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Healesville Sanctuary

Wild encounters

Experience a wild encounter at Healesville Sanctuary today! 

Make the most of your day and add one of our many memorable experiences. Magic moments will get you closer than your ever thought possible to Aussie wildlife.


Kangaroo feed

Close-up Encounters

Book a Close-up Encounter for an unforgettable close-up experience with one of our amazing Australian animals. Only $12 per person. Find out more ...

Platypus on land

Wade with the Platypus

Wade with the Platypus is a once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close to the Australian Platypus by stepping into the shallow water of the Platypus play pool.

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Wine and Wildlife Tour

Enjoy a visit to Healesville Sanctuary, wine-tasting and a superb lunch at one of the Yarra Valley’s most famous wineries and decadent treats at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery.


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.