Animals

Bundoora Park Children’s Farm
1069 Plenty Road, Bundoora, VIC
3083

Bundoora Park Children’s Farm offers fun activities for all ages. Meet some of their friendly animals, take a ride through the farm and see if you can spot some kangaroos, or explore the heritage village where you can experience farm life in the 20th century.

(03) 8470 8170
10am – 4pm daily. Christmas Eve open 10am – 1pm. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day
No
Adults: $10.40, Child & Concession: $7.00
Darebin City
Cat Café Melbourne
30 Guildford Lane, Melbourne
3000

Spend some time cuddling cats in a café setting – ground floor is wheelchair friendly, but please call the café before going in so they can prepare

03 9642 8540
Wheelchair Access to Ground Floor
Yes
8+
Cost for food and drinks
Melbourne
Chesterfield Farm
1221 Ferntree Gully Road, Scoresby VIC
3179

Meeting animals, tractor rides, hand milking cows, animal shows and demonstrations

(03) 97631588
Weekdays open 10:00am – 3pm, Weekends and Public Holidays open 10:00am – 5:00pm
Partially Accessible
No
All ages
Adults: $15.00, Concession: $13.00, Child: $9.00 (Free entry with Companion Card)
Knox City
Collingwood Children’s Farm
18 St Heliers Street Abbotsford, Melbourne, VIC
3067

Experience farm life only 5km from Melbournes city centre. The Farm is a wonderful place to take a breath, rest in the paddocks or engage with the animals, and allow life-long memories to be made!

https://www.farm.org.au
03 9417 5806
9.15am to 4.45pm
The farm is wheelchair accessible, however the paths are mostly gravel which can make it difficult.
No
Designed for children, but available for all ages
Child $7/$3 Adult $12/$5 (Full/Concession)
Yarra City
Healesville Sanctuary
Badger Creek Road, Badger Creek
3777

Lots of local Australian animals, programs and shows throughout the day, and you can explore the animal hospital

1300 966 784
9:00am – 5:00pm, Daily
Wheelchair Accessible
No
All Ages
Adult: $37.00 Concession: $28.00 Child (4-15): $19.00. Children free on weekends and holidays. (Free entry with Companion Card)
Wider Melbourne
Lead The Way
Thelma Ave, Boronia VIC
3155

Various types of animal assisted therapy different types of animals; aside from Animal Assisted Therapy, other services include counselling, support groups, equine therapy and family psychology

(03) 9761 0973
Depends on Venue
Yes
All Ages
Depends on Activity
Knox City
Melbourne Zoo
Elliot Avenue, Parkville
3052

A range of educational tours are available

1300966784
9:00am – 5:00pm, Daily
Wheelchair Accessible
No
All Ages
Adult: $37.00 Concession: $28.00 Child (4-15): $19.00. Children free on weekends and holidays. (Free entry with Companion Card)
Melbourne
Moonlit Sanctuary
550 Tyabb-Tooradin Rd, Pearcedale Victoria
3912

Explore 10 hectares of bushland, feed kangaroos, get up close with colourful bords, reptiles dingoes and more. At night, latern-lit tours are avaliable to meet many nocturnal animals.

+61 3 5978 7935
10:00am to 5:00pm Daily (except Christmas day). Evening tours available upon booking.
Wheelchair Accessible
No, however bookings are required for Evening Tours
All Ages
Entry Fee
Casey
Mullum Road Psychology Clinic (Ringwood Clinic)
67 Mullum Mullum Road, Ringwood, VIC
3134

A range of Animal Assisted Therapy sessions and services with a team of professional psychologists and different animals, covering a wide range of issues with all ages. Equine Assisted Therapy is also provided.

(03) 98795876
Monday to Friday 8:00am – 6:00pm, Saturday 8:00am – 4.30pm
Wheelchair Accessible
Yes
All Ages
Session Fees
Maroondah
Myuna Farm
182 Kidds Road, Doveton, VIC
3177

Myuna Farm is a community farm where you can visit the animals or learn about farming and sustainability

(03) 9706 9944
10:00am to 4:00pm, 7 days a week. Open every day except Christmas day
Wheelchair Accessible
No
Adult: $8.50, Concession $7.50, U/12 Free
Casey

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