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Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome

#38 of 159 Tours in Cairns Features Animals
35 - 41 Wharf Street | The Reef Hotel Casino, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 7250
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
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35 - 41 Wharf Street | The Reef Hotel Casino, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 7250
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

This place is a lot of fun and is quite challenging, but i highly recommend shorts and a light t-shirt becasue it's hard work, but then again I'm over the hill. I took my young daughter there with me and we had a ball. Highly...More

Thank Tysonfranklin
Reviewed 9 March 2017

A very small exhibit but nice. The birds seems to be customized with people with cameras. Some act like models!!

Thank Centh
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The birds and animals are fantastic, a very good variety in a small place. Very nice gift shop and really helpful and knowledgeable staff

Thank BobPat11
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The girl who served us (the only one wearing no name tag) was quite rude. She didn't care to tell us anything about the dome she just slammed her hand and said "here's the information". The other girls were lovely. The dome itself is crap...More

Thank jacob2396
CaPTA_Group, Owner at Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to visit and write a review of the Cairns ZOOM & Wildlife Dome, we're sorry to hear you were disappointed with your experience. With regards to your negative customer service experience, this is of major concern, as we pride...More

Reviewed 24 February 2017

Visited the Dome first thing in the morning which enabled us to access all the talks by the very knowledgeable staff. My main aim was to get a photo with a koala so booked the first photo session at 09.30 went upstairs to have a...More

Thank Royalcruiser2013
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is a small area with a few animals to look at. Having paid only $6 on a discount web site, it was a very nice hour-long activity. It is definitely not worth the regular entry fee of $24 plus extra costs to do any...More

Thank karenwayne659
CaPTA_Group, Owner at Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to visit and write a review of the Cairns ZOOM & Wildlife Dome. We’re sorry to hear you found your visit expensive – our customer feedback has generally been that we provide good value with entry into the Wildlife...More

Reviewed 22 February 2017

The wildlife section is admittedly small (mostly birds, reptiles, and their beloved croc Goliath) but they don't advertise themselves as a zoo. They use every bit of space they have efficiently. We did both ZOOM ropes courses and had an absolute blast. My brother isn't...More

Thank truitt12
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Right in top of the Casino. Birds flying free and many animal exhibits. You have to meet Goliath the 4m saltie. The walk outside the dome is breath taking. Great time has by all.

Thank GoesBoom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

we had a fun time climbing through the ropes and over the croc, we also did the walk around the outside. Very humid inside. Staff were great and very helpful

Thank Tropical_lass
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a definite must see when in Cairns. Spent the afternoon there and had a ball. The highlight would have to be the drop from the high platform which was exhilarating for want of a better word. Great for the young or young at...More

Thank John O
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Eva C
How would you rate the animal welfare of this place? I was Thinking of going for the zip line but didn't realise they also keep animals! I know the dome and it doesn't look that big and it's all inside? Surely that is a terrible way to keep these animals?
19 October 2016|
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Response from Troy S | Reviewed this property |
there seems to be enough room theres only a few animals
Bonjour, L'activité doit-elle être réserver ou comme un zoo on arrive le matin au guichet on paye :) Merci beaucoup pour votre aide
5 March 2015|
Response from CaPTA_Group | Property representative |
Nous vous remercions de votre enquête. Il est possible de venir et payer le jour meme, mais nous vous recommandons de réserver en avance pour le parcours de cordes ZOOM pendant la période des vacances scolaires.