Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is the Gold Coasts’ #1 Wildlife Attraction, nestled within 27 hectares of lush eucalyptus and rainforest.
Come face-to-face with extraordinary wildlife in exciting daily shows such as Wild Skies – Free Flight Bird Show where you can enjoy hands-on encounters with the wildlife. Cuddle a koala, ride the miniature train, pat a kangaroo or feed a crocodile! Discover Lost Valley as you wander your way along elevated walkways where you are able to experience and interact with exotic species such as Lemurs, Cotton-top Tamarins, Red Panda, and Capybaras, along with free-flying birds and exotic reptiles or visit and watch the team of vets in action at Currumbin Wildlife Hospital, one of the busiest wildlife hospitals in the world! There are so many must-do experiences.
Animal Photos & Encounters Daily
Make sure you have your exciting moments at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary captured by one of the professional photographers to cherish and show friends and family. With so many photo opportunities available daily, be sure to visit the Visitor Services desk for times and details. See their section on ‘Wild Photos’ where you can find out information on how you can hold a Koala!
The Gruffalo Trail
A Gruffalo? What’s a Gruffalo?
Find out at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary when you explore The Gruffalo Trail which is new to the Sanctuary and now open!
Take a journey through the deep dark woods and meet your favourite characters from the book along the way, with the new augmented reality app. This brand new interactive trail is included in your entry ticket price, along with daily photo opportunities with The Gruffalo.
Currumbin Wildlife Hospital
Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation supports and funds Currumbin Wildlife Hospital, and its vital work of treating, rehabilitating and releasing sick, injured and orphaned native wildlife. The Hospital has grown to be one of the busiest wildlife hospitals in the world, admitting over 11,000 animals a year – a service that is provided free of charge to the community. See x-rays, ultrasounds and endoscopes streamed live on a flat screen for guests to observe during the procedure. Even watching from a surgeons eye view by a camera mounted on the surgical light!
Wild Skies – Free Flight Bird Show
National Trust Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary presents the Free Flight Bird Show! Meet some of Australia’s most beautiful species of birds from the largest bird in flight, the Australian pelican, to the colourful parrots, birds of prey, endangered species and the majestic wedge-tailed eagle. Marvel at the beauty of these incredible creatures as they free-fly across the audience in a wonderful display set against the Sanctuary’s natural environment. Make sure you also hang around to have your photo taken with a bird of prey at the end of the show!