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Lamington National Park is a natural treasure, and in 1994 its significance was officially recognised when it was listed as a World Heritage Area.
The fortunate traveler will experience Australia's largest preserve of pristine sub-tropical rainforest, over 900 species of vascular plants and more than 120 bird species, a remarkable diversity of wildlife and an environment of extraordinary majesty.
The region supports more frog, snake, bird and marsupial species than any other area in Australia. Birdwatchers may be lucky enough to see the endangered Albert Lyrebird or the regent and satin bowerbird.
Encounter the rare atmosphere on a well maintained system of gently graded trails which offer easy access to the majority of the features within Lamington National Park. From palm filled valleys which feature unspoiled streams and waterfalls to mist covered highlands cooled by rainforest air and dominated by Antarctic Beech trees.
Perhaps the most surprising feature of Lamington National Park is its accessibility. Within 60 minutes of Surfers Paradise and only 90 minutes from Brisbane, the abundance of pure natural wonders are veiled within easy reach of two major metropolitan cities.
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary on the Gold Coast is world renowned for its feeding of huge flocks of free-flying wild Rainbow Lorikeets, which come to the Sanctuary to feast daily.
The multitude of events, shows and attractions include dingo encounters, free flight bird shows and even crocodile feeding of the park's massive saltwater crocodile. Also, the Sanctuary's recognized as a quality research and conservation facility.