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Cairns Tropical Zoo - CLOSED

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Holiday stroll

On our walk around Cairns we had heard about this zoo on the roof top of a hotel It was... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2017
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Loved it

We happened upon this zoo while driving up the coast. I am so glad we stopped and took the time to... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2016
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Dec 18, 2017
“Holiday stroll ”
Jun 9, 2016
“It was Okay!”
Discover Australia's unique animals through hands-on experience in tropical surroundings.
Captain Cook Hwy, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4055 3669
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Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

On our walk around Cairns we had heard about this zoo on the roof top of a hotel It was interesting easy to walk around your ticket allows a return visit There are not a lot of animals but the walk path is well set...More

1  Thank Wendy066
Reviewed June 9, 2016

I think it's a little overrated. Most animals were not in their places, and others were sleeping mostly. The only attractive part of the Zoo was the Koala & the Snake show.

Thank AsmiShah
Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

We were going to visit this zoo as part of our Queensland holiday but whilst checking for prices on line found that it had closed it's doors for good. We phoned the zoo and found that the owner had sold the land for development.

3  Thank Oztravelle
Reviewed March 30, 2016

We happened upon this zoo while driving up the coast. I am so glad we stopped and took the time to visit. We were able to hold a koala! This zoo is small and it really gives you a chance to get closer to the...More

Thank travelbug2222
Angela F, Manager at Cairns Tropical Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2016

Many thanks for your kind comments. Our Zoo closed for the last time yesterday and it is great to see that you enjoyed yourself.

Reviewed March 26, 2016

Great day excellent service very friendly , sad to see it closing after so many years . Great place to visit before it closes

Thank kimjudymaddy
Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

We visited the zoo in the morning and had a nice time . There are many different shows like reptile viewings , bird shows and other things . The highlight of the visit was of course to be able to hold a koala , this...More

Thank Karin J
Reviewed March 20, 2016

Our 3rd visit but we learnt that it is closing at end of March 2016 so a lot of pens were empty. Definitely not like it used to be - what a shame as it was a fabulous place to visit.

Thank WorldTravellers021
Reviewed March 19, 2016

Loved it here. Small and compact but full of interesting animals and very informative staff. The croc 'show' was very informative and quite exciting and the bird display was excellent. Lovely afternoon - pity it's closing

Thank Frequent T
Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

Great for seeing Australia's wildlife where you may not have seen already - crocodiles, kangaroos, koalas, possums, spiders etc but cages and pens rather small for all.

Thank Jill M
Reviewed March 13, 2016

We called in here as we had a couple of hours to spare and it is a lovely little zoo! Also once you have been you can return for free within 3 days which is an added bonus

Thank Karen W
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