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Birdworld Kuranda

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Address: Heritage Markets, Kuranda, Queensland 4881, Australia
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+61 7 4093 9188
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09:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:00
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Home to the largest single collection of free flying birds in Australia...

Home to the largest single collection of free flying birds in Australia (some 500 of them!), Birdworld Kuranda in the Australian highlands of the Atherton Tablelands displays no less than 75 species of the most spectacular birds from all corners of the planet - as well as from the earth’s fast diminishing rainforests.Visitors are free to wander through the lush, tropically landscaped bird sanctuary to observe the birds in their own specific - yet natural - habitats. Two lakes connected by a tumbling waterfall for example are home to waterbirds such as stilts, herons and Australia’s own unique Black Swan. In Birdworld's rainforest canopy overhead, blue, gold and scarlet Macaws dazzle with colourful brilliance as they soar above the tree tops. One outstanding Birdworld denizen not to be missed is that rare avian giant, the Cassowary - an Australian bird now officially enlisted as endangered.Designed to "create a centre where birds would be showcased in their natural environment without the barriers of cages coming between them and their admiring public", Birdworld Kuranda is a photographer's paradise. (And without those barriers, visitors often find a feathered friend nestling on their shoulder - a golden photo opportunity!) Birdworld Kuranda can provide guided tours for all group bookings.

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Just lovely

The birds are gorgeous and there are so many of them. They are very friendly and come very close (some even come up for a cuddle). They tolerate children very well which is good.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The birds are gorgeous and there are so many of them. They are very friendly and come very close (some even come up for a cuddle). They tolerate children very well which is good.

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Cairns, Australia
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A big bird cage essentially...lots of birds and you can stay as long as you want. Love the fact I was able to get close to a cassowary. Thought it would be bigger, nonetheless, the kids were entertained though a little scared of the big parrots.

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Thank travelling-ravs
Angela F, Director of Sales at Birdworld Kuranda, responded to this review

Thanks so much. We are taking up the maximum space that we can on this site. Beyond our boundary there is a cliff face dropping off into a ravine. Glad you enjoyed. More 

Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was lovely, the birds were very tame and friendly, makes sure you get a bag of bird feed.

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Angela F, Director of Sales at Birdworld Kuranda, responded to this review

Thanks so much and good tip. More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd imagine this is good fun for kids, but I took my dad here and he had a blast too! They have a "bingo" sheet to help you identify all the birds you see, and makes it a bit of fun or competition to go looking for them. Lots of fascinating and beautiful birds, and it wasn't crowded.

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Thank Canada-Oz
Angela F, Director of Sales at Birdworld Kuranda, responded to this review

Yes, we are and attraction that suits a wide range of ages. More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience! The moment you enter the birds are all around you! We had rainbow lorikeets fly onto our shoulder and nibble our ears. So cute! The Macaws had just had a baby and it was out and about with the parents. Also I had never seen a cassowary up close (so prehistoric looking!) What a lovely experience... More 

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Angela F, Director of Sales at Birdworld Kuranda, responded to this review

Lovely to hear you had such a great time. More 

Cairns, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great place to visit, and the birds are really, really friendly, it's nice to be able to get up close to them

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Angela F, Director of Sales at Birdworld Kuranda, responded to this review

Thanks for the recommendation Meredith. More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This may be nerdy, but this was one of my favorite things I did in Oz, in combination with the butterfly sanctuary and the Kuranda koala gardens. BirdWorld is so excellent, and you can truly spend as much time as you want there learning about native and non-native birds. You can get up close and personal with tons of parrots,... More 

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Thank blweiler
Angela F, Director of Sales at Birdworld Kuranda, responded to this review

So pleased to see you enjoyed our Kuranda Wildlife Experience pass with all three attractions. Don't worry our keepers and maintenance staff do a clean up every day. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go to bird world since the tickets for bird world and koala adventure were bundled and we were not disappointed. Bird world is a giant atrium with birds flying all over. When we entered we got a flyer with a bunch of different types of birds and did a "bird search" as we walked around the atrium.... More 

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Angela F, Director of Sales at Birdworld Kuranda, responded to this review
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So glad you decided to visit us Liane. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small but lots of different birds to see. Quite likely to land on you.Very friendly staff.allow 45 minutes or so. A bit expensiveat 18Aud each, but not out of proportion to other Aussie attractions

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Thank John M
Angela F, Director of Sales at Birdworld Kuranda, responded to this review

Many thanks John for your review. We feel our price is very reasonable given our overheads in caring for such a diverse array of bird species and our central location. More 

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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Birdworld Kuranda was a fantastic experience. Many of the birds would fly up and land on you, just as curious about you as you were about them. There were many, many different birds, and so many opportunities to feed them and take excellent pictures of them. In addition, the lady working the counter was an absolute pleasure to talk to.... More 

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Thank Andrew H
Angela F, Director of Sales at Birdworld Kuranda, responded to this review

Thanks Andrew for your delightful review. Please come back again as there are even more stunning and friendly birds that we are just about to release into the aviary plus our new finch aviary is almost complete. More 

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