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Get a Backstage Pass
Get backstage access to our Training, Rehabilitation and Wildlife department! SO WHAT’S INVOLVED? You will have a 25 minute experience while under the personal guidance of an Animal Keeper. In this time you will get an exclusive insight into the secrets behind the stars of the Free Flight Bird Show. You will also see our wildlife rehabilitation centres and understand how we breed to save endangered wildlife, as well as meet more clever critters you are sure to fall in love with.
As a bonus, you will also gain access to VIP seating at our WildSkies Free Flight Bird Show at 10:45am!
Name: Exclusive Behind the Scenes Tour
Days Available: Daily*
Time: 10 AM (25 Minute Duration)
Price: $19 per person
Available Positions: 15 per Session
All children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a paying adult, Children under 3 are free
*Check our opening hours here
Children under 12 years must be accompanied by a participating, full paying adult
As you are going into operational areas unfortunately there is no stroller or wheelchair access. Strollers may be left at the entrance of the encounter. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is not held responsible for any damage to items or lost and stolen items. Please take valuables with you.
Children under the age of 3 years of age must always be carried by the parent/guardian. For child and animal safety, no child should be left unaccompanied at any time, if this occurs the parent/guardian may be asked to exit the tour
Appropriate enclosed footwear must be worn. No high heels
In the event of inclement weather, suitable attire should be worn or purchased from the retail outlets
A person may not physically touch an animal or place any other object or item through the wire of enclosures, unless invited and supervised by a qualified Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary staff member
The tour may be cancelled due to reasons beyond CWS control to ensure the safety of guests and animals. Tour refunds or rescheduling may be available in the case of this
You will be going into areas of the Sanctuary that are not normally accessed by guests, as such you must stay with your guide and obey all instructions given. Failure to do so may result in the tour being suspended
As this is a behind the scenes precinct of the Sanctuary, no personal photography will be allowed
As part of our Biosecurity Management Plan all participating guests will be issued with an Animal Encounters Authorisation lanyard for the duration of any encounter by the hosting keeper. This is to be worn and displayed for the duration of the encounter.
• To be eligible to participate you must fulfil all criteria set out in our animal encounter guidelines
• Notify us of any health issues you may have that could affect the health of our animals and keepers
• Your behaviour affects the behaviour of our animals - please be respectful and follow all directions from the keeper hosting your encounter at all times
• Please wash your hands upon entering and exiting your animal encounter
You must agree with the Terms and Conditions outlined in this legally binding document prior to your participation in this encounter