About Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge

Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge is an internationally renowned, privately owned, sanctuary. Set in Tropical Far North Queensland, one of the best birding areas in Australia, the Lodge is especially famous for its population of breeding Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher which are found in the grounds between November and April.

Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge is located in the rural community of Julatten, at the base of the Mount Lewis range at an altitude of 440m. It is an easy 1½ hr drive from Cairns International Airport and 40 minutes from Port Douglas. Please note that there is no public transport to the Lodge and we cannot do transfers.

The Lodge is a Land for Wildlife sanctuary with good populations of birds, mammals, reptiles and plants. Around 230 bird species have been recorded within a 1½ km radius of the Lodge and its grounds and all of the 13 Wet Tropics endemic birds can be found within a 15km travel distance. For detailed information about what you are likely to see on your visit go to the birds and other wildlife or bird species pages where you will find a link to access this data.

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