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.
Happy looking dingo with ears pricked and its mouth open with pink tongue out.

Healesville Sanctuary is temporarily closed

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While our zoos remain temporarily closed, our conservation work carries on and is more urgent than ever.

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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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