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Hartleys Crocodile Adventures

Hartleys Crocodile Adventures General Admission

Help code: A30-2986


4 reviews
  • 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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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.


  • 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
  • For Hartley's Daily Schedule please click here


  • 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
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Dakkiesha Gaulai 3 months ago
Definitely loved the tours and great experience for families! It is a must go to! Beautiful crocs, food and stores to purchase gifts for loved ones!!! Definitely loved the tours and great experience for families! It is a must go to! Beautiful crocs, food and stores to purchase gifts for loved ones!!! 😊
Definitely loved the tours and great experience for families!

Definitely loved the tours and great experience for families! It is a must go to! Beautiful crocs, food and stores to purchase gifts for loved ones!!! Definitely loved the tours and great experience for families! It is a must go to! Beautiful crocs, food and stores to purchase gifts for loved ones!!! 😊

Dakkiesha Gaulai 3 months ago
Nice day out and amazing staff! Getting there is a bit hard.

An amazing day out with or without kids. Saw a lot of crocs and the show was amazing! The crocs are in a natural habitat, so that is nice to see. The workers were so funny and good at what they do! Getting there and getting back without your own transportation is a bit hard. Especially cause there is no internet. But they called an Uber for me!

Kirah Oosterbroek 3 months ago
Great place to learn about crocodile farming. 40 mins from Cairns city centre.

Value for money. We saw live feeding and also had boat tours, lots of shows like, snake show crocodile show etc. They will give you all the information about that animal with a live demonstration. Also, there is a cafe alongside the Crocodile River. Great place to visit I will definitely go back.

Rachit Rastogi 3 months ago
Definitely value for money, and well worth the visit!

Definitely value for money, we found Hartley's Croc Adventures fascinating and informative. Experience Oz offers great discounts and is easy to book online. The venue isn't too big so we had time to see and do everything, a good variety of wildlife and lots of crocodiles - we really enjoyed the shows! Friendly staff (the show guys and the river tour guy were hilarious!) and the temperature was just perfect for this time of year. We all had a blast 😁

Jö Quinn 3 months ago
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