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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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Address: Captain Cook Hwy, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
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+61 7 4055 3576
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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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More than a zoo, it is an adventure with lots of live displays of croc feeding, snakes and the best being the boat cruise on the lagoon where the crocs are really close (but... read more

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

More than a zoo, it is an adventure with lots of live displays of croc feeding, snakes and the best being the boat cruise on the lagoon where the crocs are really close (but safe). Very well organised so you can move between exhibits and not miss any. If you prefer, you can treat it as a zoo and just... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent place, very cool, lots of animals to see. feeding crocks was cool, touched a baby crock, ate some crocodile at the restaurant!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice little Australian zoo quite reasonable the highlight of the park is the boat ride on the man made lagoon with big crocs in it that come up to the boat .. good for a couple of hours.. kids will love it

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Thank unclechownza
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really nice attraction. Plenty of crocs and kids loved the chance to feed them and the cassowaries. Plenty of other reptiles to see and wallabies, snakes etc the kids can touch/hold. Boat ride was good. Spent 3 hours there but was rushed so recommend spending a good solid half day or longer.

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Thank Justinandfamily72
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Looks in the folder like a small zoo but it is really great! You can come really close to the animals (crocs, Kangaroos, casuaris (you can even feed them), koala, snakes etc). If you are around you need to make a visit!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good wild life park. Great to learn about crocs farm. Amazing croc attack show - learned a lot about this ferocious creature. When you find one - run as much fast as you can! :-)

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is a "manmade" natural setting and you would not believe it. I was surprised to hear that because it looks so natural. There are many crocodiles, Boris is nearly 4 meters long... The boat trip is interesting as they tell you all about Crocodiles and then will have them jump for a piece of chicken. my kids also had... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We'd been on a tour of the Daintree with the entire family, and hadn't seen a croc in the wild, even when on a boat on Cooper's Creek at Cape Tribulation. So, with a view to seeing some crocs before returning to Sydney, we went to Hartley's. And crocs we did see. We arrived later in the day, just before... More 

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff were consistently warm and welcoming - great presentations - the tours ran like clockwork. Both educational and extremely entertaining. Had heard really good things about this place and it didnt let us down. Def suit all ages - we ranged from 14 to 50 and was a def favourite of our holiday for all. Def a must see... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We're not going to visit this park as kids are older teenagers but so glad we did we spent most of the day here, loved the croc shows and snake talks, the boat ride was a little average but the tour guide was very passionate about the crocs..and the boat ride is included in entrance fee so was not dissapointed,... More 

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