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Monte Carlo The Baby Koala

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 […]

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Rescue Koalas: Meet Rainforestation’s Newest Residents!

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 […]

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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 […]

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Koala Breeding On The Cards

With Koala breeding season upon us, we may be hearing the pitter-patter of tiny Koala claws very soon! For locals, the arrival of Spring in Cairns means greener grass, fuller waterfalls and rising heat. For wildlife keepers, Spring signals something far more prominent:  Koala breeding season. Local marsupial-lovers may be in for a treat, as […]

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Meet Jimmy The Lumholtz’s Tree Kangaroo

We are proud to introduce you Rainforestation’s newest resident; Jimmy the Lumholtz’s Tree Kangaroo! This gorgeous three year old male arrived from Treeroo Rescue and Conservation Centre in Malanda, which is a non-for-profit organisation that rescues and rehabilitates Lumholtz’s Tree Kangaroos. As you can see by the adorable video below, Jimmy in settling into his […]

Young Tourism Leader
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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 […]

Bush Tucka Walk
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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 […]

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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 […]