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Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park

#1 of 2 things to do in Pearcedale Features Animals
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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Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park Evening Tour
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Private Phillip Island Penguin Parade and Wine Tasting Day Trip
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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 1 week ago

This park is super clean and very pleasant to walk around. Lots of active animals on the day we visited. We went with small children who thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Lots of interaction with the animals. Do buy a bag of food and why not take...More

Thank CFMelbourne
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've always wanted to meet koalas and kangaroos and finally got to fulfill my childhood dream at the Moonlit Sanctuary! Bought 2 packs of feeds from the reception at $2/pack and this was the most well spent 4 bucks! We paid extra to have the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family visited Moonlit Sanctuary last night for the night tour and we had a wonderful time. Our tour guide (Claudia, I think) was so calm and informative, telling us lots about the animals and the work of the sanctuary without being overwhelming. Although the...More

Thank Heidi K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent price for the experience. Staff are very knowledgable. Kangaroos and wallabies come right up to you to feed them. Great for the family. Recommend highly.

Thank sleepy155
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic. Definitely buy some bags of food for the animals and they will eat out of your hands. Very informative demonstrations also

Thank hsmith6169
MiMi&Sue, Manager at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, responded to this review

We are very happy you enjoyed your day so much. Your visit helps us continue our conservation work.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful place where you can feed and touch kangaroos, wallaby's and pademelons. Cuddle a koala and take photos for only a small cost. Staff a so calm and friendly. Lovely café on site with beautiful food, tea and coffee.

Thank w0rldtravellers4
MiMi&Sue, Manager at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your close encouters with our animals, and that you enjoyed our cafe. Your visit helps our conservation work.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of animals. And the kangaroos and wallabies are wandering everywhere where you can get really close to them, pet them and feed them! They are simply adorable~

Thank saruwhite
MiMi&Sue, Manager at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, and we love the fact you enjoy your close encounters with our kangaroos and wallabies. Your visit helps us with our conservation programs.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had an awesome day yesterday at Moonlit Sanctuary :) I went on a Friday with my girlfriend to the Moonlit Sanctuary during the day, and did the dingo walk, koala encounter and barn owl encounter. Tip 1: In addition to the entry prices, check...More

Thank a t
MiMi&Sue, Manager at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your visit, and thanks for your useful tips. Your visit helped us continue our conservation work.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're after Australian animals, you should visit this place. Small sanctuary with kangaroos, koalas, dingos and ducks. For extra charge you can have a close encounter with a koala and/or feed some kangaroos.More

Thank Michalovy
MiMi&Sue, Manager at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. While kangaroos and koalas are the highlights for most visits, we hope you got to see some of the other 60 different species of animal we have, such as eagles, Tasmanian devils and endangered birds. Thanks for visiting, your visit helps...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The sanctuary is not very big which is suitable for everybody to visit. You can get very close to wildlife animals especially the Wallaby. You must walk thru the Wallaby walk so you can feed them with animal feed. Remark : Don't forget to buy...More

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MiMi&Sue, Manager at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. One of our objectives is to make the Sanctuary accessible, and any potential visitors can check out the Accessibility page on our website. Glad you enjoyed the wallabies and good advice about the food.

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violetpilot852
I thought it might be interesting to head there first after leaving Melbourne. We could do the day tour, camp that night, and come back the next night for a night tour. Is there a campground you might recommend that will give us plenty to do that next day? Maybe on the beach? TIA
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
I'm planning to stay overnight during 18 March. Now I'm not sure i should go for penguin parade or Moonlit Sanctuary evening tours? or is it possible to go after penguin parade?
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
I am planning to drop by on the way heading back to Melbourne from Phillip Island, is there any public transport available?
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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