Billabong Sanctuary, Townsville

4.5
#1 of 10 in Wildlife in Townsville
Cuddle koalas and feed cassowaries at Billabong Sanctuary, where you can have close encounters with Australian wildlife, from kangaroos to crocodiles. Observe wombats and wallabies in their natural habitat. In the heart of this 11 hectare (27 acre) natural sanctuary, a lake hosts many visiting animals with their young. Shows, talks, and snake handling are also offered. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Townsville using our trip planner.
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  • We spent about 6 hours here, could of spent the whole day. Wasn't expecting too much, but was a great day out. The staff are amazing and some of the interaction we had with the animals was an eye open...  more »
  • We thoroughly enjoyed our visit at the Billabong sanctuary. We did the personal guided tour with Kate and it was great. She was informative and fun. We learned a lot from the tour about the animal and...  more »
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  • Very enjoyable day spent here! Animal displays are clean and well maintained. Didn't have to wait long between presentations and the presenters were knowledgeable, enthusiastic and friendly. It seems clear that they love their jobs and that comes across when they talk. Highly recommend to any visitors to our region😁
  • Very lovely place. The staff were extremely kind as helpful. Big round of applause to tabitha! She made all the difference to our daughter whom she offered to pet/hold several animals. The kangaroos are a real experience and the koalas charming. We had a really Nice Day and would not doubt for a second to recommend it to others.

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