1 Day Admission to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

Cairns and Tropical North Queensland
Activity Code CCTZ103


  • Get incredibly close to crocodiles
  • See jumping crocs on the famous Lagoon Cruise
  • Watch the awesome Croc Attack show
  • Check out our fascinating shows on snakes, koalas and cassowaries
  • Tour an operating crocodile farm


Located just 40 minutes north of Cairns and 25 minutes south of Port Douglas, a visit to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventure is a must for all visitors!

Get up close to crocodiles and a range of Australian native wildlife in this award winning tourism attraction. Visit a working crocodile farm, cruise the lagoon and see The Best Crocodile Show in Australia!

Discover the beauty of the tropics as you walk along 2100 metres of boardwalk through woodlands and rainforests. See two species of crocodiles; the Estuarine (saltie) and the Freshwater and a whole range of other animals including lizards, turtles, and brightly coloured birds! Plus, no wildlife park would be complete without everyone’s favourite koalas – make sure you stop by the 4:30pm feeding and share the excitement!

Learn more about the evolution of Australia’s wildlife and why Australian native animals are so unique and different at Gondwana Gateway. Get up close to the amazing Cassowary on the Cassowary Walk and learn about it’s important relationship with the rainforest.

Take a tour of the crocodile farm and learn about how the commercial farming of crocodiles for their skin and meat contributes to wildlife and habitat conservation.

Embark on Hartley’s Lagoon Cruise (included) – an experience not to be missed! Learn more about crocodile’s behaviour and habitats with full commentary provided as you cruise across the lagoon. Nineteen crocodiles (ranging from 2.5 metres to 5 metres) call the lagoon home. Observe them lazing on the bank, building their nests or jumping from the lagoon!

Enjoy a range of daily presentations and tours throughout the day. Make sure you leave time to see "The Best Crocodile Show in Australia". You’ll be on the edge of your seat as a professional, experienced zookeeper gets into the water with a crocodile!


9.30am - Cassowary Feeding and Wetland Wildlife
10.00am - Crocodile Farm Tour
11.00am - Crocodile Feeding
1.30pm - Crocodile Farm Tour
2.00pm - Snake Show
3.00pm - Crocodile Attack Show
4.15pm - Cassowary Feeding
4.30pm - Koala Feeding

Most of the park is wheelchair accessible and reasonably level.

Free parking is available on site.


  • Cairns (Cairns and Tropical North Queensland - Queensland)
  • Port Douglas (Cairns and Tropical North Queensland - Queensland)

Located 40 min north of Cairns and 20 min south of Port Douglas Exact meeting point and supplier's details are provided immediately after booking.

What's Included

  • General admission
  • Self guided map
  • Wildlife encounters

Not Included

  • Transfers

Additional Info

  • Free for children under the age of: 3 years
  • Minimum age for Child ticket: 4 years
  • Maximum age for Child ticket: 15 years
  • Children to be accompanied by an adult
  • Operating hours are 8:30am till 5:00pm

Changes and Cancellations Policy

The cancellation policy for this activity is as follows:

  • Cancellations notified 30 days or more prior to activity date » full refund is given by activity supplier;
  • Cancellations notified 8 days or more (but less than 30 days) prior to activity date » 50% refund is given by activity supplier;
  • Cancellations notified less than 8 days prior to activity date » no refund is given by activity supplier.

If you do not attend at the agreed date, time and place you may not be entitled to any refund by the activity supplier.

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