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Great Ocean Road Wildlife Park

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Dingoes are a must see

Came across this Fabulous wildlife sanctuary and want s pleasantly surprised. This is a family run... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2019
Melbourne, Australia
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Lovely park

This is a small park. They have most of the well known Australian fauna except for koalas. You can... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2019
Santa Clara, CA
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The Great Ocean Road Wildlife Park offers a unique opportunity to experience Australian Wildlife in an interactive and natural way. Take the time to hand-feed our friendly kangaroos, wallabies, emu and deer in our large petting section. Then take a...more
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29 The Boulevarde, Princetown, Victoria 3269, Australia
+61 3 5237 5262
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Reviewed April 22, 2019

We stayed in Apollo Bay and this really is the only place that has animals (or claims to) along the Great Ocean Road so we decided to take the children on an hour drive each way to visit. It is more like a farm, they...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 28, 2019

We love animals and also admire the principles of this park (conservation, sustainability etc.) However, the place is run down and there’s not very much to see. The kangaroos in the petting area looked particularly forlorn (made me feel sad having seen kangaroos in the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank 2011lap
Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

Very run down neglected Park. Not worth the money paid to visit. Just sad empty paddocks and obviously someone taking advantage of tourists, trying to make money from their own backyard animals, very disappointing, would not recommend. I feel people should be made aware before...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank Francd_123
Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

Terrible run down enclosures with very limited animals. Over priced and a real disappointment. Dont waste your money

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank nickbW1440CD
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

Came across this Fabulous wildlife sanctuary and want s pleasantly surprised. This is a family run business with the opportunity to to get up close and personal with our Australian animals. They have a walk through area with kangaroos emus and alpacas for you to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Sammy05_11
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

This is a small park. They have most of the well known Australian fauna except for koalas. You can buy food to feed the animals. There is a large space which you can enter where you can approach and feed kangaroos, emus, and alpacas. There...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank random_tangent
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

Small family run wildlife park. Very open living spaces for the animals. Very natural environment for them and nice too see. Not a must see but is very nice to visit for families and couples etc. I like that you can interact with animals in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Q4674AEemilyl
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

Before we entered the actual park, we decided to have some lunch in their cafe. With a peacock casually strolling in-between the tables we had delicious homemade vegetarian lasagna and a spinach pie; made from ingredients grown in their own garden which you can also...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Maarten M
Reviewed January 1, 2019

We stopped here on our way to Warrnambool. It costs $22 to enter and another $10 for dingo patting. As a point of comparison Melbourne Zoo currently costs $37 to enter. So it is significantly cheaper but this is definitely a lot less of a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Vladvonbounce
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on a whim when our tour guide mentioned it is really the only wildlife park on the great ocean road. In the (small) park there were a lot of signs to say ‘under development’ but little activity actually seemed to be happening....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Vladvonbounce | Reviewed this property |
I felt it was a very average place. The entry fee was very high for seeing a few very common animals.
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