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Healesville Sanctuary: Tours & Tickets

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Healesville Sanctuary, in the heart of the Yarra Valley, is world-renowned as the best place to see Australian wildlife in their natural habitat. Set in a beautiful natural environment, the Sanctuary offers a place for people and animals to...more
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Badger Creek Road | Healsville, Healesville, Victoria 3777, Australia
+61 1300 966 784
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great amount of birds and animals to see. Animals on show such as cockatoos were amazing and allowed for interactions with the crowd. Great way to spend half a day

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank squidgyree
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by to show visitors from OS some of our local fauna and bird life. Very busy but a great detour when passing through Healesville. The prices were as you'd expect at venue such as this. BYO bottled water and grab lunch in town. Awesome...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just so much better than I ever imagined so much to see and in such a natural environment a must see and just 1hour 15 min from Melbourne airport

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank scrummybunsm
Reviewed 1 week ago

In my youth and early adulthood as a Victorian I had visited this amazing Iconic Sanctuary through thedecades, but not done so for a number of decades until a week or so ago. I had a dear colleague from Israel who was Presenting at a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank gjk777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place with a good guide - saw wildlife expected to see i this part of the world - just sad that we have to see these animals in captivity. Displays were good, fun to see our first koalas and platapus - just wish they...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jim R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our entire family love visiting Healesville Sanctuary. If you want to get closer to the animals and see them in a close to natural environment as possible, then this is where you go! The children's vet clinic play space is fantastic and helps them gain...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Partlyblonde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Healesville Sanctuary is a fantastic place to view Australian wildlife. There is a real focus on rehabilitation and preservation which is clear to see. We were able to see animals that we have never seen before. This isn’t your average wildlife park, well done...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Auscat11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Put aside a whole day for this. Well worth it. Since we lasted visited some 10 or so years ago, they've made major improvements to the sanctuary.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Bernadette H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing day out seeing Australian wildlife up close. Amazing Bird display at 10am and 2pm. Some amazing wildlife and animals/Marsupials to see here. Kids will love it, and love being able to see and tounch some creatures. Kids are free at weekends which is...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank elddewt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My adult daughters were so thrilled, they were running around like children. They were so excited to be so close to the animals and be able to interact with them. The staff were also so knowledgeable and patient with all ou r questions. Definitely a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Heidi K
August 8, 2019|
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Response from roffe74 | Reviewed this property |
3hrs at least , you can do it quicker, but then you are rushing it. Better take half a day.
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July 18, 2019|
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Response from iGuySimpson | Reviewed this property |
No, I don’t think you’re allowed to pat the Roos or the Koalas at Healsville.
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December 24, 2018|
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was not available at my visit