Tree kangaroo perching on a branch with blurred out green ferns in the background
Short Beaked Echidna peaking over a log. Its beak is resting on the log and its looking towards the camera. Its brown with creamy colour spikes.

October 18 update: Healesville Sanctuary is temporarily closed

Take a virtual tour of Healesville Sanctuary

Join Keeper Darren for a relaxing wander through the beautiful bushland of the Sanctuary, and meet some of Australia's most iconic and endangered animals.

The Mountain Pygmy-possums need your help

Members get more!

Only $9.50 a month over 12 months
At-home virtual keeper talks, activities, kids online courses and more
Help us to love, enrich and care for our animals
Help fund conservation work to fight extinction
Free registration for kids on adult memberships
Plus unlimited zoo entry when we reopen

Healesville Sanctuary is formally known as the Sir Colin Mackenzie Sanctuary.

Animal Encounters

All animal encounters have been cancelled until further notice. 

Kangaroo in foreground looking at camera while three students stand in background.

School programs

Education programs connecting young people with species from across the globe

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