Coach day tours

Day tours to Healesville Sanctuary depart from Melbourne every day, generally from Federation Square, but hotel pick up is sometimes available. 

The popular Puffing Billy, Winery and Wildlife day tour includes a morning journey on Puffing Billy Steam Railway, lunch at a Yarra Valley winery and an afternoon wildlife experience at Healesville Sanctuary.

AAT King's Tours
Tel: (03) 9663 3377

Extragreen Holidays 
Tel: 1300 006 888

Gray Line Melbourne
Tel: 1300 85 86 87


Special tours

Several tour operators coordinate one to three day tours specially tailored to explore the Yarra Valley region.

A Tour with Taste
Exclusive, private, tailored day tours encompassing Healesville Sanctuary, boutique wineries, art or gourmet experiences. Hosted by a professional wine and wildlife guide. Includes gourmet lunch. Luxury vehicle or coach.
Tel: (03) 59 666 031

Australian Wine Tour Company
Yarra Valley Winery Premium Tour - Immerse your senses in a tour of your own design. Our discreet (no signage) super deluxe Chrysler Voyager carries up to 6 people, allowing you to adapt your itinerary as the day unfolds. Wineries, Healesville Sanctuary and many other venues can be incorporated into the day. We can also arrange groups touring for 7 or more people. Tel: (03) 9419 4444 or

Around And About
Unique small group tours that spend four hours at Healesville Sanctuary! Group size: 4 to 11 passengers.

Eco-Adventure Tours
Ecotourism Accredited tours for individuals and groups to Healesville and other Yarra Valley natural attractions, including award-winning Night Walks in the Yarra Ranges National Park.
Tel: (03) 5962 5115

Leadbeater Eco Tours  
Specialists in small group eco day trips that include storybook villages, towering forests, misty mountains and Healesville Sanctuary. Eco tours that don’t cost the earth. Pick up from Melbourne or the Yarra Valley.
Tel: 1300 905503 or

Longhorn YOUnique Tours
Eco certified private and small group (maximum 6) tour operator Longhorn YOUnique Tours is a 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award Winner. Our Yarra Valley tours include Wildlife and Wine, Wildlife and Puffing Billy or we can customise a tour to suit. Tel: 0418 329 397 or

Lygon Limousines
Luxury chauffeur guided tour of Puffing Billy, Sherbrooke Forest Tour, Healesville Sanctuary, and De Bortoli Winery.
Tel: (03) 9773 2788 or

Melbourne Private Tours 
Melbourne Private Tours offers a range of carefully crafted itineraries that include Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary. Guests are provided with the opportunity to fully customise their experience to suit their individual needs. Tours are conducted in our luxury fleet of vehicles and are suitable for individuals, families and groups. Tel: (03) 9529 3212 or  

Microflite Helicopter Services
Microflite Helicopter Services is Victoria’s premier helicopter operator. In addition to our popular tour packages highlighting the best of Victoria (including Healesville Sanctuary), we are the preferred provider of fast and stylish transport to major tourism destinations around the state. Tel: (03) 8587 9700 or

Vinetrekker Food & Wine Daytours
Public or private tours that depart daily from Melbourne. Morning visit to Healesville Sanctuary followed by lunch at Yering Station and wine tastings with cheese platter at De Bortoli. 
Tel: (03) 9699 8148 or

Wild Wombat Winery Tours
Daily run public or private tours visiting Healesville Sanctuary, Yarra Valley Dairy and a lunch at a boutique Yarra Valley winery. Pick up from Melbourne or the Yarra Valley, booking essential.
Tel: 0417 595 164 or

Yarra Valley Winery Tours
Personalised tour to Healesville Sanctuary with wine-tasting and a delicious lunch at a winery. Daily from Melbourne. Deluxe vehicles. Bookings essential.
Tel: (03) 5962 3870