Healesville Sanctuary

See & Do
Explore a bushland haven for Australian wildlife.

An Australian wildlife experience just one hour from Melbourne in the stunning Yarra Valley wine region. Wander tranquil tracks and see iconic Australian animals including koalas, kangaroos, platypus, dingoes, wombats, emus and more. Discover majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in the spectacular Spirits of The Sky bird show.

Take a visit to the Australian Wildlife Health Centre to meet the vets and nurses as they care for sick, injured or orphaned wildlife in need of care.

Children under 16 years of age receive free entry every weekend, during Victorian Government school holidays and on Victorian public holidays. Healesville Sanctuary is open 9:00am to 5:00pm every day of the year.

Please note: All Sanctuary visitors and members must book a ticket online in advance. Zoo and Sanctuary visitor numbers are capped and all visitors (including babies) and Zoo Members are required to book a ticket online in advance. Zoo Member tickets will be free but must be booked online in advance. Please note that even 0-4 year-old children require an online ticket.

Facilities

  • Carpark
  • Family Friendly
  • Non Smoking
  • Public Toilet
  • Shop / Gift Shop
  • Lawn / Gardens
  • Cafe
  • Coach Parking
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Kiosk
  • Restaurant
  • Parents Room
  • Public Telephone
  • Enquiry Desk
  • Picnic Area
  • Food and Refreshments
  • Interactive Centre

Other

  • ATEC COVID Ready/ WTTC Safe Travels Stamp
  • Korea Host
  • Zoo Aquarium Association Australasia
  • Australian Tourism Export Council
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
  • Free Wifi
  • Family
  • Nature & Wildlife

Accessibility

  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.