Travel Blogs from Healesville, Australia

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Back to work?, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Back to work?

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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After the bit of relaxing I had done in Melbourne, it was off to Healesville, a quaint little town an hour away from the big city. I was signed up to do volunteer work for a week on an organic farm through a company called WWOOF (Willing Workers On ...

Species, Healesville, Victoria, Australia travel blog

Species

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... like a thousand lasers. We followed its elegant weaving right through the Yarra Ranges National Park and over to Healesville, to 'The Sanctuary' - where it all happened.. The Sanctuary It's a pleasant enough setup and specialises in native ...

Healesville Sanctuary, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Healesville Sanctuary

A travel blog entry by barbieandken

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... may add some more later. In the meantime enjoy the pictures. all pictures: ...

Yarra Valley Vineyards!, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Yarra Valley Vineyards!

A travel blog entry by goldynhan

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... 's, pate's, mustard's, olive oil's, chutneys the list is endless. After the vineyards we headed to the small town of Healesville to check out some restaurants for dinner and booked a table at the Wattleseed which specialised in Aussie cuisine, from here ...

Wild Encounters, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Wild Encounters

A travel blog entry by sashadasha

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Healesville Sanctuary is one of Australia’s most sacred wildlife sanctuaries. There were over a hundred animals who were orphaned or injured and now in rehabilitation.  It was amazing to see kangaroos, koalas, dingos, emus, wombats (sleeping), ...

Not as close as last week, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Not as close as last week

A travel blog entry by lilyloves

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... about my adventures, that I really do love animals, especially the furry ones. So today me and the grown-up went to Healesville Wildlife Sancturary. It was very busy with lots other grown-ups and children looking at the animals too. We saw some animals ...

Ancora a Yarra Valley, lavoro nelle vigne, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Ancora a Yarra Valley, lavoro nelle vigne

A travel blog entry by marcorusti

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Healesville, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Healesville

A travel blog entry by marie-claude.g

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... le paysage change et nous voici en moyenne montagne, couverte de forêts. Nous nous installons dans une cabine du Holiday Park de Healesville et allons assister aux dernières courses de lévriers qui ont lieu tout près. La piste ne fait que 350 ...

Healesville Sanctuary, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Healesville Sanctuary

A travel blog entry by marie-claude.g

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Il y a un parc animalier très fameux à Healesville et même si nous en avons déjà visité deux au cours de notre périple, nous y allons, d'autant qu'ils ont des ornithorynques et que je suis curieuse de voir cet animal au nom préhistorique. Avec ...

Time to meet Skippy and the rest..., Healesville, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Time to meet Skippy and the rest...

A travel blog entry by stubbo

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Visited Healesville animal sanctuary with Chris and Deb (to take in some native Aussie wildlife) before seeing the Victorian girls Under 19s smash Felstead boys school, and a last big night out in Melbourne. Before the sanctuary got to see the local ...

Thirsty Thirtieth, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Thirsty Thirtieth

A travel blog entry by ristohannah

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... we bought another couple of bottles there for later too ;-) We'd booked to stay the night at Birdwood Cottage in Healesville, a beautiful self-contained 1920s cottage run by a lovely Scottish lady called Irene. As it had a fully equipped kitchen and ...

Healesville Take 2, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Healesville Take 2

A travel blog entry by elinoz

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2nd try: Healesville Koala Sanctuary and Yarra Valley Wineries. We made it this time! blog will be updated soon x Wel, laten we het nog eens proberen dan. Vorige keer waren we te laat om nog binnen te gaan, deze keer hebben we het wel gehaald. Het was ...

Healesville and Ramsay Street!!!, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Healesville and Ramsay Street!!!

A travel blog entry by claireandkaren

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... up but we're waiting for a special occasion to open it (it's more precious than champaign). Another winning attraction of Healesville for Karen was visiting the Cheesefreaks cafe. Yes, our Karen got to fullfil her life long ambition of sitting in an ...

On our way to Healesville, Healesville, Australia travel blog

On our way to Healesville

A travel blog entry by elinoz

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So we decided to go to the Healesville Sanctuary. We spent the morning looking for apartments but with all those open house days you just can't get an answer right away. After some places we (or especially I) got a bit sick of it so we left for ...

wombats, wallabies, winos and other wildlife, Healesville, Australia travel blog

wombats, wallabies, winos and other wildlife

A travel blog entry by ristohannah

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After bidding goodbye to Birdwood Cottage we visited the nearby Healesville Sanctuary, a beautiful nature park that is home to lots of native Australian animals. We saw loads of creatures including: - Wombats: including teenage male named Stuart ...

Sanctuary at Last, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Sanctuary at Last

A travel blog entry by kyte54

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Final full day in Aus so we thought we would do the tourist bit and visit a wildlife sanctuary. Healesville Sanctuary is well worth a visit. Loads to see and very well presented. Had a great day out.  Off to Singapore tomorrow on the first leg of the ...

Healesville, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Healesville

A travel blog entry by leprefrog

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10.05.09: Great day in our winery hopping tour of Healesville. The Yarra region is one of the famous wine areas in Australia, and also the enemy of the Hunter Valley, that we visited near Sydney! We visited a few spots. We started with Bertolo, which was ...

Giant Steps And White Rabbit, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Giant Steps And White Rabbit

A travel blog entry by dave22

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After a fly infested dog walk.... we set off to the White Rabbit brewery and Giant Steps Innicent Bystander Winery at Healsville.. Several beers and wines later, we sat down to lunch with tapas and pizza and a bottle of Sangiovese.. Needless to say, Mike ...

A Pinot-phile's Tour of Yarra Valley, Healesville, Australia travel blog

A Pinot-phile's Tour of Yarra Valley

A travel blog entry by warriorwoman

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... has a report on these, please share! During my stay in Yarra Valley, I took the time to visit the Healesville Sanctuary where quite a large collection of native wildlife are cared for and rehabilitated while educating on conservation.  I also ...

Platypus is cute too, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Platypus is cute too

A travel blog entry by regidani

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Am Morgen lassen wir es eher gemütlich angehen. Kurz nach Mittag fahren wir dann zum Healesville Sanctuary, einem Wildpark in der Nähe. Hauptargument für den Besuch sind die Schnabeltiere / Platypus, welche es im Park gibt. Natürlich schauen wir uns ...

The Zoo Victoria- Beautiful Australian inhabitants, Healesville , Australia travel blog

The Zoo Victoria- Beautiful Australian inhabitants

A travel blog entry by lapetitefemme

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Healesville Sanctuary is one of Australia’s most loved tourist attractions and the best place in Victoria to see and interact with native Australian wildlife. The Sanctuary is committed to fighting wildlife extinction and offers visitors the ...

Stuzi Hits Healesville Sanctuary!, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Stuzi Hits Healesville Sanctuary!

A travel blog entry by suzieq88

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You may have seen in one of my previous entries a mention of the Healesville Sanctuary, around an hour's drive outside Melbourne in the rural Yarra Valley region. It's a lovely little place which takes in and looks after native species of Australia ...

A little wine, Healesville, Australia travel blog

A little wine

A travel blog entry by bignige

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... all trip, that I will take her to a wildlife sanctuary to see Australia's native animals and today is the day. I had read that Healesville animal sanctuary is one of the best places to go and as Harry has not seen a single Kangaroo since he has been in ...

Koalas, Kangaroos and the Yarra Valley, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Koalas, Kangaroos and the Yarra Valley

A travel blog entry by teamwells

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... Melbourne.  The tom tom guided us towards more Welsh looking country side and eventually to the small town of Healesville and its wildlife Sanctuary. We booked ourselves onto the 4pm "Magic Moment" with a Kangaroo, which sounds a bit rude ...

Beautiful friends and a wonderful day, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Beautiful friends and a wonderful day

A travel blog entry by wherrol

... all manner of things. Sandy and Joe also have the vegetable garden and chooks. Totally an idyllic lifestyle. Overnight we decided on Healesville this was to rekindle Sharon's childhood. She wanted to go to Badgers Weir in the morning. Besides it was on ...

Where's the Wombat?, healesville, Australia travel blog

Where's the Wombat?

A travel blog entry by dfbca

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Sanctuary Next Door, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Sanctuary Next Door

A travel blog entry by free_range_hen

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... animals expect for one, the duckbilled platypus. Heather and Paul had already decided on our itinerary and it included Healesville Sanctuary, seemingly zoos are now called sanctuaries. I can understand why some places prefer to not to associate ...

Healesville Sanctuary, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Healesville Sanctuary

A travel blog entry by pablop

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I decided mid morning to visit the Healesville Sanctuary so grabbed the camera and headed off. Healesville Sanctuary is part of the Victorian Zoo's group that focuses on providing sanctuary conditions for Australian wildlife. so you won't see animals from ...

The devil made me do it, Healesville, Australia travel blog

The devil made me do it

A travel blog entry by bettytarle

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My friend Louise and I took the train to Lilydale and then a bus to Healesville.  Louise is a "hostile" friend...I say that cause people from NZ say "hostile" not hostel.  She is 30, surviving a break up of a long engagement, and is now in ...

Rest Day, Healesville, Australia travel blog

Rest Day

A travel blog entry by wychep12

Ahh, what luxury. No need to be awake at five. No need to put on cycling gear. No need to drag yourself 70-80km down the road. Instead, out of bed at about 8, free coffee and egg and bacon rolls from the RACV (for some of us) and a casual stroll into ...

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