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Ballarat Bird World

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Aussie Native Birds

Good place to visit -1 hour will do. Kids will like it too. Just 15 mins drive from Ballarat city... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2018
Traveller88Melbourne
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Melbourne
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Delightful

This place does not get a lot of visitors however, the staff are very friendly and passionate. The... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
LilTasyaReview
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Ballarat, Australia
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408 Eddy Ave, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

Good place to visit -1 hour will do. Kids will like it too. Just 15 mins drive from Ballarat city centre. We got there an hour before closing time on Sat - only a few people. Interesting variety of Australian birds under one roof but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Traveller88Melbourne
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We are so impressed to see all the beautiful birds. My children love them. Definitely worth for a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank melGuide
Reviewed September 7, 2018

This place does not get a lot of visitors however, the staff are very friendly and passionate. The birds are so beautiful to look at.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank LilTasyaReview
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Hi there, thanks so much for showing us around. We had the best day out in ages. The park is undergoing transformation...........we can see how much hard work you have put in. The birds were just fabulous and so entertaining. We look forward coming back...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank singy1974
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

We visited bird world on the off chance of doing something different. Getting the kids away from their ipads and phones. We were pleasantly surprised at the wonderful array of exotic and native birds. Some of the birds have better manners than humans, saying thanks...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank god m
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Certainly plenty of birds to see. Most are in cages and only the cockatoos seem to be only bird that wants to come close. Would have loved to been able to have them eat form our hands like other bird sanctuaries I’ve been too. Also...More

Date of experience: February 2018
4  Thank coreybAU
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Visited Ballarat bird world and was pleasantly surprised at the experience. Got to talk to the owner about the birds and it’s clear he is the most passionate person I have ever met. Made me feel at home and as a wanted visitor. The owner...More

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank lil1999
Reviewed October 15, 2017

Privately owned by a great gentleman who told us about his history and that of the property - learned a lot and got to see a bunch of native birds - well worth a visit - bit tough to find - town could help him...More

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank JohnZ578
Reviewed September 13, 2017

We love going here to see Paul's birds. It is well priced and is easy to find. If Paul is around you can get to interact with the birds too. A nice place to spend a couple of hours.

Date of experience: February 2017
3  Thank Katseyes1808
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Set on 14 acres in Mt Helen, 10 minutes drive south of the Ballarat CBD. Walk amongst the Australian bush setting of native plants which includes banksias and Hakeas. The waterfall is man made, every walkway and structure is the labour of love of owner...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Gretchen A
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Joan S
September 24, 2015|
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Response from BeckandSteven | Reviewed this property |
Hi Joan, I am not sure which website you viewed however if you mention their webpage they advise that you will receive a 10% discount on the entry fees. As far as we can tell & from our personal experience the fees appear... More
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Joan S
September 24, 2015|
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Response from Rohnenb | Reviewed this property |
Thay have no bank card there so you have to take cash it wasn't that much I think a child was $5 and a adult was $10 to get in but can't remember
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