The lush 27-hectare outdoor Sanctuary continues to play a vital role in connecting wildlife and nature with the community. The expansive ground provides an open-air safe haven for humans and animals alike and their conservation efforts are aimed to ensure that the Sanctuary and precious wildlife remain in place for generations to come.
A visit to the Sanctuary will feel a little different during this time, as they introduce new protocols and procedures to ensure that members and guests continue to enjoy a safe outdoor environment.
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, pat a kangaroo or book a hospital tour. 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, Capybaras and the new addition to the family the Binturong along with free-flying birds and exotic reptiles. 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!
It’s Show Time
National Trust Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary presents Wild SkiesFree Flight Bird Show! Meet some of Australia’s most beautiful species of birds in their natural state of flight! The kids will love the NEW Blinky Bill Show – Blinky Bill’s Rookie Ranger Station or Aussie Scales and Tails where you will meet Marrok the Alpine Dingo! Don’t forget the Pelican & Eel show plus the Lorikeet feeding daily!
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 14,000 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 surgeon’s eye view by a camera mounted on the surgical light!
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Getting there from the south
Travel along the Pacific Highway onto the Gold Coast Highway at Coolangatta. Then follow the Gold Coast Highway to Currumbin and turn right at the traffic lights onto Tomewin Street.
From the north
Travel south on the Gold Coast Highway to Currumbin. Turn left at the lights onto Tomewin Street.
On the M1 Motorway
Travel on the M1 Motorway, take exit 95 to Stewart Road. Turn onto the Gold Coast Highway, then turn right onto Tomewin Street.