Phillip Island Wildlife Park

Phillip Island Wildlife Park

Phillip Island Wildlife Park
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  • stc8190
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates177 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Really special
    A really special place. Not fancy - but lots of really well cared for animals with lots of space. Being able to hand feed the friendly wallabies and kangaroos is amazing. Highly recommended.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written July 15, 2023
  • smiler1956
    Birmingham, United Kingdom557 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Koala Bears
    Visited with my wife, daughter and her partner. Small entrance fee, but worth every penny. You walk through boardwalks at tree level, and can get up close to the beautiful Koala Bears. There are a few other animals too, but the Koalas are the main feature.
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written March 28, 2024
  • Kay P
    8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful place, i will bring everyone.
    I can’t believe the one star reviews. This place is amazing. It’s all open so you can wander among the kangaroos, wallabies and emus. They feed from your hand, and their habitat is well maintained but kept natural. We loved it, it’s what healesville sanctuary used to be before corporate took over. If anyone is going to Victoria, this place is a slam dunk to interact with Australian wildlife.
    Visited April 2024
    Traveled with family
    Written April 11, 2024
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IndyKelly
Kristiansand, Norway227 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
The kids were able to feed the grey and red kangaroos from the food included in the entrance fee (out in the open fields). The Emus are a bit too keen on getting the food you get at the entrance, so we kept away from them.

The staff are friendly and they have a little store where you can buy Aussie things - fridge magnets, teddy bears etc. They are very reasonably priced. My son bought a kangaroo teddy bear with a little koala attached to it for $15 and he found the same one at Melbourne airport for three times as much.

It is definitely worth the visit.
Written March 3, 2020
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FoodnTravelreviews
Australia588 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Family
Seems very dated. The price seems very high to get in but it doesnt look like those funds go back into park facilities & enclosures like the gift shop and indoor picnic area. Kids loved the animals though. Killed the time when looking for something to do.
Written March 15, 2020
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia13,415 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
Access to this Zoo was restricted because of the Covid lockdown but it has bounced back. The kangaroos are often lethargic in the middle of the day, when the temperature is hottest. The flightless emus are the second-largest birds in the world, they are inquisitive and may approach you, but they are harmless. In the unlikely event that they peck you, don't worry, their bite is painless..
Written August 26, 2022
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G2Kpauly
Melbourne, Australia3,411 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 • Family
I had a good day out with the nieces. We all absolutely loved walking around this place feeding wallabies and emus. It is massive so allow 3 to 4 hours to enjoy and take your time. It is good value and alot of different native animals around to see and learn about.
Written July 30, 2021
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E P
Warragul124 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Family
This is my number one pick for places to visit in Phillip Island!! Perfect place for any age! We spent at least 2 hours there so many animals to see and you get to feed kangaroos emus birds. Not many places do you get to experience this getting close to animals and being able to feed them. Costs around $40 for 1 adult x2 kids well worth it, so many different type of Australian animals to get up close.
Written January 23, 2023
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PipaV_trip
Basel, Switzerland33 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Couples
Amazing to see wallabies and kangaroos wandering free in the park. With the entrance fee, you get a food bag to feed the curious and cute animals. It was a truly exceptional feeling to be able to meet them up close.
Written December 29, 2022
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Maxine R
16 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Couples
Okay first off I am not a supporter of zoos, and this wildlife centre is exactly that. Naively I thought this might be different by the name but it’s not. Most animals have really small enclosures and some show unhealthy signs like running in circles, tremors and the Tasmanian Devil has bald patches. They are incredibly sad. Not only are their enclosures small they also had someone cutting the grass with a gas lawn mower while the animal was still in the enclosure it stank of gas and the poor Tasmanian devil had no where to go. Seemed very dangerous and careless. The koala live in small enclosures with leafless trees? And in addition the bird cages are awful, very small and it truly broke my heart to see some of these large birds in enclosures. There’s also hardly any staff, i saw a guest manhandling a large kangaroo, pulling at his arms, etc. No one was supervising the interactions. I would not return or recommend it to any other animal lover, I left feeling very sad.

I hope folks read this review and make the right decision. Opt for a conservatory or an animal sanctuary instead.
Written November 8, 2022
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Anthony C
Melbourne, Australia67 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Family
Last time we visited this park I gave fantastic reviews. This time however we were very disappointed. Apart from a handful of wallabies near the entrance the kangaroos were nowhere to be seen.
We walked and walked to no avail. When I complained I was told that they were at the far corner of the park, it was their time of resting and the were under the trees out of the heat. WELL last time we visited we were first in as in this occasion, they were very close to the front of their enclosure and the temperature then was higher than this time. I get quite annoyed when people fob you off with lame and untrue excuses. The park was closed a lot longer than other zoos when lockdowns had finished and the reality to me is that the Roos have become very shy. I do not recommend this park
Written April 22, 2022
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Cath
Greenvale, Australia74 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
The place needs an upgrade otherwise the kangaroos are so friendly, they come up to you to be fed and a pat. The emus also come up to you wanting to be fed. These are the main attractions. There were other animals such as blue tongue lizards, koalas and a variety of birds.
Written January 16, 2020
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Moushumi P
Singapore, Singapore285 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Family
We went with two 13yr olds and a 4yr old who enjoyed themselves thoroughly.

This was one of the most memorable experiences of our trip as they were able to walk inside the animal enclosures and feed the kangaroos and emus.

Highly recommend for families with kids
Written December 20, 2022
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