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Cairns Tropical Zoo Morning Tour including Breakfast

Palm Cove, Australia
  • 4 hours (Approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Good for avoiding crowds


Spend a delightful morning at the Cairns Tropical Zoo, beginning with a delicious breakfast on the deck of the Koala Cafe. Enjoy your meal with a view of a nearby lake teeming with ducks, pelicans and Komodo dragons while a friendly zookeeper introduces you to a koala and other resident critters. Enjoy several hours of leisure time at the acclaimed zoo, where you can get an up-close encounter with Australia’s amazing wildlife through feedings, demonstrations and the popular koala cuddle experience!
  • Get up-close to Australian wildlife on this morning tour of Cairns Tropical Zoo
  • Informative and friendly presentations by the wildlife keeper
  • Hand feed the kangaroos and see other wildlife including dingoes, monkeys, birds , reptiles and more!
  • Opportunity to cuddle a koala (additional cost payable direct)
  • Includes breakfast at the Koala cafe
  • Pickup and drop-off from centrally located Cairns and Palm Cove hotels (if option selected)

What's Included

  • All shows and wildlife keeper presentations
  • Cooked breakfast
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Cuddle a Koala" photo opportunity (approximately AUD$18.00 including digital souvenir photo)
  • Drinks

Departure & Return

Departure Point

  • Centrally located Cairns or Palm Cove hotels.

Departure Time

  • 8:30am
  • Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Return Details

  • Returns to original departure point

What To Expect

The award-winning Cairns Tropical Zoo has been educating visitors about Australia’s wildlife since 1980. Begin your day at the North Queensland attraction with pickup at your Cairns or Palm Cove hotel (if option selected) and a full breakfast on the lovely deck of the Koala Café. Enjoy views of a neighboring lake that’s home to pelicans, ducks, turtles and Komodo dragons while you dine. Chat with a strolling wildlife keeper, who will introduce you to a koala, python or other zoo residents and answer any questions you have.

After breakfast, enjoy free time to explore the zoo’s exhibits on your own. Encounter many species native to Australia’s rain forests, waters, outback and bush, and learn about the animals you see through a schedule of live demonstrations, including kangaroo and pelican feedings, a free-fight bird show and a slithering snake presentation. For truly unique encounter, purchase a koala cuddle experience where you can snuggle one of the adorable fur balls and take home a keepsake photo (own expense, payable direct).

At the end of your visit, climb back aboard the coach midday and relax on the return drive to your hotel. See Itinerary below for a sample breakfast menu and presentation schedule.
Sample Breakfast Menu
• Fruit juice, fresh fruit salad and choice of cereals
• Hot Aussie breakfast

• Delicious Belgian waffles with fruit, ice cream and Tablelands fresh cream
• Tea and coffee, toast and spreads
Morning Presentation Schedule (subject to change)

9:30 am: Cuddle a Koala Photo Opportunity (additional cost)
9:30 am: Pelican Feeding
10:00 am: Free-Flight Bird Show
11:00 am: Reptiles Alive
11:30 am: Cuddle a Koala Photo Opportunity (additional cost)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
Operated by Cairns Tropical Zoo / Cairns Night Zoo

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Product code: 2162BWK