Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary will be partially open on Sunday (19th January) due to the recent extreme rain and flooding. Koala Photos and limited shows will be operating and visitors will be able to access some of the exhibits. The Western reserve of the Sanctuary will remain closed until Monday 20th January so that our team can ensure the site is safe for visitors. The train will also not be running. Our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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Bring the Gruffalo to life with this ground-breaking augmented app!
**NOTE. Please ensure you give the app permission to access your Photos when prompted.**

The Gruffalo Spotter has been designed for use at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary in Gold Coast, Queensland. 

The Gruffalo Spotter has been developed for iOS 11.0 and later on iPhone (6s and above), iPad 2017+ and iPad Pro. Compatible with Android 7+ (Nougat and up). Previous versions of these devices will not be fully supported. Please email if you experience technical difficulties. 

The app requires downloading before your visit. 

Brought to you by Magic Light Pictures and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, The Gruffalo Spotter app is the first development of its kind.
Families will follow clues on an interactive trial and track signs of their favourite characters based on The Gruffalo, best-selling picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler.

The self-led trial is packed with fun facts about the animals with fantastic activities along the way. Once families have spotted the characters, they can use the app to bring the 3D character animation to life and take photos alongside them. 

Their photos are automatically added to their device’s gallery, from where it can be shared via social media with the hashtag #GruffaloSpotter.

Taking family walks to new heights, the app mixes technology with the real world, encouraging children to get exploring, firing their imaginations and enabling them to have an all-new experience. 

The Gruffalo Spotters app has been developed and animated by Nexus Studios and is available for free with no in-app purchases. 


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