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Halls Gap Zoo is Victoria's largest regional zoo exhibiting over 160 native and exotic mammals, reptiles and birds from cheetah, giraffe, meerkats, monkeys, red pandas and bison to kangaroos, koalas, Tassie devils, wombats, crocodiles, snakes and dingoes.

Halls Gap Zoo is home to a number of endangered species captive breeding programs. Overall management of these programs is by a species coordinator through the Zoo Aquarium Association (ZAA) which is an association that links over 90 zoos and aquariums across the Australasian region, including Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Some of these managed species at Halls Gap Zoo include Tasmanian Devil, Bilby, Brush-tailed Bettong, Yellow-footed Rock-wallaby, Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby, Tammar Wallaby (Mainland subspecies), Bush Stone-curlew, Southern Cassowary, Przewalski's Horse, Red Panda, Northern, Eastern and Spot-tailed Quolls.

Visitors have the opportunity to have close encounters with a number of species while at Halls Gap Zoo. Special animal food can be purchased to hand feed kangaroos, wallabies and deer or as an optional extra experience meerkats climbing onto your lap, go in with the dingoes or perhaps holding a snake, alligator or chameleon would appeal.

Examine animals of the past in the extensive display of over sixty replica fossils from ammonites to a tyrannosaur skull in the Fossil Cave.

The two and a half kilometre pathway around the zoo is suitable for wheelchairs and strollers. Enjoy a picnic or barbecue lunch while the children amuse themselves in the playground. The undercover areas are suitable for birthday parties, family gatherings or Christmas events.

Halls Gap Zoo have snack food, drinks and souvenirs available. For further information please contact them or view their website.

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Price & booking


Type Valid Entry cost
Two adults and up to three children
27/06/15 - 30/06/16 $65.00
Age three to 17 years inclusive.
27/06/15 - 30/06/16 $13.00
Age 18 years and above
27/06/15 - 30/06/16 $26.00
Senior Card Holder
27/06/15 - 30/06/16 $22.00
Cancellation and booking policy

For group bookings, with or without an information session and tour, contact the office to discuss discount prices and availability. It is advisable to reserve the gas barbecues if required. At least 24 hours notice of cancellation would be appreciated.

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  • BBQ facilities
  • Car park
  • Child/baby seat and equipment
  • Coach parking
  • Access without assistance for the disabled
  • Parking for the disabled
  • Toilet facilities for the disabled
  • Kiosk
  • Picnic area
  • Public toilet
  • Birdwatching
  • Animal Viewing
  • Guided walks
Tourism awards:
  • 2014 - Victorian Tourism Awards - Finalist
Disabled access:
Contact operator for further details.