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Animal Experiences

Butterflies in the butterfly house at Butterfly Hill

Hidden butterfly house in heart of Sunshine Coast

Dozens of butterflies fluttered around us like a colourful cloud, with a handful quickly drawn to our son’s brightly coloured yellow shirt. Within moments several had settled on his shoulder, back and hair.…

A kangaroo on the beahc at Cape Hillsborough

Kangaroos on the beach at Cape Hillsborough

Picture this: as the sun begins to rise and the sky lights up in a spectacular rainbow of pastel colours, a group of kangaroos and wallabies tentatively appear out of the scrub lining the beach and hop down to…

Feeding a kangaroo at Wildlife HQ Zoo

Why Wildlife HQ should be on your ‘Must Visit’ list!

Contrary to popular belief, there are actually two zoos on the Sunshine Coast. For those who want a magical animal experience that’s a little slower paced and epitomizes what we like to call “Sunshine Coast mode” (think ‘chilled out,…

Meeting the 'locals' at Maleny Botanic Gardens and Bird World.

VIDEO: Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World

VIDEO: Join us as we explore Maleny Botanic Gardens and Bird World for the Families of Australia program for Family Travel and Virgin Australia’s in-fight entertainment! …

Meerkats at Wildlife HQ

Hand feed Meerkats & other exotic animals at Wildlife HQ

Pat, possibly feed and get crazily up-close to many of the exotic animals at the Sunshine Coast’s Wildlife HQ Zoo from as little at $20. You can even hand feed Meerkats in a once-in-a-lifetime experience! Animal experiences at Wildlife…

Kangaroos on the beach at Look At Me Now Headland

Wild kangaroos on the beach at Look At Me Now Headland

Seeing wild kangaroos on the beach is one of those iconic Aussie sights that visitors to Australia (and many Australians themselves!) dream about. Sadly, the experience is a little more elusive than many of us would like. But on…