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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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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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 really enjoyed the visit here. It is a small open air aviary with only the cassowary in a cage. You can purchase a small bag of food an feed the various birds. Not all are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Corrales, NM

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a small but great aviary. The parrots are flying all around you. We arrived early, 10-00am and there were just a handful of people there, so it was perfect timing. Just sit and the parrots come to you. The Cassowaray are close, this is probably the only way to see these birds as they live in the rainforest... More 

Thank 100MarionS
Corrales, NM
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263 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed the visit here. It is a small open air aviary with only the cassowary in a cage. You can purchase a small bag of food an feed the various birds. Not all are indigenous. There are many colorful parrots, cockatoos and macaw, even a black swan. A few are the birds are slightly aggressive but it is... More 

Thank jegnm
Church Stretton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't miss this if in the area, great just sitting and watching the colourful birds fly around you not to be missed very good price as well

Thank Gramlx
Cary, North Carolina
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65 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We bought the discount pass (available at any of the attraction kiosks) for the butterfly, bird and animal parks. The aviary is gorgeous with lots of colorful birds flying above and hanging out on limbs. There looked to be plenty of fruit and seed stations. Heed their warning, and remove anything shiny (earrings, rings, necklaces, etc) because the birds will... More 

Thank haylaura
Reading, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An opportunity to see a pair of Cassowary, very strange birds and fenced off from the public I am glad to say. Some fascinating birds here, not all Aussie inhabitants but interesting nevertheless. A couple of black swans. Black cockatoos - very handsome birds. One bird I thought was injured - turned out to be a bleeding heart dove. If... More 

Thank Marigold19
Keller, Texas
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88 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This a large aviary not birds in cages. You enter directly into the aviary. Walk a large circle . slight slope up and down. I loved it. Planned on only spending like 30 mins, but ended up staying over an hour. Note - I got a 3 in 1 pass from expedia app. Paid $15 and did 3 attractions in... More 

Thank kari327055
Hobart, Australia
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92 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We very much enjoyed birdworld, the man at the front desk was very friendly and helpful. The environment was lovely and the birds all very spectacular. Especially great for children. We were able to feed them and they landed on us but were not rough or scarey at all.

Thank TasApril
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is friendly. Worth the money if you want to see tropical birds close up (don't forget the 10% discount). You will find yourself feeding some. We took lots of pictures.

Thank Steve E
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little disappointing just like walking in a big avairy but a good display off different type of birds

Thank Gary B
Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited both the birdworld and butterfly, and the birdworld is slightly better to our opinion. More interactive with the birds. The place is smallish though, and i think the entrance fee is a bit steep.

Thank h0bbyjalan

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