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Mansfield Zoo

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We went here last year and returned this year on the exact same date ! Kids loved it although... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
Mullso
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Melbourne, Australia
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Interactive and enjoyable

One of my favourite zoo's! We have been to the Mansfield Zoo a handful of times and it has been a... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
Emily P
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1064 Mansfield-Woods Point Rd, Mansfield, Victoria 3722, Australia
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All reviews lion feeding feed the animals hand feed the owner bison free range meerkat enclosure kids will love animal food great family fun white lion plenty of space few hours lots of fun whole family staff were very friendly high country
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fairly small, but nice zoo. Staff friendly, enter through a decorated rustic house that opens to fields of scattered enclosures with free roaming deer and peacocks. Lion feeding 1:30pm would easily be the highlight and also the meerkat enclosure was a good size and layout....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

We went here last year and returned this year on the exact same date ! Kids loved it although it’s looking a little tired and needs some investment Priced ok

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mullso
Reviewed November 5, 2018

One of my favourite zoo's! We have been to the Mansfield Zoo a handful of times and it has been a wonderful experience thus far. The interaction you are able to experience with the animals is truely special. It is an affordable, fun and enjoyable...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Emily P
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic and unique low key family run attraction. You get the opportunity to get up close and personal to feed some of the friendly animals which everyone loved. The White Lion feeding talk is a must and the new meerkat enclosure is fantastic. Great place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

We had a great time in the zoo. Totally enjoyed. My hubby did not want to go but we all had fun. hand feeding is allowed and we just loved it.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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MansfieldZoo, Owner at Mansfield Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Thank you for letting us know how much you enjoyed your visit. We encourage visitor feeding of some of our animals because it lets you see the distinct personalities of the animals more clearly. I will pass on to the rest of the team that...More

Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

I visited today and was excited by the hype the website expresses only to be let down immensely. You are greeted by rude people, pay a hefty price, walk through a lounge room/ baby change room that stinks, you are given a list of animals...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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MansfieldZoo, Owner at Mansfield Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

I'm so sorry to hear that you were so disappointed with your visit. We aim to provide a relaxing, pleasant and beautiful environment for people to experience our wonderful animals. We have obviously let you down on this occasion. On behalf of the team, I...More

Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Staying at Pinnacle Valley, we decided to visit the Zoo,and we weren't disappointed. The surprise was that you got a bucket of food (optional from $2.50 to $15.00) to feed the animals. It's amazing how much feeding does to the visit. The White Lions are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Adie K
MansfieldZoo, Owner at Mansfield Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Thank you for letting us know how much you enjoyed your visit. The feeding does allow you to get closer to and more interactive with the animals - seeing the animals personalities up close is still rewarding for our team as well! We don't have...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

The animals may not be as exotic and as larger zoos. But the kids loved the interaction with the animals.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank strford
MansfieldZoo, Owner at Mansfield Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We find that it is the interaction with animals that kids - big and small - really appreciate. No, we don't have the quantity and range of animals of the larger zoos - but if we did we wouldn't be...More

Reviewed September 16, 2018

lots of Animals in the open moving around can feed them directly no problem and no harm very few places one get s to feed animals in the open

Date of experience: September 2018
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MansfieldZoo, Owner at Mansfield Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thanks for letting us know how much you enjoyed your visit here. It's a pleasure for us to provide an environment where people can wander with our friendly animals. Thank you for appreciating the opportunity! Bronwen

Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a charming, low-key but sensitive family-run attraction where you can walk among and feed friendly kangaroos, deer, llamas and geese that roam freely, and several others species through their generously-sized fenced enclosures. We did not stay for the lion-feeding but the big cats...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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MansfieldZoo, Owner at Mansfield Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thank you for your kind words - our team work long hours to keep the animals and the grounds in good condition. We aim to keep our zoo low key and simple, with the focus on the engagement with our animals. And we are blessed...More

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