Busy busy busyIn captivity our Bristlebird breeding pairs can nest almost all year round with only a short break...Read More
A huge step forwardHaving determined the sex of our latest Eastern Bristlebird fledgling we are now able to set up...Read More
Identification for our newest little girlIn order to identify all of our Eastern Bristlebird offspring it is important that each bird is...Read More
Kylie, Mother of KoalasMove over Daenerys Targaryen, there’s a new mother to be reckoned with. Kylie, mother of koalas. Head of Koala...Read More
It’s a girl!Our Eastern Bristlebird fledgling has been sexed as a female from DNA testing. She is the most...Read More
Currumbin Lung Fish Important Link in EvolutionCurrumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s resident lung fish have contributed to an important study on new methods of working...Read More
Meet Diego. A very impressive male Green Iguana. Originally confiscated from someone who kept him illegally, he now lives at the Sanctuary and loves being pampered with a good scratch or a shower from his keepers. ... See MoreSee Less
July 21st ·
Did you know we need 1000 eucalyptus trees per year to feed just one koala!
We believe that conservation is fun! When you visit our not-for-profit wildlife sanctuary you and your family will be in for a day of feeding, holding, patting and learning all about Australian wildlife. Catch our new reptile show "The Big Fang Theory" or burrow with our wombats in their new den. With so much more than you remember - where will you be this weekend?! 🐨 😃 👪 ... See MoreSee Less
July 20th ·
Dont know what a Zoo Run is? It is a fun run through a Zoo or Wildlife Park. A fun and unique way to raise money for wildlife. Check out how much fun we had at the Zoo Run @ Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary back in 2014.
July 14th ·
Hospital Open Day
July 31, 2016, 10:00am - July 30, 2016, 11:00pm
Ever wanted to see our team of vets and nurses in action? Now's your chance! Come along to our Hospital Open Day and go behind the scenes of Currumbin Wildlife Hospital. You'll be amazed at just how incredible this state of the art facility really is, and will leave inspired by the vital work the team is doing to save our precious wildlife!
July 12th ·
New home for wallaby joeys.
Come and meet the very cute, very small and sometimes shy Tammar wallaby, in their new walk through wallaby home. Get up close with these beautiful creatures and keep an eye out for the two wallaby mums with bulging pouches – they have month old joeys in their pouch. ... See MoreSee Less
July 7th ·
This week is NAIDOC week - a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and an opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country and our society.
Celebrate with us daily at the Aboriginal Dance show and learn about indigenous culture and heritage through dance and music. ... See MoreSee Less
July 6th ·
You're never too young to make friends with a new Aussie mate!
Congratulations to our major #moremates winner IG@michelemmcg. You have won a $500 Pacific Fair shopping spree and an annual Family pass to National Trust Australia so you can come back again and again.
Many thanks to everyone who shared their #moremates photos. ... See MoreSee Less
July 4th ·
Aussie Wildlife Course
July 20, 2016, 5:45pm
The Aussie Wildlife Course is an introductory course developed to train enthusiastic members of our community to provide emergency care for sick, injured or orphaned native wildlife. It also provides an opportunity to gain more experience and knowledge to help further employment opportunities in vet nursing, zoo keeping and other wildlife industries. Conducted on site at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary the course is held each week over an 8 week period. Presented by qualified Zoological staff with years of experience you will learn about Australia’s unique native wildlife, birds, mammals and reptiles and how to correctly care for them. The course is open to participants 14 years and over. Spaces are limited so book now.
July 3rd ·
Bird enthusiasts wanted!
July 23, 2016, 8:30am - July 24, 2016, 1:00am
If you're passionate about birds, then this course is for you. The Currumbin Wildlife Avian Husbandry, Rehabilitation and Hand Rearing Course is specifically designed for people serious about expanding their knowledge in aviculture, avian husbandry, rehabilitation and hand rearing. Conducted on site at the sanctuary and run by industry professionals this course is a must attend for all bird enthusiasts.
July 3rd ·