Coombabah, the name of the suburb in Gold Coast has three different alterations. One means ‘place of the cobra worms’, and the other two translations mean ‘home of the turtles’ or ‘Place of the turtles’. The translations suggest that the town has a special connection to animal life. Therefore it does not come across as a surprise that Coombabah Lakelands are knows for conservation. Around 150 species of birds including migratory birds, have found home in this region.
If you are someone who loves nature in its raw form- with an interest in animal life, Coombabah is the perfect destination for you to explore along the beautiful Gold Coast.
Coombabah also offers you a slightly adventurous getaway from the quintessential Gold Coast experience. It also gives you the perfect opportunity to discover the animal lover and the bird watcher within you.
Essential travel information and Coombabah tips for your visit
- The weather is pleasant throughout the day but can get hot, so dress accordingly.
- It rains during January to March, so be equipped accordingly.
- Conservation wetlands do not have any place to eat or rest rooms so keep yourself stocked specially while travelling with the kids.