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We Are Open Wed, July 8th

We will then close for six weeks

COVID-19 UPDATE

Open Wednesday 8th July

We will then close for 6 weeks

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.

Night Tours

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

Animal Encounters

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 Today

Keeper Talks and Conservation in Action Show

  • 11:30am - Animal Training Session
    Join our animal trainers at the Show Arena and discover their clever techniques to train our animals for the Conservation in Action show.
  • 12:30pm - Reptile Keeper Talk
    Meet our keepers at the Show Arena and learn about the very interesting habits of some of our reptiles
  • 2:30pm - Conservation in Action Show
    Learn about how you can help conserve our native wildlife as you watch their clever antics in this 20 minute display.

    Don’t be late for this insightful and entertaining wildlife show, as the gates shut promptly at 2:30pm.

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