Healesville Sanctuary

Please visit our website for bookings and up-to-date information.

Wander through the tranquil tracks and meet over 200 species of Australian animals, including the iconic koalas, kangaroos, platypus, dingoes, wombats and emus in their natural surrounds. 

Dinos at the Zoo - Lost Sanctuary, discover one of the biggest collections of ancient giants. Make your way through the wild forest to discover giant animatronic dinosaurs and megafauna around every corner!

Enjoy the fantastic Spirits of the Sky experience, a hugely popular free show that takes place at Healesville Sanctuary daily. Be awed by the beauty and power of these birds as they demonstrate their incredible ability to fly. 

Healesville Sanctuary is internationally renowned for its work saving endangered Australian species at the Australian Wildlife Center. Visit the center, which treats more than 2000 sick and injured native animals every year to see our work in action. 

Be sure to visit the treetops of Koala Forest and hop into Kangaroo Country to see red kangaroos, tree kangaroos and wombats!

Not to be missed;

Spirits of the Sky, be awed by parrots as they light up the sky and birds of prey as they feed on the wing.

Platypus Track, visit these unique little Australians in their riverside environment and see that they're not as shy as you think.

Land of Parrots, serious twitchers and budding bird-lovers will adore this walk-through aviary, showing off Australia's magnificent birds

Keeper Talks, every day our keepers explain to visitors their relationships with our animals and how they care for our furry, fluffy and even scaly friends. Times and locations can be found on our map.

Australian Wildlife Health Centre, see our work in action and be inspired by our vet team as they talk to guests about their care for wildlife as well as all of the animals at the Sanctuary.

Animal Encounters, whether you want a close up experience with your favourite animal or a chance to go behind te scenes and meet our keepers, book an animal encounter to put you in the front row. For up to date information on how to book an exclusive encounter please visit our website.

Sanctuary Harvest Café: with a focus on fresh regional produce, our food partners, Sanctuary Harvest are renowned for their dynamic approach to food. Between our three cafes, we cater for every taste and budget – from couples looking for fine dining, to groups wanting a great lunch option, to gourmet picnic hampers, to fussy kids looking for a snack on-the-go.



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