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Wildlife Sanctuary


Get up close to the wildlife on a guided wildlife tour!



Leaving at sunset and taking around 1 hour, guests can join a guided sunset wildlife walk to get up close to the sanctuary animals. The walk includes a dingo feeding talk, and guided walk through the small mammal and rock-wallaby woodland enclosures. Endangered Bettongs, Potoroos, Bandicoots, Parma Wallabies roam free, and if you are lucky, you may also catch of a glimpse of the elusive Rock-wallaby! You will also get a chance to see wild wallabies, kangaroos, possums, owls and sugar gliders! Check out the images below. 

  • Each guest receives a guided wildlife walk as part of their stay

  • Walks leave at sunset (time varies through the year) and take about one hour

  • Guests just need to wear suitable footwear and clothing for walking in the bush at night

  • You don't need to bring a torch as your guide will have one. Photography is allowed. 

  • We are not open to the public for general tours or visits (yet) - see the information below. 

About Conmurra Wildlife Sanctuary

Since we purchased Conmurra from its original owners, who are also family friends, we always considered it to be a 'Wildlife Sanctuary'. We started by removing old farm fencing, controlling weeds as well as introduced foxes and cats which prey upon native wildlife. We planted native seedlings to improve the habitat and installed nest boxes in the garden to provide homes for possums and gliders. Volunteers from the local area and across Australia have helped us to manage the landscapes and care for the wildlife.

We have created space for animals - thus a sanctuary for wildlife 

Native animals are accustomed to our presence and wallabies and possums are often seen around the homestead gardens. Colourful rosellas, tiny treecreepers and laughing kookaburras also sing from the trees as lizards scamper through the logs and leaf litter. With over 4km of tracks and trails to explore, there is always somewhere to go to watch birds, gaze at the views and the sunsets or just enjoy the surroundings.

Unlike traditional wildlife parks and zoos, we are not open to the general public, rather we offer self-contained accommodation for guests via Airbnb. Guests can explore the trails by day or take a guided walk by night. This way we we can ensure that people can reconnect with nature and we minimise the impact to the wildlife and the landscape they call home. 

If you would like to experience our little piece of Aussie wilderness, head over to our Airbnb page. If you would like to find out about volunteering visit our Get Involved page. 

What guests have said about Conmurra

"The cabin has beautiful uninterrupted views where we saw wombats, wallabies and kangaroos feeding as the sun set in the horizon. It was a truly beautiful and relaxing place to unwind. Our only disappointment was having to leave." Rose July 2019

"A unique opportunity to see Australian wildlife close up. This property offers a unique experience for anybody who would like to be able to get very close to photograph, or simply admire Australian wildlife in its' natural environment." Jamie May 2019

"Joel and Andrea welcomed my family and I with such hospitality and friendliness. Beautiful place amongst amazing wildlife . Extremely clean and peaceful . Thanks for sharing your place and making our experience amazing." Mira Feb 2020

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