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Daintree Wild Zoo

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Great Place to Stay

Let me start by saying best hosts ever Gil & Donna are fantastic. Rooms are of a great size with... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Broadford, Australia
Owners with big hearts!

Before one critizes this place, take a minute to learn about the operation first. It's a 'mom... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Boulder, Colorado
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2054 Daintree Road, Daintree, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4098 7272
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a small, quaint zoo. The owners and employees were very friendly. I was happy to support them.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank leftseatlady
Reviewed 18 November 2018

As I understand it is more a sanctuary instead of a zoo what explain that some birds do look stressed and in one case aggressive. And it explains the speaking bird at the entrance. But still walking along the cages with one (or none) bird...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 341JanT
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Let me start by saying best hosts ever Gil & Donna are fantastic. Rooms are of a great size with comfy beds, please ensure that if you require an en-suite that you book rooms upstairs as the rooms downstairs are shared facilities. Breakfast that was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 1Satisfied01
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

This isn’t a zoo. It’s an animal refuge. The animals (mainly birds) all looked stressed or unhappy understandably as there’s no rehabilitation efforts by the owners of this place. As soon as they took our money they simply sat down in their lounge to watch...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kiarie2014
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Before one critizes this place, take a minute to learn about the operation first. It's a 'mom & pop' kind of place, privately run sanctuary and they continueously take in animals and birds that other people either mistreat or abandon. So, when one sees birds...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Travelbird0505
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Yes it's a bit run down in places, but don't let that put you off. Friendly owner, great variety of birds and it's a fun way to spend a couple of hours.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kiwitravellers2
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We all really enjoyed our visit and overnight stay at the Daintree Wild Zoo. Great to see some amazing animals including rescues who have been given a second chance at life. There should be more zoos devoting space to rescued wildlife. We particularly loved talking...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BelleandBen
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The pens are plenty big and everything is well taken care of. We spent the night at the zoo which was great. We were able to then see the nocturnal animals at night! So cool for a cheap price!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank brandasa
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We had so much fun at the "little zoo"!! I cant even think of where to begin. The hospitality, humor and personal care we felt from the owner was so amazing. They love what they do and love sharing it with their guests. The animals...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank RenaPie
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Staff friendly, zoo easy to get around, even if it's a bit damp from the rain, just watch your step on the boardwalk as may be a little slippery if wet. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
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