Healesville Sanctuary Tickets

Get up, close and personal with Aussie wildlife, and spend a day in the scenic surroundings with Healesville Sanctuary tickets. Watch a riveting bird show, learn about the conservation efforts being made, meet kangaroos, koalas, duck-billed platypi, and wombats, and enjoy keeper talks and feeding demonstrations. Surrounded by Yarra Valley, Healesville Sanctuary tours are an absolute must-do when in Melbourne and make for a fun and educational day for tourists of all ages.
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Our tips for Healesville Sanctuary

  • Book in advance. The tickets to Healesville Sanctuary are heavily in demand so make sure to book well in advance to avoid disappointment.
  • Go wine tasting. One of Melbourne’s major attractions, the Healesville area consists of the finest wineries, thanks to the Yarra Valley. You can sample everything from chardonnay and pinot noir in this region’s popular wine estates such as Zonzo Estate, Coldstream Hills, Oakridge, and more.
  • Enjoy a hike. Enjoy some of the best hikes in the Yarra ranges and take in the fresh mountain air along with incredible views.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is the best time to visit Healesville Sanctuary?

    The best time to visit Healesville Sanctuary is during the summer months from December to March. Make sure to book your tickets on weekdays or during the afternoon hours to avoid peak crowds.

  • Q: What are the opening hours of Healesville Sanctuary?

    Healesville Sanctuary opens from 9 am to 5 pm every day.

  • Q: How do I get there?

    Healesville Sanctuary is one hour journey away from Melbourne. If you are traveling by train, you catch it from the Melbourne city centre to reach Lilydale. From there, you can take the bus 685 to Healesville. A cab will take you directly to the sanctuary, but it can be expensive.

  • Q: What are the top things to explore in and around Healesville Sanctuary?

    Healesville Sanctuary is more than just an animal sanctuary, thanks to its amazing culinary culture and world-class wineries nearby. It is a perfect getaway to escape city life and spend quality time in the area nestled in the famed Yarra Valley. In the sanctuary, you can explore animal habitats namely Woodlands Track, Dingo Country, Kangaroo Country, Wetlands Track, Koala Forest and World of the Platypus.

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