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

We offer public tours, student groups, children’s parties – 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, ride and immerse themselves in farm life first-hand.

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

Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sundays

Accommodation and School Tour including farm experiences available 7 days a week

Admission to Animal Land is only available on a tour.

Bookings Preferred but not essential, however if tours fill pre-booked tickets will have preference.
(7 Day Early bird on-line bookings have preference if daily tours fill)

(Online Discount’s Close 7 Days prior) Date changes will incur a $10 administrative surcharge.

General Public Tours operate Wednesday, Friday Saturday and Sunday’s

Tour Times 11:00 Wed, & Fri

Tour Times 10:30 , 13:00 Sat and Sun.

Tour takes approx. 2 hours.

Book online and save with our great Advanced Booking specials. Family passes only available online. Bookings close 12 Hours prior to tour.

Cafe and picnic areas available.

Prices at the gate are $15 adult and $22 per child. (14 months – 14 Years) We accept Cash, or Card

Price includes- Pony ride, Tractor ride, Animal Nursery, Hand milking a cow, Collecting Eggs, Feeding the ducks on the pond and lots more.

We are open 4 days a week and operate 6 scheduled tours a week.

Tour times Wednesday & Fridays 11:00.

Tour Times Saturday & Sundays 10:30, 13:00.

We offer…

Advanced 7 Day Booking
Online Family Passes
Save 0ver 10% compared to General Admission price
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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.