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BatReach

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Closed Now: 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Open today: 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Second visit to this wonderful place 🦇

Second visit for us from South Australia and the reason we chose to stay in Kuranda for last couple... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Dotticow
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Adelaide, Australia
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Great up close experience learning about the bats

Amazing time getting very close to the bats and learning all about how they're keeping the rain... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
nyericlai
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Fruit bat rehabilitation center
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Hours Today: 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Coondoo St | at start of Jungle Walk, Kuranda, Queensland 4881, Australia
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4093 8858
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Second visit for us from South Australia and the reason we chose to stay in Kuranda for last couple of nights of our QLD trip. Always a pleasure to hear from Pam and see some of the rescues. Iain also was able to give some...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Dotticow
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We were all happy finding the bat reach, but it looks like we picked the "wrong day". The doors remained closed, and somebody called out they didn't open the day, they were too busy taking care of the animals. While very understandable (I guess primarily...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank swissami19
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Amazing time getting very close to the bats and learning all about how they're keeping the rain forest alive! This is an awesome find when walking around Kuranda. Great cause! Definitely a must see.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank nyericlai
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I learned about this on TripAdvisor and am so glad I did. It seems like thousands of people are in Kuranda after getting off the train or gondola, but we were the only 2 at Batreach when we arrived. Please come with cash. It's by...More

Date of experience: January 2017
4  Thank punaRob
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Is just down the track on the rainforest walking trail. They rescue flying foxes and help to rehabilitate the animals. Also provide some education on the animals and how they play a important part in the rainforest.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Chrisjr76
Reviewed 1 December 2016 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

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Julian F
Reviewed 21 November 2016 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.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Elise N
Reviewed 20 November 2016 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.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Vacation206072
Reviewed 20 November 2016 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.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Philip D
Reviewed 15 November 2016 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...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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