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Wildlife Habitat Care Centre Patient Of The Month

 Locally owned and operated by the CaPTA Group, the Wildlife Habitat is committed to the conservation of native species via its Wildlife Care Centre and its extensive involvement in other conservation programs and research. In addition to your visit to the wildlife park, you can go behind the scenes and see the ongoing work involved […]

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2017 Douglas Business & Tourism Awards

The Port Douglas Business & Tourism Awards are back again for 2017, with local businesses receiving recognition and respect for all of the hard work they put in. We are proud to say Wildlife Habitat is in the running for multiple awards again this year! We are in the running for the following categories: Best Giftware […]

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Fun Fact: Lumholtz’s Tree-Kangaroo

The Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo is the smallest of the tree kangaroo species, but one of the largest of the arboreal mammals in Australia.  This arboreal species spends most of its life in the canopy of the Australian rainforest. For high rise living, Tree Kangaroos must be agile and nimble, therefore they have regained the ability to […]

Colin the Tree Kangaroo
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New Home for Lumholtz’s Tree Kangaroo

Colin, our Lumholtz’s Tree Kangaroo has a brand new home! This enclosure is much more stimulating than his previous one. There are natural vines and trees for him to make his way through and platforms for feeding and sleeping on a various levels. Although Colin is in his own enclosure, he is still part of […]

New Roof at Curlew Cafe
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New Roof for the Curlew Cafe

Wildlife Habitat, has had a facelift in the form of a brand new roof on the Curlew Cafe. With the help of our friends over at RAM Metalworks who designed and constructed It, we have achieved an impressive result. World famous for Breakfast with the Birds and Lunch with the Lorikeets, the Curlew Cafe has […]

Savannah Wildlife Wallabies
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Savannah Wallaby Walk

Renowned to the Australian wildlife, are the iconic Kangaroos and Wallabies. At the Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, we are lucky to have a large population of macropods that reside in the Savannah exhibit. The Savannah is an open-air exhibit that was designed to replicate both inland and coastal plains within Australia. This exhibit is also […]

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Charlotte Caslick Wildlife Habitat Visit

On the 12th of March we had an exciting visit from Australia’s most renowned women’s rugby sevens players. Charlotte Caslick and her partner decided to pop in to the Wildlife Habitat and meet the animals who live here. Charlotte Caslick, the ambassador for the Port Douglas Tropical Sevens rugby union team and Australian gold medallist, […]

Wildlife Habitat Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo
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Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo

One of our more exclusive animals that live in the Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas is the Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo. This curious animal falls into the macropodidae family, which include the more familiar wallabies and kangaroos. The lumholtz tree kangaroo is one of the smaller species within the family, and can only be found in Australia. […]