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Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary - KIDS GO FREE - General Admission

Get up close and personal to all things wildlife at Australia’s famous Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary


  • See over 200 Native Australian Wildlife!
  • Visit the Australian Animal Health Centre and see our vet and nurses at work
  • Enjoy multiple interactive animal talks and feeding sessions throughout the day
  • Get up close and personal to our resident animals and learn all about them
  • KIDS GO FREE weekends, school holidays and public holidays

At this time Zoos Victoria are required to limit daily capacity, as such your booking is a request until confirmed directly by Zoos Victoria. After bookings Zoos Victoria will contact you via email to confirm your chosen date of purchase or let you know if changes are required. This is a temporary measure and thank you for understanding!

Situated just 1 hour from Melbourne, this world-renowned Australian Wildlife haven is an absolute must see for anyone visiting the Victoria region!

The Sanctuary is home to over 200 Australian animal species including, koalas, kangaroos, platypus, dingoes, wombats and emus.

You’ll be free to wander the grounds and observe these magnificent animals on their home turf.

The Australian Wildlife Health Centre also resides at the sanctuary and is a very special facility where over 1,500 sick and injured wildlife are treated and rehabilitated each year.

Visitors are welcome to visit the centre, where you can meet our team of vets and nurses and see them at work. Be sure to catch one of the fascinating daily talks with the vet team to hear and learn all about their inspiring work!

There is also a range of free shows including keeper talks and feeding times throughout the day that you wont want to miss. A great way to get up close and personal to our resident animals and learn all about them!

The ultimate day trip for lovers of all things wildlife - sure to be a hit with the whole family!


Current Victorian School holiday dates:


June 29th – July 14th

Sept 21st – Oct 6th

Dec 21st – Jan 28th


March 28th – April 12th

June 27th – July 12th

Sept 19th – Oct 4th

Dec 19th – Jan 27th

****Keeper talks and feeding times ****

Wombats: 11.00am

Tasmanian Devils: 11.30am

Kangaroos: 11.30am

Lyrebirds: 1.15pm

Koalas: 1.30pm

Dingoes: 3.30pm

Tales from Platypus Creek Show: 11.15am

Spirits of the Sky Show: 12.00pm & 2.30pm

Australian Wildlife Health Centre: 11.00am, 1.30pm & 3.00pm

Adult $40.00
Child $0.00


  • Badger Creek Rd, Badger Creek VIC 3777, Australia (just 1 hours drive from Melbourne CBD)

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • Tickets are non-transferable and must be used on the dates selected when booking. .

  • Kids go FREE - applicable for ages 15 years and under accompanied by a paying adult.

    All visitors over the age of 12 years and two months are required to show proof of COVID19 vaccination to enter our properties and to check in via QR code.

    It is a requirement to carry a fitted face mask and to wear it where physical distancing cannot be maintained, unless a medical exemption applies.

Available Bookings from 09 Aug to 15 Aug 2022

Change Dates

All prices are shown in AUD ($)

Tue 9 Aug
Wed 10 Aug
Thu 11 Aug
Fri 12 Aug
Sat 13 Aug
Sun 14 Aug
Mon 15 Aug

10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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