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- 18.62 hectare
A dedicated wildlife sanctuary and wildlife rehabilitation site


Licuala Rainforest Refuge is an 18.62 hectare sanctuary on the southern side of the Alexandra Range, bordering the Daintree National Park, near Cape Kimberley and Mossman. Cheryll Williams and Tony Young's property is covered by undisturbed fan palm forest of conservation concern, and largely unexplored and inaccessible swamplands. The property is a dedicated wildlife sanctuary, and Cheryll and Tony utilise the sanctuary to rescue and rehabilitate injured wildlife.

Licuala contains an abundance of rare and endangered species of plants and animals. The notophyll vine forests, and open and closed forests adjacent to the streams and floodplain provide habitat for some highly threatened wildlife species, including spectacled flying foxes (Pteropus conspicillatus), Bennett's tree kangaroos (Dendrolagus bennettianus), southern cassowaries (Casuarius casuarius), and spotted-tailed quolls (Dasyurus maculatus).

The sanctuary is also home to amethystine pythons (Morelia amethistina) and brown water pythons (Liasis fuscus), as well as a range of species native to the Daintree region. 


Property Name Licuala Rainforest Refuge
Property Size 18.62 hectare
Property Features Wildlife Carer
Owners Cheryll Williams and Tony Young
Member Since 2007