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Our brand new and exciting school holiday program puts participants right in the heart of the action at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and runs each and every school holidays! Attendees will participate in activities exclusive to the Wild Adventures school holiday program including enrichment feeding, behind the scenes access and up-close and personal animal encounters. With 5 different, action-packed days, there is even more to see and explore.
Please bring along a packed morning tea and lunch.
Two age groups per day allow for tailored and specific content to ensure everyone has an enjoyable day. If your children’s ages sit across the two programs, and they want to be in the same group, please call us to discuss.
Each themed day starts at 8:30am and finishes at 3:30pm
Animal Trainer for a Day - 8 JulyThis will allow participants to learn all about the training techniques we use both for animal health checks and behaviours for our shows.
Paws and Claws - 9 JulyThis fun day focuses specifically on interactions with the furry and feathered members of the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.
Keeper for a Day - 10 JulySee exactly what it’s like to be a wildlife keeper. From cleaning, to food preparation, health checks, enrichment and more.
Slimy and Scaly with optional TreeTop Challenge - 11 JulyYou never know what lies below the surface! Get eye to eye with our reptilian friends and up close with our aquatic acquaintances.
Vet for a Day - 12 July Participants will learn about rehabilitation and rescue, release techniques, veterinary equipment and their uses and conduct health checks on animals.
Designed specifically for our smallest adventurers, get ready to embark on a half day exploration of Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary! Get up close with some of our favourite reptile and insect friends, before getting hands-on with our nature craft and finishing with wildlife story-time. Each day is themed on a different children’s storybook. Parent participation is essential for 3 years olds, and optional (but encouraged) for 4 and 5 year olds.
Each day runs from 8.30am – 11.30am
Wandering Wombat Storytime - 8 July
Pouncing Possum Storytime - 10 July
Kipping Koala Storytime- 12 July
A half-day program for students and their carers, who may be unable to access mainstream school holiday programs, due to their particular needs. There are 2 different theme days to cater to the specific requirements of students between the ages of 6 -12 years old.
Each day runs from 8.30am - 11.30am
Creative day - 9 JulyA half-day of exclusive animal experiences, and creative activities designed for children with low support needs. This program does involve some walking, and is unsuitable for children with mobility restrictions.
Sensory day - 11 JulyA half-day of exclusive animal encounters and sensory experiences designed for children with moderate to high support needs. This program involves minimal walking, and is suitable for children with mobility restrictions.