HEALESVILLE SANCTUARY

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03 5957 2870 (fax)
Badger Creek Rd, HEALESVILLE, Victoria, Australia
HEALESVILLE SANCTUARY
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HEALESVILLE SANCTUARY

03 5957 2870 (fax)
Badger Creek Rd, HEALESVILLE, Victoria, Australia

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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.

Healesville Sanctuary, in the heart of the Yarra Valley, is world-renowned as the best place to see Australian wildlife in their natural habitat.

The Sanctuary is 30 hectares or 70 acres of bushland offers a distinctly Australian setting for visitors to experience unique close-up encounters with some of Australia's unique and endearing wildlife, including koalas, kangaroos, wombats, emus, dingoes, birds of prey and platypus. It is also an ideal place to enjoy the best food and wine the Yarra Valley has to offer.

Do not miss seeing 'Spirits of the Sky', a free flight presentation featuring Australian raptors such as the Wedge Tailed Eagle, and colourful parrot species. The reptile presentation 'Fearsome to Awesome' boasts Australia's most deadly snakes in an arena show. In January 2013 Healesville Sanctuary welcomed, a world first, Platypus show!

Visitors are free to explore the Australian Wildlife Health Centre a working veterinary hospital treating over 2000 orphaned, ill or injured wildlife every year. Their expert team shares the journey of animal rescue, rehabilitation and release with the Sanctuary's visitors.

Healesville Sanctuary is an Australian wildlife experience that centres on local conservation and indigenous culture. Set in a beautiful natural environment, the Sanctuary offers a place for people and animals to reconnect with nature from creek to canopy. Healesville Sanctuary plays a critical role in saving some of the world's most endangered animals.

Children under 15 years of age receive free entry every weekend, during Victorian school holidays and on Victorian public holidays.

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Badger Creek Rd, HEALESVILLE, Victoria, Australia
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