COVID-19 Restriction Updates
CHANGE OF CONDITIONS – Updated Saturday 20th March 2021
The Ballarat Wildlife Park is excited to be open and welcoming back running all of our animal presentations. We ask that all customers will be required to wear a face mask to attend these presentations. Session times can be found on the About Page.
We want to keep all visitors and families safe throughout this time and we have implemented the following protocols in accordance with state law:
Thank you to everyone that has enquired about our reopening, and thank you all for your patience while we have taken the time to review our safety processes across the park in anticipation for reopening.
To ensure safety for visitors, staff and volunteers we have developed a comprehensive plan which includes increased sanitisation efforts, alterations to our cafe service, physical distancing measures, sanitiser dispensers and some areas will have reduced or no access.
We will continue to revisit our plans and update accordingly with changes to government guidelines. Please ensure to check our website before you visit to ensure you know what to expect at that time.
Some important things to note:
Animal encounters are now recommencing both on weekdays and weekends- see the encounter section for further information.
The cafe will be open for takeaway only with access to some outdoor seating provided around the park
Our reptile and indoor crocodile house are now open with limited numbers, you may still view our Alligators, Komodo Dragon and other reptiles in our outdoor exhibits.
Some areas will be ‘one-way’ only
The play area near the penguin enclosure is now open
Presentations are now running, face marks will be required
The Park will conduct scheduled sanitising throughout the day of common facilities
Hand sanitising is recommended regularly throughout your visit
Social distancing must be practiced at all times
Visitors that are feeling unwell / presenting with COVID-19 symptoms are kindly requested to delay their visit until they are sure they are healthy and safe to visit
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.
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
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
“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.”
*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!