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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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Good crocodile adventure

This isn't very different than other croc parks where you see crocs in captivity. For us, the boat tour where you get to see the crocs up close was the most worthwhile part of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were here for about a half a day. I was a little disappointed with the crocodile attack show but perhaps that was reflective of my expectations rather than the show itself. The boat ride on the lagoon was interesting since you got to watch the crocs jump out of the water and fight. The kids seemed to really enjoy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This isn't very different than other croc parks where you see crocs in captivity. For us, the boat tour where you get to see the crocs up close was the most worthwhile part of the experience. The rest of the park was average.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed the day at Hartleys as we got to see so many crocodiles that we may not have seen if we had taken a cruise down the Daintree river etc. There is a lot to see and do but we only managed to see the Crocodile Feeding & Lagoon tour which were excellent. We also went on the... More 

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Maryborough, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

We couldn't see everything so we went back again. We would recommend this, it is great and there is so much to see and do

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved our afternoon here, the boat ride watching the crocodile being fed was awesome. Good selection of gifts, food not very good

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Thank Erin S
Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great day that far exceeded expectations. Had a brilliant afternoon and could have easily spent the whole day. Great for all ages. The croc show was fantastic! You are close to ‘the action’ and the guy doing the show was really informative, friendly and genuine. In fact all of the staff were great; everyone we interacted with was so... More 

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very impressive very big crocs , informative and very much on the crocs side . You get hurt in a crocs territory its your own fault . Lots to do here ,staff very knowledgable . Croc feeding time is a must and the guys feeding Hagrid are certifiable I kept having to cover my eyes. Small children will love the... More 

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Angela F, Director of Sales at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, responded to this review

We really appreciate you sharing your experience and recommendation Sharon. Great to hear a family found the visit well worth it. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to several places where we saw crocodiles, and this one was the best by far. The boat ride, the croc show, feeding the cassowaries (you get to feed them, not just watch), and the amazing snake show (the handler was really good!!). We thought this place might be a bit hokey, but couldn't be happier that we spent... More 

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Angela F, Director of Sales at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us a chuckle. Glad that you found we were not 'hokey' after all and we are finding that our snake show is taking on a whole life of its own with people asking heaps of questions and really loving it. Don't worry, we've been to our fair share of 'hokey' zoos and parks in our 30+ years... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great day out with my friend, we paid the $37 for the afternoon each, we went on the boat tour, croc and snake show, and walked around.. The guys doing the shows are very knowledgeable and I thought I knew quite a bit about snakes and crocs but I soon realised I knew virtually nothing.. Learned a lot! Clean facilities... More 

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Angela F, Director of Sales at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks so much Danni. We work hard to provide an interesting and educational commentary which we keep updating as new research comes to light so we are really glad you found it informative. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hartley's is such an amazing place! You can happily spend all day here! The staff there are enthusiastic / entertaining and educational!! The boat ride is amazing - the ability to get so close to the amazing crocodiles is well worth the trip. Definitely check it out!

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Angela F, Director of Sales at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, responded to this review

Very pleased that you found us so amazing Shannon. Thank you for sharing your lovely feedback. More 

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