Looking for something different to do on the Gold Coast. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary on the Gold Coast is one of the region’s most popular tourist attractions. The park is dedicated to conserving our nation’s Indigenous, natural and historic heritage and culture. It has an onsite animal hospital and plenty of native wildlife for the whole family to enjoy.
Here are some of the fun things to do in a day :
Free Flight Bird Show
Enjoy an entertaining and educational bird show, where you will meet some of Australia’s most beautiful species of birds. The show demonstrates our largest bird in flight as well as the Australian pelican, 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. Don’t forget to have your photo taken with a bird of prey at the end of the show!
Australian Sheep Shearing Show
Experience the Australian outback in a sheep shearing show. Enjoy a yarn and with the shows cast and have a few laughs while a Marino Woolly sheep is sheared.
Crocodile Behaviour Show
Enjoy the excitement of a five-metre-long salt water Croc in action. Watch as it emerges from the water and snaps its pray in its huge jaws!
Feed the Kangaroos
Enter the vast paddock of Kangaroos at the Sanctuary and hand fed these beautiful marsupials.
Feed the Lorikeets
If you love birds then this is sure to ignite excitement. Every day guests can feed wild lorikeets and enjoy the spectacle of dozens of rainbow-coloured birds landing on their heads and arms. It makes for some pretty impressive pictures too!
Cuddle a Koala
The Park is home to lots of cute Koala’s. Get your picture taken as you cuddle one of these adorable creatures!
Aboriginal Dance Show
Emerse yourself in the Aboriginal Culture in this stunning dance show by the Yugambeh Aboriginal Dancers. The show celebrates their connection to the land, in all its forms, past present and future.
Enjoy a train ride around the park which stops at key attractions. The kids are sure to enjoy this one!
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Feature image source: Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary