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Hartley's Crocodile Adventure Half-Day Tour provided by Down Under Tours - Day Tours

Hartley's Crocodile Adventure Half-Day Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 28/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 28/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is a popular eco-park and the ideal family-friendly attraction. Get to the park with ease on this stress-free excursion with round-trip transfers included. Explore the park’s five different zones, watch the Crocodile Attack Show, and spot a variety of different animals, including crocodiles, turtles, lizards, and koalas. A highlight is the narrated boat tour through the wetlands, with a chance to see saltwater crocodiles.
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    Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Located north of Cairns, Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is the best place to see crocodiles and Australian wildlife in Tropical North Queensland. Walk along the timber boardwalks and pathways, through woodlands and rainforest to see an array of tropical birds, reptiles, insects and other native fauna. Start your adventure with a boat cruise exploring the Melaleuca wetlands, home to the estuarine (saltwater) crocodile. Then, explore the different zones of the park at your leisure. There are entertaining and educational wildlife presentations to enjoy each day. (See below for times.) Watch the notorious ‘head shake’ and ‘death roll’ at the Crocodile Attack educational show, see some of the world’s most venomous snakes, and help feed the koala’s and cassowaries. Shows & Feeding times conducted by the parks qualified keepers. • 2.00pm Snake Show • 2.30pm Wetlands Cruise • 3.00pm Crocodile Attack Show • 4.15pm Cassowary feeding with a keeper • 4.30pm Koala feeding with a keeper Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is a long time accredited member of Ecotourism Australia and is the only wildlife park in Australia to be located within and surrounded by UNESCO World Heritage listed forest.
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Highlights
  • Hassle-free tour with round-trip transfers from Cairns or Palm Cove
  • A boat cruise on Hartley’s Lagoon to spot crocodiles is included
  • More than crocodiles—see turtles, lizards, koalas, and more
  • Watch crocodiles being fed during the Crocodile Attack Show
Important Information
Duration
5h
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Boat cruise
  • Wildlife Shows
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Photos holding animals at own expense
  • Food and drinks
  • NO pickup from Machans Beach, Holloways Beach and Yorkeys Knob.
  • Not available from Port Douglas.
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Lachlan D wrote a review Feb 2021
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Was an amazing day! Learnt soo much, the big croc feed was unreal! Couldn’t have asked for a better tour guide to answer my questions and show me around the park. Feeding the crocs was definitely an experience I’ll never forget!! Cheers Mario and the staff at hartleys for a
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Sheree M wrote a review Dec 2020
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We had an unforgettable day at Hartley's. It all started with an awesome breakfast with a Koala named Daisy and a keeper called Ricki. Then a crocodile feeding experience lead by Mario a well experienced gentleman who was passionate and caring toward the animals providing us a
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from DUTsales, Director of Sales at Hartley's Crocodile Adventure Half-Day Tour
Responded 13 Dec 2020
Hi Sheree, Looks like you had a most enjoyable day, thanks for posting your feedback.
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Amy D wrote a review Nov 2020
Cairns, Australia13 contributions
We have been to Hartley’s quite a few times now, each visit has been faultless. Bringing our toddler for his very first visit, we couldn’t have asked for a better day. The entire facility is as immaculate as i have ever seen it, the wildlife as incredible, the staff as
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Response from DUTsales, Director of Sales at Hartley's Crocodile Adventure Half-Day Tour
Responded 1 Dec 2020
Crocs, Crocs everywhere:) So Glad you enjoyed your day with us, we love Hartley's just as much as you do. Great to see your acknowledgement of their Covid safe practices...Thanks for sharing.
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Nicola G wrote a review Oct 2020
Brisbane, Australia45 contributions10 helpful votes
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Had a great day visiting. The team are very informative, especially around the management plan they have helped in regards to managing crocs that are causing trouble out in society. The boat ride was a great way to be up close to the crocs.
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Response from DUT_Marketing, Digital Marketing Executive at Hartley's Crocodile Adventure Half-Day Tour
Responded 11 Oct 2020
Hi nickiwi14, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review – we are glad to hear you had a wonderful day visiting Hartley's Crocodile Adventures with us! The team there do a fantastic job looking after their loved wildlife, and are passionate about sharing their extensive knowledge with their visitors. Thank you again, and we hope that you enjoyed the remainder of your holiday! Safe travels, The DUT Team #downundertours
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Justin B wrote a review Jan 2020
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Every show was very well done. Aqua ducks were a lot of fun and a very good guided tour. Excelent buffet lunch. Would defiantly go back.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Amazing day out!
Had an amazing day out with Downunder Tours. Noel the coach driver was very informative and friendly, and the tour
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A great day to experience
What a great day. The bus was on time to collect us and the driver Neil was extremely informative on the way to dro
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Camilla v
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Fabulous day out from Port Douglas
Took this day trip with Daniel from Port Douglas accomodation. Picked up on time in a clean and new bus. Air con
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ShaneaLawson
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Stunning views!! Long review but read it!
The scenic railway is the best, I accidentally booked gold class & what a happy accident that was! We booked it thr
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MichelleH_LenD
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Brilliant Day Out
Our family really enjoyed the experience and each place is well worth visiting. It’s something we’ll always remembe
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Booking not efficient enough
Very disappointed that at the end of a great day we couldn’t get the bus back to sky rail. No one told us you have
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Brien J
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Great for the Family
Very family friendly. The train is a modern engine pulling antique carriages up the mountain on a wonderful scenic
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247kellil
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Wonderful Day out
Daniel took us on a fabulous tour to the Daintree and Cape Tribulation. He is an amazing guide - very knowledgeable
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ashleef2019
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Immersive, informative and fun
Tour was excellently led by guide Daniel, who was extremely charismatic and knowledgeable, making for an awesome da
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KWilcock
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Kuranda Scenic Railway
Wonderful day, only found out skycable wasn't working in November, just before we departed for holiday. Train was s
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shantariar
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Scenic railway
We took the scenic railway both ways and upgraded to gold class. The scenery was beautiful, the service was phenom
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Ross B
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Absolutely a great day out.
Absolutely a great day out. Cute railway stations and Kuranda township. Great service on Gold Class train and what
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Where the forest meets the sea
We had an all round wonderful day. Daniel our tour guide was the ultimate professional ~a funny, very informative/
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Kuranda
The Sky Rail is a must do, views were amazing, took the train up, was a great day all around. Booked through Downun
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Great train ride through beautiful scenery
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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