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Moonlit Sanctuary is Melbourne’s award-winning wildlife park. Come and visit and get an up-close look at Australia’s amazing animals. With our wide-open spaces, we offer a safe environment that complies with social distancing recommendations.

Explore our bush-land while feeding kangaroos and wallabies, petting friendly koalas and enjoying encounters with colourful birds, reptiles, dingoes and many other animals including endangered species.

More than 70 Australian species are waiting to meet you.

Memberships

Your annual membership helps ensure we can continue to help our endangered species and also makes a fantastic gift for any animal lover.

Hours and Prices

Open 9:30am – 4:00pm

(Closed Christmas Day)

Last entry at 3:00pm

Night Tours

At night, Moonlit Sanctuary comes alive with world-famous, lantern-lit evening tours.

Get up close to many Aussie animals in their natural nocturnal environment.

Animal Encounters & Tours

Get up close to our animals with these special experiences.

Be a Keeper for a Day! (Or half a day)

Experience the day-to-day operations of a wildlife park.

Come behind the scenes and get hands-on experience of what it’s like to work as a wildlife keeper as you join them in their day-to-day duties.  Your day, or half day, includes making animal enrichment, feeding and preparing meals for the animals and exhibit maintenance.

You will see our animals up close, learn from our keepers about their jobs and see the secret life of our Sanctuary.

What’s On Timetable

Keeper Talks and Conservation in Action Show

  • Common wombat at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
    10:00am WEEKENDS, PUBLIC & SCHOOL HOLIDAYS ONLY - Wombat Keeper Talk
    At the wombat enclosures you can learn some very surprising facts about this species.
  • Close up of a koala on keeper's shoulder at Moonlit Sanctuary
    10:30am WEEKENDS, PUBLIC & SCHOOL HOLIDAYS ONLY - Koala Keeper Talk
    Meet at the Koala boardwalk to learn more about these Aussie icons.
  • Major Mitchell Cockatoo at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Park
    11:00am - Conservation in Action Show
    Learn about conserving our native wildlife as you watch their clever antics in this entertaining display in our Show Arena. Don’t be late! Gates close at 11am.
  • Alpine dingo at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
    11:30am - Dingo Keeper Talk
    Join our keepers at the Dingo enclosure and learn some interesting facts about this species. 
  • Barn owl at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
    12:00pm WEEKENDS, PUBLIC & SCHOOL HOLIDAYS ONLY - Owl Keeper Talk
    Learn all about our Owls from their knowledgeable Keepers at the Owl enclosure.
  • Barking owl with keeper at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
    1:00pm - Animal Training Session
    Join our animal trainers at the Show Arena and discover their clever techniques to train our animals.
  • Blue tongue lizard at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
    2:00pm - Reptile Keeper Talk
    Meet our keepers at the Show Arena and learn about the very interesting habits of some of our reptiles.
  • Close up of a koala on keeper's shoulder at Moonlit Sanctuary
    2:30pm Koala Keeper Talk
    Meet at the Koala boardwalk to learn more about these Aussie icons.

What’s On

Keeper Talks and Presentations

10:00AM WEEKENDS, SCHOOL & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS – WOMBAT KEEPER TALK

At the wombat enclosures you can learn some very surprising facts about this species.

10.30AM WEEKENDS, SCHOOL & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS – KOALA KEEPER TALK

Meet at the Koala boardwalk to learn more about these Aussie icons.

11:00AM – CONSERVATION IN ACTION SHOW

Learn about conserving our native wildlife as you watch their clever antics in this entertaining display in our Show Arena. Don’t  be late! Gates close at 11am.

11:30AM – DINGO KEEPER TALK

Join our keepers at the Dingo enclosure and learn some interesting facts about this species.

12:00PM WEEKENDS, SCHOOL & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS –

OWL KEEPER TALK

Learn all about our Owls from their knowledgeable Keepers at the Owl enclosure.

1:00pm – ANIMAL TRAINING SESSION

Join our animal trainers at the Show Arena and discover their clever techniques to train our animals.

2:00PM – REPTILE KEEPER TALK

Meet our keepers at the Show Arena and learn about the very interesting habits of some of our reptiles.

2:30PM – KOALA KEEPER TALK

Meet at the Koala boardwalk to learn more about these Aussie icons.

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