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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

Capt Cook Hwy, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
61 7 40553576
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventure Half-Day Tour
95%
Ranked #1 of 13 Attractions in Palm Cove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Farms, Outdoors
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Located just 40 minutes north of Cairns and 25 minutes south of Port...
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Farms, Outdoors
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Located just 40 minutes north of Cairns and 25 minutes south of Port Douglas, Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is simply the best place to see crocodiles and local wildlife in Tropical North Queensland. With over 2100 metres of timber boardwalks and pathways leading you on a journey of discovery through woodlands and rainforest where you can see an array of wildlife, including beautiful tropical birds, reptiles, insects and other native fauna.Enjoy our entertaining and educational wildlife presentations including snakes, cassowaries, koalas, crocodiles, quolls and much more. Take a boat cruise on Hartley’s Lagoon to see crocodiles and other wildlife on our melaleuca wetland. Learn about sustainable use and conservation on our Crocodile Farm tour. The newly opened Gondwana Gateway is an innovative addition to Hartley’s where you can learn about the evolution of Australian wildlife in a beautiful forest setting surrounded by living descendants of Australia’s ancient past. Enjoy a delicious snack in Lilies Restaurant overlooking Hartley’s Lagoon and find that perfect gift, including crocodile leather products, in the Paperbark Gift Shop. Open daily from 8:30am to 5:00pm, this multi-award winning eco-adventure attraction is located just 100 metres off the Captain Cook Highway on the spectacular scenic drive between Cairns and Port Douglas.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children
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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

We spent the day at Hartley's Croc park, and let me tell you, you need the day! There are set show times for the feeding, snake show and the crocodile attack show. The daily schedule is planned well, so you won't miss out on anything! All shows are very informative, funny and relevant if you're living or visiting Northern QLD.... More 

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Palm Cove, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

Fun, educational and plenty of crocs. Park/Croc handlers very knowledgeable and made experience memorable for all ages.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We spent the day at the park. It was a great day, we enjoyed the crocodile farm tour. The boat trip was well worth doing as the guide fed the crocodiles out of the boat. The crocodile show and snake show were very informative. We went without our children and really missed them, so will bring them next time around.... More 

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Ko samui
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I would recommend this to all tourists visiting our region. There is plenty of Far North and tropical wildlife to see here, including dangerous snakes and reptiles. Feeding time and such shows are a bonus and you can likely find out more about this from tour operators. If you have a hire car, you can go there anytime.

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Plymouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

There is plenty to see and do at Hartley's which keeps the interest going all day. The guy who did the boat cruise was hilarious and had a very dry sense of humour. The croc feeding and the snake presentation were both well worth seeing. You can also spend time doing your own thing looking at all the animals in... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Lots of fun activities for both adults and kids. Nice enviroment with relaxing Cafe and picnic area to rest. Staff is very professsional and friendly. Would recommend anyone to Cairns to pay a visit to them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Very good! Great shows and staff are really friendly :) a must see!! Heaps of things to see there, had to go several days to see everything

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Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

One of the best days of our trip - thanks! We were surprised by just how much we enjoyed this place. Got there after 9am and did pretty much everything. Well worth the extra $10 to do croc feeding, got some great photos of that and of the croc show and boat trip. Food good and fresh at the cafe... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

When we used to live in the Cairns area we took our children to the zoo closer to Cairns but on this occasion we were travelling with our young grand-daughter so we went further afield to Hartleys having in all the time we lived in the Cairns area never been there. We were not disappointed. It is an excellent zoo... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We were recommended to visit here by our hotel concierge and we were not disappointed at all, from the crocodile feeding to the boat ride on the lagoon, i would say if your in Cairns or Port Douglas it is something you defiantly have to do

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