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Your one-stop shop for holiday fun this winter!

 

If you’ve ever wanted to get up close and learn more about native and exotic animals, there’s never been a better time. With dozens of exciting encounters on offer, there is something for everyone. Here is a full round-up of what’s on offer from 26 June to 11 July!

Krafting with Koalas SCHOOL HOLIDAYS ONLY!

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Looking for something different for the kids these holidays? They can get Krafty alongside our friendly and adorable Koalas in this fun and engaging experience. Take home a souvenir photo, learn how to be a conservationist and create a beautiful piece of sustainable Koala art to take home.

Days: Monday to Sunday

Times: 10:30am and 12:30pm

Price: $15 per person (General Admission required)

Age: 4 years and up

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Lost Valley Experience BRAND NEW!

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In this breathtaking encounter, take a behind the scenes journey through the incredible Lost Valley attraction. Tour through our exotic animal enclosures and come nose to furry nose with friendly lemurs, Red pandas and many more.

Days: Monday to Sunday

Times: 2pm to 3:15pm

Price: $49 per person (General Admission required)

Age: 6 years and up. Children aged under 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult

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Breakfast with the Koalas

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Can you think of a better way to have breakfast than surrounded by beautiful Koalas? We can’t! Indulge in a gourmet breakfast, chat with our friendly and knowledgeable keepers and get a photo with a Koala that you can treasure forever. Afterwards, enjoy the Sanctuary at your leisure. Extra Koala Breakfast dates have been added during the school holiday period.

Days: Thursday to Sunday

Times: 7:45am arrival for an 8am start

Price: From $69 per person (General Admission included)

Age: Children under 13 years must be accompanied by a paying adult

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Red Panda Encounter

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Get the VIP treatment as you journey into Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary before the gates open to meet and feed the elusive Red Panda in Lost Valley.

Days: Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday

Times: 8:30am to 8:50am

Price: $59 per person (General Admission required)

Age: 8 years and up

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Dingo Walk

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Animal lovers would be mad to pass up the opportunity to go for a stroll with three pure Alpine Dingos. Explore the Sanctuary’s 27 hectares with members of our wolf pack Marrok, Seff or Cailen.

Days: Monday to Sunday

Times: 9:40am to 10am

Price: $39 per person (General Admission required)

Age: 12 years and up

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Behind the Scenes

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Get closer than ever to all the action at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary with a backstage pass to our Presentation, Rehabilitation and Wildlife Department. Learn from one of our experienced animal keepers, meet animal stars, including the cast of the Free Flight Bird Show, and understand how we breed to save endangered wildlife. To top it off, you’ll get amazing VIP seats to our Wild Skies Free Flight Bird Show!

Days: Monday to Sunday

Times: 10:10am to 10:30am

Price: $15 per person (General Admission required)

Age: All children under 12 years must be accompanied by a paying adult. Children under age 3 are free

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Dingo Encounter

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Rub snouts with the head of the wolf pack at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Marrok the white Alpine Dingo will show you around his enclosure and let you pat his stunning fur coat.

Days: Monday to Sunday

Times: 10:30am to 10:50am

Price: $29 per person (General Admission required)

Age: Children aged 10-14 years must be accompanied by a paying adult

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Possum Encounter

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Lovers of cute and cuddly critters couldn’t POSS-ibly miss a chance to snuggle with one of our resident possums. Small groups will enter this amazing little marsupial’s enclosure for a special hand-feeding opportunity.

Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

Times: 11:10am to 11:30am/p>

Price: $29 per person (General Admission required)

Age: 8 years and up

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Echidna Encounter

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Have you ever wondered what an echidna’s spikes feel like? Pat one of our prickly residents and let them eat food from your hand with their long, sticky tongue.

Days: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday

Times: 11:10am to 11:30am

Price: $29 per person (General Admission required)

Age: 8 years and up

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Scaly Tales

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Something for the little ones, this hands-on experience is designed for younger guests. Get up close and personal with our reptile residents, some of them you might find in our backyard, while others are from right across the globe! Hear stories about how reptiles have roamed the earth for millions of years and adapted to live alongside us today, and get the special opportunity to hold a lizard, pat a snake and feed a critically endangered exotic tortoise.

Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Times: 12:10pm to 12:30pm

Price: $29 per person (General Admission required)

Age: 4 years and up

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Cotton-top Tamarin

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Inquisitive and adorable, Toro Arami and Pablo the Cotton-top Tamarins will win your heart. Be transported to an exotic world as you meet and feed these fascinating creatures and learn interesting facts in this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Days: Thursday to Sunday

Times: 1:10pm to 1:30pm

Price: $49 per person (General Admission required)

Age: 8 years and up. Children aged under 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult

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Raptor Encounter

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Experience the magic of being a raptor handler! Enjoy VIP seats at our Wild Skies Free Flight Bird Show and go to work alongside one of our expert trainers! Learn the basics of modern and traditional falconry, including techniques used in our Free Flight Bird Show. Receive a photo with an Owl and get a snap with a Wedge-tailed eagle, which you can purchase at the end of your encounter.

Days: Monday to Sunday

Times: 1:15pm to 2pm

Price: $59 per person with 1 x 6" by 8" Owl photo included (General Admission required)

Age: 12 years and up

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Capybara Encounter

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Lovers of the cute and quirky will be charmed by our Capybaras – the world’s largest rodents! Venture into their enclosure, give them a scratch and feed them while learning some interesting facts. Did you know that they eat their own poo? Gross!

Days: Monday to Sunday

Times: 1:30pm to 1:50pm

Price: $49 per person (General Admission required)

Age: 6 years and up. Children aged under 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult

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Full terms and conditions apply on encounters and experiences. Check our website for more details.

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