OPENING HOURS | Sanctuary open 9am to 4pm | Cafe open 9am to 2:30pm | Open everyday except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day

What's on at the
Byron Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Discover the wonders of nature at the Byron Bay Wildlife Sanctuary! Immerse yourself in a captivating world of native Australian animals and lush landscapes. Our sanctuary offers an unforgettable experience for all ages, featuring interactive wildlife encounters, guided tours, and conservation insights. Join us in preserving biodiversity while enjoying an educational and fun-filled day out. Plan your visit to the Byron Bay Wildlife Sanctuary today and create lasting memories with family and friends.

Special Events

Snake Safety and Awareness Seminar

September 5th
The Byron Bay Wildlife Sanctuary’s Snake Safety Awareness Seminars provides both individuals and corporate groups a 2 hour educational seminar on Australia’s venomous snake species, how to prevent snake bites and correct first aid techniques. All sessions are run by experienced venomous snake handlers who are highly trained in snake identification and emergency procedures for bites.

Winter Wonderland Cinema Night: ICE AGE and Snow Machine

from $10
8th of June
Make the most of Winter with this exciting cinema event at The Sanctuary including a snow machine, Igloo Bar for the adults and much more!

Art and Creative Classes

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Holiday Programs

Puggles Kids Club – Vacation Care

These school holidays the Byron Bay Wildlife Sanctuary is running our “Puggles Kids Club Vacation Care” service from Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm, and is open to primary school children ages 5 to 8.

Holiday Program – Keeper For A Day

If you’re aged between 12 and 18 you can spend a day behind the scenes with one of our senior keepers during these school holidays.

Holiday Program – Wildlife Guardians

Your children can become Wildlife Guardians and spend the day with the keepers behind-the-scenes in the Wildlife Sanctuary, learning about conservation and caring for our wildlife

Weekly Events

Puggles Playtime!

FREE! for Members | $10 for Non-Members
Every Wednesday
Every Wednesday at the Byron Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, kids six and under can attend with their parents or guardians and enjoy a morning of fun filled educational activities centred around our wildlife!