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Spend a day at the award-winning crocodile park and farm and watch crocodiles in their natural habitat on a boat cruise. See freshwater crocodiles, lizards, cassowaries, and koalas and learn about Australia's unique fauna.


  • Discover Australia’s freshwater crocodiles, koalas, snakes, lizards, cassowaries, kangaroos, and more at the award-winning Hartley’s Crocodile Adventure!

  • Hop on a 20-minute boat cruise to Hartley's Lagoon to see wetland creatures in their natural habitat.

  • Watch park rangers feed the crocodiles and cassowaries, and enjoy snake shows and crocodile attack shows.

  • Explore the 2,500 meters of timber boardwalks through the Melaleuca Wetlands, Eucalypt Woodland, and Riverine rainforest.

  • Fun Fact: Hartley’s Crocodile Park began in 1934 as a tea house for weary travelers between Cairns and Mossman.


  • Entry into Hartley's Crocodile Park and Farm

  • 20-minute boat cruise in Hartley's Lagoon

  • Access to snake shows and crocodile attack shows

  • Access to Cassowary Walk, Gallery of Living Art, and Gondwana Gateway


  • Premium wildlife encounters

  • Personal expenses

cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

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Watch Local Wildlife In Action

At the park, witness saltwater and freshwater crocodiles in their natural habitat. Park rangers will give you insights into their unique behaviors and the park's conservation efforts! Watch professional handlers feed the crocodiles. Observe the endangered rainforest birds, the cassowaries, being fed, and encounter komodo dragons, alligators, wombats, emus, wallabies, and kangaroos at various exhibits, including the Reptile Display and the walk-through aviary.

Crocodile and Snake Shows

At the snake shows, get to learn the first-aid protocols for the world’s most venomous snake bites. Another renowned show is the Crocodile Attack Show, where experts will demonstrate defensive techniques, including the "head shake" and the "death roll."

Boat Cruise Through The Wetlands

Enjoy a boat cruise through Hartley's Lagoon and spot the local species in their natural elements. Follow the timber boardwalks and pathways through the Melaleuca Wetlands, Eucalypt Woodland, and the Riverine rainforest to reach different zones of the park.

Commercial Crocodile Farm

Get to know all there is to about crocodile farming and how the lives of estuarine and freshwater crocodiles are conserved. Finally, understand the evolutionary pathways that led to Australia's unique fauna in the Gondwana Gateway.

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Important Information

  • Entry is free for children aged 0-3. A paying adult must accompany children up to 15 years of age.

  • Wheelchairs are free of charge but must be requested during booking.


  • Daily: 8:30am to 5pm

my tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the attraction. Students must show a valid student ID.

Ticket Redemption Point

  • Show your ticket at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

  • Address: Captain Cook Hwy, Wangetti QLD 4877, Australia.

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Getting There

By Car

  • If you're driving to the attraction, it's located 40 minutes north of Cairns and 20 minutes south of Port Douglas at 15 minutes north of Palm Cove (free parking).
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