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Daintree Wildlife Sanctuary

Updated: 15-May-2007

At the Daintree Mangrove Wildlife Sanctuary rare and endangered species such as the north-east Queensland's Golden-shouldered Parrot and Gouldian Finches are bred.

The Sanctuary is a brilliant day out from Port Douglas or Cairns for families, individuals and groups wanting to see, touch and photograph wildlife set within wetland reserves and purpose built aviaries with first class amenities.

Daintree Mangroves Wildlife Sanctuary boasts one of the most comprehensive collections of Australian Cockatoos, Parrots and Finches.  The display is further enhanced by two giant flightless Australian birds; the Emu and Cassowary along with Australia's only native dog, the Dingo and some Saltwater and Freshwater Crocodiles.

The Sanctuary features of the most comprehensive displays of native cockatoos, parrots and finches in Australia.

View animals in 10 acres of tropical gardens. Endangered quolls, bettongs, cassowary, glosy black cockatoos, golden shouldered parrots up close for that special photo. Feed crocs, kangaroos, gliders, emus, cassowaries and dingoes.

There is a restaurant onsite where you can relax, enjoy morning tea, lunch or afternoon tea.

Experience living in a sanctuary or come as a day visitor.

Adults $26
Children $11
Family $55

Open from 8:30am to 4:30pm daily

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