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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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our 3rd visit over the years and still great fun. staff are always positive and great entertainment with their commentary and handling of the wildlife.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

our 3rd visit over the years and still great fun. staff are always positive and great entertainment with their commentary and handling of the wildlife.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Had a great time, the live shows taught you alot and seen some amazing stuff. The boat ride was great and you got up quite close with these amazing creatures

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

A great educational day with shows on reptiles, birds, snakes and crocodiles. A perfect family day outing. I don't recommend buying lunch at the cafe as I thought the food was expensive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Get close up and personal with the crocodiles and learn about their habits. Very entertaining and informative - prefect family outing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

This was our first activity on a week long trip to Queensland (mum dad and son 13). Wow! It ticked every box for us - adventure, excitement, fun and a little bit scary (but we always felt safe!). We learned heaps about crocs and the differences between the 'salties' and 'freshies'. We loved the boat trip on Hartley's Lagoon, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

If you like crocs you will like this parc! Great educational shows about reptiles/snakes and crocodiles. They even give you the opportunity to feed the freshies!! Make sure you dont miss the croc attack show as it is the best in the world!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Give yourself plenty of time to see everything. The croc show and boat ride just fantastic. Our 10 & 12 yo daughters just loved it.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My 6 and 2 yr old boys loved this place. They offer a free return visit within 3 days. If we hadn't visited on the last day of our holidays, we would definitely have been back. Our 6yr old was blown away when he was given the oportunity to hand feed a crocodile.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

we took our 3 kids there (6,8,10yrs) and had a great day. The shows are well timed so you don't miss anything. Leigh was an excellent boat tour operator, and put on a great snake show. Duncan was also fun and enthusiastic in his croc attack show. The croc farm was interesting and we happily spent 8.30 until 4pm enjoying... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Spent a few days in Palm Cove and decided to visit Hartleys as we had never been there. I thought a few hours would be enough time. I was very surprised to find that we needed the whole day to see everything and experience the rides, demonstrations and do all the walks and see all the different animals. Its not... More 

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