Healesville Travel Guide

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Healesville is a town in Victoria, Australia, 52 km north-east from Melbourne's central business district. Its Local Government Area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2006 Census, Healesville had a population of 6567.

Healesville is situated on the Watts River, a tributary of the Yarra River.

Healesville is well known for the Healesville Sanctuary—a nature park with hundreds of native Australian animals displayed in a semi-open natural setting and an active platypus breeding program.