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The Freshwater Crocodile: Fun Facts

Freshwater Crocodile Facts

Here in Tropical North Queensland, we are pretty well-known for our Estaurine Crocodiles. But what about it’s smaller, shyer and (let’s admit it) cuter relative, the Freshwater Crocodile? Today we share our favourite fun and interesting facts about this incredible reptile. Freshwater Crocodile: Fast Facts Scientific Name: Crocodylus johnsoni Size: Up to 3 metres and […]

Pamagirri Wins Gold At Queensland Tourism Awards

Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience Wins Queensland Tourism Award

Our Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience has taken out the gold at the Queensland Tourism Awards! We are beyond proud to announce that we have won the highly contended Qantas Award for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Tourism. The award recognises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tourism experiences that are truly authentic and cultivate a high level […]

10 Awesome Wombat Facts

Wombat Rainforestation Nature Park Kuranda

10 Awesome Wombat Facts The awesome wombat facts that will make you a mega-fan of this marsupial! What poops cubes, has ever-growing teeth and can almost run as fast as Usain Bolt? The Wombat!! Today we share 10 incredible Wombat (Lasiorhinus latifrons) facts…   1.They Poop In Cubes One of the more unusual facts about wombats […]

Traditional Aboriginal Dances

Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience Shake A Leg Dance

The Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience includes a dance performance consisting of dances from various tribal areas around Tropical North Queensland. Get ready to discover ancient Aboriginal culture. Here are some of the traditional Aboriginal dances that you will see at Rainforestation and the meaning behind them. The Silent Snake: Pamagirri Pamagirri means silent snake! This dance […]

Monte Carlo The Baby Koala

baby koala monte carlo rainforestation nature park

Ladies and gentlemen, get your heart eyes at the ready as we introduce you to our newest resident; Monte Carlo the baby koala! He’s so cute, he’s so fluffy… **Insert inaudible oos, awws and mushy baby coos** Little Monte Carlo may only be eight months old, but he’s already proving himself to be stealing the […]

NAIDOC Week 2019

NAIDOC week 2019

NAIDOC Week is a celebration of the Indigenous voice of Australia, which is over 65,000 years old. It recognises our traditional owners, the first words that they spoke on this continent and the cultures and knowledge that has been passed down through generations. At Rainforestation, we are lucky to share this ancient culture every day […]

Rescue Koalas: Meet Rainforestation’s Newest Residents!

cairns rescue koala rainforestation nature park

Rainforestation has just welcomed two new rescue koalas! The fluffy new residents were both born wild, but unfortunately cannot return to the wild due to long-term sustained injuries. Luckily, at Rainforestation we are koala-ifed to welcome these cuties with open arms! Both of these female koalas arrived from Australia Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital and are settling […]

26 Years Of Reconciliation, 2 Families & An Award Winning Indigenous Tourism Attraction

  The success of award-winning Kuranda tourism attraction, Rainforestation, is due to an incredible relationship between two families that spans over two generations,   The Woodward family, founders and owners of the CaPTA Group and the Enoch’s, who are from the Nughi (North Stradbroke Island) and Kaanjtju (Lockhart River) tribes, have been working together for […]

Our Authentic Aboriginal Artwork

genuine indigenous artwork hand painted boomerangs at rainforestation kuranda

Looking to buy Authentic Aboriginal artwork in Cairns? Whether you’re looking for that perfect gift, or you’re a local looking for a statement piece for your home, Rainforestation’s Authentic aboriginal artwork has you covered! Our gallery features all authentic artwork with unique paintings and designs from local artists that make up the Pamagirri Cultural Centre. […]

To all our wonderful visitors, supporters, and followers past and future, we are required to follow government regulations and stop operation until further notice due to COVID-19. Our animals will continue to be cared for during this time by our wonderful wildlife staff. It is sad to have to pen this after over 40 years of operation, however we will get through this together and look forward to reopening and welcoming you all back in when possible. We will keep you posted, please be patient as we work through this.

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