Traveling Down Under- Day 3, Melbourne, Healesville Sanctuary (part 1)

by Camellia Staab December. 04, 2019 835 views

No trip to Melbourne would be complete without taking some time to see the local animals and what better place to see them but the Healesville Sanctuary.

Healesville Sanctuary is approximately an hour drive from Melbourne, through the beautiful Yarra Valley wine region. It is internationally renowned for its work saving endangered Australian species at the Australian Wildlife Center as well as being one of only two places to have successfully bred a platypus. We didn't see any platypus but we did see many koalas, kangaroos, dingoes, wombats and emus in their natural surrounds as well as numerous varieties of birds.

couldn't get him to face me and pose 😉

couldn't get him to face me and pose 😉

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Andi Saw 1 year, 5 months ago

KOALAAAA
blue heart

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Antonio Gil 1 year, 6 months ago

I prefer pictures like these. No doubt about it. Wonderful creatures throughout

1 year, 6 months ago Edited
Camellia Staab Replied to Antonio Gil 1 year, 6 months ago

Thank you Antonio. I could have spent hours watching these animals. As it was I took a ton of pics and these are just a sampling. The birds truly fascinated me, especially since I could be so close to them.

1 year, 6 months ago Edited
Sigrid Strohschneider-Laue 1 year, 6 months ago

I could almost smell it: Yoda is sleeping off his eucalyptus overdose! Some really georgous pictures of these furry cough drops.
But I have to admit the yellow-whatever-bird ist incredible, these are the most stunning pictures.
The endangered species (common burger cow) seems to be very happy to live in such a nice landscape.

1 year, 6 months ago Edited
Camellia Staab Replied to Sigrid Strohschneider-Laue 1 year, 6 months ago

🤣🤣🤣🤣 Common burger cow! Good one Sigrid!!!!!🤣🤣🤣🤣

1 year, 6 months ago Edited
David Swatton 1 year, 6 months ago

First time we stayed with friends just outside Melbourne the girls went to Healesville while Corey and I went to the cricket at the MCG smile

1 year, 6 months ago Edited
Camellia Staab Replied to David Swatton 1 year, 6 months ago

You made the cricket, unfortunately I didn't, but I am glad I made Healesville.

1 year, 6 months ago Edited
Berckmans Peter 1 year, 6 months ago

Koalalicious. Nice seriesm. It was a wonderfull trip. Keep them coming

1 year, 6 months ago Edited
Camellia Staab Replied to Berckmans Peter 1 year, 6 months ago

😂😂 Sonow you and Shakespeare are cousins? smile

1 year, 6 months ago Edited
Berckmans Peter Replied to Camellia Staab 1 year, 6 months ago

Yarrick, i knew him sowell. A far cousin

1 year, 6 months ago Edited
Camellia Staab Replied to Berckmans Peter 1 year, 6 months ago

😂😂

1 year, 6 months ago Edited
Russell Smith 1 year, 6 months ago

Beautiful series I love the birds and the landscape is stunning

1 year, 6 months ago Edited
Camellia Staab Replied to Russell Smith 1 year, 6 months ago

I knew you would enjoy the birds. smile

1 year, 6 months ago Edited
Gone Fishing Without A Pole 1 year, 6 months ago

All of these images are super Camellia. #5 is so precious! The clarity of images are coming through beautifully! Thanks- your trip is awesome!

1 year, 6 months ago Edited
Camellia Staab Replied to Gone Fishing Without A Pole 1 year, 6 months ago

Thank you. It is taking me forever to post these pics, one because I captured so many, and two because there were was so much to capture that I need to find a happy medium when posting.

For showing my total ignorance....is your first name Buster or Bruce?

1 year, 6 months ago Edited
Gone Fishing Without A Pole Replied to Camellia Staab 1 year, 6 months ago

LOL- its my alias. I didnt trust this site when I first came on so I used my childhood nickname. Bruce is my middle name. That works.

1 year, 6 months ago Edited
Camellia Staab Replied to Gone Fishing Without A Pole 1 year, 6 months ago

Thank you for explaining smile

1 year, 6 months ago Edited
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