NEW LIFE BEGINS AT 30 FOR THE WILDLIFE HABITAT
Australia’s leading wildlife experience, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, is turning the big 3-0 this year and is celebrating with a major facelift, fancy new attractions and even more wildlife interactions.
Since it’s opening in 1989 the iconic Wildlife Habitat has been one of the defining attractions of Port Douglas and after three decades the park still invokes wonder and cheerful hurly-burley to those who visit.
Despite a few tropical wrinkles the Habitat has seen steady visitation but it’s time to really give back with an injection of enhancement projects and thrilling attractions that will keep the park world class.
The Predator Plank marked the beginning of world first attractions, soon to be followed by a Pathway of Pythons Precinct to be completed in time for school holidays at the end of June 2019.
The Wildlife Habitat is keeping the public in the dark for their next big attraction that will be announced in the coming weeks, set to open mid-July 2019. Over the next while a slew of other betterment projects will take form including a new aviary over the Wetland Habitat.
General Manager Andrew Hearn said the Wildlife Habitat is going through a lot of changes right now and we’re excited for the future.
“Thirty years is a significant milestone, however we’re more focused on moving forward,” said Mr. Hearn “In the next 12 to 18 months you can expect to see a brand-new park.”
“You continuously have to be fresh and new to create that unique experience, and we have guests visiting from all over the world that consider the park a bucket list stop, so we need to be on top of our game.”
“We know our guests will be enthralled by the new projects and are we’re excited for locals and repeat visitors to experience the enhancements to the park.”
Looking forward, the Wildlife Habitat plan to make high-quality learning opportunities accessible to children and adults alike through their first-class attractions as they look to a thriving future.