You can cuddle up to a koala, play with the dingoes, hold an owl or python, stroke a wombat, take a dingo or wombat on a walk. or experience a private tour with behind-the-scenes experiences. There’s also a new Threatened Species Tour where you can get up close to some of Australia’s most endangered species and an exciting new Walk with a Hawk experience.
The keeper reserves the right to cancel any encounter or presentation at any time, for reasons relating to animal welfare.
Koala Encounters will be cancelled during extreme local weather conditions.
Depending on weather and animal reactions other encounters may be cancelled or shortened without notice. We thank you for understanding.
Booking in advance is recommended to avoid disappointment particularly with the Wombat Encounter, Barn Owl Encounter, Dingo Encounter or Walk and Behind the Scenes tour. Koala and Python Encounters can usually be purchased at the ticket box when you come to the Sanctuary.
Moonlit Sanctuary acknowledges the Bunurong / Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the land on which we operate and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future.