Lornhorn YOUnique Tours starts the day at Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary where you will see a range of Australian wildlife including koalas, kangaroos, wombats, emus, dingoes, Tasmanian devils, birds of prey and platypus.
Healesville Sanctuary arrange a special surprise for you during the visit, which ends with the Spirits of the Sky show featuring some of the spectacular native birdlife. You will also visit the Australian Wildlife Health Centre, a working veterinary hospital which treats over 2000 orphaned, ill or injured wildlife every year.
Enjoy lunch at the Sanctuary before travelling through the Dandenong Ranges to take a ride on Puffing Billy, a restored early 20th century steam train which travels though magnificent rainforest.
Then head to Sky High Lookout where we enjoy the spectacular views of Melbourne. On clear days you will see across to Port Phillip Bay, You Yang Mountain Range and the western regions heading to Geelong.
Price & booking
Tour pricing information (GST included)
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Rate is for two adults on tour.
Rate is for two adults and two children (under 12) on a private tour.
Payment methods accepted
Cancellation and booking policy
Single day tours cancellation policy is: once booking has been made 10 per cent administration fee applies, if cancelled within 14 to three days before tour departure, 20 per cent cancellation fee of total fare applies. If cancelled within 72 hours prior to tour departure, 100 per cent cancellation fee of total fare applies.Multi day tours cancellation policy is, once booking has been made 10 per cent administration fee applies, if cancelled within 30 to eight days prior to tour departure, 50 per cent cancellation fee of total fare applies. If cancelled within seven to three days prior to tour departure, 80 per cent cancellation fee of total fare applies. If cancelled within 72 hours prior to tour departure, 100 per cent cancellation fee of total fare applies.When Longhorn YOUnique Tours cancels a tour the customer will be offered an alternative date. If an alternative date cannot be agreed a full refund of amount paid will be organised. The operator reserves the right to cancel tours and amend fares, itineraries and days of operation as required.
Days of operation
Departure details: 17/10/13 - 31/03/15
Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun: 8:00am - 9:00pm
Tour starting location
Mode of transport
- Four Wheel Drive
- Train ride
- Animal Viewing
- Guided walks
Longhorn YOUnique Tours is a 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award winner. They travel to the Great Ocean Road, the Otway's Rainforest, Grampians, Phillip Island, the Yarra Valley and can also customise a tour to suit.
You will see spectacular scenery, wildlife in their natural environment, learn about the area's history and culture, enjoy homemade treats and great accommodation as Longhorn's expert guides take you on a journey of discovery.
Eco Tourism and Respecting their Culture accredited, Longhorn YOUnique Tours is a family owned business operated by Garry and Shirley Hamel, two Australians who know and understand the beauty of the country they live in. With a range of tours from one day to multiple day tours and private or customised tours to choose from.
Longhorn YOUnique Tours believe that guests should not feel rushed so their tours are conducted in small groups travelling in luxury four wheel-drive vehicles with your comfort and needs a top priority. A maximum of six people on each tour will give you a personalised experience to remember.
Longhorn YOUnique Tours are part of the Extinction Fighters program and have adopted a Tasmanian Devil at Healesville Sanctuary.
Fee wireless internet onboard all tours.
Contact the friendly staff at Longhorn YOUnique Tours to enquire.
Other tours by this operator
- The Ecotourism Association of Australia
- Wildlife Tourism Australia
Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land