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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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We loved the bird world. Although it is a small attraction, the birds are free and not enclosed and you get to see them really close. A lot of bright colourful birds around. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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113 reviews 113 reviews
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We loved the bird world. Although it is a small attraction, the birds are free and not enclosed and you get to see them really close. A lot of bright colourful birds around. The give you a list of birds inside and it was a good challenge to try and spot them all. If you purchased the bird feed -... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We were up early in Kuranda and got to Birdworld just as it opened, you can buy seeds for the birds on entry which I called "birdie num num's" as it attracted all the birds. Again this is a non guided tour so you can walk around at your own pace, the bird are mainly friendly and one was very... More 

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Motueka, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This is my favourite activity to do while in the area. It is fantastic for photos and great for bird lovers. You can get so up and close to them as well as having them on you. Just be warned they do like shinny things like watches.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This is a wonderful way to watch birds go about their business and interact with you if they want! A tip - if you wear a cap they'll land on your head and chew it. The place is tendered to with care & is lovely and open. The range of birds is fantastic & my word there are some absolute... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Lots of birds. Different types of parrots were very cheeky. They land on your head and shoulders and love anything shiny. One inspected my watch. A couple of hours later I noticed my watch wasn't going. The time adjustment knob was gone and the watch had died. Luckily a cheap watch. Make sure you have all your shiny jewellery out... More 

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I have been to better aviaries but we did see a good variety of birds even though one tried to eat my hat. A bit overpriced I thought.

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I enjoyed my time here but the admission price was a little hefty for what you got. I love spending time up and close and personal with animals and nature so thoroughly enjoyed the interaction with the birds. They are brightly coloured and eager to eat your feed which is great but beware of them taking buttons, earrings or adornments... More 

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Daylesford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

It was fantastic to get up close and personal with some of the native birds of Australia - some of which are quite cheeky and inquisitive!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This was great. Walk through the giant aviary and see a huge variety of birds. Some are very friendly and curious but watch out for your buttons and jewellery. It was also great to see a cassowary up close - what a magnificent creature!

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Lots of very bright colourful birds. Get a combined ticket with Koala gardens and Butterfly sanctuary otherwise it can work out quite expensive

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