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We Are Currently CLOSED due to Covid-19 Restrictions

As per government regulations the following applies:
  • Regional visitors are now allowed in the park.
  • Please ensure you have your I.D.
  • Limit of 300 people in park at any one time.
  • Bookings no longer required

We want to keep all visitors and families safe throughout this time and we have implemented the following protocols in accordance with state law:

Some important things to note:

  • All guests must sign in via the QR code upon entry.
  • Indoor opened with limits based on 4 sqm rule.
  • Masks to be worn at all times. (unless exempt or under 12)
  • Group sizes can be no larger than 20 people
  • Animal presentations are not running.
  • Animal experiences are running.
  • Social distancing of 1.5metres applies to customers and staff
  • Regular sanitising of surfaces

If you are feeling unwell or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or waiting for results from a test please stay at home.

The staff and animals look forward to welcoming you back to BWP

A big thank you to everyone for your support and following the restrictions.
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About Us

We are a family business, which strives to give the best interactive experience with some of Australia’s most unique animals.

The experience we provide you with is based on our passion and knowledge for the job and animals.

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Our Animals

Here at the Park we specialise in native Australian animals and a wide variety of exotic reptiles.

From free roaming Kangaroos, Koalas, Wombats, Tasmanian Devils, Eagles, Giant Tortoises, Crocodiles and Alligators to a large display of Lizards and both venomous and non-venomous Snakes.

See our new Tiger Sanctuary, home to our Sumatran Tiger Satu

Animal Pres

Animal Encounters

NOW RUNNING ON BOTH WEEKDAYS & WEEKENDS

We offer animal encounters which allow our guests to have a one on one experience with a Meerkat, Koala, Wombat, Snake, Giant Tortoise and more

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Patrick the Wombat

Patrick the Wombat was the oldest Bare Nosed Wombat known in captivity. Patrick was listed No.3 by CNN Travel as a great city mascot in the World!

“Our goal is to provide a quality interactive experience between people and animals for the promotion of respect, empathy, and understanding. We contribute to the survival of the environments we ultimately share with them.”

Eight Wombats currently call the Ballarat Wildlife Park home.

 

If you would like to assist us in caring for our Wombats or aid in the upgrade of their habitats you can help by joining our Sponsorship Program.

*This can be used on all individual tickets, Family Pass included! But excludes Concession discounted tickets.

Not available with any other discounts or offers. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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