Proudly Supported by Bendigo Bank Tugun Community Branch.
A visit to the Sanctuary is a great opportunity for students to view
native Australian animals in natural settings. Currumbin Wildlife
Sanctuary is home to one of the world's largest collections of
Australian Animals featuring over 1400 individual animals from over 200
Our Education Service provides quality programs for all students
including primary, secondary, tertiary, ESL and international.
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary provides for an ideal learning situation
as students are immersed in an environment rich with native plant and
Students are given the unique opportunity to see Australian Animals up
close in an exclusive education presentation. They may also be given
the opportunity to pat some of them! We have found that the best way to
develop a true understanding and empathy for both our environment and
wildlife is through this interaction with real animals.
Students are empowered by being taught ways that they can personally
help our animals and the environment right now in their own backyard.
This gives them a sense of responsibility for the future of our unique
flora and fauna.
Education visits include:
Education Presentation with trained staff (a range of topics available, or we'll cater one to suit your needs).
Free student workbook for every student (lower, middle & upper
primary and lower & upper secondary, ESL, Japanese and chinese
Free teacher information pack including our Guide's Guide. This book
contains information about the main animal exhibits you will encounter
during your day. It also includes suggested questions and activities to
maximise the educational benefits to students. A range of pre and post
visit lessons are also part of the Guide's Guide.
Wildlife shows - Totally Wild, Snakes Alive and our new Free-Flight Bird Show.
Keeper talks and animal feeding times. These sessions allow students
the opportunity to talk with the experts and ask questions about each
Wild Lorikeet feeding each morning and afternoon.
Aboriginal Dance performance.
There are also a number of unique and convenient highly recommended
additional activities we now offer school groups. Let us help you with
the organisation of your day to ensure it's a day to remember for