Tolga Bat Hospital

Top choice Animal Sanctuary

in Atherton

This bat rehabilitation centre south of Atherton runs excellent guided tours every afternoon which include a video presentation followed by an introduction to some of the patients, from tiny orphaned flying foxes to recovering microbats. Many of the bats have been rescued after being caught in barbed-wire fencing or crop netting. Orphaned bats may have lost parents to tick paralysis.

Bookings are essential for the daily tour as numbers are limited.