Visit the Sanctuary

The La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary provides a unique and valuable resource to Melbourne's North and has evolved over its 50-year history to offer a variety of attractions.We welcome the community to come and explore the Sanctuary.

For community groups and schools (groups larger than a family) please make a booking for one of our engaging education experiences or tours. Learn about the history (and natural history) of the Melbourne region.

Christmas Opening Hours: The Retail Shop will be closed 22nd Dec - 6th Jan inclusive. Following this date the Retail shop will only be open on Sundays throughout January.

Education experiences

Book an excursion or incursion for your school group.

Guided tours (day or night)

Book one of our popular guided twilight or day tours.

Workshops and seminars

Book a workshop or seminar using our education and outdoor facilities.

Book our facilities

Hire one of our facilities for your own private function