Young Tourism Leader
News, Pamagirri

William Enoch-Tranby New Young Tourism Leader

The CaPTA Group is proud to announce that one of their employees, William Enoch-Tranby, is the first Indigenous person to be selected as a Queensland Young Tourism Leader.   The program is a State Government initiative designed to showcase tourism as a career to young people interested in the industry, William was officially inducted on […]

Pamagirri

Complete Aboriginal Culture Experience

Learning about the Aboriginal Culture is definitely something that needs to be on your list of things to do when traveling to Australia. The Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience at the Rainforestation Nature Park is unforgettable. Follow your Pamagirri Guide along the Dreamtime Walk down the Rainbow Serpent pathway. Along your journey, learn about the Aboriginal Culture […]

Aboriginal Culture Kuranda
Pamagirri

Naidoc Week 2017 Profiles

Rainforestation has been celebrating this years Naidoc week which started on the 2nd of July and will finish on the 9th of July. Many of our team members have been participating in events throughout the week as well as keeping the Aboriginal experience alive at Rainforestation. Below are a few profiles of our team members […]

Bush Tucka Walk
News, Pamagirri

Pamagirri Bush Tucka Walk

One of the newer experiences at the Rainforestation is the Bush Tucka Walk. “Bush tucka” (or bushfood) traditionally refers to any fauna or flora native to Australia that has been used as sustenance for culinary and/or medicinal purposes by Aborigines for over an estimated 60,000 years. Our Bush Tucka Walk takes place in and around the […]

Army Ducks
Army Ducks

World War 2 Army Ducks

During your trip to the Rainforestation Nature Park, you will hear a lot about the iconic Army Ducks. You will have the chance to take a ride on these WWII vehicles and explore everything the Rainforestation has to offer. During 1942-1945, over 21 thousand of these amphibious six-wheel-drive vehicles were produced. Designed to drive on […]

national threatened species day
Events, Our Wildlife

National Threatened Species Day 2016

September 7th is National Threatened Species day. We’ll be acknowledging it in our parks by educating guests on the different threatened species that call our parks home, and encouraging our visitors to do what they can to help boost these numbers in the future. Neville the Tasmanian Devil is one such threatened species. Numbers of […]

dingo puppies
News, Our Wildlife, Park Diary

Dingo Puppies!

We are very excited to welcome to some new additions to our park this week … dingo puppies! Our little puppies have arrived from a sanctuary in New South Wales, an hour outside of Sydney, and are settling in beautifully already. Wildlife Keeper Aidan has been their surrogate dad, helping them to explore their new […]

birthday party
History, News, Park Diary

Our 40th Birthday Party!

We recently celebrated our 40th birthday with a wonderful birthday party at our park! It was a magical evening, shared with friends, family and industry colleagues. Over 250 guests attended the event, enjoying canapes and drinks during speeches in the Pamagirri Aboriginal Cultural Centre by Michael Woodward, on behalf of Charles Woodward (Chairman), and William Enoch-Tranby, Local […]

agile wallabies
Our Wildlife

Agile Wallabies

We have plenty of agile wallabies up here at Rainforestation, so we thought we’d tell you a little more about them! Their scientific name is Macropus agilis, and they are also known as the sandy wallaby. They are often found in northern Australia and New Guinea. In fact, it’s the most common wallaby in Australia’s north! […]