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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures: Entrance Ticket

1. Hartley's Crocodile Adventures: Entrance Ticket

Get up close and personal with Australia's native and exotic wildlife at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, a wildlife sanctuary and ecotourism park located between Cairns and Port Douglas at Wangetti. Upon arrival at the park, you will be allocated a time for a boat tour during which you will be able to see crocodiles being pole fed. During your visit to the park, learn more about crocodiles and snakes with daily talks and shows, including a tour of the crocodile farm, a crocodile attack show, and a venomous snake demonstration. In between shows, feel free to explore the 2500 meters of boardwalks and pathways winding through melaleuca wetlands, eucalypt woodland, and riverine rainforest, enjoying a wide variety of native and exotic animals. No doubt after all the walking you'll be hungry for the range of snacks and meals available at the onsite bistro. After the shows, explore the wildlife exhibits at your own pace. See Komodo dragons, alligators, cassowaries, wombats, koalas, emus, lizards, quolls, kangaroos, and wallabies. In the Gallery of Living Art, meet tropical and predatory birds in a walk-through aviary, then enter the reptile room to admire exotic reptiles. Finish the day with a selfie with the koalas, crocs, or pythons for a memorable souvenir of your day out.

Cairns: Hartley's Crocodile Adventures Visit with Transfer

2. Cairns: Hartley's Crocodile Adventures Visit with Transfer

This half-day experience begins with pickup from your Cairns hotel or Port Douglas accommodation. Sit back and relax onboard as you soak up the beautiful views along the Captain Cook Highway to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures. During the drive, listen to your driver’s fascinating commentary. Arrive at the park and enjoy free time to explore at your own leisure. Stroll along its many boardwalks and pathways, through woodlands and rainforest. Watch the mesmerizing snake show and crocodile attack show, and learn about these impressive animals. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, grab lunch at the onsite cafe (not included). Later, discover more about Australia’s wildlife on the wetlands cruise. At the end of an epic afternoon, relax on the return journey to your hotel.

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures: Breakfast with Koalas

3. Hartley's Crocodile Adventures: Breakfast with Koalas

Start your day right with a cooked breakfast and get up close and personal with the koalas at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, a wildlife sanctuary and ecotourism park located between Cairns and Port Douglas at Wangetti. Enjoy your breakfast relaxing on the deck overlooking the lagoon. Feast on scrambled eggs, bacon, hash browns, sausages, and toast washed down with fruit juice, tea, or coffee. As you eat, a wildlife keeper will introduce you to one of the park's koalas. Feel free to pet the koala and ask any questions you may have. After breakfast, spend the rest of the day exploring the park at your leisure. Learn more about the crocodiles and snakes with talks and shows, see native and exotic wildlife such as emus, lizards, kangaroos, and wallabies, and even get to see crocodiles being pole fed during a boat cruise on the lagoon.

Kuranda & Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

4. Kuranda & Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

7.00 am - 8.00 am Hotel pick-up at Cairns & Cairns Beaches 8.50 am Kuranda Scenic Rail:  Board the famous train for an amazing journey, as you travel one of the world's most scenic rail routes, through hand hewn tunnels and over bridges spanning spectacular gorges. 10.25 am Arrive in Kuranda.  You have limited free time (1hr) to explore the many and varied shops, as well as the heritage markets which operate daily. 11.30 am Skyrail:  Board Skyrail, an experience which takes you over the rainforest canopy with stops along the way allowing you to take a stroll or visit the CSIRO Interpretive Centre. On arrival at Caravonica Lakes, board the coach for your transfer to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures. 1.20pm Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures:  Is the best place to see crocodiles in Tropical North Queensland. Highlights of the park include the Wetlands Cruise, Crocodile Attack Show and Snake Show. 4.45pm Coach departs for Cairns

Hartley's Crocodile Aventures: Zootastic 5 Entry Ticket

5. Hartley's Crocodile Aventures: Zootastic 5 Entry Ticket

Make memories to last a lifetime with an entry ticket to the Zootastic 5 experience at Hartley's Crocodile Aventures. The experience includes feeding, petting, and a photo with the koalas. You can also enjoy general entry to the park and all of its facilities. Join a member of Hartley's experienced wildlife team for your meet-and-greet with the koalas. Get the chance to feed the koalas their daily snacks, pet them, and snap a photo whilst holding them. Other activities could include feeding fruit to a cassowary, holding a python or a lizard, meeting and petting a wombat, or feeding friendly birds, wallabies, and kangaroos. Your ticket also includes general entry to the park. Enjoy daily wildlife presentations as well as a 1-hour boat ride on Hartley's Lagoon.

Port Douglas: Hartley’s Adventures & Mossman Gorge Transfer

6. Port Douglas: Hartley’s Adventures & Mossman Gorge Transfer

The Affordable Transfer option for exploring both Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures and the Mossman Gorge on your own itinerary on the same day. You will be collected on a shared shuttle at your accommodation in Port Douglas at 8am or 8.30am and driven to experience Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures At 12.30pm you will be collected and driven to the Mossman Gorge Visitor Centre. From there you can Explore the Mossman Gorge on your own, itinerary until you are collected at either 3.15pm or 5.15pm and driven back to your accommodation in Port Douglas. Attraction Tickets can be purchased at Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures and The Mossman Gorge Visitor Centre for the shuttle bus that will take you into the Mossman Gorge. The Mossman Gorge bus runs on a 15minute loop.

Hartley's Crocodile Aventures: Reptastic Entry Ticket

7. Hartley's Crocodile Aventures: Reptastic Entry Ticket

Get up close and personal with Queensland's native reptiles with an entry ticket to the Reptastic experience at Hartley's Crocodile Aventures. The experience includes feeding, petting, and a photo with the reptiles. You can also enjoy general entry to the park and all of its facilities. Join a member of Hartley's experienced wildlife team for your meet-and-greet with the reptiles. Get the chance to meet colorful lizards, snakes, and tortoises. Feed the lizards their daily snacks and snap a photo holding a baby crocodile or snake. Your ticket also includes general entry to the park. Enjoy daily wildlife presentations as well as a 1-hour boat ride on Hartley's Lagoon. 

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What people are saying about Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 57 reviews

Absolutely brilliant day out at Hartleys Transfers were fab comfortable coaches Hartleys was amazing seeing so many crocodiles The crocodile attack talk is an absolute must Brilliant talk sorry can't remember the guys name but he was hilarious Lots of other fab animals to see

Absolutely fantastic day on the boat with the crocs, with the roos and the koalas. A really friendly and funny staff as well

Great day. My grandson fed crocodiles, patted koalas and thoroughly enjoyed himself, as did my daughter and me

Had a great day with all shows providing superb information regarding the various animals. Highly recommend

Boat ride was great, interactive and close to the action. Informative and fun