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Address: 28 Tomewin Street, Currumbin, Queensland 4223, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 5534 1266
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Group tours/walking tour
Description: Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is More Australian, More Natural, More Fun...
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is More Australian, More Natural, More Fun with more than 1,000 native Australian animals on display in natural bushland and rainforest settings, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary provides our guest with the chance to interact with our amazing Australian native wildlife. The Sanctuary offers a world of discovery through fascinating wildlife shows such as the Free flight bird show, Australiana Sheep shearing show and the Crocodile behaviours show as well as our displays. Kids love the Blinky Bill and Dr Do Lots shows or they can play at Wild Island, an outdoor adventure playground. Currumbin is one of the only places on the Gold Coast where you can see a daily Aboriginal dance show. For the more adventurous why not try the Adventure Parc High ropes course with 80 treetop challenges over 5 course or book a guided Segway tour around the sanctuary. There are many opportunities to have your picture taken with one of our beautiful animals, there is just so much to see and do at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary fun for all the family.
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We loved the wildlife sanctuary, there is so much to do and see. The koalas are the cutest. They are super soft and cuddly and I wish I could take one home. Our little one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

We loved the wildlife sanctuary, there is so much to do and see. The koalas are the cutest. They are super soft and cuddly and I wish I could take one home. Our little one loved riding on the train. The Aboriginal dance presentation was awesome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

My colleague had wanted to see quokka wallabies so she found herself very happy to see them move. Taking pictures with a koala cost $14 under a group discount, which is reasonable in that we got a professional-taken photo with other many cellphone ones.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Had friends in town and decided to show them some wildlife. Great place to do that! recommend going on a weekday while kids are at school to beat the crowds!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I have very little doubt that this is one of the world's greatest family wildlife adventures. This sanctuary has been around as far back as I remember - late 60's or early 70's. This facility has altered very little due to its magnetic attraction. Of all the wildlife sanctuaries I have visited in 88 countries, this takes the cake. Nowhere... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

With over 500 native birds and animals I guess this sanctuary is home to one of the largest collections of Australian wildlife in the world. We could see so many of iconic species on display in their natural habitat. More importantly there are interactive opportunities to cuddle a Koala, feed a Kangaroo, hold a baby crocodile or snake, to name... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

I visted from Brisbane Sth the day I went to Currumbin, nice and sunny when leaving Bris, torrential rains by the time I arrived at Currumbin..on a sunny day I imagine the sanctuary would be a fantastic day out, but in bad weather, its very difficult to get around and see anything within the grounds, I think we could only... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Nice and big zoo, friendly people, big animal enclosure. We had a awesome day in currumbin. we liked it very much.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Good place if you are looking to feed, pat, feeding and have many photo opportunity with the animals; kangaroos, koala, snakes 😰, macaw, possum, etc.. The kids would love it !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Our visit to Currumbin was to cuddle a koala and that was achieved without a massive cost. We used an 'adults at kids prices' voucher so only paid approx $35 AUD per person, great value. To cuddle a koala it was approx $25 AUD extra. Lots of Australian animals, you can walk in amongst the Kangaroos and emus, feed, pat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Had a brilliant day here. This is sanctuary for Australian animals, not a zoo. They heal/mend about 9,000 animals per year and rely on the income from visitors and have no grants and is run by many volunteers. Where to start, there are lots of open enclosures for the gorgeous koalas, they are well looked after and have everything they... More 

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Additional Information about Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Address: 28 Tomewin Street, Currumbin, Queensland 4223, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 5534 1266
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Currumbin
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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