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Starts 31 December
Enjoy an up close encounter with one of Australia’s favourite icons. Come and meet our gorgeous short-beaked echidnas, they will enjoy your company as much as you do theirs. Each has its own unique and entertaining personality. Our prickly little echidna may even decide to feed from your hand with their long, sticky tongue or crawl over you.
Name: Echidna Encounter
Days Available: Thursday and Saturday*
Time: 10:30 AM
Places Available: 6
Children aged 3-12 years must be accompanied by a paying adult. Children under 3 are free with paying adult
*Subject to change.
Maximum of 6 guests per encounter
Please check into Visitor & Member Services at least 30 minutes before start of encounter
Participants must wear appropriate closed in footwear during the experience
All children participating in the encounter must be accompanied by a supervising (paying) adult
All participants must follow all instructions given by the keeper and if they fail to do so may be removed from the program and not issued a refund.
Personal cameras will be allowed to be used during the encounter
Hands must be clean and sanitizer will be available both before and after the encounter
All participants are required to answer any safety briefing questions asked by the keepers and must inform the keeper of any allergies/reactions prior to participating on this encounter.
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary does not take responsibility for any injuries that are received during the experience; first aid will be available on location if required.
Price does not include admission to the sanctuary. Admission or membership must be purchased for the day.
*Encounter times may be subject to change.