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The 2018 bat night season is here! Below are events to be held across QLD.


Batty Boat Cruise

Departing from Mowbray Park, Thorn St, East Brisbane

Sunday 25th February



Don’t miss the action – watch the bats fly over the Brisbane River at sunset. Interact with orphaned baby bats on board and listen to live commentary on the species! Cruise duration is approx 3 1/2 hours leaving around 4.30pm. Contact for Janelle Devery (07 3844 0129) for more information.


Book your spot now!  

Cost: $16 (child), $32 (adult), $100 (family).

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Australasian Bat Night Events - Queensland

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Batty cruise on the Daintree River

Daintree River - Solar Whisper terminal

Thursday 1st March

Time to be advised


Enjoy a sunset cruise to the spectacled flying-fox colony on the Daintree River. Watch the amazing spectacle of their flyout from this colony only accessible by boat. Limit 24 passengers. Cost: To be advised with proceeds to Bat Care.

Spectacled flying fox and young Helen Douglas Hall