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

Community Christmas Party

22nd of December
Join us at The Sanctuary after hours for our Community Christmas Party!

Christmas Family Portraits

8,9th of December
Get your Christmas portraits this holiday season at The Sanctuary!

Fundraiser Auction for the Black Cockatoos

Saturday the 2nd of December
A silent auction fundraiser to raise money for Lemonade the black cockatoo. The evening will include music, drinks and food.

Spill The High Tea

February 24th
A brunch event with some special guest speakers who turned their passion into purpose!

Spring Festival

Beaded Jewellery Making Class

20th of January
Join us for a dynamic beading workshop, where you can immerse yourself in the captivating world of seed bead jewellery creation. Explore your artistic side with a wide array of vibrant colours and exquisite bead combinations.

Paint and Sip with Cat Gerke

6th of November
Paint your own masterpiece in this paint and sip class with local artist Cat Gerke. 6th of January from 1-5pm.

Making Handmade Paper Workshop with Born in Paper

13th of January 2024
Want to learn how to paint beautiful handmade papers? If you answered yes then this class is for you!

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 12.

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

Fine Food Tastings

Select weekends
Taste a selection of our fine foods over select weekends, try before you buy!

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!
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