Duration: 6 hours (approx.)
On this relaxed small group Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary Tour from Melbourne you’ll visit one of the region’s premier wildlife parks and get up close and very personal with many native Aussie birds, mammals and reptiles. You’ll enjoy informative presentations, including Healesville’s renowned parrots and birds of prey show. This tour will introduce you to Australia’s most famous furry and feathered locals, and show you a stunning piece of regional Victoria in the process.
☆ Enjoy a relaxing and picturesque drive to Healesville
☆ Visit one of Melbourne’s premier wildlife attractions
☆ See hundreds of species of Aussie birds, mammals and reptiles
☆ Watch superb wildlife presentations, including the ‘Spirits of the Sky’ parrots and birds of prey show
☆ Add an optional stop at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery in Yarra Glen (additional cost applies)
☆ Maximum group size: 11.
☆ Guided small group tour with commentary
☆ Comfortable air-conditioned transport
☆ CBD hotel pick-up and drop-off
☆ Friendly and knowledgeable local guide
☆ Entry to Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary.
What you can expect
For anyone with a love of wildlife, this relaxed small group Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary Tour from Melbourne is a chance to meet more than 200 species of native Australian animals, birds and reptiles. Healesville Sanctuary is operated by Zoos Victoria and has a mission to conserve Australia’s precious wildlife and wild places. It’s a must-visit.
After a morning pick up from your CBD hotel, you’ll head east from the city towards Healesville. The drive takes around 90 minutes, through picturesque rural scenery. Once you arrive at Healesville Sanctuary you’ll have the entire morning to explore at your leisure.
Spend your time viewing the wildlife species that interest you most. Visit the sanctuary’s specialist precincts, including Animals of the Night, Dingo Country, Koala Forest and the Land of Parrots. The Tasmanian devil enclosure is always popular. Meet wombats, kangaroos, koalas, wallabies, emus and even the highly elusive platypus.
On this Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary Tour from Melbourne you’ll also have the opportunity to watch some fascinating presentations, including the acclaimed ‘Spirits of the Sky’ parrots and birds of prey show.
For lunch (own expense), there’s the option to purchase a light snack at one of the sanctuary’s casual dining outlets. Some guests opt to bring a picnic. A delicious meal at the onsite bistro is another option.
After lunch, you’ll head back to Melbourne. CBD hotel drop-offs are completed around mid-afternoon.
Enjoy an encounter with the diverse and wonderful wildlife of Australia on this Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary Tour from Melbourne.
Note: When you book this tour you will have the option to add an optional stop at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery in Yarra Glen. An additional fee per person applies for this tour extension. Simply follow the prompts to add the option.