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COVID-19 Update

As part of the of the University response to COVID-19, please sign in on entry and follow directional signage when visiting the sanctuary.

You can read more about the University's response here.


Nangak Tamboree Wildlife Sanctuary & Indigenous Nursery


Opening Hours

*Please note January Nursery Hours: nursery is only open on Sundays 10am-3pm

Monday10:00am - 3:00pm
Tuesday10:00am - 3:00pm
Wednesday10:00am - 3:00pm
Thursday10:00am - 3:00pm
Friday10:00am - 3:00pm
SaturdayClosed
Sunday10:00am - 3:00pm*

Opening times outside our opening hours are by appointment and may incur charges. Public holidays may affect our opening hours.

Get in touch with us

T: (03) 9479 1206
E: wildlife@latrobe.edu.au

Found an animal that needs help?

Please contact Wildlife Victoria on (03) 8400 7300. Nangak Tamboree Wildlife Sanctuary does not have the facilities nor permits to treat sick or injured animals, nor can we take on orphaned young.

Getting Here

We are located on La Trobe University's Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus. Access for all visitors and nursery customers is via La Trobe Avenue (near the roundabout on Main Drive, opposite Car Park 8).

Wildlife Sanctuary Walking Map [PDF 9.5MB]

Visit our La Trobe University Melbourne campus Location and Maps and Transport pages to plan your journey.