Platypus Encounter at Healesville Sanctuary

  • Platypus Encounter at Healesville Sanctuary

It's not every day you get to see a platypus close up let alone give one of these unique creatures a tickle! This is a once in a lifetime experience where you will interact one on one with these incredibly playful and affectionate animals up close.

Item: PL19963AT
Yarra Valley (Melbourne)
Available Dates
Our Price: $219
$200.5 child (12 - 16)

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  • Description
    • Touch, play and feed a platypus!
    • Private talk with a Platypus Keeper
    • Spend the day exploring the Healesville Sanctuary

    You will go behind the scenes into the World of the Platypus where you will have the opportunity to step into the shallow water of the platypus play pool where its normally the keepers job to play, frolic, tickle and feed our little furry friends. In this unique hands-on experience it will be your turn to be the platypus keeper.

    Intensity: 1.0 Intensity
    Intensity: 1.0 Intensity
  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • This experience is not suitable for mobility impaired guests
    • The supplier reserves the right to cancel the experience due to an animal welfare issue
    • Minimum age is 12 years old
    • Children under 16 years must be accompanied by a paying adult

    What to Bring/Wear

    Pants/shorts preferred. Socks must be worn. Waders provided

    What is Supplied

    • Behind the Scenes with a Platypus and its keepers
    • General entry to Healesville Sanctuary

    More Information

    • This experience is 45 minutes
    • 15 minute public keeper talk and 30 minutes behind the scenes with the platypus and keeper
    • Visitors are encouraged to enjoy the rest of Healesville Sanctuary between the hours of 9am and 5pm
    • This experience takes place from 11.15am - 12pm Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat and Sun

  Available Dates

Yarra Valley (Melbourne)

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