallabies, kangaroos and emus and also pet them. Reading the reviews we think that the place is not as dirty and rundown as written.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Great place to see and interact with the animals. The facilities seem to be maintained at a minimum level and nothing flashy. Fixing the signs to identify better the animals and a map to take around would make it much better. Best place we've been to interact with Wombats. Awful website, pleasantly surprised overall.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Perfect place to roam with free range native animals. And you are allowed to feed them with pellets included in the entry price. Take your overseas visitors. needs some work to spruce up but very enjoyable day here.

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Scunthorpe
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

This was 17 dollars entry and you got a free bag of feed. There were plenty of different types of animals here and you could get up close and personal. Lots of people commenting that the place needs some attention and the amenities are not that great. It is the animals that makes a place like this and we found... More

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

If you do one thing or are limited on time, pick the Penguin parade! Nothing can compare to this natural act of the penguins returning to their burrows at night (or leaving in the morning). I thought the most spectacular part would be seeing them rise from the sea and brave their way across the sandy bead. when in fact... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

The park is a little rundown but we did not mind. Lots of wallabies, kangaroos and birds. The animals are great, you get a free bag of feed, and it was only $17.

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Worth every cent! Great fun! Would go back again!! Lots to do a feeding and patting the animals was awesome!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

Certainly the park is a little 'run down' and, yes, the toilets are horrible, but my wife and I agreed this was just part of the rustic charm. If you like 'slick and fancy' go to Disneyland. If you'd like the chance to feed and pet the animals, you won't get a better chance. And a very fair admittance price... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I read reviews and was uncertain what we would encounter at the park, and so it was a nice surprise to see just the variety of animals, particularly birds, they have. The facilities, and customer service, weren't brilliant, but it was made up for by the joy on my kids faces as they found each new enclosure looking for the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

This park is so frustrating. It has all the ingredients to be great (5 min drive from Cowes, great range of animals, lots of 'close up / feed the kangaroo' type opportunities, but for some reason the owners have decided not to do any mantenance for about a century, and it desparately needs it. If you're taking younger kids it's... More

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