Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Palm Cove

Categories: Farms, Wildlife Areas, Tourist Spots, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.7/5 based on 2,000+ reviews on the web
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures brings you to a crocodile paradise about 40 minutes north of Cairns. Walk along 2.1 km (1.3 mi) of timber boardwalks and pathways through woodlands and rainforest while spotting crocodiles, turtles, lizards, tropical birds, and more. Take a boat cruise of Hartley's Lagoon, the best area to observe crocodiles. Listen to a presentation to learn about Australian wildlife, including snakes, beautiful cassowary birds, and koalas. If you get hungry watching the crocodiles feed, stop in at Lilies Restaurant for a snack. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and many more Palm Cove attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Palm Cove travel itinerary planner.
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  • Had a good time visiting this interesting wildlife park and working crocodile farm. The staff was very knowledgeable about the animals that are living in natural surroundings. We learned differences b...  read more »
  • Had a great day out at Hartley's. Enjoyed the shows and walking around the park, would have been better to have some water sprays as it was such a hot day, just to cool off the visitors. Also be caref...  read more »
  • This place is much better than I thought it would be!! We went there because of the weather conditions, and we ended up having a great time! Between the short cruise on the boat, the crocodile feeding...  read more »
  • This place is absolutely great for the whole family. We started with breakfast with koalas. The breakfast was really good full English breakfast plus cereal, fruit, coffee, tea, and juices. A handler brings around a koala and tells you all about koalas and lets everyone pat it and take a picture with it. The boat ride to see crocs was great, and we fed cassowaries and lots more. The croc show and snake show were terrific. We spent the entire day there with so much to do. The best part is that all the guides are very knowledgeable and the employees clearly like their jobs and out in a tremendous effort to make this a worthwhile family adventure. A must-do in northern Queensland.
  • Excellent day out! For starters your entry allows you to come back over three days. There are plenty of talks and shows on throughout the day and the main attraction, the croc show, was very informative, funny and exciting. We got to see a tonne of wood animals native to area, most of which you can get pretty close to. Best of all you get to see plenty of animal feeding sessions, some of which you can join in with. A great family day out.
  • Very knowledgeable staff i cant realy fault this tourist attraction all animals/reptiles were well looked after boat ride was wonderful highly reccomend paying hartleys cairns a visit
  • Loved it Loved it LOVED IT Well informed staff. Very educational. Was a warm day but fans around the eating area .a few it a more pleasant day Definitely well worth the drive! 👍👍👍👍👍
  • Great day out - informative, entertaining and interesting. Good education on how fast a big saltie can move, and how easily they can hide in what seems to be inadequate depth of water. Definitely will never swim in the creeks in Tropical North Queensland or Northern Territory after this experience.
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