A part of the non-for-profit Zoos VIctoria conservation organisation, Healesville Sanctuary is dedicated to fighting extinction and is home to a wide range of native animals including koalas, wallabies, possums, Tasmanian devils, mice, an array of 200 colourful bird species and fascinating insects.
Located in rural Australia, Healesville Sanctuary offers a variety of once-in-a-lifetime animal encounters, such as the Dingo, Koala, Kangaroo, Python, Echidna and Platypus close-up experiences. Grab your tickets today for a fun-filled and educational day out!
Playful and boisterous in nature, dingoes are native to Australia and you can meet them up close and personal at Healesville Sanctuary. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity and play with the Dingoes today!
Furry, fuzzy and fun, koalas are undoubtedly Healesville Sanctuary’s most iconic animals and are a must-see at Healesville Sanctuary where you can enjoy meeting and greeting them up close!
Experience an unforgettable snake encounter which is a perfect way to meet snakes in a non terrifying way and learn all kinds of fascinating facts about them!
Jumpy, friendly and full of energy, there is nothing quite like experiencing kangaroos in the flesh! Enjoy a kangaroo encounter where you can meet, greet and feed these exceptional animals native to Australia!
Timid and known for their sweet nature, echidnas are egg-laying mammals who are delightful to experience up close.
Healesville Sanctuary address: Glen Eadie Ave, Healesville VIC 3777, Australia
Zoos Victoria is dedicated to making their experiences accessible for all and is always happy to accommodate any access requirements. If you have any questions, please call beforehand.
Welcoming assistance animals
Assistance animals are welcome to Healesville Sanctuary, however due to the new covid restrictions, they are not allowed in every area of the park.
Discounts for Carer and Companion Card holders
There is a free discount available for any carers who are accompanying a person with a disability.
Located in the centre of Australia’s incredible wine region, Healesville Sanctuary offers a wide range of food, drink and coffee as well as wines from the Yara Valley. There are three cafes available at Healesville Sanctuary.
The Healesville Sanctuary address is Glen Eadie Ave, Healesville VIC 3777, Australia.
Yes, there are three cafes in the Healesville Sanctuary which offer a wide range of food.
You can easily get to Healesville Sanctuary by car, train, bus and shuttle bus. If you are taking the train, catch it to Lilydale train station and then the 685 bus. You can easily drive to Healesville Sanctuary, if you are driving take the Eastern Freeway. There is also the ZooBUS shuttle bus service.
You can find koalas, kangaroos, dingoes, snakes, tasmanian devils, mice and echidnas as well as many other species.
Yes, there are a range of opportunities for animal encounters at Healesville Sanctuary, such as kangaroo, koala, snake, dingo and enchilada encounters.
Yes, Healesville Sanctuary strives to be an accessible wildlife park, with discounts available. Please call the park in advance is you have any access inquiries.