Animal Hire

We bring the show
to you

We hire our animals for festivals, events, school fetes and other commercial uses. Our range of animals include Camels, Ponies, Horses, Donkeys, Sheep and Goats.  Ideal to create or enhance your nativity scene.

Well handled and trained animals are delivered to your location for camel rides, pony rides, carriages rides or just to pat and enjoy.

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Meet our animals


Our camels are professionally trained and love the interaction with people. You can hire our camels for your next event and offer something special for your festival guests. Our camels enjoy going to Festivals, Fairs, Markets, Shows and even private parties.  Camel Rides could be the highlight of your next event.

Camel Hire

We hire our camels and other animals for video production and advertising.  Keep an eye out for our beautiful white Percheron, Peroni, in the Carlton Dry Ad.

Make your Christmas Celebrations with Camels a memorable and entertaining event.

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Our ponies Barney, Tiki, Bingo & Snow take younger children for a pony ride. They are adorable and gentle with kids.

We suggest pony riders be old enough to wear a helmet & sit up by themselves. Parents are welcome to walk alongside & assist young riders. Enclosed shoes must be worn to assist.

Pony Hire

Ponies are available for large events and children’s parties. We bring the ponies, handlers & ASA approved helmets to your party. A larger pony or horse can be included for older children.

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Animal Nursery

Billabong Ranch has a fantastic Mobile Animal Nursery

The larger animals roam around while the smaller animals are presented to the children to hold & pet by one of Billabong’s Animal Nursery staff. The enclosure is adjustable & therefore can be made to fit most areas. Ponies of varying sizes are also available for pony rides.

Animal Nursery Hire

Billabong Ranch’s Animal Nursery is wonderful addition to any Christmas Party, Fete in fact any event that involves children.

You may have seen us out & about at Shepparton & Bendigo Market Places, Echuca Steam Rally, Melbourne EID Festival & numerous Agricultral Shows to name a few.

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Billabong offers a magnificent range of carriages & stable of horses to make your wedding day spectacular.

Our two most popular carriages are Cinderella and Cinderella Coach carriages. Read more about our full range of carriages here.

Carriages are drawn by beautiful horses and formally dressed driver.  Include our beautiful Clydesdales on your wedding day.

Carriage Hire

Hire carriages for your wedding to accomplish your style of transport

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Hire us for your next festival or event

“We love seeing people ticking things off their bucket list and having fun with animals & their families.


We are professional mobile animal hire service.

All our animals love to travel and so do we! We are located in Echuca, Victoria and are flexible with locations and notice time. We come to in Victoria and Southen NSW.

Our popular destinations are Bendigo, Shepparton, Melbourne and Surrounds, Geelong, Swan Hill, Ballarat, Albury and Torquay.


Animal Hire Packages

We offer flexible animal hire packages to suit your event size and selection of animals.

We are available for day, weekend and even weeklong bookings.

Our packages are suitable for corporate functions, school fetes, birthdays and parties, weddings and religious ceremonies, festivals and shows and advertising and promotions.


Service Quarantee

Our animals are well looked after. Billabong Ranch is an accredited and fully insured business. We pride ourselves on reliability and the quality of our service.

We give our best to meet our customers wish list. It is rewarding to see how much joy our animals bring to everyone they meet.

Billabong Ranch won the Award of GMCU Allianz Campaspe Murray Business in Tourism category 2017.

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If you have any questions or enquiries about our services, please fill out the fields on the right and send us a message. Alternatively, you can contact us via phone or come and say hello.

Phone 03 5483 5122
Address Cnr Glanville Road & Tehan Rd,

Billabong Ranch Animal Hire Enquiry

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