Tolga Bat Rescue & Research Inc
PO Box 685 Atherton
Australia 4883


Within Australia
tel/fax 07 4091 2683
Outside Australia
tel +61 7 4091 2683





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Unique bat experience near Cairns, north Queensland Australia.

Find your way to Atherton. From Cairns or Mossman this will take about 75 minutes.

Take the road southwest towards Herberton for 6 kms and turn right into Carrington Road. There is a sign for the Bat Hospital on the corner. Find number 134, it is 1.34 kms from the sign. It is the first driveway on the right after Sharples Road.

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The GPS location is: Lat: E 145° 27.789 and Long: S 17°17.725

At night there are 3 red reflector posts opposite the driveway.


We are not at Tolga. The main colony of Spectacled flying foxes we work with lives at Tolga and hence our name.

Bookings for the Visitor Centre are essential all year round.
Please telephone 07 4091 2683 or email us to visit.