Moonlit Sanctuary has a wealth of stories to tell, from cute animals to endangered species recovery to outstanding tourism attraction. We welcome anything from pictorials to in depth articles. We are famous for close contact with our animals, so getting those intimate shots is easy. We welcome travel journalists and bloggers.

We are able to offer expert comment on:

      • Endangered species breeding and recovery

      • Wildlife in urban areas

      • Fauna of south-eastern Australia

      • Development and wildlife conservation conflict

      • The roll of modern zoos and wildlife parks

      • Native animals as pets

      • Ecotourism

      • Regional tourism

      • International tourism and small business

      • Growing a tourism attraction

We have experience with and welcome enquiry regarding:

      • Travel shows

      • Wildlife documentaries

      • Feature films

      • Television advertisements

Please contact:

General office (open 10am - 5pm daily) phone  + 61 (0)3 5978 7935

PR Consultant Kendall Munns

Director Michael Johnson

Media kit and high resolution images available on request.

Keeper Sian on the beach at Sorrento with Hootie the Owl
& Channel 7 weather presenter Eddy for the Sunrise program

Owner Michael Johnson on the cover of the
Business Times

Keeper Blaire Bunter is our cover girl for World Turtle Day







Recent articles:

New addition to Pearcedale Moonlit Sanctuary settling in well, Cranbourne Leader, February 25, 2015

Moonlit Sanctuary wins Victorian Tourism Award, ETB Travel News, October 2014

Tas leads breed, Cranbourne Star News, July 2014

Peninsula stands tall despite tourism snub, Mornington Peninsula News, July 2014

Pearcedale Moonlit Sanctuary raises $50,000 for Starlight Foundation, Peter Strachan, Cranbourne Leader August 2013

Rare tiger quolls at Moonlit Sanctuary, Frankston Standard Leader June 2013

A day in the life of a wildlife keeper, Peninsula Visitors Guide, April 2013

Moonlit Sanctuary wins Victorian Tourism Award, Ronda Green Wildlife Tourism Australia October 29th, 2014

On the up and up, Cranbourne Star News Jan 2013

Wildlife milestones, Bridget Cook Cranbourne Star News October 2011

Moonlit Sanctuary’s wallaby takes keen interest in photography, Weekly Times Now September 2014

Moonlit shines, Cranbourne Star News November 2010

Environment, Lia Bichel Cranbourne Star News June 2009

Light on beautiful projects, Lia Bichel Cranbourne Star News May 2009

Tiger quolls new home - Senior keeper Lisa Tuthill with a tiger quoll, a threatened species at Moonlit Sanctuary, Herald Sun. Picture: Martin Reddy

'Devils find new home near Melbourne' - in The Age Online, September 11, 2009

Snug as a bug in his woolly little rug, Daily Telegraph. Picture: Alex Coppel 

Weekend Notes, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park

Moonlit in Vacations and Travel Magazine


Moonlit Sanctuary celebrates 15 years of Australian wildlifeMoonlit Sanctuary director Michael Johnson says: "In the last 15 years we’ve celebrated some significant achievements; from opening world-first enclosures and managing successful breeding programs, to launching conservation shows and winning awards for our eco-tourism work."May 2016
Moonlit Sanctuary the best place to see Aussie AnimalsMoonlit Sanctuary offers a range of up-close experiences with Australian animals including its exclusive Behind the Scenes tour, 10 different encounters each day, nine keeper talks daily, Keeper for a Day, and the popular Conservation in Action showMay 2016
Moonlit Sanctuary saving the rare orange-bellied parrot from extinction on Threatened Species DayMoonlit Sanctuary is bringing awareness to the plight of one of the rarest and most endangered animals in the world on national Threatened Species Day this Monday 7 September 2015.September 2015
Accessibility Weekend - Free Entry to Moonlit Sanctuary for Accessibility WeekendMoonlit Sanctuary are opening their doors this weekend for free 15-15 November to wheelchair users and their cares during Accessibility Weekend.November 2015