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Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

Port Douglas Road, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
07 4099 3235
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos & Aquariums
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: The Wildlife Habitat in Port Douglas is an immersion exhibit - an...
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos & Aquariums
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: The Wildlife Habitat in Port Douglas is an immersion exhibit - an open and interactive environment for guests and animals to mingle in a spacious natural setting. Visitors wander along elevated boardwalks as birds fly and roam freely. Experience wildlife from the surrounding Rainforest, Wetlands, and Grasslands environments, and learn with our guided tours and presentations. Enjoy Breakfast with the Birds or Lunch with the Lorikeets as birds wander freely amongst the tables.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
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New York City, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

But this wonderful place doesn't feel like a zoo. The animals move about in created natural habitats and the staff is dedicated and amazing. Feed the kangaroos, pet the Koala, listen, learn and enjoy.

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Warkworth New Zealand
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

The physical area seems to continuously grow to accommodate the new attractions being added. The animals (and especially) the birds are well presented in an attractive environment which is appropriate to the environment for individual species. There were a lot of new babies on view and all seemed to be in an appropriate setting and looked well settled and healthy.... More 

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San Jose, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This isn't the largest zoo around, but the hands-on experience and knowledgable staff easily make up the difference. We took tours of the rainforest, grassland, and wetland, watched Santa feed the crocodiles, and hand fed the kangaroos and wallabees. Great day learning about native animals!

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This trip came reccommended by friends and we were glad we took their advice and opted to do Breakfast with the birds. The breakfast was very good value and you could stay as long as you wanted and hold a bird. We did one of the guided walks round and the guide was excellent. Definitely buy a bag of food... More 

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Turin, Italy
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I dislike zoo's. But this is different. The size is manageable, the interactivity with the Kangaroos, wallaby, etc priceless. Buy the little bag of Roo-food, it is worth the $2.00! Follow with the guides, it makes more fun. One side-comment, if you opt for holding the Koala, realise it lasts only about 10 seconds. I found the $18 price tag... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Breakfast with the birds is a fun way to start the day then you can walk around and look for green tree frogs and other wildlife

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Los Angeles, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

On our first full day in Port Douglas we went to the incredible Wildlife Habitat center just down the street (and next to our local grocer, who had recommended it!). What a find! Even Fodor's couldn't leave this place out--calling it a Fodor's Choice--and boy are they right. My husband, daughter and I spent several magical hours there. We purchased... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

My husband and I went to the wildlife habitat 4 times during our 12 days. We loved it here. The grounds are well maintained and the animals are well looked after. There are many different species to look at and very few are caged in. The rest of the bids, kangaroos and wallaby's bounce and fly around as you explore.... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Don't like zoos normally on principle (wild animals shouldn't be caged in small enclosures for us to gawp at) but this was much better than expected. All native animals, generally in pretty spacious surroundings, particularly the birds in the rainforest habitat.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

Seen this place from the road but never thought of going till one of the kids suggested it. Turned out to be a great day. Much bigger than I thought and every thing was great. Good feeding area for wallabies and kangaroos. Crocs,birds,lizards,koalas, rainforest they have it all. Once you have been in you can come back as much as... More 

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