Healesville Sanctuary

Healesville Sanctuary

Our animals

Common Wombat

Wombat

This sturdy and mostly solitary animal is enthusiastically sought out by many visitors to Healesville Sanctuary. 

Sanctuary highlights

Watching surgery at the Australian Wildlife Centre

Australian Wildlife Health Centre

The Australian Wildlife Health Centre treats more than 2000 sick and injured native animals every year. The hospital team also conducts cutting-edge research into conservation medicine, clinical wildlife medicine and wildlife rehabilitation, and plays an important role in wildlife disease surveillance. You can visit the Australian Wildlife Health Centre and meet our vets and nurses, as they treat sick, injured or orphaned wildlife in need of care.

Wild encounters

Wombat

Wombat Pat and Play

In this personal encounter you will have the opportunity to meet these incredible native Australian animals and learn more fun facts about them from our passionate staff. Head into the wombat exhibit where you will have the chance to touch, pat and pose for a photo together.

What's on at Healesville Sanctuary

What's on 27th April 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 28th April 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 29th April 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 30th April 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 1st May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 2nd May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 3rd May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 4th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 5th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 6th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 7th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 8th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 9th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 10th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 11th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 12th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 13th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 14th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 15th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 16th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 17th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 18th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 19th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 20th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 21st May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 22nd May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 23rd May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 24th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 25th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 26th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 27th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 28th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 29th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 30th May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's on 31st May 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

What's new this autumn

Opens Saturday 28th March - Sunday 31st May, 2015

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Wipe for Wildlife

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