Celebrate 90 Years of the Sanctuary


Celebrate Healesville Sanctuary's 90 year history and enjoy weekend of festivities with some local favourites.

From live local music and special food and drink offerings, to a stacked Keeper Talk program and artist showcase; commemorate the Sanctuary's momentous milestone.

Savour delicious drops from Tokar Estate (wine), Watts River (beer), Four Pillars (gin), CherryHill Orchards (non-alcoholic and cider) and feast on Little Yarra Creperie and Stone and Crow Cheese.

Kids will be able to craft threatened species with Renate Crow from Sublime Moves and get their face painted by the local legends from Wonderific.

See local artists from YAVA display their different talents 'Plein air' on the artist trail.

A vintage car and bus display will also be on site thanks to their friends at McKenzie Buses who will be sharing its beautiful vintage vehicles for visitors to enjoy and take a photo with.

May 2024

  • Sunday 26th


  • Carpark
  • Family Friendly
  • Non Smoking
  • Public Toilet
  • Shop / Gift Shop
  • Cafe
  • Parents Room


  • ATEC COVID Ready/ WTTC Safe Travels Stamp
  • COVID Clean Practicing Business


  • Free Wifi
  • Family

90th Anniversary Celebration High Tea at the Sanctuary

Offer valid 03/05/2024 - 26/05/2024

Celebrate Healesville's 90th Anniversary in style with an atmospheric High Tea surrounded by stunning wildlife. Served in the Brolga Room, guests can wander the beautiful gardens, see the amazing animals, then join in for a birthday brunch or afternoon tea! Bookings essential. High Tea includes a selection of savoury and sweet items with a glass of Yarra Valley sparkling wine offered on arrival. Bottomless juice, filter coffee and tea.

Terms and Conditions

Cost of High Tea does not include Sanctuary admission. Book admission tickets here. Children's tickets are required for those aged 4-12 years old. For children under this age, ticket purchase is at the discretion of the parent and whether you feel the menu would be suitable. Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.