wombat pat and play

Wombat pat and play at Healesville Sanctuary

These animals are solid, strong and stocky but did you know that they can run faster than most, running 100 meters in 10 seconds!

In this personal encounter you will have the opportunity to meet these incredible native Australian animals and learn more fun facts about them from our passionate staff.

Head into the wombat exhibit where you will have the chance to touch, pat and pose for a photo together.

Wombats are among the more than 2,000 sick and injured native animals treated each year at the Sanctuary’s Australian Wildlife Health Centre.

Your wombat pat and play encounter will help Zoos Victoria continue fight wildlife extinction.

Duration: 15 minutes 

Cost: $20 per person (not including entry to Healesville Sanctuary) 


  • All children 14 and under must be supervised by a paying adult with a 1 adult to 2 children ratio.
  • No wheelchair access.

Group size: 5 people
Availability: Scheduled throughout the day, morning and afternoon sessions available

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