Hartley's Crocodile Adventures Tours

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An eco-adventure for all ages, Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures gives you the chance to get up close to those smiling crocodiles. It’s an informative and educational day where you will learn about many species native to Australia.

Take a cruise on the lagoon and see the crocodiles in surroundings that mimic their natural habitat, they’ll be lazing in the sun, building nests and swimming in the water alongside you. There is also a commercial crocodile farm where you can find out about the sustainable practices of cultivating crocs.

There are also areas where you a free to explore and discover the native wildlife of the wetlands for yourself; bright birds, tremulous turtles and lounging lizards are all part of the crocodile’s world.

The Gondwana Gateway gives you an insight into the evolution of Australia’s unique wildlife while the Snake Show at 2pm introduces you to some of her less friendly inhabitants. Another highlight is watching the cassowaries feed and finding out about these rainforest birds and how they have evolved throughout the millennia.

Hartley’s is just off the Captain Cook Highway 7mi (10km) north of Palm Cove. Tourist buses make the journey from Cairns and some stop in Palm Cove.

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Hartley's Crocodile Adventure Half-Day Tour

See snapping crocs in action on this half-day tour to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures. Departing from Cairns or Palm Cove, explore the five different zones of this eco-park and working crocodile farm, including a narrated boat tour through a coastal lagoon. Stroll along elevated boardwalks to observe cassowaries, turtles, lizards and koalas, and admire the mighty stars of the attraction at the thrilling Crocodile Attack Show!
  • Duration: 5 hours
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US$71.83
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures Day Trip from Palm Cove

Enjoy a fun-filled family day out at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Queensland. This self-guided tour includes hotel pickup and round-trip transfers from Palm Cove, plus full-day all-access tickets to the wildlife park. During your visit, set sail on a cruise around Hartley's Lagoon, take a tour of the crocodile farm, and watch the crocodile, wallaby, and koala feedings.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Hartley's Big Crocodile Feeding Experience from Cairns or Palm Cove

Brave a face-to-face encounter with one of Australia’s most deadly creatures with this Big Crocodile Feeding Experience at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Join zookeepers for an unforgettable experience as you help feed the crocs and even pose for a photo holding a baby crocodile. The fun doesn’t end there: spend as long as you like exploring the zoo independently after the tour ends, including watching the koala feeding, cruising Hartley's Lagoon and hand-feeding kangaroos and wallabies.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Breakfast with the Koalas at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures from Palm Cove

Start the day with a hot Aussie breakfast in the company of a cute koala and its keeper departing from Palm Cove. See crocodiles up close and take a boat cruise on Hartley’s Lagoon where you can witness crocodiles feeding. Get up close to kangaroos, wallabies, snakes, cassowaries, quolls and other iconic Australian wildlife. Enjoy entertaining and educational wildlife presentations throughout the day. Optional professional koala holding photos are also available (extra cost applies).
  • Duration: 5 to 8 hrs
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  • Duration: 5 to 8 hrs
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Zootastic Experience at Hartley's Crocodile Adventure from Cairns or Palm Cove

Catch sights of crocodiles and adorable kangaroos with a special 1-hour Zootastic Experience at Hartley's Crocodile Adventure. Enjoy getting to know the zoo’s animal residents as you go behind the scenes, and learn about their daily life and natural habitats. The fun doesn’t end there: spend as long as you like exploring the zoo independently after the tour ends, spot crocodiles on a cruise of Hartley's Lagoon and see other Aussie creatures like cassowaries, quolls and snakes. This small-group tour is limited to six people for a personalized experience.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures General Entry Ticket

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures is the only wildlife park here that offers a boat cruise as part of the admission fee. We also have our Gallery of Living Art where you will see many different Reptiles, marvel at the Komodo Dragon and giant reticulated python. Cassowary walk, see the new Cotton Top Tamarin monkeys, many crocodile displays, also an insight into our crocodile farm and how it contributes to the conservation of wild crocodiles and their habitat. Free flight aviaries. See koalas & wombats. Gondwana Gateway 'bridge between two worlds' The interpretative signage explains how isolation and adaption shaped our unique fauna over time.Educational wildlife presentations including, our snake show, crocodile attack show, crocodile farm tour, cassowary feeding and of course time to feed the wallaby’s and kangaroos.Sit back and relax and enjoy a delicious meal in Lilies Restaurant overlooking Hartley’s Lagoon (own expense) and find that perfect gift in the Paperbark Gift Shop.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures Entry Ticket and Breakfast with the Koalas

'Hartley's Breakfast with the Koalas' A great way to start your day is breakfast at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Breakfast relaxing on the deck overlooking Hartley's Lagoon. A delicious cooked breakfast, including scrambled eggs, bacon, hash browns, sausages & toast with fruit juice, tea or coffee. One of our Wildlife Keepers will be on the deck between 9:00am & 9:30am with a Koala. This is a great time to ask questions & pat the Koala. After breakfast, enjoy all the wildlife presentations at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures including a boat cruise on Hartley's Lagoon.Breakfast is available daily from 8:30am – 9:30am.Self-drive visitors should arrive at 8:30am in readiness for an 8:45am start for breakfast.The breakfast package includes general admission, a boat cruise on Hartley’s Lagoon & all of the daily wildlife presentations.Koala holding photos are not available during breakfast. Optional Koala photos are available at the photo area at scheduled times after breakfast.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Hartley's Crocodile and Beach Combo from Cairns

Combine an unforgettable animal encounter with a tropical beach adventure on this fun-filled combo tour from Cairns. First, get up close to Aussie wildlife at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures where you can cuddle a koala (extra cost), hand-feed kangaroos and wallabies, and spot crocodiles on a thrilling cruise along the Hartley's Lagoon. Then, head to Palm Cove where you’ll have the afternoon free to swim and snorkel, stroll along the white sand beaches or explore the nearby islands by kayak or jet ski (extra cost).
  • Duration: 9 hours
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US$63.03
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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