Visit to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in Currumbin, Gold Coast and is the home to one of the largest collections of Australian native wildlife in the world.
The park also contains a state-of-the-art veterinary and rehabilitation hospital where thousands of sick and injured animals are brought every day.
Entrance to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is through the souvenir shop
Lorikeet Feeding happens twice a day, one at 8:00am; the other at 4:30pm. For more information, check out the show times.
Tag-along Wagon for hire
Strollers and wheelchairs are also available for rental
All kinds of souvenirs are available at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, although it is not even a quarter of the size of the souvenir shops in Australia Zoo.
The map of Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Jezebelle and Angel on the mini train
While walking through the entire sanctuary is a breeze, mini-train ride which covers the entire sanctuary is available.
Jezebelle loves the playground
Jezebelle in one of the mini caverns at the playground area
Close Encounters Show
Close Encounters Show takes place at 10:30am daily. During the show, the keepers at the sanctuary will display Australia’s wildlife such as dingoes, snakes and possum. After the show ends, kids will get a chance to be photographed with these animals too.
Close Encounters Show
Keeper with a snake
Keeper feeds a Komodo dragon
Brave kid poses with a snake
Another kid poses with a Golden Ringtail Possum
What Animals are there in Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary?
Besides the large variety of birds, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has a large collections of Australian native wildlife such as Dingoes, Kangaroos, Koalas, Emus, Cassowary, Crocodiles, Wombats, Tasmanian Devil, Tree kangaroos and more.
Pacific Black Duck
Wandering Whistling Ducks
Australian King Parrot
Red Tailed Black Cuckatoo
Jezebelle pets a kangaroo
Jezebelle and Angel pose with a kangaroo
Food & Drinks
Angel enjoys her cup of Zarraffa’s coffee
King size sausage roll
The food may be overpriced, but having a good cup of Zarraffa’s coffee in the middle of a jungle, that’s simply priceless.
Tree kangaroo at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
A mother koala holding its baby also known as joey
Two young koalas
A koala is having a meal
Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat
Magpie Goose and its gosling
Green Challenge Adventure Parc
Besides the wildlife, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary also hosts a series of other activities and attractions such as Green Challenge Adventure Parc, SuperBee HoneyWorld, Segway Safari and more. Visitors can also have photographs taken with Koala, wildlife such as snakes, Kangaroo, baby Salt Water Crocodile, Lorikeet, Possum and more.
Overall, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is quite a different experience from the zoo as it is a wildlife sanctuary. The sanctuary is more serene and homely and is a great place to relax. There are also a diverse range of animals on display which some of them are quite rare.
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8:00 am – 5:00 pm Daily (Ticket booth closes at 3:00 pm)
Christmas Day – Closed
ANZAC Day (25 April) – Open from 1:30 pm
Yanguwah starts at 6:00pm with doors opening at 5:30pm
General Admission – Experience Pass
Adult – A$44.00
Concession – A$35.00
Child (4-14 years old) – A$26.00
Child under 4 – Free
Family of 2 Adults + 2 Children *SPECIAL PROMOTION* (Offer only available for purchase online) – A$99.00
Unlimited Entry Passes – NTQ Membership Green Guardian
Adult – 12 months – A$98.00
Child (4-14 years old) – 12 months – A$62.00
Concession – A$80.00
3 months and 6 months passes are also available for purchase.
Note: Concession is now accepted from all over the world. ID needs to be provided upon arrival.
Address: Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary,
28 Tomewin Street,
Currumbin QLD 4223
1300 886 511 (Reservation)
+61 7 5534 1266 (General Enquiries)
- Like most animal sanctuaries and zoos, do bring along some mosquito repellent.
- Strollers are available for hire for A$8.00 per day (with security deposit).
- Wheelchairs are free (with security deposit).
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