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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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Address: Captain Cook Hwy, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 40553576
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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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Great day

Had lots of fun with my daughter. The farming of crocodiles talk was very interesting. We had a lovely lunch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Had lots of fun with my daughter. The farming of crocodiles talk was very interesting. We had a lovely lunch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

A really good day out and you come away with more knowledge and great respect for crocodiles. Our guide on the boat and feeding the crocs was Matt who was humorous and knowledgeable about crocodiles. Very friendly staff who you feel enjoy what they do.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We spent an afternoon here. Great to see the crocodiles and learn more about these somewhat scary creatures. Go in the afternoon when you can also feed all the other animals.

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My family of 4 with a teenager and 7 year old absolutely loved Hartley's. Fantastic staff, very knowledgeable and friendly...you can tell they love their work! Great shows that are entertaining and interesting. Fun and engaging, very nice park that is well kept and clean, and lots of areas to walk around and explore. Very reasonably priced for a day.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great day had with the kids, Croc Shows was entertaining and plenty laughs and light humour. Well planned schedules and activities and the must is the lagoon boat ride. Plenty of Birds, Reptiles and Croc's to see Tip : If you can't do everything in the day make sure you get your programme stamped for your group on the way... More 

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We went for about an hour, maybe an hour and a half, and stayed for most of the day. The program revolving around the crocodiles and their behaviour is infectious and compelling viewing. The presenters are knowledgeable and you come to realise that the crocodile is a prehistoric killing machine, and is perfectly adapted for the job. Seeing the farming... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a way to spend a day! Every aspect was brilliant. Boat rides with crocs jumping out of the water, shows with very entertaining presenters throughout the day. So much more than just crocodiles. Lots of areas dedicated to other wildlife. Very reasonable pricing $37 per adult, half that for children. We used our auto club membership for discount. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We've just visited this place for the 11th time! My kids love crocodiles and we love Hartleys. The staff are fun, talented and really enthusiastic. It's a calm and beautiful environment with just a bit of excitement and danger. Make the most of the free return policy so you don't have to see everything on one day. What's not to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My mother and I enjoyed a day at the Hartley's Crocodile adventure! I was amazing to see all the demonstrations and talk to keepers about many Australian native animals. Recommended for families also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I were both thrilled with our experience at Hartley's. All the guides and Presenters were extremely knowledgeable and friendly and so relaxed! The cruise on the lagoon was spectacular and the Croc Attack show is a must for any visitor! It was a busy peak season (school holidays), when we visited and, even though there were a... More 

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