Category Archives: Park Diary

Locals Special Offer for Rainforestation

locals special offer for rainforestation

In case you haven’t heard, 2016 marks the 40th birthday for Rainforestation Nature Park, Kuranda. From humble beginnings as an orange orchard, Rainforestation has grown to become one of the largest and longest-running tourism operations in Tropical North Queensland … and definitely one of the most unique! From the Army Duck rainforest tours, to the […]

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 […]

Chinese New Year at Rainforestation

chinese new year

Rainforestation celebrates Chinese New Year every year, with a number of Chinese visitors coming to our park. It is a fantastic opportunity for these guests to experience Australian culture and wildlife, and enjoy our beautiful rainforest. Did you know – 2016 is the Year of the Monkey? It Occurs Once in a Cycle of 12-Years […]

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 […]

Precious the Orphan Wallaby Joey

orphan wallaby joey

This week, we had an orphan wallaby joey brought into us. During the recent severe weather, the joey was abandoned by its pod near a local resident’s house. The local tried to reunite the joey with its mother, however the pod didn’t return, so the joey was brought to us. We have named the joey […]

Happy Birthday to us!

Watch out – we are having our 40th birthday!    Some people would say we’re almost over the hill, but we think we’re just getting better with age.   To mark the occasion, we’ve decided to go BIG. We’re not having a birth-day, we’re having a birth-YEAR!   Keep an eye on our Facebook page and […]

Happy Birthday Bon Bon the koala!

Bon Bon the koala

Bon Bon the koala is having his first birthday! Hooray! He is the oldest of our 3 joeys born in the last 12 months and was born to Kiah on Christmas Day. Bon Bon celebrates his birthday on Christmas Day, which makes him a very special Christmas koala. He has become a favourite with our staff, […]