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Known for its excellent choice of wineries and wide range of tourist attractions, the flourishing township of Healesville is a renowned tourist destination in the Yarra Valley.

Located east of Yarra Glen and northeast of Lilydale, the centre of Healesville is along the shady tree-lined boulevard of Nicholson Street and features a large selection of specialty shops, cafes and supermarkets.

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The most popular attraction in Healesville is certainly Healesville Sanctuary. This zoo attraction houses thousands of Australian animals, and visitors can get up close to these magnificent animals in a uniquely Australian bush setting. 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.

With its 14 award-winning eateries and restaurants, Healesville welcomes visitors to dine in and relish some delicious dishes. Most menus are created by sourcing the best produce to complement the range of Yarra Valley wines in the region.

Many visitors to Healesville also take winery tours, visit the Yarra Ranges National Park, and climb Mt. Donna Buang. Art lovers stop by the TarraWarra Museum of Art. Weekend markets and music festivals are also held regularly in Healesville.

Accommodations in Healesville include hotels, motels, and private cottages. Many of the cottages are located at the foothills of the Yarra Ranges National Park, offering scenic views to visitors. Cottages often also come with a spa bath, cable TV, WiFi, a queen bed, extra linen and towels, and reverse-cycle heating and cooling.

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Michael Jones

Michael created and runs the Yarra Valley Point website, as well as the Holiday Point travel brand that incorporates a network of 16 location based travel information and attraction websites around Australia, Asia, and around the world.

With 25+ years of online experience and a passion for travel (having lived in Melbourne most of his life and still lives in the Yarra Valley), Michael not only researches and writes content for the website, he also tinkers behind the scenes with the website functionality & design.

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