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Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

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Address: 28 Tomewin St, Currumbin, Gold Coast, Queensland 4223, Australia
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+61 7 5534 1266
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08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Voted one of the Gold Coast's most popular tourist destinations, Currumbin...

Voted one of the Gold Coast's most popular tourist destinations, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is the crown jewel of the National Trust of Australia (Queensland) [NTAQ] properties. As one of Queensland's earliest nature-based tourist destinations, the Sanctuary is a physical embodiment of everything the NTAQ represents: dedication to conserving our nation's Indigenous, natural and historic heritage and culture. With Blinky Bill now present for daily shows, the amazing viewing experiences available at the Wildlife Hospital and hundreds of native Australian animals on display in natural bushland and rainforest settings, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is the ultimate holiday adventure for the entire family.

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A quintessential Australian experience

What a perfect day. We showed up before the park opened so we could experience the lorikeet feeding. Definitely get there early or stay late so you can experience that. It is... read more

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leanleft
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a perfect day. We showed up before the park opened so we could experience the lorikeet feeding. Definitely get there early or stay late so you can experience that. It is quite something to see hundreds of lorikeets swoop in from their day in the wild to enjoy some free food direct from your hands. Before I even knew... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After years of saying we should visit, we finally did and were not disappointed. The animals seem well kept and the grounds are clean and well thought out. The wildlife hospital viewing windows offer the unique experience for patrons of watching whilst vets administer care to animals. We had our 3 daughters (7, 11 and 15) with us and they... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a small zoo where you can see many Australian native animals. Staff is very friendly and prices are fair. The best is that you can get a pic with a koala. Totally recommended!

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Thank Ardlfo
Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very casual mini zoo. Not a sanctuary. Plenty of touchy feely with kangaroos, koalas. Mainly good for kids. If you're wanting to have the lorikeets feed from your hand then check the times. From memory it's morning or late afternoon. Also if you're there at the bird feeding don't stand under the trees. The bird feed goes straight through their... More 

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Warner
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must attraction for any age. I have been visiting this place ever since I was a little girl. We make it a yearly thing to do. Great Australian Wildlife, bird show, reptile show, pelican feeding, kangaroo feeding, Blinky bill show and much more. If you don't feel like walking around the whole place, you can jump on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Whilst I've visited CWS before I'd never been with my young family. Delighted to say it was the perfect activity for them and one they both enjoyed. There's lots of different wildlife on show and using the train to get around just adds to the fun of it all. Feeding the kangaroos proved to be a real highlight, thought the... More 

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Masterton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have just visited this week. Amazing place with so many things to do. Was very hot so make sure you take a lot of water, hats etc. the children loved feeding the kangaroos. There are lot of shows but the best was feeding the birds first thing in the morning. Kids wonted to do the high ropes but didn't... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My friends and I had a fantastic day at the sanctuary. We really enjoyed the shows and animal encounters. Three of my friends thoroughly enjoyed the high ropes challenge. Make sure you head to the Larakeet feeding at 9am or 4pm for a great (and funny) experience!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've read reviews of people complaining it wasn't fun enough and too overpriced. etc etc. So silly as its a lovely place and 100% nicer than Australia Zoo (which is a hell hole) You can see the money for entry is to help keep the price nice and to house all the animals that they look after. Didnt like the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A great experience to get closer to the animals in their environment. We spent 4 hours exploring, the train to get you around is a bonus. Noted that if you buy tickets online are cheaper than at the Sanctuary ($100vs135). Enjoy!!!

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