Unique Australian Gold Coast Animal and Birds
Unique Australian Gold Coast Animal and Birds are a list of 10 unique animals and birds living in their natural locations. You can experiences them and enjoy them totally FREE.
- Pelicans at Charis Seafood
- Birds of Paradise at McIntosh Tourist Park
- Parrots in pine trees at Burleigh Heads Beach
- Dolphins swimming in Nerang River
- Whales watching from Point Danger
- Goannas running wild at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat in Lamington National Park
- Bush Turkeys at Burleigh Headland National Park
- Glow Worms in cave at Natural Arch in Numinbah Valley
- Kangaroos at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
- Koalas Bears at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Find out where to go when you stay at Moorings on Cavill located in the centre of Surfers Paradise in Cavill Avenue. Get there by local Transportation to see unique Australian Gold Coast Animal and Birds
As locals who have lived all our life on the Gold Coast we know where to go to see these unique Australian Animals and birds for free when you stay in a Surfers Paradise Apartment.
It is good when you are on holidays and can reduce costs. It is a great experience with wild Australian animals and for free.
Unique Australian Gold Coast Animal and Birds can be seen at several locations
During our lifetime on the Gold Coast we know your holiday budget is on the lookout for cost saving accommodation deals, ideas and tips.
Keep those dollars safely in your wallet and not disappearing at an alarming rate.
Guest look for Gold Coast accommodation deals for holiday accommodation. We always hear them say they have no clue where their holiday money goes.
So read very important information to find out where you can go and what you can see for free.
This is one of the best free attractions on the Gold Coast. Let the kids feed the pelicans at 1pm every day at this seafood market located on the Broadwater at Southport.
See our blog to get the directions from Cavill Avenue and your Surfers Paradise apartment at Moorings on Cavill in Cavill Avenue. See the Pelicans at Charis Seafood Markets by local Transportation
Be early to watch hundreds of pelican arrive for a seafood buffet lunch. Every day at 1pm the pelicans arrive for a seafood buffet of fish heads and fish frames.
This is a great place to swim in the big saltwater pool after you eat your fresh seafood lunch and see unique Australian Gold Coast Animal and Birds.
Birds of Paradise in the heart of Surfers Paradise
This amazing park is located only 10 minutes by G-Link Light rail from your Surfers Paradise apartment holiday accommodation at Moorings on Cavill in Cavill Avenue.
McIntosh Tourist Park is one of the best parks located between Surfers Paradise and Main Beach. It is on G Link Light rails and a beautiful place for a family picnic, lets the kids play and to explore. And easy by local bus or G-LINK light rail Transport
This park in the middle of Surfers Paradise is a sanctuary for many birds and animals. The park has been established for many years and most Gold Coast children visit when young to see these animals during their childhood.
The kid’s playground has several slides, swings and climbing equipment with shade sail for protection from the sun.
Macintosh Island Park is a very popular spot for a picnic with large trees providing excellent shade and a cascading stream running through the park is home to many in a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere.
Macintosh Island Park the home of the V8 Car races Gold Coast 600 racing car event in October each year and unique Australian Gold Coast Animal and Birds .
This great surf riding beach is the home of the Billabong Surf classics.
Arrive before dark to experience this amazing spectacle of wild parrots. This is an easy place to find as you can stand on the wide beach and watch and listen to the birds in the trees for Free.
Get there easily from your Moorings on Cavill apartment and your great Surfers Paradise accommodation deal by local bus Transport
The Burleigh Heads beach is protected by the rocky headland point to the south and offers one of the best swimming, body boarding and surfing beaches on the Gold Coast. This acts as a natural protection for the thousands of parrots that spend every night in the tall pine trees.
The tall mature stand of 450 Norfolk Island pine trees were originally planted by the Justin’s family. They some of the earliest trees planted at the Gold Coast.
These trees make a great home for these native birds to spend their night on a Gold Coast beach location and unique Australian Gold Coast Animal and Birds .
<h2>See the U Tube video of the dolphins swimming up the Nerang River past Moorings on Cavill in Orchid Avenue.</h2>
This is an amazing experience to see in the heart of Surfers Paradise from the Moorings on Cavill pool area or from your balcony.
It is all free so ask at the reception the best times to see the dolphins when they swim past the Surfers Paradise holiday accommodation apartments at Moorings on Cavill.
There are very few places in Surfers Paradise apartments where you can stay in a top quality Gold Coast holiday apartment and watch the dolphins from your riverfront balcony to see unique Australian Gold Coast Animal and Birds.
From Point Danger you will often see dolphins out to sea and on a fine day there are views from Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay. This is a great place to stand on the high rocky headland and watch the whales for Free.
It is easy to find from your Surfers Paradise accommodation deal by local bus Transport
During the winter season the whales migrate north from the Antarctic to give birth to their calves. It is easy to see the whales jumping close by the shoreline.
Best of all if you just walk up the 6 minutes to Surfers Paradise beach from your Surfers Paradise Apartment holiday accommodation at Moorings on Cavill directly up Cavill Avenue.
Stand on the beachfront and look out over the ocean and you can often see the whales breaching close to shore.
If you want to get up close then book a Whale watch tour at special theme park deals on Moorings on Cavill website.
Goannas in Lamington National Park at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat
Goannas or monitor lizards are a common sight in Australia. You don’t have to go too far to see the smaller water dragons that live in the tropical gardens at Moorings on Cavill.
Ask Darren to show you where they are and you too can feed them by hand.
They are easy to find when you stay in your Surfers Paradise apartment at Moorings on Cavill in Cavill Avenue. You can get there get there by tour bus so book online https://moorings.experienceoz.com.au/gold-coast/.
There are over 20 different species that have adapted to different habitats. They may all look very similar but there is a big difference in their size. The largest Australian monitor lizard, the Perentie. This can grow over two meters long and its tiny relative, the short-tailed monitor grows only to 20 cm.
All goannas are a dark grey, olive or brown colour and most of them show a pattern of lighter colored of grey, white or yellow spots, rings, blotches or stripes on their body. These designs and patterns vary between the species.but also between younger monitor’s lizards and adult lizards.
They have very loose skin under the goanna’s neck to make the neck look bigger than the head. When they are scared the monitor lizard puff up these loose flaps so they look very dangerous but they are unique Australian Gold Coast Animal and Birds .
Brush Turkeys of Burleigh Headland
The Australian brush turkey or Australian brush-turkey is called the scrub turkey or bush turkey is a very common on Burleigh headland. Just take a short walk up the hill and you will see them along the bush tracks.
Just catch the bus outside the front door of Moorings on Cavill in Surfers Paradise accommodation and get off at Burleigh Heads
Brush-turkeys feed on insects, seeds and fallen fruits that are exposed by turkeys raking the leaf litter or breaking open rotten logs with their large feet. Their food is obtained from the ground and the birds also feed on ripening fruits among tree branches.
The Australian Brush-turkey incubates its eggs in a large mound. The male usually builds a single large mound approximately 4 m in diameter and 1 m high. Eggs are laid by several females in a single mound. The eggs are incubated by the heat given off by the rotting vegetation.
The male brush turkey maintains a constant temperature of 33 – 38°C by digging holes in the mound and inserting his bill to check the heat, then adding and removing vegetable matter as required.
Before the eggs hatch, many fall prey to predators such as goannas. After hatching, the brush turkey chicks burrow out of the mound, at which point they are left to fend for themselves.
These babies are fully feathered and are able to walk and fend for themselves immediately. The brush turkey chickens are able to fly just a few hours after hatching are unique Australian Gold Coast Animal and Birds.
Natural Arch of Numinbah Valley is located close to Nerang about 20 minutes from Moorings on Cavill holiday apartment in Surfers Paradise.
The Glow Worm Cave has a spectacular waterfall and a deep cave full of glow worms.
The best way to get there from your Surfers Paradise holiday apartment by hire car.
If you don’t want to hire car and drive then you can get there get there by tour bus so book online.
Don’t miss a visit to this spectacular place to unique Australian Gold Coast Animal and Birds
Often as you drive along the roads of the Gold Coast you will see wild kangaroos in parks and golf courses.
If your time is limited we suggest you go to the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. The gardens are at 28 Tomewin Street, Currumbin, Queensland, Australia.
The sanctuary is world-renowned for the feeding of huge flocks of rainbow lorikeets, which come to the sanctuary to feast off the special mixture which the lorikeets eat.
When you stay at your Surfers Paradise apartment for a holiday at Moorings on Cavill in Cavill Avenue we recommend you get to the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary by local Transport
Here you can also see many events, shows and attractions that include dingo encounters, free flight bird shows and crocodile feeding of the park’s massive saltwater crocodile.
There is a state-of-the-art veterinary and rehabilitation hospital where thousands of sick and injured unique Australian Gold Coast Animal and Birds treated daily.
The sanctuary was opened as the Currumbin Bird Sanctuary by Alex Griffiths in 1947 to stop the local lorikeet population destroying his flower plantations. The lorikeets still flock to the sanctuary twice daily to be fed by visitors . It now has a large collections of Australian native species in the world.
You can see Tasmanian devils, a reptile house and the largest walk-through aviary in the Southern Hemisphere
The koala is related to the kangaroo and the wombat. The koala is called a bear because the koala looks like a teddy bear.
Once again as you travel along the roads of the Gold Coast you will see many signs that tell you that Koalas cross the road. Many Koalas live in Gold Coast parks and golf courses so see them here.
If your vacation time is short we recommend you go to the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. The zoological garden is at 28 Tomewin Street, Currumbin, Queensland, Australia.
The sanctuary is world-renowned for the feeding of huge flocks of rainbow lorikeets that come twice daily to the sanctuary to eat the special mixture.
When you stay at your Surfers Paradise apartment for a holiday at Moorings on Cavill in Cavill Avenue we recommend you get to the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary by local Transport to see these unique Australian Gold Coast Animal and Birds
There are about 8,000 koalas in the wild and although not officially classified as endangered the population of Australian koalas has dropped by 90% in less than 10 years.
Many koalas are injured by vehicles.The veterinary and rehabilitation hospital treats these sick and injured koalas every day.