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Healesville Sanctuary's Birthday

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by Vicky Rae Ellmore (subscribe)
Proudly South African. Currently residing in amazing Melbourne. Lover of music, reading, animals and exploring. Vet nurse/freelance writer and editor. www.instagram.com/melbournetogo
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Free entry for a few, free birthday cake for all
Healesville Sanctuary is celebrating its 80th birthday this month and to celebrate visitors to the sanctuary on 31 May and 1 June 2014 will be treated to birthday cake, special animal encounters and giveaways.

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No longer a young pup, Healesville Sanctuary is turning 80!


Entry is free on 31 May and 1 June 2014 for anyone celebrating their birthday over the weekend, anyone turning 80 years old this year or anyone born in 1980. Photo proof is required.

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Healesville Sanctuary was officially opened on 30 May 1934.


In addition, each visitor will go into the draw to win a Magic Moment experience for a family of four. The Magic Moment experience involves an exclusive up-close access to amazing Australian animals. Meet your favourite Australian animal one to one! Which would you choose? The kangaroo, python, koala, dingo or echidna?

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Win a one on one with your favourite Australian animal.


Playing an important role in the wildlife conservation of many endangered species, and gaining international recognition in the process, Healesville Sanctuary is worth celebrating and a great day out to boot.

Happy birthday Healesville!

*all images from the Healesville Sanctuary website
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Why? To celebrate 80 years of wildlife conservation and great animal adventures for young and old alike
When: 31 May and 1 June 2014
Phone: 1300 966 784
Where: Healesville Sanctuary, Badger Creek Road, Healesville
Cost: Free entry for birthday boys and girls, anyone turning 80 this year and anyone born in 1980 (photo proof required)
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Great to be able to enjoy a day at healsville! Thank-you for let us know! Very generous too, make the day free fees for the public! Cheers
by eleon (score: 1|20) 1976 days ago
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