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Explore a bushland haven for Australian wildlife at Healesville Sanctuary, just one hour from Melbourne in the stunning Yarra Valley wine region. Wander through the tranquil tracks and meet iconic Australian animals including koalas, kangaroos, platypus, dingoes, wombats, and emus. Make sure you head along to the daily keeper talks and presentations including the Spirits of the Sky bird show and Tales from Platypus Creek show! Using our international travel planner, Healesville attractions like Healesville Sanctuary can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Tours to Healesville Sanctuary
Yarra Valley Wildlife & Wine Day Tour from Melbourne with Healesville Sanctuary BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $176
Duration: 10 hours
Half-Day or Full-Day Tour with Private Guide from Melbourne BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $347
Duration: 8 hours
Yarra Valley Balloon Flight at Sunrise BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $294
Duration: 4 hours
Healesville Sanctuary reviews
Healesville Sanctuary has one of Australia's best collections of native animals. Visitors can get up close the wildlife, using tracks and boardwalks. Apart from kangaroos, other interesting animals..... more »
It is tricky to get to by public transport, especially if you live on the other side of the city. Still, the trip is definitely worth it. Focused mostly on native animals, and animals that one tends..... more »
An excellent wildlife sanctuary about an hours drive out of Melbourne. The perfect place to see native Australian animals in an almost natural habitat. Make sure you take in the Birds of Prey display while you are there it's both fun and educational.
Fantastic park. Highly interactive. Very easy to walk around. Helpful volunteer guides. Animals were in immaculate condition and many actually interacted with us. My children enjoyed feeding the birds and the free fight bird show. I loved the Platypus show!! Highly recommended for families especially with young children.
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