Healesville Sanctuary & Dandenong Ranges

Ever heard of a duck billed platypus?  Together with the four species of echidna, it is one of only five species of egg laying mammals in the world!  The only place in the world you can find these guys is on the Eastern seaboard of Australia and the BEST place to see them is, without doubt, Healesville Sanctuary!

Option 1

1 Day
Healesville Sanctuary,
Dandenong Ranges
& Puffing Billy Tour

$159

OPTION 2

1 Day
Healesville Sanctuary,
dandenong ranges,
Puffing Billy Train
& Penguin Parade Tour

$249

Departs:

Tues, Thurs & Sat

 

Highlight

Ever heard of a duck billed platypus?  Together with the four species of echidna, it is one of only five species of egg laying mammals in the world!  The only place in the world you can find these guys is on the Eastern seaboard of Australia and the BEST place to see them is, without doubt, Healesville Sanctuary!

  • See the platypus and other favourites such as koalas, kangaroos, wombats & dingos
  • Check out the unrivalled 'Spirit of the Sky' bird of prey and parrot show where birds show off the skill we admire most - their ability to fly! Why not check out our link for a sneak peek?  https://vimeo.com/185889444
  • Visit the Wildlife Hospital which treats more than 2000 sick or injured animals each year and includes a training facility for our future veterinarians
  • Climb aboard the century old steam train Puffing Billy and enjoy the ride through lush fern gullies and Eucalyptus forests

Options (Book on arrival - subject to availability)

  • Magic Moment (MM) - Enjoy a special 10 minute close encounter with your favourite Australian animal ($12)

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Healesville Sanctuary entry
  • Historic Steam train ride
  • Friendly & informative tour guide

tour duration

Our tour departs at 8.30 am from Bunyip Tour Office and concludes at the Bunyip Tours Office - 570 Flinders Street between 5 pm & 5.30 pm

 

Departs:

Tues, Thurs & Sat 

 

Highlight

  • See your favourite animals including the platypus at Healesville Sanctuary
  • Check out the unrivalled 'Spirit of the Sky' bird of prey show where birds show off the skill we admire most - their ability to fly and visit the Wildlife Hospital which treats more than 2000 sick or injured animals each year
  • Climb aboard the century old steam train Puffing Billy and enjoy the ride through lush fern gullies and Eucalyptus forests
  •  Connect to Phillip Island and experience the world famous penguin parade

OPTIONS(must pre-book)

  • Penguin Plus (PP) Exclusive viewing area & private boardwalk ($25)

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Healesville Sanctuary entry
  • Historic Steam Train ride
  • Entry into penguin parade
  • Friendly & informative tour guide

YOU SHOULD BRING (ADVISABLE)

  • Appropriate clothing for warm and cold conditions
  • Sunscreen, water bottle & hat

tour duration

Our tour departs at 8.30 am from Bunyip Tour Office and returns seasonally between approximately 9.30pm & midnight


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