Phil & Rachel look forward to welcoming you to their home in the near future.
Originally from Sydney and UK, they have been married for 30 years. They have had interesting and varied career paths and now have the opportunity to live our dream of managing our own accommodation.
Phil owned a packaging company in Sydney for 20 years, has worked as a Tour Guide for Kingfisher Bay Resort, Fraser Island and has been employed as a project manager for a commercial builder. His keen interest is riding his motorbike and sharing the joy of the local area with visitors.
Rachel initially came to Australia to participate in Operation Raleigh. She has enjoyed 10 years early childhood teaching, had minor roles in TV & Commercials, has been a presenter for BBC radio, a programmer and instructor for Unisys. Rachel has also enjoyed acting in the local amateur theatre in Nambour.
Together they have 4 children and both volunteer in their local community.
They are involved with Nambour SES, Kureelpa & Mapleton Rural Fire Brigade, Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital and hold a licence to care for orphaned and injured wildlife.
Caring for orphaned and injured wildlife costs thousands of dollars every year. To assist with some of these costs, guests have the opportunity to enjoy a guided tour and learn about what is involved in being a Wildlife Carer. All proceeds will be used to assist in the rescue and care of injured or orphaned native wildlife.
The welfare of the animals is the number one priority so please follow any directions provided to you, do not attempt to pick up the animals and entry will be refused to intoxicated guests.
Tours are limited to a maximum of 4 persons.
It is a recommended that guests were long pants and covered footwear.
Wildlife tour is $15 pp cash or Direct Bank Transfer
Hinterland Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation Inc
*** WHEN ENTERING OR LEAVING THE PROPERTY, PLEASE TAKE CARE NOT TO DISTURB THE WILDLIFE IN OUR CARE ***