Healesville & The Black Spur
Healesville is home to some of the region’s most talented artists. Visit some of the town’s galleries and studios or partake in a leisurely lunch at one of the al fresco cafes and popular pubs. Explore the boutique shops, and stock up on fresh regional produce from the huge range of local growers and suppliers.
Queens Park – Corner of Maroondah Highway and Don Road, Healesville. Why not pack a picnic lunch and let the kids explore Queens Park, there is a fantastic playground, seated picnic areas, walking trails and plenty of shade.
Healesville Sanctuary – Badger Creek Road, Badger Creek (Healesville) – Open 9:00am – 5:00pm 365 Days a Year. A bushland haven for Australian Wildlife, Healesville Sanctuary is not just any zoo. You can get close up and personal with all types of animals, book an Animal Encounter and get face to face with a Kangaroo, Echidna, Koala or even a Python.
Maroondah Reservoir Park – Located on the drive out of Healesville – Open 8:00am – 6:00pm 365 Days a Year. Maroondah features gardens with stands of native and exotic trees, native animals and birds and walking tracks. Its playground, lawns and cool summer shade make it a popular picnic destination in warmer months.
The Black Spur – Travel through the breath-taking landscape of The Black Spur. Known for its towering trees and dense bushland it is considered to be one of the best scenic drives in Victoria.
From Mt Dom Dom at the top of the Black Spur BIG4 Taggerty Holiday Park is just 30 minutes away.