Author Archives: Billabong Sanctuary

Kids Get Wild!

School Holiday Fun!  Each morning from Saturday December 16th through Tuesday December 24th  we take kids on a brief exclusive tour, jam-packed with personal encounters  with  our friendly native animals. Activities vary from day to day depending on your Ranger and the number of kids who join us. You might meet our prickly echidnas, feed […]

Kids Get Wild!

Pancake Millie Crop C

During the upcoming Queensland school holidays, the popular Kids Get Wild! programme returns. We invite kids to have fun enjoying  exclusive interaction with some of our friendly natives—those that aren’t featured during the regular wildlife talks.  You could: Meet Blossom the possum, and stroke her soft fur. Get up close to a prickly echidna. Visit […]

Kids Get Wild!

Blossom The Possum

  School Holiday Fun! Each morning from Monday July 2nd through Friday July 6th we take kids on a brief exclusive tour, jam-packed with personal encounters  with  our friendly native animals. Activities vary from day to day depending on your Ranger and the number of kids who join us. You might meet our prickly echidnas, […]

Snakes Alive!! See the TOP THREE most venomous snakes on the planet, right here at Billabong Sanctuary!

  IMAGINE BEING THIS CLOSE TO A SNAKE THAT CAN INJECT VENOM POWERFUL ENOUGH TO KILL 250 000 MICE WITH A SINGLE BITE! The inland taipan, or fierce snake, is the most venomous snake on earth. Yet there has never been a single recorded fatality from this snake—it lives in remote regions of inland Australia, […]

Monster Croc Relocated from Townsville Beach!

WHEN A HUGE ESTUARINE CROCODILE WAS SIGHTED JUST OFF THE STRAND,  TOWNSVILLE’S POPULAR WATERFRONT  AREA, OFFICIALS FROM  EHP (DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT  AND HERITAGE PROTECTION) WENT INTO ACTION IMMEDIATELY TO LOCATE AND CAPTURE THE  DANGEROUS REPTILE.   Once he was roped and crated they realized he had only one good eye, and  appeared to be quite […]