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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 9:00am – 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

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

Keeper Talks and Conservation in Action Show

  • Blue tongue lizard at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
    10:30am WEEKENDS & SCHOOL & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS - Reptile Keeper Talk
    Meet our keepers at the Show Arena and learn about the very interesting habits of some of our reptiles
  • Barking owl with keeper at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
    11:00am - Animal Training Session
    Join our animal trainers at the Show Arena and discover their clever techniques to train our animals.
  • Alpine dingo at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
    12:00pm - Dingo Keeper Talk
    Join our keepers at the Dingo enclosure and learn some interesting facts about this species. 
  • 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
  • 3:00pm Koala Presentation
    Meet at the Koala boardwalk to learn more about these Aussie icons.

What’s On

Keeper Talks and Conservation in Action Show

10:30AM WEEKENDS, SCHOOL & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS – REPTILE KEEPER TALK

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

11:00AM – ANIMAL TRAINING SESSION

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

12:00PM – DINGO KEEPER TALK

Meet our keepers at the Dingo Enclosure and learn about the very interesting habits of some of our resident Dingoes.

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

3:00PM – KOALA PRESENTATION

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

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Some Wildlife Encounters are limited today ☀

For the well-being of our animals, some wildlife encounters will not take place today due to extreme weather conditions and others have limited numbers.

If you have pre-booked an encounter, you can re-schedule or receive a full refund.

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