Gumbuya World

Reopening 14 November - tickets on sale now.
Gumbuya World is only 50 minutes from Melbourne and on route to other popular destinations like Phillip Island, Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges and Gippsland.


Take a stroll through the Wildlife Trail set in beautiful Australian bushland and meet all the iconic Aussie animals during ranger talks and close wildlife encounters. You can even hand feed the kangaroos, take a snap with a cuddly koala and walk amongst 30 species of birds through the new state of the art Aviary. Oasis Springs Water Park is open in the summer months offering twelve exciting water experiences, wave pool, thrilling slides, Lazy Rivers and heated rock pools to spend your days. 

Wildlife Trail, experience over 52 species of native Australian wildlife reside at Gumbuya World
-Visit Critter Cave and glimpse pythons, bearded dragons, freshwater crocodiles, insects and frogs 
-Pat cute and cuddly baby lambs, goats, chickens and ducks in the Petting Zoo 
-Explore the Walkthrough Enclosures and get up close to kangaroos, wallabies and bird species 
-Learn all about macaws, koalas, dingos, pythons and kangaroos from the daily Ranger Talks 
-Experience wildlife in natural habitat on a wagon ride through our new Nature Trails

Oz Adventure, thrilling rides for the entire family
-Feel the heart-stopping G-forces of Rebel ride 
-Hang on tight to the Mining Race Coaster as it leaves Pioneer Station Gold Mine 
-Buckle up on Rush Hour for 45 degree spins 
-Strap in to the Tree Swing for a 60kph sky-high rush Outback Explorer 
-Over 7 attractions for smaller thrill-seekers, from pirate ships to bumper cards and spinning berries Berry Twirl, Gerry's Roadhouse, Ray's Express, Outback Pirates, Outback Pursuit and Desert Derby 

Oasis Springs Water Park, discover 12 exciting water experiences
-Test your nerves on Boomarango with the ultimate aquatic rush 
-Dive into darkness on the Taipan, two slides in one 
-Explore Typhoon Island, with a giant tipping bucket, water guns and mini slides
- Float along the 300m Lazy River and soak up the sun 
-Relax in the heated Rock Pools 

There are three onsite cafés offering a large range of delicious food available for purchase, including vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options.


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