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The township of Healesville features many family friendly activities which are open all throughout the year. One of the most fun activities is the Hedgend...

Hedgened Maze

Yarra Valley Town – Healesville

Nestled in the Yarra Valley, Healesville is a perfect weekend getaway where you can relax and enjoy a number of unique activities. The township is known for its popular Healesville Sanctuary, excellent wineries, horse racing, Hedgend Maze and weekend markets.

Come here to enjoy a range of activities and to explore the many Healesville attractions that the township has to offer.

Healesville Activities, Attractions & Things to See & Do in the Yarra Valley VIC


With a focus on conservation, Healesville Sanctuary is committed to fighting wildlife extinction and promotes sustainability within the park. There are many animal exhibits that visitors can see, as well as wildlife shows and keeper demonstrations which are FREE with the cost of your admission.

The most popular attraction within the Sanctuary is certainly the ‘Spirits of the Sky’ show which is held daily at 12pm and again at 2.30pm in the Sanctuary flight arena. During the show, visitors will discover Australia’s majestic birds of prey in flight including wedge tailed eagles, buzzards and owls. Sit and watch as these magnificent birds soar overhead and make sure you bring your camera as this is an experience you won’t want to forget.

The Healesville commercial centre is also a popular shopping hub amongst visitors. The venue boasts a tree-lined boulevard housing some world-class hotels, specialty shops and supermarkets. Visitors coming here can visit the historic Grand Hotel and explore the shopping avenue boasting some specialty stores and convenience shops.

Healesville houses the popular winery of Boat O’Craigo. Nestled across hill ranges and boasting numerous grape plantations, this cellar door is known to produce high-quality white wine varieties including Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc and a number of elegant red wines such as Pinot Noir and Shiraz.

You can also enjoy a scenic tour or take a balloon ride across the breathtaking skyline of Healesville and the Yarra Valley during your holiday.


Hedgened Maze

Hedgend Maze

Healesville, VIC

The township of Healesville features many family friendly activities which are open all throughout the year. One of the most fun activities is the Hedgend Maze; a giant hedge maze boasting a beautiful children’s play...

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Yarra Ranges National Park

Healesville, VIC

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Healesville Sanctuary

Healesville, VIC

Kids are free on weekends, VIC public holidays & VIC school holidays Healesville Sanctuary is one of Australia’s most loved zoo attractions and houses thousands of Australian animals where visitors can get up...

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Yarra Valley Railway

Healesville, VIC

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Healesville, VIC

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Beechworth Bakery

Healesville, VIC

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Black Spur

Black Spur

Healesville , VIC

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Maroondah Reservoir

Healesville, VIC

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Healesville Restaurant

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Bicentennial National Trail

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Healesville Country Club

Healesville Country Club

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Coranderrk Bushland Reserve

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Healesville Racecourse

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Healesville, VIC

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