Tasmanian Devils are the largest carnivorous marsupials in the world today. Devils once occurred on mainland Australia, but have been confined to Tasmania since pre-European times.
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.
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.
Upcoming events not to be missed at Healesville Sanctuary
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.
Discover what it’s like to work at Healesville Sanctuary and become a Keeper for a Day. Suitable for secondary school students, you will get a hands-on experience of what it’s like to work as a zoo keeper.
April 6 & 13
Work alongside our Vets as they perform their daily duties. Suitable for secondary school students who are interested in caring for wildlife and working at the zoo.
Every Wednesday beginning 1 February
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.