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How good are mums? At Gumbuya we love mums so much that we are giving all mums free entry across the Mother’s Day weekend.

On Saturday 8th May and Sunday 9th of May, mum can enter Gumbuya for FREE!

With our water park closed Gumbuya World has transformed into Gumbuya Wildlife Park so there are wildlife activities galore to make mums weekend extra special including;

  • Wildlife feeding sessions with our keepers (times at the top of our Wildlife entrance)
  • Hand-feeding our free roaming kangaroos, wallabies, emu, deer, animal farm babies and our peacocks
  • Endangered species Mount Pygmy Possum close-up (book online to secure your spot – it’s free!)
  •  Try out our award winning Gumbuya World Wildlife Passport app – collect all stamps and win a plush toy
  •  Get close to over 50 different species on our Wildlife Trail

PLUS we unveil our brand new Aussie Outback Experience which is all included with mums entry.


*Each mum must be accompanied by a paying adult, child or senior
* Rides excluded


Across the Mother’s Day weekend we will be unveiling our brand new Aussie Outback Experience.

Check out the program:

1.00pm – Cow milking
1.15pm – Sheep shearing
1.45pm – Working dogs
2.00pm – Whip cracking

This will give you a true Aussie experience and is included with your entry ticket 🙂


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Our two worlds of rides are back for a guest appearance this weekend.  Spin out on unlimited rides including the dodgems, mining coaster, the Rebel thrill ride, our berry twirl teacups, train ride plus heaps more!

Running from 12pm – 4pm.

Add on to your Wildlife Park ticket for just;

(U3)  $10 

(3+)  $18

Rides can be bought online and at the gate.

Please note you MUST have a Gumbuya Wildlife Park entry ticket to purchase a ride pass.

*not included with mums go free promotion


Our annual Mother’s Day lunch is back and bigger with an experience you won’t forget!

Venture into our heated indoor Outback centre and sit amongst our koalas from 11.30am.

Our Lunch with Koalas experience includes

  • entry to Gumbuya Wildlife Park
  • a Gippsland Butcher’s Block lunch (see menu)
  • a walk through our indoor Koala exhibit with opportunities to pat, feed or take a photo with these amazing creatures


Adult/Senior: $69 ($85 with rides)

Child: $49 ($65 with rides)

Mum: $40 ($56 with rides)




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Butcher’s Block with a selection of marinated succulent Gippsland roasted meats (vegetarian option available);

  • Marinated roast beef with horseradish crème (gf)
  • Roast pork & crackling with Yarra Valley apple sauce (gf)
  • Glazed roast leg of lamb with thyme & rosemary, served with mint sauce (gf)

Alongside a selection of three artesian salads;

  • Salad greens, balsamic vinaigrette, cucumber, tomato (gf)(v)(vg)
  • Roquette, toasted pine nuts & parmesan salad (gf)(vg)
  • Homestyle coleslaw, in a light mayo dressing  (gf)(vg)

And sides of:

  • Garlic & rosemary roasted chat potatoes (gf) (vg)
  • Sourdough rolls, served with butter

*Venue is licensed with drinks available for those over 18

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Weekend Fun!

Strap in for some excitement this weekend, with unlimited fun and adventure to be had in Oasis Springs, Oz Adventure, Outback Explorers and the Wildlife Trail!

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