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New Experience Brings Augmented Reality to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Posted on Monday, March 04, 2019

For the first time in Australia, through a partnership with Magic Light Pictures, The Gruffalo will come to life at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary via The Gruffalo Trail experience and a new augmented reality app.  ..

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Announces New Suite of Community Courses

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2019

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has announced a new suite of Community Courses, endeavouring to provide wildlife skills to community members. ..

Wild Skies Launches at Currumbin Sanctuary in 2019

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018

The amazing new Wild Skies Free Flight Bird Show will take flight at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary from New Year’s Day, 1 January, 2019 ..

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary wins excellence award

Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2018

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary was recently awarded excellence in bilateral trade with Hong Kong by the Hong Kong-Australia Business Association Limited (HKABA) Queensland Chapter. ..

Borobi Donates $100,000 to Currumbin Wildlife Hospital

Posted on Monday, May 28, 2018

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Mascot Borobi has donated $100,000 to the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital to help save the lives of hundreds of koalas. ..

Sanctuary Opens Village Green Beer Garden for the Games

Posted on Thursday, March 15, 2018

Looking for something fun to do during the Games? Celebrate at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary from the 4-15 April as the Village deck is transformed into a beer garden.  ..

Gold Coast Airport Rolls Out Welcome Mat for GC2018

Posted on Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Gold Coast Airport is gearing up to provide a unique entertainment experience to thousands of Commonwealth Games athletes, officials and spectators as they arrive and depart the city for the biggest sporting event in its history.  ..

Lost Valley to Launch at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary in December

Posted on Friday, November 17, 2017

The Lost Valley exotic precinct will officially open at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary on December 26, 2017, the biggest precinct to open at the Sanctuary in its 70 year history. ..

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Open Doors to the Public

Posted on Monday, July 24, 2017

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital will once again open its doors to the public at their annual Open Day from 10:00am – 2:00pm on Sunday 27 August.  ..

Support Assistance Dogs Australia Christmas Appeal

Posted on Friday, November 18, 2016

Are you organising or contributing to a Christmas Toy Drive this year and are unsure of what to donate? With Christmas fast approaching, Assistance Dogs Australia is seeking the assistance of the local community for their annual Christmas Appeal, a campaign that sees them selling toy puppies to raise much-needed funds. ..

Sanctuary Launches Kids on Conservation Trail

Posted on Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has just launched their latest attraction, Kids on Conservation Trail. ..

International Headliner Soaks up Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Friday, July 01, 2016

It’s always a pleasure to host our Cooly Rocks On international headliners on the Southern Gold Coast. This year, Canadian Hal Bruce – regarded as the best Beatles solo artist in the world – was able to enjoy plenty of our spectacular winter weather and visit a few of our local attractions with his wife, Lynne. ..

Cuddling a Koala Best on the Coast at CWS

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s new Koala Experience has been named the Gold Coast’s top animal encounter experience, according to a Gold Coast Bulletin poll.  ..

Sanctuary Under the Stars

Posted on Friday, April 15, 2016

The Currumbin Wildlife Hospital’s annual Foundation Gala Ball, ‘Sanctuary Under the Stars’ will be held on Saturday the 7th of May from 5:30pm. ..

GC2018 Mascot Unveiled

Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Meet Borobi - the official mascot of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. The unveiling of the mascot marks two years to go to the upcoming games in 2018, which will not only be Australia’s largest sporting event this decade but the largest event the Gold Coast has ever hosted.  ..

My Office

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2016
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SCU students ‘WIL-ing’ and able

Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Work integrated learning (WIL) is now a common component of university curriculum design for many disciplines. Encompassing a range of approaches and strategies that integrate theory with the practice of work, WIL is described as ‘experiential learning’ and provides students with the opportunity to be ‘work-ready’, with real-world industry experience upon graduation.  ..

Southern Gold Coast History – Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Posted on Tuesday, March 01, 2016

It’s now one of the most iconic attractions on the Gold Coast and a major drawcard for international tourists to our region, but the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has come a long way from its original intent in the back yard of founder Alex Griffiths. ..

Purchase a Currumbin Wildlife Hospital "Charitee"

Posted on Wednesday, January 06, 2016

To celebrate the arrival of "Piglet", Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s newest baby puggle to infamous Echidna mum "Piggie", Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation have announced a partnership with local Gold Coast t-shirt label My Arkadia, who have created the Piggie & Puggle Charitee! ..

Currumbin Pet Resorts Open for Holidays

Posted on Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Heading away for the holidays? There are several businesses located in Currumbin that can take care of your furry friends while you are out of town.  Gold Coast Pet Resorts and Pets Wonderland are located in the Currumbin Industrial Park, and also have Doggy Day Care facilities for busy working families. ..

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