Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is one of Australia’s most famous wildlife and eco-tourism attractions, which has developed a reputation for excellence in the quality experience it offers.

Hartley’s has a beautiful setting surrounded by nature and you can relax and enjoy a delicious lunch or breakfast made fresh on the premises by our chefs with a special lunch area for exclusive groups. We also specialize in custom designed dinners, which must be pre-booked and arrangements made in advance. Hartley’s is often combined as a full day experience with either Kuranda Scenic Train and Skyrail or Cairns Tropical Zoo as the Great Australian Wildlife Experience. Behind the scenes tours must be pre-booked.

Located just 40 minutes north of Cairns and 25 minutes south of Port Douglas, Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is simply the best place to see crocodiles and local wildlife in Tropical North Queensland. With over 2100 metres of timber boardwalks and pathways leading you on a journey of discovery through woodlands and rainforest where you can see an array of wildlife, including beautiful tropical birds, reptiles, insects and other native fauna.

Enjoy our entertaining and educational wildlife presentations including snakes, cassowaries, koalas, crocodiles, quolls and much more. Take a boat cruise on Hartley’s Lagoon to see crocodiles and other wildlife on our melaleuca wetland. Learn about sustainable use and conservation on our Crocodile Farm tour.

The newly opened Gondwana Gateway is an innovative addition to Hartley’s where you can learn about the evolution of Australian wildlife in a beautiful forest setting surrounded by living descendants of Australia’s ancient past. Enjoy a delicious snack in Lilies Restaurant overlooking Hartley’s Lagoon and find that perfect gift, including crocodile leather products, in the Paperbark Gift Shop.
Open from 8:30am to 5:00pm every day of the year except Christmas Day, this multi-award winning eco-adventure attraction is located just 100 metres off the Captain Cook Highway on the spectacular scenic drive between Cairns and Port Douglas. We are open on Anzac Day 2016.

Lot 10, Cook Highway, Wangetti Beach WANGETTI BEACH

07 4055 3576

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