Summer at the Sanctuary

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Keep cool at Healesville Sanctuary this summer!

New water play zones

23 November - 1 March | 9am - 5pm daily

Hospital Lawns

Run through the tunnel to keep cool.

Koala Picnic Lawns

Take shade under the wings of Na-u-na-duk, the Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo.

Robert Eadie Pavillion

Cool off by swinging on the hills hoist sprinkler.

These guys will be roaming the Sanctuary for some fun water combat - if you dare to play!

Cool wildlife enrichment

23 November - 1 March

Our animals also need to keep cool in summer and we help them out by providing cooling misters for koalas, a paddling pool for devils, a river dip for our dingoes and a shower for our emu's, just to name a few.

Learn more about how wildlife cool down at our daily Keeper Talks.

Spirits of the Sky

23 November - 1 March | 12pm & 2.30pm daily

Flight Arena

Discover Australia's majestic birds of prey in this must-see daily show!

See the Wedge-tailed Eagle, Black-breasted Buzzard, magnificent parrots like never before.

While they show off their flight and foraging skills you'll be treated to a cooling mist.

Platypus Precinct

23 November - 1 March | 11.15am daily

Platypus Arena

Meet the keeper and hear all about our amazing platypus.

21 December - 27 January | 1.30pm daily

(and on weekends outside the above dates)

World of Platypus

Meet the keeper for a chat and see amazing platypus enrichment footage.

21 December - 27 January | 11am - 3pm daily

(and on weekends outside the above dates)

World of Platypus

Rangers will be on hand to provide insights into platypus and their creek dwelling friends.

Wurundjeri cultural activities

23 November - 20 December on Sundays & 21 December - 27 January Sunday to Monday | 1.15pm - 3pm

Koala Picnic Lawns

Hear Murrundindi's Dreaming Stories about Na-u-na-duk the Black Cockatoo and how Bundjil the creator bird made the cooling rivers and streams.

Then play a game of Marngrook with a traditional possum-skin ball or learn how to throw a Boomerang - and make it come back!

Live local music

Weekends of 30 November - 1 December, 7 - 8 December, 15 - 16 February & 22 - 23 February | 12pm - 4pm

Koala Picnic Lawns

Over four weekends, enjoy an afternoon of live acoustic music, entertainment, and delicious food and drink - all in the peaceful bushland setting of the Sanctuary.

Saturday 23 November - Sunday 1 March

Included with Sanctuary entry

Kids under 16 visit free on weekends and school holidays*

❊ When & Where ❊

Date/s: Saturday 23rd November 2019 - Sunday 1st March 2020

Times: 9am - 5pm

❊ Venue ❊

 Healesville Sanctuary  Events 3 Events
⊜ Badger Creek Road, Healesville | Map
Healesville SanctuaryBadger Creek Road,, Healesville, , 3777
✆ Event: 1300 966 784 | Venue: 1300 966 784

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