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Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome
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Owner description: The Cairns ZOOM is the world's first Challenge Ropes Course in a wildlife park, situated in the centre of Cairns on the rooftop of The Reef Hotel Casino. Experience adventure at varying heights and levels of difficulty on the Mid-ZOOM and Hi-ZOOM courses with 65 elements of crossings and ziplines - including one which takes you directly over a 4 metre saltwater crocodile! The PowerJump is a free-fall adventure with a 13m drop, whilst the Dome-Climb offers spectacular views of the city, the Coral Sea and surrounding landscapes. Make sure you spend some time interacting with all our wildlife, with Shows and Presentations throughout the day. Keep an eye out for Snowy the rare white kookaburra, as well as turtles, pythons, freshwater crocodiles, lizards, gliders and hand-feed our pademelons.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed February 21, 2013

Lots to see and easy access for littlies, Under construction but didn't stop seeing all local wildlife

Thank Bron1956
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Reviewed January 24, 2013 via mobile

Nice pleasant themed attraction to visit, especially on a rainy day! Staff very friendly and helpful- Daphne at reception friendly and knowledgable, kudos! Zoom experience as my son says, EPIC!! Great for kidz(mid) even took my son up to the hi zoom!! Zoom team very friendly helpful and reassuring! Gotta try the jump and the dine walk next!! Oh, and the animals are well cared for by the experienced staff.

Thank Alex M
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

if you love animals DON'T support this place. the cages are WAY too small, and especially the koalas looked really stressed and sad :(, the place stunk of animal urine and cost way too much. staff nice.

Thank tactnz
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CaPTA_Group, Owner at Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2013

We're sorry to hear you didn’t enjoy your experience at the Cairns ZOOm & Wildlife Dome. In regards to the size of our enclosures, they exceed the Queensland standards for Zoos. We also adhere to the strict Koala handling Code of Practice in place across the state to ensure our koalas are not distressed, and regular vet checks have shown no indication of stress. We hose and clean throughout the park every morning, and the koala enclosures twice a day. Furthermore, all of our wildlife keepers are keen animal lovers, and are passionate about the conservation of our native species.

- Ben Woodward, Family Owner / Sales & Marketing Manager.

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Reviewed January 8, 2013

My partner and I visited Cairns Dec. 2012.We visited the dome on a too windy for the beach day.
The animals were amazing and the staff was very knowledgable and friendly. We planned our day so we could listen to all the animal talks by the staff. These talks certainly made the visit educational and interesting. If a visitor just rushes through, they miss a lot!
The huge croc being fed was worth the admission.

Thank Sundancer93003
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Reviewed January 6, 2013

We finally made the trip to the Dome and weren't disappointed. We let the boys try out the new "Cairns Zoom". I think we had as much fun watching them as they did completing the challenges. I certainly liked the layout and being able to get close up with the number of birds etc.

Thank LiveCairns
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