Located just North of Cairns, Kuranda is a lush, green rainforest full of a diverse species and plants native to Australia. Whether you are seeking an immersive wildlife experience or enjoy simply being in nature, Kuranda is a wonderful place to visit and not far from other popular tourist attractions such as the Great Barrier Reef. The ideal way to experience and learn about Australia’s wildlife is undoubtedly a nature park; here are some of the top nature parks to visit if you find yourself in Kundara:
Located in the depths of the Kundra forest, you can discover more than 60 different species of birds from all over Australia at Bird World Kuranda! From more common species such as Galahs to rare birds such as the exquisite Southern Cassowary, Birdworld is the perfect place to visit if you’re a bird fanatic or simply wish to learn about Australia’s diverse and interesting bird species whilst you take in the idyllic landscapes. If you are looking for an interactive experience with the birds, then why not enjoy one of the bird feeding sessions which kids will definitely enjoy!
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
Fluttering around the beautiful green landscapes of Kundra is an array of butterfly species and at the the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, you can learn all about their fascinating habits and life processes! Explore a range of unique experiences such as the Food Plant Walk, which tells you all about how the sanctuary feeds its birds, and the Butterflies Myths and Legends, which tells you fascinating facts about these curious creatures. The main Avery, which is the focal point of the park, is a green wonderland full of waterfalls and streams, creating a unique rainforest feeling. The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary is also located in the heart of Kuranda and you can reach it by both car and public transport. Don’t miss out on this chance to experience a slightly different and unique day out!
Kuranda Koala Gardens
Have you always dreamed of cuddling a koala and meeting one up close? Then take a visit to Kuranda Koala Gardens which is not only home to these iconic Australian creatures, but also a plethora of other native Australian animals including kangaroos, crocodiles, quokkas, wallabies and snakes! Take the opportunity to meet these native animals up close in their natural habitat and learn all about them with the park’s education talks and shows! Also located in the Kuranda, the Koala Gardens are easily accessible by both car and public transport.
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