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Go behind the scenes at Currumbin Wildlife Hospital

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital is one of the busiest wildlife hospitals in the World!
You’re invited to our annual Hospital Open Day on Saturday the 23rd of July 2022.
Go behind the scenes and see how our staff and volunteers treat sick, injured and orphaned wildlife every day.
This year for the first time, you can also purchase VIP tickets.

Also, we invite you to explore the Sanctuary, ride the train, enjoy the shows and tour the hospital for a great afternoon out!


VIP Tickets Include

- Express entry
- Exclusive tour time slots
- Entry to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary for the entire day
- 15% off all prepaid Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Encounters
- A VIP Goodie Bag
- A Wild Burgers 'Special Offer' Voucher

Be quick VIP Ticket numbers are limited


Currumbin Wildlife Hospital admitted over 14,000 patients last year alone, including more than 500 Koalas.

It is our mission to treat, rehabilitate and release sick, injured and orphaned wildlife back into the wild.

Your visit will help support the vital work of the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital.

Your Hospital Open Day ticket also includes entry to the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Download our app and plan your day!

Check out the unforgettable live shows, experiences and animal encounters, ride the miniature train,
pat the Kangaroos, step back in time on the Extinction Trail and immerse yourself in the forgotten world of Lost Valley.

We look forward to seeing you there!


What you can expect at this year’s Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Open Day

1. You will get a rare sneak peek behind the scenes of one of the world's busiest wildlife hospitals!

  • The food prep kitchen where a huge range of meals are prepared for the hundreds of different species to meet with dietary requirements and very particular tastes.
  • The hospital laundry that runs around the clock to keep everything clean and hygienic for our special patients.
  • Getting your pulse checked with the pulse oximeter.
  • See the flexible endoscope and X-Ray machines in action.
  • Learn how to bandage all shapes and sizes of injured wildlife.
  • The outdoor rehabilitation facilities for Koalas, raptors, marsupials, water birds and more.

2. Learn about the latest research to save our wildlife!

There will be a range of special presentations for our hospital, conservation, research and education teams about the world-leading projects they are delivering to save and protect our native wildlife. Including updates on:

  • Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Koala Chlamydia Vaccine program
  • Kroombit Tinker Frogs breed to release program
  • Eastern Bristle Birds – birds without borders program

3. It's going to be bigger and more exciting than ever before!

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Open Day will be a fun day out for the family with plenty of games and activities.

Join us for wildlife veterinary demonstrations, face painting, food stalls, goodie bags and more including:

  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Education team
  • The Queensland Police Beat Vehicle
  • WIRES ambulance and Rescue Team
  • Wildcare wildlife rescue and carer crew
  • Honey world Pop up shop
  • Currumbin Wildlife Hospital merchandise and goodie bag pop up shop and confectionery corner
  • Face painting, hair braiding, crafting, education and more

VIP Admission Tickets

Non-Members - $59
Members - $49
Time - 11:00AM - 4:00PM

General Admission Tickets

Non-Members - $29 (Children under 3 are free)
Members - $25
Time - 12:00PM - 4:00PM



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​Currumbin Sanctuary Terms of Entry

Parental guidance essential for this event

Please select an infant ticket for children under 3 years of age

Tickets are valid for Saturday 23 July, 2022 only

Entry via Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (28 Tomewin Street, Currumbin QLD 4223)

Select your timeslot for admission and tour time at the checkout below

All Hospital Open Day General Admission tickets are valid for the 23rd of July 2022 Only and are not valid for any other day

Hospital Open Day General Admission tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable

All tickets must be redeemed on 23rd of July 2022

No refunds will be given due to sickness, injury or bad weather, unless otherwise advised by Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary