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The Bat Hospital Visitor Centre

134 Carrington Rd, Atherton, Queensland 4883, Australia
+61 7 4091 2683
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Intresting and amazing

Went here and loved it! It's so nice to see that the bats are taken good care of. They do not let... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
J444J
Flying foxes

If you are interested in animals, especially in bats, this is the place for you. Lots of flying... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Reissudome
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BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL. Enter an upside down world and meet the real stars of the night! Our personalised tours only run during feeding time 3-6pm, when the bats come down to eye level from their 6 metre-high roost. Eclectic collection of bat art , world-class facilities and bat information set among restful gardens. Open all year but bookings essential as tour times vary between 3 and 6pm. Entry $20 adult and $10 children.
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Hours Today: 15:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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134 Carrington Rd, Atherton, Queensland 4883, Australia
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+61 7 4091 2683
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here and loved it! It's so nice to see that the bats are taken good care of. They do not let you touch the bats, but you get the chance to watch them really close. I'm in love with bats after this visit. Jenny...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in animals, especially in bats, this is the place for you. Lots of flying foxes and micro bats. Lot of good information about the bats. They really do look like dogs!

Thank Reissudome
Jenny M, Manager at The Bat Hospital Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sorry for the delay in responding. Yes I often tell visitors they are kelpies with wings. I've always had kelpies as companions, they are an iconic Australian working dog.

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Our visit at the bat hospital was really informative and interesting. The bats are beautiful animals. You feel how much love and effort Jenny gives into her hospital. Great work and more than worth to visit. Many thanks again, Jenny!

Thank RonnySarina
Jenny M, Manager at The Bat Hospital Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Yes the love and effort is more rewarding when others appreciate our work with the bats.

Reviewed 10 April 2017

We showed up early that day.... and agreed with Jenny to come back later when thefeeding time of the bats was going to be. We are very happy we did came back later that day. The Bat Hospital is a wonderfull place a paradise for...More

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Jenny M, Manager at The Bat Hospital Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

I'm always thankful for people who are able to come back in the afternoons as that is the very best time to see the bats and get the most out of the experience at the Bat Hospital. Thank you for the wonderful review.

Reviewed 16 February 2017

The guided tour of this bat rescue centre was a highlight of our trip to Australia. We learned so much about the risks to the bat population, how important they are to the ecosystem, and the important work that this facility is doing to rescue,...More

Thank JudeAcquapendente
Jenny M, Manager at The Bat Hospital Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

Thank you for a wonderful review. To be the highlight of your trip to Australia is a great honour.

Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

My partner and I went on spec to the bat hospital and even though we should have booked the tour we were able to attend the next tour. The lady who took us around was very passionate about the bats and was able to impart...More

Thank Geenius75
Jenny M, Manager at The Bat Hospital Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

Yes always best to make a booking but some days we can be very flexible. Thank you ro taking he time to do a review.

Reviewed 19 January 2017

My family and I visited a few weeks ago and thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity! We were all engaged and interested, seeing the care taken to rehabilitate injured bats, and to learn about their role in the ecosystem.

Thank Char799
Jenny M, Manager at The Bat Hospital Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2017

Really pleased to know your whole family enjoyed the Bat Hospital.

Reviewed 12 January 2017

Thanks Jenny for sharing your experience and helping us better understand micro and macro bats! This visit was prompted by another trip advisor recommendation - and we're glad we stopped by... We watched an introductory video, then were led around the hospital to observe about...More

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Jenny M, Manager at The Bat Hospital Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2017

Thanks Anthony, good to get your review.

Reviewed 12 January 2017

Jeeny spent just under two hours with us - we asked her to double the tour (usually her tours go from 45mins to 1hr 30mins). Jeeny doesn't brag about herself enough, she says it's all for the bats & if it helps them, it helps...More

1  Thank Chelc-JayneH
Jenny M, Manager at The Bat Hospital Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2017

A great review, thank you very much.

Reviewed 3 January 2017

If you have a keen interest in bats then you should make a point to visit Tolga Bat Hospital. They run hour long tours in the afternoon where you learn about bats, the hospital and it's work, and then you get to meet the residents....More

1  Thank Brnnfrd
Jenny M, Manager at The Bat Hospital Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2017

Wonderful you took the trouble to write a review, thank you.

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