Healesville Sanctuary (Self-Guided)

Year levels

Early Childhood, Foundation, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, VCE, VCAL, Tertiary


$19 per student $29 per tertiary student


Monday to Friday (during the school term)

Student Ratio

EC: 1 adult for every 3 students F-2: 1 adult for every 5 students 3-12: 1 adult for every 10 students Tertiary: 1 adult for every 10 students

A unique, real-world learning experience exploring Australia’s natural world and wildlife.

Program Description

Healesville Sanctuary provides a unique, real-world learning experience for you and your students to explore Australia’s natural world and wildlife. This is the place to see and interact with native wildlife in a stunning bushland setting. 

Explore the sanctuary at your own pace and take advantage of this unique learning environment. Don’t miss the daily Spirits of the Sky presentation and discover Australia’s majestic birds in our world-renowned flight arena.    

Please note: if you would like to add a workshop with a Zoo Teacher, our Education workshops are FREE with zoo admission.   

Program Resources

Download the Zoo Map

Plan your excursion

Healesville Sanctuary is an outdoor all-weather experience; the students will need appropriate clothing for weather conditions.  

The organising teacher must present their booking confirmation to Admission staff prior to students and remaining teachers entering the Zoo. More information.

Book your excursion

Call (03) 9340 2788

You will need the following to book your excursion:

  • Education program of your choice
  • Preferred excursion date
  • School name and address
  • Contact details of organising teacher
  • Number of students/classes and their year level