Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Palm Cove

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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. Plan your visit to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Palm Cove tour planner.
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  • If you like to see some Steve Irwin type of interaction with crocodiles, this is the place to go while in Queensland! From a tour of the croc farm, to a boat ride to see them basking in the sun, to se...  more »
  • We went here after hearing good things but not really knowing what to expect !! What an amazing setup - the boat and crux feeding experience was a highlight for us and our boat driver Renee was fabulo...  more »
  • Always a great day trip to go to at Hartleys- very enjoyable. We had 4 teenagers this time and they all loved it.  more »
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  • Awesome well worth the entry price. Take a packed lunch if you don't want fried food or packaged sandwiches. Photo guy takes photos with your phone or camera and their professional imaging as well. Great service. Warm days, so dress light and bring a hat.
  • Wow. What an incredible experience. It is the most interactive zoo i have ever been to. The best part was the free lagoon tour where they fed the crocodiles while boating you around. Phenomenal staff and great day. Plan to spend at least four hours here since you will want to attend the croc attack and lagoon tour and everything in between.
  • Spend half of the day there .. lovely small farm but just perfect for a day out with family or friends .. and lucky the weather was forecast as we were able to enjoy walking around the farm and check out all the animals there..we also went on the tour boat.. it was very exciting to see the crocodile in actions as they were getting fed.. just awesome .. it was also very educational .. gotta check it out if you're in Cairns !! Don't miss out the shows and tour boat ..
  • Fabulous place to visit with family and friends. Spend almost a day there and its all worth. Lots of informative shows throughout the day. Very well maintained and organized. Staff were very nice and friendly.
  • Hartley's Crocodile Adventure is definitely a crowd pleaser and I would happily go again next time I'm in Cairns. The layout of the park was well thought out and easy to navigate. All facilities were clean and in good condition. The variety of activities is what we loved, they had different shows that were not only interesting but informative, a free river boat cruise, tours of the Crocodile farm and more! All staff were friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable. The park had a busy Cafe where you could try Crocodile meat, but if you're on a budget there were lots of beautiful benches and tables around the park for you to sit and bring your own lunch. I would definitely recommend giving yourself the whole day here, so you can really enjoy it and take your time through the different park areas and shows.
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