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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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Captain Cook Hwy, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4055 3576
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US$ 64.79*
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures Day Trip from Cairns
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventure Half-Day Tour
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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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  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“snake show” (232 reviews)
“boat ride” (389 reviews)
“australia zoo” (30 reviews)
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Captain Cook Hwy, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
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+61 7 4055 3576
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

40 minutes from Cairns by bus. we used a travel agent GST. very kind driver. My kid loved to feed kangaroos and take a picture with a crocodile.

Thank Jiyoon S
Angela F, Director of Sales at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks so much and glad you enjoyed your coach experience as well.

Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent place to visit for the whole family. Plenty to do for children of all ages. Nice boat cruise showed off the crocodiles well for the kids before they fed the cassowaries and went and watched the crocodile feeding show. Reasonable ticket prices and not...More

Thank Roshan_wp
Angela F, Director of Sales at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wonderful to see you found our attraction 'excellent' for the whole family. We very much appreciate your time taken to share your feedback.

Reviewed 2 days ago

The manager at our villa said this was a must-see and he was definitely right! It was so interesting! Don't miss the boat ride and the crocodile attach show. The snakes are amazing to learn about too. All of the keepers were amazing and incredibly...More

Thank worldie234
Angela F, Director of Sales at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Why thanks so much and thanks also to your villa manager for the recommendation. It is lovely to see that we ticked off all the boxes for you including the shows, our staff and the food. Our team will really enjoy reading this one.

Reviewed 3 days ago

We was welcomed by the lovely ladies at the entrance who explained what time we would need to go on the boat ride and which would be the best route to walk around the park. I was more excited than the kids on the boat,...More

Thank Tracy H
Angela F, Director of Sales at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks for your very positive comments and we'll be delighted to see you again with your other family members.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit for the whole family. Plenty to do for children of all ages. The boat cruise showed off the crocodiles well for the kids before they fed the cassowaries and went and watched the crocodile feeding show.

Thank Matthew Y
Angela F, Director of Sales at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Glad you enjoyed Matthew.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a great place that has something for everyone. The crocodile boat tour, the feeding of the crocs, and all the different areas of the park were interesting and the park was really clean. The guys doing all the shows and tours were down...More

Thank Marcia C
Angela F, Director of Sales at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Lovely to hear you enjoyed Marcia.

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had family visiting from overseas and we had a great time. There is plenty of areas to explore and wonder or you can follow the shows on the map. We saw some people bring their own food which we will do next time as...More

Thank Golf_Focus
Angela F, Director of Sales at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks guys. Yes, you are fine to bring your own food but we do ask that you eat in on the upper levels so we can keep the deck area for our paying food customers and to keep the food service more efficient.

Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited as a group of 5 adults and 4 kids and every single one of us had a blast. We had to leave before seeing everything because we were exhausted but will use our three day pass to go see the rest. Special shout...More

Thank Sarah S
Angela F, Director of Sales at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Awesome Sarah. Great to see that your tribe enjoyed the whole experience.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice, not expensive, the park is not too big which makes possible to have all experience without rushing. Plus the chance to cuddle a Koala as in QLD is still allowed.

Thank Giulio M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Kids really enjoyed boat ride and the crocodile feeding...just six feet away!! Lots of other animals and birds to see. Make sure you take lots of water, you can’t drink their tap water and have a monopoly on refreshments

Thank Andrew I
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Frendy66
18 November 2017|
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Response from Angela F | Property representative |
Yes that will be fine. We also have a telephone, one of those things where you speak to people our number is the same as it's been for 35 years, 40553576.
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FoodnTravelreviews
3 May 2017|
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Response from Angela F | Property representative |
Absolutely. We have a great restaurant that looks out over Hartley's Lagoon. We have everything from basic snacks through to delicious a la carte meals and specials. You won't go hungry.
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ChantelleMendonsa
12 December 2016|
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Response from Angela F | Property representative |
Hi Chantelle. We give our visitors the chance to pat a croc at the farm tour but can't guarantee a free photo opportunity. It is just ad hoc if there is time. We have photo opportunities from 11 am to 4.30 pm and the... More
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