One of the best places to encounter Australian wildlife is in it's natural habitat. Healesville Sanctuary does an exemplary job of creating this experience. Find yourself holding a 'spring baby' or having an 'up close an personal' experience with an Australian native animal. Enjoy our backyard of adventure playgrounds and picnic spots in the bush along creeks and streams. Wander the tracks and climb the hills.
Just one hour from Melbourne, in the Dandenong Ranges, Australian Rainbow Trout Farm offers the thrill of catching fish, with out all the hassle. With Rainbow Trout, Atlantic Salmon, Various size trout ponds, Lake for Fly Fishing or a more challenging experience, Gas BBQs (Cook up your fresh catch right there and then!) Kiosk, Shaded Areas, Mini Golf, Playground, Picnic Area, Disabled Access with Assistance, Car Park and Free Cleaning of your fish you’re in for an action packed, fun filled day!
The Kalatha Giant has survived several major fires in its lifetime, as well as escaping the logging that took many of the trees surrounding it. The immediate area is now protected and is a popular tourist attraction. Take an easy stroll along the boardwalk to learn more about the forest ecosystem and the giants within. The Kalatha Giant is located at Kalatha Creek in the Toolangi State Forest and is approximately 65 metres tall.