Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is an iconic Gold Coast tourist destination where you can enjoy exciting, interactive displays, presentations and dining experiences.

A heritage-listed zoological garden nestled within 27 hectares of lush eucalyptus and rain forest, each day brings visitors face to face with extraordinary wildlife in shows and encounters.
Every day at Currumbin is a new adventure. Cuddle a koala, get close up to a crocodile, get among a mob of kangaroos or check out reptiles, birds and marsupials in amazing wildlife shows and displays.

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s latest attraction ‘Lost Valley’ is an experience not to be missed! Here, in this all-new open enclosure, lies some of the world’s rarest and most extraordinary flora and fauna – where visitors come face-to-face with all the animals. Encounter a Tree Kangaroo in the branches of Lost Valley, monkey around with the Cotton-Top Tamarin family, Meet Momo, the magnificent Red Panda or hang out with the cheeky Lemurs Andro and Vintana!


Animal Photos & Encounters Daily
Make sure you have your exciting moments here at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary captured by one of their 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!

Segway Safari
Glide gently through the lush surroundings of Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary on an eco-friendly Segway Safari tour. Start with a 10-minute instruction class teaching the intuitive steering system, then onto a 40-minute fully guided tour of the Sanctuary’s vast bush land and rainforest habitats.

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital
Sanctuary guests can have a bird’s eye view of the vets working onsite, and can experience the depth that Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has for the care and welfare of the Australian native animal population. See xrays, ultrasounds and endoscopes streamed live on a flat screen for guests to observe during the procedure. Even watch from a surgeons eye view by a camera mounted on the surgical light!

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!