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Review of Cairns Tropical Zoo - CLOSED

Cairns Tropical Zoo
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Owner description: Discover Australia's unique animals through hands-on experience in tropical surroundings.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children
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
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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
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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 animals. The crocodile show was really cool to watch. We had a very fun day and this really added to it.

Thank travelbug2222
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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.

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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
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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 costs you 20 dollars and you get a printed photo as a memory . You can also hold snakes and baby crocks. They further have kangaroo enclosure where you are able to hand feed kangaroo with kangaroo food you buy at the zoo which was fun.
The zoo is on the smaller side but it wasn't busy when we visited so we had a lot of time to look around without having to wait a long time to see all the different animals .
They also have various different deals and experiences on display easy day like spending time with the wombats and other animals , but be quick because these sell out fast as the spaces are limited
Well worth a visit and the money .

Thank Karin J
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