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Birdworld Kuranda

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Address: Heritage Markets, Kuranda, Queensland 4881, Australia
Phone Number: + 61 7 4093 9188
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Description: Home to the largest single collection of free flying birds in Australia...
Home to the largest single collection of free flying birds in Australia (some 500 of them!), Birdworld Kuranda in the Australian highlands of the Atherton Tablelands displays no less than 75 species of the most spectacular birds from all corners of the planet - as well as from the earth’s fast diminishing rainforests.Visitors are free to wander through the lush, tropically landscaped bird sanctuary to observe the birds in their own specific - yet natural - habitats. Two lakes connected by a tumbling waterfall for example are home to waterbirds such as stilts, herons and Australia’s own unique Black Swan. In Birdworld's rainforest canopy overhead, blue, gold and scarlet Macaws dazzle with colourful brilliance as they soar above the tree tops. One outstanding Birdworld denizen not to be missed is that rare avian giant, the Cassowary - an Australian bird now officially enlisted as endangered.Designed to "create a centre where birds would be showcased in their natural environment without the barriers of cages coming between them and their admiring public", Birdworld Kuranda is a photographer's paradise. (And without those barriers, visitors often find a feathered friend nestling on their shoulder - a golden photo opportunity!) Birdworld Kuranda can provide guided tours for all group bookings.
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Kids loved this place. Great to get up close and personal with the birds - although one of the little buggers pinched a button off my shirt :)

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Townsville, Australia

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Townsville, Australia
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Kids loved this place. Great to get up close and personal with the birds - although one of the little buggers pinched a button off my shirt :)

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

If you take your time you will be able to see a lot of beautiful birds, many different parrots, which are not afraid to climb on you and take some pictures.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This attraction is definitely worth visiting. There are birds absolutely everywhere and its fun to find all the birds and identify them. You can also feed them. The macaws were beautiful and the one I loved the most were the cassowaries. Absolutely loved it.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This attraction was ok but too pricey for what it provided, not many birds except for some Mccaws and some cockatoos and a few other parrots and Cassowaries and that was it. It was your typical holiday rip,off but I recommend giving it a kiss.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My daughter was a little disappointed that the birds all seemed so well fed that they were unwilling to come and feed from the food we'd bought at the entrance. We ended up emptying it into the feeders dotted around. Reasonable variety of birds, not just Australian but I would have preferred just native birds. Cassowary enclosures seemed small for... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

If you had to choose between the Butterfly Sanctuary and Birdland, which you might if you're catching the train back down to Cairns, then choose the butterflies. This location was good but not impressive. Some of the birds are Australian but many are from other tropical countries. The interpretative info is practically non-existent. If you're really into birds, then you'll... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

An interesting place bit a little disappointing as the macaws seemed to dominate the Australian birds; they were very friendly but as a consequence the Australian birds were a bit harder to see. However, great fun and the staff were friendly and helpful. Costs about $18 for adults and they give a seniors discount. Place was clean and well looked... More 

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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Next door to the Butterfly Sanctuary is Bird World. You are able to purchase a ticket to take you to both places and I think this gives you a small discount. To get to Birdworld you have to walk through a market area. The markets sells all the typical products found in Kuranda. The Bird World had a good variety... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Came here round 10yrs ago and it was amazing then although since then my visit this time no where near as good. Macaw landed on me and a lady came rushing out to shoo him off me. Isnt that why u go they advertise they land on u feed them etc...really disappointed .. becareful if u have locket jewellery ..... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

The site is small and could get crowded on a busy day. You can get very close to the birds, too close to some of the more adventurous ones. There is a good variety of Australian and foreign birds - parrots, ducks, water birds, pigeons. The free double sided colour A4 sheet of birds was useful for identifying the many... More 

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Additional Information about Birdworld Kuranda

Address: Heritage Markets, Kuranda, Queensland 4881, Australia
Phone Number: + 61 7 4093 9188
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Kuranda
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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