Nocturnal Habitat opens in Port Douglas!

By September 20, 2019School Holidays


Meet the masters of the Dark at Australia’s leading wildlife experience, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas as they bring to life the animals of the night during the day with their new ultra-modern Nocturnal Habitat.

Opening 21st September, just in time for school holidays the “Nocturnal Habitat” allows guests to witness the magic and fun of night-time animals in an interactive experience that’s open during our daytime.

Guests will get up close to native species like Feathertail Gliders, Striped Possums, huge spiders, cockroaches bigger than your hand and even a Queensland favourite, cane toads. All under the canopy of thousands of twinkling stars.

General Manager of Wildlife Habitat Andrew Hearn said the liveliness in the Nocturnal Habitat is magical, it brings life and appreciation in innovative ways to nocturnal animals.
“You’re sure to discover something new and intriguing, the Nocturnal Habitat has a special kind of wonder to it” Said Hearn.

“It’s the discovery of nature that you typically only imagine, but now you can see what’s really going on, because it is in fact real.”

The purpose built, fully enclosed, air-conditioned Nocturnal Habitat is an all-weather attraction that gives visitors something memorable to take in no matter what Mother Nature is doing outside.

The exhibit uses creativity and the latest technology to replicate nature with highly sophisticated lighting to simulate a reversed day-night cycle and change of circadian rhythm in the Nocturnal Habitat.

There is an amazing variety of nocturnal wildlife in Australia with some incredible tricks, to not only survive but also thrive in the dark. “Guests will learn more about the wild side of life at night. We have brought in species of animals that are completely new to the park. Including an Australian first, the Stripped Possum, it has never been presented before in Australia.” Said Hearn.

The Nocturnal Habitat comes as part of the Wildlife Habitat’s 30th Anniversary enhancement projects, first-class attractions and even more wildlife interactions.
Currently the Rainforest environment is closed as it undergoes a full rebuild set to reopen in the next few months to further wow visitors to the region. During this time the park will not be closed.

Wildlife Habitat is in Port Douglas and is Australia’s leading wildlife experience, providing visitors with a chance to observe a huge range of flora and fauna up close.

For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact Wildlife Habitat Sales & Marketing Executive Jeremy Lebeuf at salesexec@wildlifehabitat.com.au or 0427 989 161.