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Address: Capt Cook Hwy, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 40553576
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Located just 40 minutes north of Cairns and 25 minutes south of Port...
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.
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Excellent, especially for kids !!

Went here with my two kids. Both of them fell in love with this place immediately. A short drive from Cairns city on a beautiful highway, this place is a very nice day out with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

Went here with my two kids. Both of them fell in love with this place immediately. A short drive from Cairns city on a beautiful highway, this place is a very nice day out with kids. They have many crocodiles inside the park. They even do a crocodile show(photographs attached) and you can even take a picture with the little... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed 3 hours with our 10 & 8 year olds. Their highlights in order were: Boat cruise - crocs on either side, fun commentary & raised seats Patting the wallaby - they were able to wander up and pat it Crocodile feeding - Game man running it. Asked for & got many questions from the audience snd quite a few... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

Absolutely loved it! Didn't know what to expect but wow what a great place. So well set out, with great opportunities to see crocs up close. I took my two teenage boys and we all felt the same! They loved the up close with the Kangaroos just as much.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

We have 4 children, ages 9-12. This was a highlight the staff was wonderful on all the shows were excellent. We learned a lot and had so much fun.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

A really great park! The service was fantastic! I loved all areas and the main attraction, the crocodile boat ride, was actually not the best! The best part was probably the Australian native area! Thanks Hartleys!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Harley's was fun and informative. The crocodiles literally jumped out of the water to get the yummy chickens being dangled above their heads. We listened to the talk about Australia's snakes which was also quite interesting. I thought it was a bit overpriced, but entertaining.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Our family of 5 visited the park and had an amazing time. Firstly we were surprised to get the bonus three day pass for the price of one day, then we were blown away by the park itself. The animal shows were great, the kids were intrigued by small animal education show and laughed themselves silly as 'Duncan' hosted the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Great day, well organised and loads of crocs. As soon as you arrive you are booked onto the lagoon boat, ours was a little late in the day but it was such a busy time, extra trips had been organised. We saw the croc attack show, walked around the farm. Very informative about crocs, some are huge. We had lunch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Had a great day, good price for everything you can do and see. Love the interaction with the kangaroos and wallaby. The staff were very efficient at the café considering it is school holidays and it was a long long queue. Food was delicious although expensive for not being a restaurant. The staff in control of the crocodile (salty) demonstration... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We visited Hartley's as party of the Great Australian Wildlife Experience three day package, with access to Cairns Tropical Zoo and Hartley's, plus the Lillies restaurant at Hartley's, a beautiful deck overlooking the main crocodile estuary. Our package included a gourmet platter from Lillies - which included a beautiful selection of seafood plus a taste of crocodile and emu meats,... More 

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Address: Capt Cook Hwy, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 40553576
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove

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