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Address: Coondoo St | at start of Jungle Walk, Kuranda, Queensland 4881, Australia
Phone Number: 4093 8858
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Fruit bat rehabilitation center

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It was so beautiful to learn from the very caring and informed volunteer about how important bats are to our ecosystem. The bats were so cute and lovely. Well worth the visit

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was so beautiful to learn from the very caring and informed volunteer about how important bats are to our ecosystem. The bats were so cute and lovely. Well worth the visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were amazed bij the intelligence of these lovely animals. Not scary as we would aspect.. The volenteers who are taking care of the flying foxes doing an awesome job. We recommend everybody to visit the batreach to learn more about flying foxes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Kuranda to see the birds and butterflies but found the Bat Reach to most interesting. It was so informative and interesting I didn't want to leave. I would go back to Kuranda again just to see more of Bat Reach.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks for educating me. Bats are a keystone species in trouble! This place was the best thing at Kuranda national park. They don't charge a fee. A little hard to find small signs small place run by volunteers. Number 1 in my books.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a real eye opener, as I learnt a lot about bats & how important they are to the ecosystem. These volunteers do so much to help these beautiful creatures & also raise orphan babies to be released into the wild when they are old enough. Well worth going to see. The only downfall was that it is not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came across this by accident walking down the forest path and OMG what lovely people work there, passionate about the bats and have us a very interesting talk on them. I have never seen anything like these bats before and I was fascinated. All they ask is for a donation in the box, the local tourist information center should be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The Batreach is situated in Kuranda a really nice place but we came there for the flying foxes centre... I learn so much thanks to the volunteers who explained to me everything about the bats. They have no help from the governement whereas they work for the conservation of our environement..and they work hard ! It was a great time... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I came across this place purely by accident as I went to walk on the jungle path near the information centre. It's not really a tourist attraction as such but is a bat sanctuary where the lady who runs it is happy to show you her bats / flying foxes and talk about them for a small donation. She is... More 

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South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Learning about the fruit bats and the importance of pollination was great for the family. Tilly was a character.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Just of the main road this place was a real find! This volunteer run centre was informative and interesting. The bats are well cared for and friendly. The lady who talked to us answered all our questions and was clearly doing it because she loved the bats. Worth a look.

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