Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

It’s been 75 years since Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, then known as the Currumbin Bird Sanctuary, first opened to the public.

It all started when Alex Griffiths, a bee and flower keeper attracted local attention when he began feeding the lorikeets at his Currumbin home to keep them from feasting on the plants in his prized garden.

In 1947, he decided to open a small-scale lorikeet feeding display to the public. He called it Currumbin Bird Sanctuary.

In 1995 it was renamed Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, and is now one of the most iconic tourist attractions in Australia.

Nestled within 27 hectares of wide-open spaces, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is passionate about conservation and preserving our wildlife for future generations to enjoy. Learn how the Sanctuary’s 15 conservation projects are helping to save some amazing species from extinction.

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital, located on the grounds of Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, opened over 33 years ago and has grown into one of the busiest wildlife hospitals in the world. Last year alone, the hospital admitted almost 14,000 animals, including nearly 600 Koalas, providing a service that is free of charge to the community. Watch our vets in action and learn how you can play an important role in protecting endangered species.

For further information contacts below.

Contact Details

Phone: (07) 5534 1266
Email: [email protected]
Website: Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

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