Currumbin Wildlife SanctuaryTake a walk on the wild side
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has long been one of the Gold Coast's favourite attractions. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary offers visitors with a rare opportunity to get up close and very personal with all the wonderful animals which call the sanctuary home.
Located in this 27 hectare oasis you can take part in interactive displays and presentations, enjoy wildlife shows presented by experts, visit the animals in their natural settings and even get a little bit closer and cuddle up with a koala.
There's lots of places to grab a quick bite to eat or enjoy a nice sit down meal. On the way out of the park be sure to a pick up a souvenir of your favourite animal. Visiting the Sanctuary is a wonderful day out which everyone can enjoy.
From 8am till 4pm there are a number of shows for you to enjoy. You can pick and choose from these amazing experiences however if you like you can just wander around the park and relax in this amazing and unique environment.
The famous Lorikeet Feeding takes place twice a day is definitely not something to be missed! The showtimes change between Peak and Low Season so make sure you check the website so you don't miss out on anything.
Here is a list of the fantastic wildlife and entertainment shows on offer:
- Lorikeet Feeding
- Crocodile Photo opportunities
- Pelican & Eel Feeding
- Dr. Doo-Lots & the Creature Teachers Show
- Simply Magic and Animal Show
- Possum Photo Opportunity
- Free Flight Bird Show
- Eagle Photo Opportunity
- Sheep Shearing Show
- Snake Photo Opportunity
- Crocodile Behaviours Show & Photos
- Aboriginal Dance Show
- Lorikeet Feeting
- Wombat & Koala Talk
- Kangaroo Feeding
The Green Challenge Adventure Park
The Green Challenge is the perfect experience for bigger kids and adults however it may be a little too much for the youngin's to handle.
Upon entry to the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary it gives you the opportunity to visit the busiest Wildlife Hospital precinct in Australia. Hopefully when visiting the hospital it will help raise awareness to all the wonderful things that the Hospital is accomplishing.
At any time the Hospital is home to a variety of animals who have come into some kind of trouble. These animals are looked after by some of the best carers and volunteers with an aim to release them into the wild after they have recovered.
The Green Guardian is the Sanctuary's conservation program and the funds raised through this organisation help build a new Conservation Research Centre and WIldlife Hospital. You can become a Green Guardian so that you can help further wildlife education, conservation and research.
Food & Drink
There's a range of places to grab a full meal, snack or refreshing drink about the Sanctuary. Please remember not to feed the aniamls! The Sanctuary Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and serves delicious, modern Australian cuisine.
The Koala Kiosk is for those who are on the move and offers great fast food. Have a burger, fish'n'chips, healthy salad roll, fruit salad and cool off with an ice cream or cold drink.
After exerting yourself on the Green Challenge Adventure Park you'll definitely need a refreshment. The Green Challenge Base sells a range of meat pies, sandwiches, healthy snacks, cold drinks and ice creams.
For a special occasion like a party, wedding or special occasion there is a 120 seat function room named the Sawrey Room.
Visit Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Buy tickets to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary online and save off the admission price - you can choose from a general admission ticket, family passes where adults can come in at kids prices, or why not get an annual pass and really save!
28 Tomewin Street
Currumbin Qld 4223
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