Hartleys Crocodile Adventures General Admission

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Highlights & inclusions

The best place to see crocodiles in Australia
Educational wildlife presentations
Lagoon cruise gets you up close to crocodiles
5 distinct wildlife zones
Beautiful tropical birds
Insects and other native fauna

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Fri, Jul 19, 2024

What you can expect

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures is one of the true must-do experiences in the tropical north Queensland region for wildlife-lovers young and old alike. Located at Palm Cove - easily reachable within around 40 minutes from Cairns and 25 minutes from Port Douglas - Hartley's Crocodile Adventures provides the chance to get up close with some of Australia's best native wildlife all within a huge, ten hectare, World-Heritage protected environment.

Tour Hartley's Lagoon - the best spot in the park to see crocs in their natural environment; take the Cassowary Walk and see these huge and strikingly coloured birds that date back millions of years; walk the Wildlife Discovery Trail and see a delightful mix of reptiles and birds, and much, much more. While crocodiles are in the name, there's a host of other wildlife on offer as well, including such favourites as cuddly koalas and slithery snakes. Hartley's Crocodile Adventures is both entertaining and educational - so don't miss the chance to visit when you're in tropical North QLD; grab a ticket online today.


What you need to know

  • General Admission to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
  • Wildlife presentations
  • Boat cruise on Hartley's Lagoon
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Food and beverages
  • Souvenirs
  • Simply the best place to see crocodiles and local wildlife in Tropical North Queensland
  • Entertaining and educational wildlife presentations
  • Take a boat cruise on Hartley's Lagoon to see crocodiles and other wildlife
  • Gondwana Gateway
  • Beautiful tropical birds
  • Reptiles
  • Insects and other native fauna
  • Cruises depart at 9.00am, 10.30am, 11.45am, 1pm, 2.30pm and 4pm. Upon arrival, visitors are issued with a pass indicating their time of departure. The length of each cruise is approximately 25 minutes and complements all the other daily presentations
  • Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is located just 100 metres off the Captain Cook Highway at Wangetti Beach on the spectacular scenic drive between Cairns and Port Douglas, 40 kilometres (40 minutes) north of Cairns and 25 kilometres (20 minutes) south of Port Douglas.
What To Bring
  • Sensible walking shoes, a wide-brimmed hat and sunscreen
  • Cool drinks
  • On rainy days, an umbrella or raincoat
  • Your camera or video recorder
  • Bird watchers may wish to bring their binoculars or hire them from reception for $5 per day
Additional Information
  • Only 1 x family ticket per booking
Booking Information
  • When making an online purchase, you are required to select a date and time for your visit. The time you select is an approximate time of arrival. Should the date of travel need to be changed, please contact Experience Oz directly.
  • Once inside the attraction you may stay as long as you wish
  • Pre-purchased tickets are only valid for the date you have selected upon purchase. If presenting a ticket on a date other than the date you have selected, additional fees may apply or admission denied
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on the day of entry
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Recent reviews

4.910 reviews

A large amount of crocodiles as many show to discover.

A large amount of crocodiles in the park and many show to discover. We had a great and busy day there to see many reptiles. Weather is so nice in July and we can see crocodiles eating and moving around. Kids enjoyed a lot in this wonderful park. We will come back next time if we visit Cairns.

Jingjie Zhang 4 days ago

Great tickets basically all inclusive except for photos and food

Great tickets basically all inclusive except for photos and food. No discounts were had using experience Oz unless you had an experience oz voucher. Nonetheless a good aggregator platform. Would use again. It is a trustworthy site. Used interstate.

Kriti Mahajan 15 days ago

Great experience to see crocodiles with kids together

We had great time on the boat to watch crocodile hunting food and had fun finding crocodile. The crocodile feeding time was so interesting and the staff had great talk about the size, weight, life span about crocodiles and some stories about crocodiles attacking people, had really good education for kids!

Yunyun Jin 3 months ago