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Healesville Sanctuary

Healesville Sanctuary

Our animals

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Platypus

A visit to Healesville Sanctuary is an opportunity to meet a Platypus, one of Australia’s most curious and fascinating native  animals.

Sanctuary highlights

White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation

Spirits of the Sky

Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

Wild encounters

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Close-up Encounters

Book a Close-up Encounter for an unforgettable close-up experience with one of our amazing Australian animals. Only $12 per person. Find out more ...

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    What's on 28th November 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 29th November 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 30th November 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    Wallaby Wednesdays 3
    Wallaby Wednesdays

    Every Wednesday beginning 5 October

    Your little ones will love dressing up as wallabies with wallaby face painting, wallaby ears and wallaby tails for pouch races, hopping games and wallaby trails. With special appearances by our Spring Babies your little ones will love our locals.

    What's on 1st December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 2nd December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 3rd December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 4th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 5th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 6th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 7th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    Wallaby Wednesdays 3
    Wallaby Wednesdays

    Every Wednesday beginning 5 October

    Your little ones will love dressing up as wallabies with wallaby face painting, wallaby ears and wallaby tails for pouch races, hopping games and wallaby trails. With special appearances by our Spring Babies your little ones will love our locals.

    What's on 8th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 9th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 10th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 11th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 12th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 13th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 14th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    Wallaby Wednesdays 3
    Wallaby Wednesdays

    Every Wednesday beginning 5 October

    Your little ones will love dressing up as wallabies with wallaby face painting, wallaby ears and wallaby tails for pouch races, hopping games and wallaby trails. With special appearances by our Spring Babies your little ones will love our locals.

    What's on 15th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 16th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 17th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 18th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 19th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 20th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 21st December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    Wallaby Wednesdays 3
    Wallaby Wednesdays

    Every Wednesday beginning 5 October

    Your little ones will love dressing up as wallabies with wallaby face painting, wallaby ears and wallaby tails for pouch races, hopping games and wallaby trails. With special appearances by our Spring Babies your little ones will love our locals.

    What's on 22nd December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 23rd December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 24th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 25th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 26th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 27th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 28th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 29th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 30th December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 31st December 2016

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

    What's on 1st January 2017

    Black-headed Python with keeper
    Meet the Keeper

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.

    White bird during Spirits of the Sky presentation
    Spirits of the Sky

    Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

    Discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in this this spectacular daily show, free with general admission.  Who rules the sky? Parrots, by their sheer numbers – or birds of prey, as skilled predatory hunters? Watch and make up your own mind.

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