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Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome
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Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome
Ranked #60 of 134 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
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Owner description: The Cairns ZOOM is the world's first Challenge Ropes Course in a wildlife park, situated in the centre of Cairns on the rooftop of The Reef Hotel Casino. Experience adventure at varying heights and levels of difficulty on the Mid-ZOOM and Hi-ZOOM courses with 65 elements of crossings and ziplines - including one which takes you directly over a 4 metre saltwater crocodile! The PowerJump is a free-fall adventure with a 13m drop, whilst the Dome-Climb offers spectacular views of the city, the Coral Sea and surrounding landscapes. Make sure you spend some time interacting with all our wildlife, with Shows and Presentations throughout the day. Keep an eye out for Snowy the rare white kookaburra, as well as turtles, pythons, freshwater crocodiles, lizards, gliders and hand-feed our pademelons.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 6 May 2014

I loved the Cairns Wildlife Dome. Some Wildlife facilities can get really pricey to visit and I though this was reasonable compared to others. It is all inside so you can go in any weather. very open with exotic birds flying about. I git some awesome pictures. Saw the small crocs getting fed. I'm not one for walking for a million miles to see stuff so this place suited me perfectly as it is smaller an and easier to get around. But still heaps to see. Tickets last for several days so you can return for scheduled activities.

Thank Amanda C
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"ropes course"
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"entry ticket"
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"birds fly"
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"photo taken"
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"croc feeding"
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"various animals"
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"small zoo"
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"day pass"
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"huge crocodile"
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"australian animals"
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"rainy day"
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"great fun"
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"couple of hours"
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"bird life"
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"a lot of fun"
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"staff were friendly"
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Reviewed 5 May 2014

This is a family friendly venue and very educational too. A wonderful concept, you forget you're in the middle of a bustling city.

Thank PollyWolly2
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Reviewed 28 April 2014

The Reef Casino has a rooftop wildlife dome. For a fee you can hold and have a photo taken with a koala bear. There is a separate charge to enter the dome. They do birds that are native to the wet tropics region.

For another fee, there is a Challenge Ropes Course.

Thank millie4t
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Reviewed 28 April 2014

Nothing to see but people climbing around, too loud to listen to any talks and not much to see as in native animals

Thank Paul C
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CaPTA_Group, Owner at Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2014

We're sorry to hear of your disappointment at the Cairns ZOOm & Wildlife Dome. We have a large range of diverse wildlife to see, including koalas, crocodiles, lizards, bettongs, mahogany gliders, turtles, snakes, and a rare white kookaburra, as well as many bird species. Keep in mind that the majority of these animals are free flying or free roaming, so a result, visitors will see most of them opportunistically. With regards to the Cairns ZOOm Challenge Ropes Course, the activities themselves make very little noise. Other than occasional excited calls from ZOOm participants, most are fairly quiet whilst concentrating on completing the course, and you are far more likely to hear loud calls or squawks from the birds instead.

- Ben Woodward, Family Owner / Director of Sales & Marketing.

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Reviewed 21 April 2014

No idea what to expect when I decided to check out the Cairns Zoom. Went with a group for 4 and enjoyed it so much more than I was expecting too. Just good fun to watch your friends climb (struggle) through some of the obstacles. Great service and a great way to spend the afternoon.

Thank Minh V
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