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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  • We really expect better... 2 crocodiles has who tends a piece of meat and a little further a pond with crocodiles of very lymph rivers like all animals (kangaroos, koalas (3) all asleep)... However a nice variety of birds including a cassowary. In little time, it's over. Very expensive for the result.
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  • Wow what a great place to get up close and personal with some of the wildlife. Today was the second time we have been here and you are made welcome from the moment you get there. I would without doubt...  more »
  • Visited this place having it recommended to us by some guests in our hotel and we enjoyed it very much it was a very well run trip with loads to see  more »
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  • Fantastic day out and value for money . The staff are friendly and informative. The shows quite captivating and interesting. We had a great full day out! Kangaroos and wallabies deserve an extra star..we spent around 2 hours in this section. These creatures are spectacular and super friendly!
  • Great place and luved the humor of the staff, especially in the boat describing the safety features to keep us safe. Also much bigger than we first thought, much more to Hartley's Crocodile farm than just crocodiles. Probably the best feature is the ability to get your map stamped and then return over the next two days. Very helpful when in hot climate with kids, do one or two or even three mornings rather than one big day. Great value
  • This is a must due visit if you are in the region. The staff are amazing and you can tell that they love their job. There are lots of different native animals there including a lot of crocs. My fiancee loved the wallabies who came up and cuddled her. This is by far my favourite zoo I have ever been to.
  • Disappointed, this place was boring, the way they were talking to us at the counter when we bought tickets it sounded as if this place was big. They talked about being here all day. After about 3 hours we had seen the whole park and a lot of exhibits that we couldn't find the animals. We did see the alligator show that was fun, and my wife got to hold a koala. I just thought this would have been a great place to spend the day. Not really.
  • One of the best “zoo” or “animal farm” I have even been to in Australia. This place not only has hundreds of crocodiles (from babies to 70 year old) but also has so many other animals like koala, kangaroo, snake, komodo, cassowary, emu, etc. You won’t get bored in this park as your day will be filled with all types of different presentations, feeding shows, cruises, farm tours, etc. Loved the passion and professionalism of the staff in this park. Truly amazing place. We had some fantastic experience here!

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