I found the sanctuary quite by accident one day when I was travelling down to the Mornington Peninsular.
Little did I realize that I was to enjoy such a unique Australian wildlife sanctuary experience, totally different from any other.
Here is where a concern for the conservation of wild life is of utmost importance.
I encountered Australian endangered fauna in their natural environment.
This is an excellent family travel destination so very handy at the tip of the Mornington Peninsula.
The Unique evening Sanctuary Tours are held at dusk where you can enjoy a guided night trek around the bush area searching out nocturnal wildlife including some of Australia's most endangered species.
The Endangered Australian Spotted Quoll
The Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park is situated on 10 hectares of bushland and wetland in Pearcedale.
Established in 2001, it is a top day trip from Melbourne and a "not to miss" experience for the whole family.
What makes this wild life sanctuary so different to other Melbourne zoos is the fact that you can book a Nocturnal Moonlit Sanctuary Tour and experience some amazing and unique creatures that spend their waking hours scurrying around in the dark.
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Wander through the Sanctuary with lanterns identifying nocturnal animals such as ...
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The Moonlit Sanctuary is only 50 minutes from Melbourne via the Monash Freeway, M1 and The Westernport Hwy A780.
550 Tyabb-Tooradin Road
Pearcedale VIC 3912
The Conservation Wildlife Park is open Day And Night.
Open to the public daily between 10am and 5pm.
Closed Christmas Day.
Evening Moonlit Sanctuary tours start at dusk, these need to be booked in advance.
Pick up your touring map at the entrance before you start your journey around the park and don't forget to take some feed to share with the animals.
The wild life conservation park is dedicated to educating the public, conserving wildlife and researching into what is going on with Australia's endangered species.
The public are encouraged to interact with the animals here at the park, feeding the kangaroos is quite an experience.
You may be lucky to be able to walk with a real live Australian Dingo as they need to be exercised on a daily basis.
Some of the animals in the Sanctuary can be found roaming freely around the enclosure. Others are housed in their own enclosures to keep them safe from predators.
Unique Australian animals that you will find here include ...
The Australian Emu Enclosure at the Sanctuary
The Australian Dingo
The Australian Koala
This has to be a unique experience not to be missed. Suitable for the whole family any time of the year.
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