Is Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary free?

08/25/2020 Off By admin

Is Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary free?

No entry to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is required, this amazing experience is free to watch and a gold coin donation for feeding.

Can I take my own food to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary?

No commercially prepared food or beverages may be brought into Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. No alcohol or illegal drugs of any type shall be brought on to the premises. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is a smoke free environment inside the park.

How much is parking at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary?

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is located at 28 Tomewin St, Currumbin and has a dedicated car park on Tomewin Street – open from 7.30am until 5.30pm (except on event days). Car park fees apply. Alternatively there is free street parking. $10 parking that goes to supporting Currumbin Wildlife Hospital.

Is Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary ethical?

The Sanctuary operates on a basis of wildlife education, conservation, rehabilitation and research. The Trust continues to operate the sanctuary on a not-for-profit basis, with all revenue reinvested back into the park, in conservation-based research, caring for sick and injured wildlife and public education.

Can you hold koalas at Currumbin?

Queensland is lucky enough to be one of two states in Australia which offers koala holds! If you have more than one family member wanting to hold a koala, take advantage of the Family Koala Pack. There is no other place in Australia where you will encounter a koala like you can at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

What is on at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary?

Open Daily

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How long does it take to go around Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary?

You could easily spend a minimum of 2 hours, more if you like some of the demonstrations. over a year ago. Yup .. about 3-4 hours is good. I would suggest you come early so as not to miss the shows lined up daily.

Can you feed Kangaroos at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary?

Take a walk through the red-dirt landscape to feed the Red Kangaroos, or head over to the grassy fields where the Grey Kangaroos lay, you can even venture into the Wallaby Encounter enclosure and see several species of wallaby, including the rock-dwelling Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby.

Who runs Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary?

Alex Griffiths
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has a special association with the life work of Alex Griffiths who established the sanctuary in 1947 and remained involved in its ongoing management into the early 1980s, after gifting the sanctuary to the National Trust of Queensland (the Trust) in 1976.

How many animals are in Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary?

800
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Why is it illegal to hold a koala in NSW?

In the Australian State of New South Wales, as with most other States, it is illegal for any zoo or sanctuary to allow a visitor to hold a koala. This is a sensible law as it protects koalas from being stressed because a human wants to give it a hug.

Why is Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary important?

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has been conserving native wildlife and nurturing the local indigenous heritage for over 70 years. This regional treasure has also been educating and entertaining families and tourists from all across the globe.