• Tour code: 6297PLATYPUS
  • Location: Healesville, Victoria
  • Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)
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Uncover the secrets of one of Australia’s most fascinating creatures, the duck-billed platypus, with this unique 1-hour wildlife experience at the Healesville Sanctuary. Learn all about the furry mammals with VIP seats for the ‘Tales from Platypus Creek' presentation, then enjoy a rare opportunity to paddle in the platypus pool. Under the guidance of zookeepers, you’ll even get chance to feed, hold or stroke the timid creatures. Best of all: your experience includes access to the Healesville Sanctuary, so you can get up close to kangaroos, koalas, emus and dingoes too. 


  • Platypus experience at Healesville Sanctuary, near Melbourne
  • Learn about the behavior of the elusive platypus
  • Wade into the play pool to feed, hold and tickle a platypus under the guidance of a keeper
  • Hear how the keepers care for these small aquatic mammals
  • See dingoes, wallabies, wombats and other critters at Healesville Sanctuary before or after the platypus experience

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Meet a Platypus at Healesville Sanctuary

Healesville Sanctuary: Wade with the Platypus

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