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
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
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.
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