Victoria’s Zoos 

Make the most of your next business trip to Melbourne and make some time to encounter Australian wildlife in spectacular locations where wildlife can be observed in their natural habitat including Little Penguins at Phillip Island. 

Melbourne Zoo  

Journey through a world of wildlife in the heart of Melbourne where over 320 species from around the world call Melbourne Zoo home. Stroll through the lush rainforests, where tigers roam and monkeys swing from tree to tree. Come eye-to-eye with orang-utans in their special elevated home and walk the Trail of Elephants. Spot unique Australian wildlife including koalas and kangaroos set against stunning native flora, and head into an underwater world showcasing playful Victorian little penguins and fur seals. 

Werribee Open Range Zoo 

Experience an African adventure just 30 minutes from Melbourne. Get on board a guided safari across the unique open range savannah and spot rhinos, giraffes and zebras. On the walking trails come face-to-face with a pride of lions, visit one of the world‘s largest gorilla exhibits, see cheeky monkeys at play and discover a family of hippos in their wetland home. For those looking for even more adventure, book into an encounter. Feed a giraffe, stroke a serval, see amazing animals on the Savannah from an open vehicle plus many more to choose from. 
If you are looking for an evening experience the new Sunset Safari offers a three hour program which includes dinner, safari and entertainment or for visitors looking for unique accommodation, check out the overnight glamping experience, Slumber Safari. 

Healesville Sanctuary 

Explore a bushland haven for Australian wildlife. An Australian wildlife experience just one hour from Melbourne in the stunning Yarra Valley wine region. Wander tranquil tracks and see iconic Australian animals including koalas, kangaroos, platypus, dingoes, wombats, emus and more. Discover majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in the spectacular Spirits of The Sky bird show. Take a visit to the Australian Wildlife Health Centre to meet the vets and nurses as they care for sick, injured or orphaned wildlife in need of care. 

Moonlit Sanctuary 

Award winning eco-tourism accredited wildlife park only 50 minutes from Melbourne CBD on the way to Phillip Island. Meet endangered species, feed kangaroos, pet koalas and enjoy hands-on encounters with birds, pythons and dingos. Learn about Moonlit Sanctuary’s endangered species programs. At night, enjoy lantern-lit tours. Owls, gliders, quolls & bettongs are active and interacting with visitors. A very different evening activity. Group tours & catering available 

Phillip Island Nature Park 

Only 90 minutes from Melbourne, Phillip Island Nature Parks is a multi-award-winning ecotourism organisation. Home of the world famous penguin parade with new eco viewing options and has recently been voted the best Victorian attraction by the largest incentive business ever to visit Melbourne. The adorable little penguins make their daily pilgrimage from the sea into their sand dune burrows shortly after sunset. It's an experience not to be missed! Phillip Island Nature Parks is happy to tailor your event or function to your needs and offer a wide range of environmental team building activities such as building penguin nests, tree planting and habitat rehabilitation. 

Contact MCB for more information on incentive experiences or to help with searching for suppliers that can provide exclusive experiences that create lasting impressions.