Category Archives: Park Diary

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. […]

Our 40th Birthday Party!

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 […]

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, […]

What does World Heritage mean?

what does world heritage mean

We often talk about how Rainforestation is surrounded by World Heritage rainforest … but what does World Heritage mean? Basically, it means a place that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as “being of special cultural or physical significance”. The idea of cultural conservation and nature conservation was initiated […]

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 […]

Tropical Treats – Exotic Fruit

exotic fruit

Here at Rainforestation, we are lucky to have a range of exotic fruit growing in our fruit orchard for our guests to learn about, and then purchase from our Tropical Treats cafe. As you wander through the fruit orchard, you can read about each fruit and plant – where it can be found, and what it can […]

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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