Category Archives: Our Wildlife

Agile Wallabies

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! […]

Building an enclosure

building an enclosure

If you visited our Koala & Wildlife Park at any time over the last few months, you’ll notice we’ve been building an enclosure! If you looked closely, you might have seen what animal will be making its new home in there … Juliet the wombat! Building an enclosure can be a very in-depth and involved […]

Our Favourite Visitor Photos!

Wallaby selfie

We often share our visitors’ photos on our Facebook and Instagram page, but we have so many that it’s easy to lose them! We thought we’d share our top 5 with you – if you love them, make sure you jump on Instagram and like the photos or follow along with the photographer and their adventures! […]

What to expect in our Koala & Wildlife Park

Ready for a visit to our Koala & Wildlife Park but not sure what to expect? Here’s some tips! Wear comfortable shoes You’re going to be wandering around visiting all of the animals, so it’s good to wear comfy shoes. No one wants blisters! Some of the paths in the park are up/down slight hills, […]

Dingoes at Rainforestation

dingoes

Have you met Tan and Bindi, our two Australian dingoes? Make sure you stop by their enclosure next time you’re here! Tan (male) and Bindi (female) are found in our Koala & Wildlife Park. We thought we’d tell you some more about these beautiful creatures and their history in Australia. History Dingoes (canis lupus dingo) are […]

Saving the Tasmanian Devils

Tasmanian Devil

When you think of Tasmanian Devils, you probably think of that crazy character from Looney Tunes … We think the real Tasmanian Devils are actually much cuter! Did you know? The Tasmanian Devil is actually the world’s largest surviving carnivorous marsupial. They have a thick-set, squat build, with a relatively large, broad head and short, […]

Rainforestation welcomes Juliet the Wombat

building an enclosure

Rainforestation Nature Park, located in Kuranda, has welcomed the latest arrival to their Koala & Wildlife Park – Juliet the Wombat. Juliet, a four year old female Southern Hairy-Nosed wombat, arrived recently from Melbourne Zoo to much excitement from staff and guests alike. Weighing 27 kilograms, she will initially reside in a temporary enclosure while […]

Precious the Wallaby Joey – January 18

precious the wallaby joey

We’ve had an update from Mandji on Precious the wallaby joey! Precious has decided her ‘pouch’ is no longer where she wants to sleep – she snuck out of her pouch and into Mandji’s bed, oops! She was quickly returned to her pouch though – much more comfortable for her there, we think. She still […]