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Ballarat Wildlife Park

#5 of 74 things to do in Ballarat Features Animals
Cnr. Fussel & York Streets, Ballarat, Victoria 3352, Australia
+61 3 5333 5933
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Ballarat and Sovereign Hill Day Tour with Optional Wildlife Park from Melbourne
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Regional wildlife tourism park.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cnr. Fussel & York Streets, Ballarat, Victoria 3352, Australia
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1 - 10 of 643 reviews

Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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 1 week 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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there at the weekend and it was cold, raining and windy. The place is very well kept. You can buy a packet of fee for $4.00 and the Kangaroo love it. On a sunny day it would have been great. Still the place...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the Park. We are so glad to hear you and the kids enjoyed your visit even given the unkind weather. Best regards Julie-Anne

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the wildlife park on a cold winter's day last weekend. I have never been to any zoo where all the animals were visible, accessible and yet still comfortable and cared for in their own environments. It was great as we had an...More

Thank jamma13
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 and your guest enjoyed your visit. Best regards Julie-Anne

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were taken to Ballarat Wildlife Park by our friend as part of our honeymoon trip to Melbourne. It was a true "Australian" experience for us as we wanted somewhere where we could interact and get up close with the animals rather than just looking...More

Thank prex18
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad to hear you had a great time at the Park and congratulations on your wedding. We are so thrilled to be part of your wonderful honeymoon memories. Best regards Julie-Anne

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Ballarat Wildlife Park on a recent trip to Ballarat. Our group had people of all ages and we all had a great time. Be sure to get some food to feed the kangaroos as you enter and don't use it up...More

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

Great to hear you had a great time and thank you for taking the time to review us. Glad to hear you enjoyed feeding our Kangaroo's and I am sure you would have also seen all our little joeys poking their heads out for a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Ballarat wild life park, animals are very friendly. However the cost is quite expensive when you compare it to the same cost as Werribee and Melbourne zoo and it's a very small park. We had walked around the park in just over an...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the Park. Ballarat Wildlife Park is a privately owned family run business unlike the bigger zoo's. We are always very conscious of our pricing and try to keep it at a level that is affordable for everyone....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Crunch -thats the name of the parks large crocodile. He shares his large pool with a smaller croc and many small fish. On entry to the park you can wander freely amongst the kangaroos ( some with joeys in pouch ) Alpachas and emus. Reptiles...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to the Park. We are really glad you enjoyed your day. Xena is our Southern Cassowary who's home is located at the entrance to the Park. Yes we do not recommend anyone putting their finger...More

Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

A nice little wildlife park we paid extra for a koala experience which was well worth the money I would definitely recommend booking one. The kangaroo weren't that bothered about the food but we were able to get up close to the and stoke them...More

Thank VJGC83
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 to the Park. We are pleased you purchased a Koala experience. It certainly is a great way to remember your visit. See you again soon! Best regards Julie-Anne

Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

Had so much fun visiting Ballarat wildlife park. Got to fees the wallabys and there were so mamy babies. Great range of animals and reasonable price. Well worth the visit

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

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit and feeding the Kangaroo's and their joeys. See you again soon! Best regards Julie-Anne

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Veyya
July 22, 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
June 26, 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
June 24, 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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