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Open from 10am - 5pm daily

Evening tours commence at dusk - bookings essential

Buy Tickets

Open from 10am - 5pm daily

Evening tours commence at dusk - bookings essential

Come and visit Melbourne’s award-winning wildlife park and get an up-close look at Australia’s amazing animals.

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 60 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 get to 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

  • 10:30am - Wombat Keeper Talk
    We have two species of wombat at Moonlit Sanctuary; the common wombat and the southern hairy-nosed wombat. Their keeper will explain the differences and some surprising facts about these unusual animals.
  • 11:00am - Python Presentation
    Don’t miss the snake presentation to learn about the life and habits of  Moonlit Sanctuary’s friendly pythons. See these impressive reptiles up close safely, with an experienced and knowledgeable keeper to answer all your questions.
  • 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.
  • 12:00pm - Koala Keeper Talk
    Get to know more about these furry little eucalyptus munchers in this keeper talk. You can’t help but be fascinated by the amazing habits of our lovable Aussie icons.
  • 12:30pm - Dingo Keeper Talk
    Meet our keepers at the dingo enclosure and learn the story of the dingo in Australia.
  • 1:00pm - Kookaburra Presentation
    Have a laugh with our kookaburras and discover some interesting facts about these Aussie icons.
  • 1:30pm - Python Presentation
    Don’t miss the snake presentation to learn about the life and habits of Moonlit Sanctuary’s friendly pythons. See these impressive reptiles up close safely, with an experienced and knowledgeable keeper to answer all your questions.
  • 2:00pm- Koala Keeper Talk
    Get to know more about these furry little eucalyptus munchers in this keeper talk. You can’t help but be fascinated by the amazing habits of our lovable Aussie icons.
  • 2:20pm - 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.

  • 3:00pm - Cockatoo Keeper Talk
    Get an insight into the lives of our clever and very cheeky cockatoos in this keeper talk.
  • 3:30pm - Tasmanian Devil Keeper Talk
    Tasmanian Devils are critically endangered in the wild. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet our Tasmanian devil to learn more about their plight and what is being done to help them.
  • 4:00pm - Wombat Training
    Discover how our keepers train Mary the wombat to follow their directions, which helps them keep her in the best of health.

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