Kangaroos, koalas and other Australian wildlife mixed with wine, food and indigenous history on this orivate tour of the Yarra Valley.

On their one day tour you will visit Healesville Sanctuary a 30 hectare bushland zoo offering a distinct Australian setting to enjoy unique close-up encounters with some of Australia's wildlife including koalas, kangaroos, wombats, emus, dingoes, Tasmanian devils, birds of prey and platypus. See the Australian Wildlife Health Centre, a working veterinary hospital which treats over 2,000 orphaned, ill or injured wildlife every year.

You will also hear about the connection with the early Aboriginal history of the region through the amazing story of Coranderrk.

Visit a number of local wineries, local producers and enjoy lunch at one of the wineries.

Tour is operated by Longhorn YOUnique Tours and includes Healesville Sanctuary, Spirits of the Sky show, dingoes, koalas, kangaroos, platypus and more. You can also experience local wineries and food.

If wine does not interest, see the Wildlife and Puffing Billy tour which travels into the Dandenong Ranges and includes a ride on Puffing Billy a century old steam train.

Type Indicative prices

Private tour for two people $1,050. Private Family Tour $1,150 for two adults and two children.

$1,050.00 - $1,150.00


Lunch at local winery, morning tea with home made treats, free Wi-Fi, bottled water, entry fees to all attractions.

Days of operation:
  • Departure details: 10/04/18

    Daily: 08:00am - 07:30pm

Tour highlights:
  • Yarra Valley Wineries
    Located approximately an hour's drive from Melbourne, the Yarra Valley was Victoria's first wine growing region. Today it is a mecca for food and wine.
  • Healesville Sanctuary
    Healesville Sanctuary is a haven for Australian wildlife set on 30 heactres of bushland in the Yarra Valley.

Longhorn YOUnique Tours is a 2015 and 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award Winner, offering tours to the Great Ocean Road, the Otways Rainforest, Grampians, Phillip Island, the Yarra Valley and Adelaide. They can also customise a tour to suit your needs.

You will see spectacular scenery, wildlife in the 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.

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. With a range of tours from one day to multiple day tours to choose from.

Longhorn YOUnique Tours believe that guests shouldn't feel rushed. Tours are conducted in luxury four wheel-drive vehicles with your comfort and needs a top priority. Private tours with a maximum of six people ensure you receive a personalised experience to remember.

Longhorn YOUnique Tours are part of the Extinction Fighters program and have adopted a Tasmanian Devil at Healesville Sanctuary. Free Wi-Fi on all tours.

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