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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 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.
Wander through the Sanctuary with lanterns identifying nocturnal animals such as ...
Grab your tickets to this charming wildlife conservation park on the Mornington Peninsula - the Moonlit Sanctuary - online here and see all the rare Aussie animals that make the centre great!
Also known as Pearcedale Conservation Park, the Moonlit Sanctuary lets you cuddle up to a koala, meet kangaroos, dingoes, wombats and colourful birds all in the name of eco-tourism. A great - and reasonably priced - day out for kids, this well-kept sanctuary is a must visit for wildlife lovers of all ages.
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
Open to the public daily between 10am and 5pm.
Closed Christmas Day.
On this unique wildlife safari meet some amazing animals with one of the zoo's guides. You’ll get up close to pythons, potoroos, tiny feathertail gliders, endangered quolls, pademelons, and many other animals in their natural nocturnal environment.
Tours take 1 1/2 to 2 hours to complete and begin between 7:00pm and 8:30pm depending on the time of the year. The start time is shown on the bookings page when you select the date of your visit.Bookings are essential as numbers are limited.
Pick up your touring map for your Moonlit Sanctuary Tours 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 ...
A Moonlit Sanctuary Tours experience has to be unique and one not to be missed. Suitable for the whole family any time of the year.
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