Just south of town, this place is fun for kids with a bewildering maze, minigolf and giant chess.
Eco Adventure Tours
Offers nocturnal wildlife-spotting and daytime cultural walks in the Healesville, Toolangi and Dandenongs area.
Yarra Valley Winery Tours
Daily tours taking in four or five wineries, plus lunch.
Grind n' Groove
Cool music bar with band poster–plastered walls and an outdoor covered beer garden. Wednesdays are open mic night, and there's original...
Bodhi Tree Café
Friendly eco-vibes, salvaged-wood furniture and a pot-belly stove complement the wood-fired pizzas, curries and vegetarian food at this...
Badger Creek Rd, Healesville · interesting places nearby
Healesville Sanctuary information
One of the best places in southern Australia to see native fauna, this wildlife park is full of kangaroos, dingoes, lyrebirds, Tasmanian devils, bats, koalas, eagles, snakes and lizards. The Platypus House displays the shy underwater creatures, and there's a daily interactive show at 11.30am (plus 2pm weekends). The exciting Birds of Prey presentation (noon and 2.30pm daily) features huge wedge-tailed eagles and owls soaring through the air. Admission for kids is free on weekends.