Healesville Sanctuary

Healesville Sanctuary is a bushland haven of Australian wildlife situated in the heart of the Yarra Valley. Part of Zoos Victoria it is a not-for-profit conservation organisation dedicated to fighting wildlife extinction. Visit the zoo shop in person or online. Open every day of the year.

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    Badger Creek Road
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    Have visit/buy premises, Have Online Store
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Opening Hours

Every day of the year 9am to 5pm

Trails passing through Healesville Sanctuary Stops

Taste of the Yarra

Here's a perfect day out in the beautiful Yarra Valley. Start with coffee and breakfast at the Harvest Cafe in downtown Healesville, then head out to the wonderful Healesville Sanctuary to see the many varieties of Australian wildlife on show. Afterwards wander along the picturesque drive to the rolling hills of Dixons Creek and enjoy a relaxing lunch at De Bortoli's Locale Restaurant, and don't forget to check out their stunning cellar door & cheese room. A short distance down the road is the highly acclaimed Mandala Wines with a range of stunning wines, then on to TarraWarra with their most impressive facilities, wines and museum. This 'Taste of the Yarra' will no doubt entice you return for more similar experiences in this wonderful Valley.