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Mansfield Zoo

1064 Mansfield-Woods Point Road, Mansfield, Victoria 3722, Australia
03 5777 3576
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Ranked #4 of 12 attractions in Mansfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
20 visitor photos
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Canberra, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
39 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

A lovely, small, family-oriented zoo. We spent a glorious afternoon enjoying the animals at this zoo. It is well priced and looks after the smaller details - such as providing gumboots. The kids (all 6 of them aged 6 to 18) loved feeding the deer, kangaroos, emus and llamas. Another highlight was patting the dingoes. The staff are engaging and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

If you love to be up close to nature and feed & pat the animals you will love it here. Lots of fun - purchasing a feed bucket is a must - you will then be very popular with the animals. Gumboots are supplied - and needed, as it is quite wet and boggy. $44 for a family with 2... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I have been coming to mansfield for many years and this was my first visit here. I had driven past it on many occasions but it didn't interest me. Boy was I wrong. We went with 4 other families and it was a rainy day but that didn't dampen the atmosphere. There were so many interactive animals and the staff... More

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Mt Martha, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Don't go to Mansfield Zoo if you are wanting a commercialized and heavily structured zoo. You would be missing the point. We took our three children and camped overnight and it was one of the most amazing experiences we have had as a family. We have travelled to many places in the world but for your experience to work at... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

This Zoo is probably just a little too remote to get enough tourist dollars. And subsequently it seems like a poor cousin to the likes of Taronga and Australia Zoo. But if you want something to do with the kids while you are holidaying in the area you could give this a go. I'm glad we went, just to help... More

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Castlemaine, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We camped overnight with our 3 and 6yo who thought camping amongst the deer, kangaroo's, peacocks and ducks walking close by was amazing. A beautiful scenic zoo providing an opportunity to get really close to the zoo animals and hand feed many. We ate dinner in the undercover bbq area before lighting a bon fire and toasting marshmallows for dessert.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Our family camped overnight at Mansfield Zoo with two other family friends. Together there were 6 children and 6 adults. The children range from 7 to 10 years old. We all had a great time. Although it was hot during the day, the children did not seem to mind. They were having too much fun walking around the zoo looking... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This was a fantastic night! We stayed overnight camping on the zoo grounds with our 7 yo son & friends, a family of 5 with children aged 11, 9 & 5 and we all had such a great time. We stayed in January this year, just before school started back. It was a hot day but that was fine as... More

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

For a country zoo there else can you see lions fed only 2 meters from you at their height. What an experience. Defiantly put this on your must see.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We are a family of four. Our daughters are 14 and 12. Whilst thinking they may have grown out of a small country zoo and what it has to offer, we were wrong. When we arrived we were overwhelmed how casual it all was. We were told to pitch our tent anywhere in the park and that we were free... More

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