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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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A fun place to see birds

A small but fun place and ideal for all ages. You can buy bird seed and then feed all the exotic birds. They love to land on you to feed. Only takes about 30 mins in total.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
stuartbeesley
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St Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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 

St Albans, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small but fun place and ideal for all ages. You can buy bird seed and then feed all the exotic birds. They love to land on you to feed. Only takes about 30 mins in total.

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

Thanks for sharing your great feedback. Even more birds to coming in the next few weeks. More 

Prescott, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well kept and managed attraction. Filled with birds with outstanding plumage. Make one wonder how these birds evolved. You can get very close to the birds and some will sit on your hand. A must see in Kuranda.

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

Wow, Goes Boom, you did get around during your visit and are obviously a wildlife fan. And there are even more amazing birds about to be released into the aviary in the coming weeks! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The birds were lovely and really funny. Not as many come down as I expected but the ones that did were very friendly.

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

Thanks so much Sandra. It is a matter often of being a bit patient and taking some time to just stay in one place. More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very small bird sanctuary so expensive to visit but the birds are beautiful and you can hand feed many of them. Having seen the endangered cassowary on the tv recently it was wonderful to see two just the other side of a fence.

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Thank 11Judith
Angela F, Director of Sales at Birdworld Kuranda, responded to this review

Thanks so much Judith. If we had more room to expand the aviary, we would certainly do so but sits on the edge of a cliff. Given our outgoings and overheads and the fact that the admission price includes the GST we believe we are being very reasonable with our pricing. More 

Falmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is only a small area of land but the birds are amazing. If you want parrots all over you you need to buy bird food but you are going to get a visit from a blue macaw - which is fine but it might give you a shock! I only hope they can extend their premises so that if... More 

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

Thanks so much Gerry. The white cockatoos are very destructive in this kind of display so we don't have them in there. Lovely feedback. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The birds are really cute. Feeding them was very fun and sometimes the parrots jump on your shoulders and hands. Very playful little place. Definitely pay a visit!

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

Thank you James. More 

Kangarilla
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wandered through this amazing bird sanctuary. Had a two parrots on my shoulder for the entire walk. They loved chewing on my beard (that did need a trim). Built into the natural rainforest, this is a MUST for bird lovers. One of the best experiences in Kuranda!!

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

Thank you sooo much Andrew. You are awesome! More 

Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The large enclosure has MANY beautiful tropical birds and they will come to be fed or sit on your shoulder. Other larger or unusual birds are behind a fence. Bird food is available for free.

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

Thank you Jane. Yes we do have many beautiful birds. The orgs birds behind the fence are cassowaries and there is a fence between you and them for a good reason. Lovely to see you very positive review. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Bird world was fantastic, had so much fun great value for money. The birds were super friendly and there was a fantastic variety, the lady at the front desk was so friendly and informative! Would go back for sure! 😃👍🏻

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

We're delighted to get such great feedback. So glad you enjoyed your visit. Please come and see us when you are in our area again. More 

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