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. Healesville Sanctuary’s Australian Wildlife Health Centre treats and cares for more than 1,500 native animals every year. Take a visit to the Centre and meet our vets and nurses, as they treat sick, injured or orphaned wildlife in need of care.

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Address Badger Creek Road, HEALESVILLE, VIC 3777


Tales from Platypus Creek See Platypus as they have never been seen before. Come face-to-face with Healesville Sanctuary’s most iconic species in a world-first interactive Platypus show. Australian Wildlife Health Centre Visit the Centre to meet our wonderful vets and nurses and watch them at work treating sick, injured or orphaned wildlife. Spirits of the Sky Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission. Close-up encounters Make the most of your day and add one of our many memorable experiences. Magic moments will get you closer than your ever thought possible to Aussie wildlife. VIP Sanctuary Tour This ranger guided tour includes close up encounters with both koala, kangaroo and VIP seating at the Spirits of the Sky show!