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Cairns Tropical Zoo

Captain Cook Hwy, Palm Cove, Queensland QLD 4879, Australia
61 7 4055 3669
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$48*
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Cairns Tropical Zoo Morning Tour including...
85%
Ranked #4 of 12 Attractions in Palm Cove
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos & Aquariums
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Owner description: Discover Australia's unique animals through hands-on experience in tropical surroundings.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children
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Cairns
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

I took my grandkids and they had a wonderful time. As a relatively new resident in Cairns I had driven past this place many times and had no idea how great it is. I am buying the kids an annual membership for Christmas so we can go whenever we like.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

I was a bit skeptical of this zoo as it looked small and a bit rural from the outside. We had booked this as part of a multi day tour and I was worried that when we were dropped off we would be waiting around for hours for out van to pick us up. I was wrong! There is so... More

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Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

The structure of the zoo allows visitors to get excellent close up photos of the animals. The free flight bird show is excellent. Make sure to wear a hat, it gets hot!

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Cairns, Australia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
18 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Its a great small Zoo with lots of Australian animals like Birds, Dingos,Wombats,...and much more . Also with a great free flight Bird show. The Snake show is amazing and it gives you lots of info about these Critters. Also we liked the Croc feeding show. You can cuddle and feed the Roo`s, but save your money for the food,... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

All the attractions lived up to our expectations especially the boat trip. The guide, Duncan, was excellent. We spent 3 afternoons here all included in admission fee which is good value for money.

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Trophy Club, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We recently returned from a 2-week trip to Australia. The Cairns Tropical Zoo was something we had booked before we left home, and we really weren't expecting much more than a place to get a photo holding a koala. We were happily surprised! The place is small, but that means that you'll have time left in your day to fit... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Amazing Zoo. The setting, range of animals and staff made our day. Best reptile experience! Get down there with your friends & family.

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Well worth the admission price. Lots of different animals and shows to see. Bird show is a must. Very close to Palm Cove.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We visited the Cairns Tropical Zoo during the day and did the Koala Cuddle, which my wife loved. We enjoyed it so much that we decided to go to the Cairns Night Zoo - and this was a unique, unforgettable experience. You have dinner at the zoo, in a relaxed Aussie BBQ style. The staff engages the visitors and talks... More

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Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

don't expect a city zoo, but nice animal, relaxed setting and very friendly animal handlers who were obviously enjoying what they did

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