It is your turn to be the Playtpus Keeper at Healesville Sanctuary on this unique tour with Oceania Tours.

A hands-on wildlife experience not to be missed and not to be forgotten.

You will have the opportunity to step into the shallow water of the ‘platypus play pool’ where it is normally the keeper’s job to play, frolic, tickle and feed these little furry friends. Oceania Tours believe this can be up there with the highlights of a trip to Australia. Not just see but to interact with the amazing, unique and friendly (female) Platypus.

Please note there is only one encounter on days of operation and only for two people, so booking early is essential.

You have two options to choose from:

Option 1: Platypus encounter tour (PVPL1) Includes: Entry to Healesville Sanctuary and Platypus experience.

Option 2: Platypus encounter plus winery lunch tour (PVPLL2) Includes: Entry to Healesville Sanctuary and Platypus experience plus two course lunch with two glasses of wine.

Type Indicative prices
Adult $239.00 - $1,000.00


Hotel pick up and drop off, Platypus encounter, entry to Healesivlle Sanctuary Expert guide speaking English, Italian, Spanish or German. Option to add winery lunch

Days of operation:
  • Please contact Oceania Tours for full tour details and to find a date. Please note that this tour books out months in advance due to limited platypus encounters available at Healesville Sanctuary.

Tour highlights:
  • Healesville Sanctuary

Oceania Tours operate premium small group and private tours of Melbourne's major attractions and hidden gems as well as unforgettable tours to the Yarra Valley, Phillip Island and Great Ocean Road.

With a team of expert local guides, these tours (never more than 11 passengers), ensure passengers have the opportunity to encounter Victoria's incredible landscapes in a small group environment.

You can book a regular small group tour or let Oceania Tours create your own unforgettable itinerary by choosing to travel on a personalised Private Tour or Unique Experience Tour.

Oceania Tours are specialists in foreign language tours as their clever guides speak fluent English, Spanish, Italian and German.

Healesville, Victoria, 3777

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