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Announcing: New Wheels for your use!

Chair And Stroller

  Your stroll around the billabong just got a whole lot easier!  Those with mobility issues can borrow this amazing all-terrain wheelchair during your visit to the park. No charge Too much walking for the littlies? Pop them into this comfortable stroller; we just ask for a $50 refundable deposit.  Both vehicles available at Reception—just […]

Another New Face in the Mob:  Say G’Day to Ranger Jeyn.

Jeyn Duke P C

Jeyn started her zookeeping career 5 years ago at Australia Reptile Park, caring for spiders! She tended their colony of thousands of funnel-webs, milking them every day for their venom. Did you Know? Spider venom is collected to make antivenom, in much the same way that snake venom is collected? Jeyn’s real love is reptiles […]

Local refugee families enjoy an outing on the WILD SIDE!

Manyumba And Daughter Croc

The group includes families who have recently arrived from Africa and SE Asia. Their excursion to Billabong Sanctuary was hosted by the Vincentian Refugee assistance Programme The St Vincent de Paul Society (Vinnies) provides assistance to migrants and refugees in Queensland including emergency relief and referral to other services. Everyone had so much fun getting […]