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Events, News

Events in Cairns – Rainforestation

If you’re looking to host events in Cairns, why not consider Rainforestation Nature Park as an option? We offer a range of unique events – from large themed affairs to smaller, more intimate functions. To give you an idea of the types of events we can host, and the flexibility and customisation available, we thought […]

History, News

1976 in Cairns

What was 1976 in Cairns like? Rainforestation turns 40 in 2016, and it made us think about what 1976 in Cairns was like, and what the world was like 40 years ago … before iPhones, internet, and all of the other things we take for granted today! In 1976, there were some key events around […]

News, Park Diary

Happy Birthday to us!

Watch out – we are having our 40th birthday!    Some people would say we’re almost over the hill, but we think we’re just getting better with age.   To mark the occasion, we’ve decided to go BIG. We’re not having a birth-day, we’re having a birth-YEAR!   Keep an eye on our Facebook page and […]


Behind the Scenes Wildlife Tour

At Rainforestation, we let you get pretty close to our animals (kangaroo selfie, anyone?) but the best way to learn about our wildlife is with a Behind the Scenes Wildlife Tour. You’ll have your very own Wildlife Guide escorting you around the park, answering your questions and showing you how we look after the range of animals that […]

Events, News

Pamagirri Aboriginal Dancers welcome Philippine Airlines

A group of our Pamagirri Aboriginal Dancers welcomed the first Philippine Airlines flight into Cairns this morning. The passengers on the flight, including dignitaries from Philippine Airlines, joined the rest of the audience upon disembarking for the official welcome. Our dancers impressed the crowd as they demonstrated their traditional dances and weaponry. Philippine Airlines will be operating 4 […]


Aboriginal Bush Tucker Walk

With the assistance of our Pamagirri guides, we have created the Aboriginal Bush Tucker Walk. We want to make your indigenous experience even more interactive and traditional. Enjoy bush tucker tasting treats and use your senses of touch, sight, smell and taste to appreciate the natural bushland and Aboriginal cultural landscape. You’ll learn all about […]


Rainforestation welcomes 3 baby joeys

Spring has definitely arrived at Rainforestation Nature Park, as staff celebrate the emergence of the first of several koala joeys in their Koala nursery. Three of the park’s koalas, Kiah, Tim Tam and Clover, all have joeys, each at various stages of development. Kiah’s male joey, the oldest, was born on Christmas Day last year […]


Rainforestation hosts ISN-APSN Farewell Celebration

Rainforestation Nature Park recently hosted the Farewell Celebration in the Rainforest for the 25th Meeting of the International Society for Neurochemistry, with almost 1000 international delegates in attendance. The major international meeting, based at the Cairns Convention Centre, was held jointly with the International Society for Neurochemistry (ISN), the Asian Pacific Society for Neurochemistry (APSN) […]