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Ballarat Wildlife Park

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Address: Cnr. Fussel & York Streets, Ballarat, Victoria 3352, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 5333 5933
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Regional wildlife tourism park.

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Kangaroos by the number

There is lots to see here. The kangaroos are roaming around the park where you can pet them or feed them withe special food you can buy at the shop. There are tortoise,dingo... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Ballarat, Australia
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Surabaya, Jawa Timur, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this place has a lot of kangaroos and you free to play with it. but they don't have many options for other animal. some of the cages are empty n we can't even meet the famous wombat there. the cage for snake is not solid, you need to be careful. but again its great place to be close to the... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is lots to see here. The kangaroos are roaming around the park where you can pet them or feed them withe special food you can buy at the shop. There are tortoise,dingo, koala,wombat, Tasmanian devil, wedge tail eagle,quokka echidna and many reptile enclosures including snakes and lizards. They are open 7 days and have guided interactive tours.

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Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your in-depth review of the Park. We are so glad you enjoyed your day and look forward to welcoming you again soon. Beset regards Julie-Anne More 

Eaton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fun day out, feed and pat the kangaroos and emus, enjoy wandering around and looking at the different animals. Have your photo taken with various animals (we chose a dingo puppy).. The list goes on. I always enjoy the wildlife park, and visit most times I visit Ballarat. Just a nice enjoyable day out.

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Thank Harriageb
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this review

We are so glad you had an enjoyable day out and thank you for visiting when you are in Ballarat. Aren't those Dingo pups cute! See you again soon. Best regards Julie-Anne More 

Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We go every year & the children love it, it doesn't matter that they saw all the same animals last year. They love feeding the kangaroos & watching the crocodile show.

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Thank Sarah H
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad to hear you visit every year and that the children love it. Yes Crunch our 600kg Super Croc is certainly a great entertainer isn't he! See you again soon. Best regards Julie-Anne More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to feed kangaroos. If you lucky you can see skippy hiding inside mummy kangaroo pouch. Check animal shows.

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Thank velloxal
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and for visiting us at the Park. We certainly do have various Keeper talks and shows throughout the day and we love sharing our knowledge about all our animals with our guests. Thanks and see you again. Best regards Julie-Anne More 

Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely park. Relaxed animals. Clean park and well kept animal enclosures. Food available to feed the many roaming and free animals. The kangaroos are just the best!!

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Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. Yes our 100 free roaming Kangaroos are very popular and just love all the attention they get from our visitors. We look forward to greeting you again soon. Best regards Julie-Anne More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see - Australian wildlife is just great. Plenty of kangaroos, some emus and some alpacas roaming free - make sure you buy plenty of food for them and get there early as they are hungrier early. Some kangas greet you as soon as you walk in, they are just lovely.

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Thank wallisv
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Yes our Kangaroo's certainly love greeting our guests at the front door and you are right....they are always wanting to be feed! See you again soon. Best regards Julie-Anne More 

Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place to see australian wildllife up close, feed and touch the kangaroos, see tasmanian devils fed, stroke a snake and koala,even my australian relatives enjoyed the day here

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Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your day at the Park and we look forward to seeing you again. Best regards Julie-Anne More 

JOHOR BAHRU
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to other wildlife park before, but were unable to get close to the animals. Here we can feed and hug the kangaroos and the emus too. It was so satisfying to get close with the 'giant hoppers'! However, the entrance fee was a bit too steep for foreign travellers.

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Thank Jonathanlct
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Ballarat Wildlife Park and we are glad you enjoyed getting up close and personal with the Kangaroos and Emus. We are however sorry that you thought the entrance fee was a little too high. We certainly try to keep our prices at a reasonable rate for guests. As a privately owned family run business, these... More 

Geelong Bellarine, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to take overseas visitors who want to get up close and feed kangaroos. They are very friendly and roam around the park. There are many other animals to see, shows throughout the day including a great crocodile show in a recently built enclosure. Overall a wonderful place to visit.

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Thank maggiepotriadis
Julie-Anne R, Marketing Manager at Ballarat Wildlife Park, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you and your overseas guests enjoyed your visit to the Park. It certainly is a great place for those wanting to get up close and personal with our native wildlife. Looking forward to welcoming you again soon. Best regards Julie-Anne More 

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