Two guests (mother and son) walking back toward the Sanctuary Harvest Café.

Food and facilities

Treat yourself with delicious food at one of our cafés or kiosks and check out the various facilities that you can enjoy at the zoo

Can I bring my own food or picnic to the zoo?

You are also most welcome to BYO picnic to the zoo. If you need to pop out to your car to get your picnic at lunchtime, make sure you let our friendly gate staff know so they can let you back into the zoo as your ticket will not work once it has been scanned.


Pavilion hire and picnic facilities

Hire a section of the pavilion for your Healesville Sanctuary visit!

Just call 1300 966 784 to make arrangements.

robert eadie pavilion
Robert Eadie Pavilion
  • Sheltered, tables and seating for up to 80 people
  • Open fire place in the cooler months
  • $275 between Apr-Aug*
  • $375 between Sep-Mar* 



* Please note hire does not include grassed area and BBQ. 

Parent's rooms

Healesville Sanctuary offers two parent's room facilities to make your visit with us easier and more enjoyable. 

Our two parent's rooms, The Pouch, located at front entrance and The Nest, located next to Sanctuary Harvest Café, provide all the essentials you need to handle a day out with small children. Each space provides privacy and quiet and are easily accessed during your visit.

We also have number of baby changing facilities throughout the sanctuary. Please check our map to to locate them.

Important notice regarding food allergies:
While our catering outlets endeavour to accommodate guests with food allergies or intolerances, we would like to advise that all our food is made in a kitchen which handles and prepares: Gluten, Wheat, Milk, Soy, Crustacea, Egg, Fish, Tree Nuts, Sesame, Peanuts and Sulphites.