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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 north-east of Lilydale, the centre of Healesville is situated along the shady tree-lined boulevard of Nicholson Street and features a large selection of speciality shops, cafes and supermarkets.

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The most popular attraction in Healesville is certainly Healesville Sanctuary, a zoo attraction that houses thousands of Australian animals where 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.

The Hedgend Maze is another attraction in Healesville, popular with families and children. Here you will find a giant hedge maze boasting a beautiful children’s play area, a tea room, a mini-golf course and stunning gardens with adjacent picnic areas.

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 produced in the region.

Many visitors to Healesville also take winery tours, travel into the Yarra Ranges National Park, up to Mt. Donna Buang and art lovers stop by the TarraWarra Museum of Art. There are also weekend markets and music festivals held regularly in Healesville.

As for accommodation, Healesville has a number of options including hotels, motels and private cottages. Many of the cottages are located at the foothills of the Yarra Ranges National Park giving scenic views to visitors. Cottages often also come with spa bath, cable TV, WiFi, queen bed, extra linen and towels as well as reverse cycle heating and cooling. Click on the link below to find the best accommodation deals in Healesville.


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