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Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park

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550 Tyabb-Tooradin Rd, Pearcedale, Victoria 3912, Australia
+61 3 5978 7935
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Moonlit Sanctuary Daytime General Entry
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US$92.05*
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Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park Evening Tour
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US$111.27*
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Cuddle up to a koala, meet kangaroos, wombats, dingoes, and colourful birds at eco-tourism accredited Moonlit Sanctuary. Frequent animal presentations and encounters, as well as a daily wildlife conservation show. Evening visitors enjoy an award-winning, magical, personally guided tour by lantern light, meeting endangered species and other bush creatures. See bettongs, quolls, gliders and owls at their most active.
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“night tour” (40 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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550 Tyabb-Tooradin Rd, Pearcedale, Victoria 3912, Australia
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+61 3 5978 7935
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Sanctuary is only a short distance from where I live but I have never been until recently when I had some visitors. I decided to take them mid week and they loved it . There are enclosures mixed with free roaming animals and birds...More

Thank Bob E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Moonlit Sanctuary twice now, once by day and once by night, and both visits were amazing. The staff is clearly very caring, and it shows in the way the animals will interact with you. The Wallabies are absolutely adorable, and will eat...More

Thank Ted F
MiMi&Sue, Manager at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, and we are very happy you enjoyed your visits. We work hard to make a visit to Moonlit Sanctuary as enjoyable and memorable as possible. Your visit also supports our conservation work.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having never been to Moonlit Sanctuary we were delighted with the complex. The spaciousness of the whole area, the ease of walking or pushing pushers or wheelchairs. The viewing of birds and animals in their enclosures and the water birds walking everywhere. The wallabies and...More

Thank Patricia F
MiMi&Sue, Manager at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. Glad you were able to experience the evening tour, which we believe is unique. Now you have discovered us we look forward to your visiting us again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the area, make sure you pop into this great wildlife sanctuary. Mingle with the wallabies and hold a koala for a picture keepsake. A must for all ages!

Thank redzebbra
MiMi&Sue, Manager at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and we are delighted you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I run an aged care activity group and recently visited the park. On arrival the lady at the counter insisted on seeing pension cards for the entire group. The minimum age of these people is 82 years, some well into their 90s. They all had...More

Thank spottochampion
MiMi&Sue, Manager at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We try to make Moonlit Sanctuary as accessible as possible and clearly in this case we have failed. Please accept our apologies. We will giving staff additional training so they can handle situations like this better in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here a few times as it's close to Berwick . It's an easy walk for younger kids and senior citizens. Today i was so happy to see the renovated koala and dingo area. The animals looked so content and I love the...More

Thank Zeddypink
MiMi&Sue, Manager at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We try and make Moonlit Sanctuary as accessible as possible and are happy you found it so easy to get around with your toddler. Glad you liked the new dingo and koala facilities.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit for animal lover, especially the only can be found in this country. It also good for young children to learn.

Thank e_janz
MiMi&Sue, Manager at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Very happy you enjoyed the hands-on nature of Moonlit Sanctuary. Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited a similar park in Brisbane some years ago, and this one did not disappoint either. Learned a bit about Tasmanian Devils, and the Laughing Kookaburra. The Wallaby Walk was awesome. Managed to feed some of them, with little daughter looking curious and intrigued....More

Thank Shahfii
MiMi&Sue, Manager at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We are happy you took advantage of some of our keeper presentations to learn more about our fantastic animals!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had so much fun feeding and playing with the kangaroos and wallabies. There were even three joeys when we stopped by.

Thank Grant M
MiMi&Sue, Manager at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

With Spring on us, you will be pleased to hear there are many more joeys out and about now! Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 31 August 2017

I absolutely love this place! Being a wildlife sanctuary, it is simply amazing to see all the animals (kangaroos and wallabies in particular) roam freely within the area. Being a tourist, the experience being close and the feeding of the kangaroos and wallabies are simply...More

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MiMi&Sue, Manager at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2017

Glad you enjoyed the kangaroos and wallabies on our Wallaby Walk, we think that is quite a magical experience. Your visit to Moonlit Sanctuary helps us finance our conservation work.

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violetpilot852
17 February 2017|
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Response from jen8579 | Reviewed this property |
Big 4 Beacon Resort was great! They offer camping and rental cabins. They are also located directly across the street from the beach. A 3 minute walk at the most
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celina2436
1 February 2017|
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Response from Bruno C | Reviewed this property |
Well,the sanctuary is in mornigton peninsula,the pinguins are in Philip Island wich is a over 250 km distance..If you drive would be a all day tour,but if you would do the sanctuary early morning and drive straight to Philip... More
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恩 洁
9 January 2017|
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Response from MiMi&Sue | Property representative |
If travelling back from Phillip Island the only option would be the 10.18am bus from Cowes. You would have to get off the bus at Cranbourne where you would have to get a taxi to the Sanctuary (18km/20min). This should get... More
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