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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...more
Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
550 Tyabb-Tooradin Rd, Pearcedale, Victoria 3912, Australia
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This is a small zoological establishment focusing on Australian wildlife and the quality of staff and conservation activities shone through.
The staff were, without exception, friendly and engaging. The exhibits thoughtfully designed and the talks and shows educational and entertaining.
It was enjoyable to see...More
Date of experience: November 2019
MoonlitSanctuary, Manager at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday
Thanks for your kind comments. We will pass on your complements to the staff. Glad you enjoyed your visit.
I came by as part of a tour group to Phillips Island. We had about an hour of free time and the option of going to watch the conservation show at 1420.
I strolled around the park and quite enjoyed the area. There were a...More
I can't even begin to describe how great Moonlit Sanctuary was. Not only do they evidently care for their animals, but getting up close and personal with the animals was truly a special experience. A particular highlight for me was the koala enclosure. I can't...More
We booked a Phillip Island Wildlife Encounters tour with Acacia tours. As part of the tour, we did the Behind-the-scenes tour at the sanctuary. It was great. Our keeper/guide Kristine and the other keepers we met were excellent. Kristine was happy to take photos so...More
This is an amazing place for all ages - but an exceptional introduction to our native species in a tranquil sanctuary setting covering several acres- so lots of walking about and requiring ample time to enjoy all it has to offer. Take theBungower road exit...More
We visited Moonlit Sanctuary around 3pm and found the experience to be OK, but not nearly as good as the Wilderness Safari on Kangaroo Island. We were able to see the koalas and birds, but by the time we arrived, the kangaroos and wallaby were...More
We had an excellent evening tour of the animals at the Moonlit Sanctuary. Natalie, our guide was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. There were only four of us and we had a private tour that felt very personal.
This was a very up-close visit with kangaroos, koalas, and it was lead by a conservationist who was obviously very dedicated to her animal friends. The kangaroos roamed freely and followed us around. We could pet them and feed them. I learned a lot about...More
Moonlit Sanctuary was part of a Phillips island tour that my wife and I took on our honeymoon. We only had about an hour to explore and just happen to walk up on what looked like a show. The lovely young lady assured us that...More