Animal Land Children’s Farm – an authentic farm experience for children and families.

Guess What, WE’RE BACK !!!!!!!!

From Saturday 31st of October we will be opening the gates.

Tours will be a little different at the moment due to Covid-19.

Ok So we have a Plan. Our plan is that we’re planning to Open
(Thanks Dan)
WE’RE BACK @11:59 tonight bookings will go live.
We need to open in a slightly different way.
Tours will be in maximums of 10,
They will be self guided walks around the farm.
On entry guests will be given Buckets of food for different animals,
Hand Sanitiser, and a map (treasure hunt)
You must be pre-booked due to Covid-19 tracing.
Must wear a mask,
Must maintain social distancing (maximum group sizes of 10)
Cafe will be open. Bring your own picnic rug and chill on the lawn after your walk.
Unfortunately at the moment we cant have milking demonstrations due to size of shed,
Pony rides are out but you can feed the ponies,
Baby animals will be in the nursery.
You must also at the moment be within 25 klms from Animal Land.
Thank you for your support and understanding.


Thank you again for your patience.


Please look after each other.

If you are feeling unwell get tested,

Don’t be selfish, Stay home.

Let’s show everyone that we are strong and we can get thru this.

Let’s make Victoria the Safe State


We offer self paced walking tours,  – all just 30 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD.

Animal Land Children’s Farm is Melbourne’s premiere farm experience. For more than 30 years this unique attraction has offered visitors to the only truly authentic, first-hand experience of a working farm.

Because Animal Land has been specifically set up to give children a tangible, practical farming experience. Unlike other animal attractions and zoos where visitors simply observe the animals from a distance, our visitors get to hold, pat, feed and immerse themselves in farm life first-hand.

Our Farm is open to the General Public 4 days a week,

Monday, Friday, Saturday & Sundays

School Tour including farm experiences available 5 days a week

Admission to Animal Land is only available by pre-booking.

DUE to COVID 19 Bookings are essential,


Accommodation currently still not available

Due to Covid-19 our Regular Guided General Public Tours will not operate.

We are operating self guided walks, this includes hand sanitiser, buckets of feed and farm mud map.

Booking times in maximum group sizes of 10 (infants under 12 months not included in total number)

10:00, 10:15, 10:30, 10:45, 11:00, 11:15, 11:30, 11:45, 12:00, 12:15, 12:30 1:00,1:30, 2:00

Bookings only available online.

Bookings close 12 Hours prior to tour.

Cafe and picnic areas available.

Price includes- Feeding and petting Ponies, Viewing Animal Nursery, Collecting Eggs, Feeding the ducks on the pond,  Feeding sheep goats and cows, and lots more.

Covid restrictions have ment we have needed to adapt and for go some activities at the moment. to compensate we are offering a very reduced entry price

Because we can not offer all hands on elements normally provided tours are greatly discounted to $15 per group of 4 @ $5 per extra person over 14 months of age.

We are open 4 days a week and operating self guided walks.

Booking times Monday & Fridays Every qtr Hour from 10:00 – 14:00.

Booking Times Saturday & Sundays Every qtr Hour from 10:00 – 14:00.

Bookings now OPEN
Tractor ride

School Tours

For teachers seeking a unique excursion for their students, we have a range of tailored farm tours for children from Kinder to Year 9, (many of which align with the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority guidelines).

Animal Land truly is ‘the outside classroom’, a place where your students can get their hands dirty and their minds enriched.

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Children’s Parties

If you’re tired of booking the same old indoor play centre for birthdays, book a party with us and your children will experience a vibrant, healthy, outdoor experience that will have them talking about it for days after.

Our tractor rides, adventure playground, pony rides, and farm sport events beat a hot, crowded indoor play centre any day.

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Farm Stay Accommodation

Looking for a weekend getaway for the family or perhaps a rustic, romantic getaway?

Our bed and breakfast cottages offer exquisite luxury accommodation. The settlers unit accommodates up to 6 people and comes complete with a continental breakfast, a cosy log fire and a fully self-contained cottage.

The Iron Bark room sleeps 4 and comes complete with a continental breakfast.

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To book a tour, a party or accommodation, you can simply Email us or call us on (03) 9740 1345


 On Days of Total Fire Ban and Extreme Weather, Animal Land will be closed !

During these days, due to extreme weather and heat conditions animal land will be closed for the safety of all animals, guests and staff during this period.

Please check for Central Fire District.