Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

via Cairns, qld

Captain Cook Highway
Hartley's Creek
via Cairns QLD 4879

07 4055 3576



General information


Hartley's Crocodile Adventures is simply the best place to see crocodiles and local wildlife in the North.

With over 2100 metres of timber boardwalks and pathways leading you on a journey of discovery through woodlands and rainforest where you can see an array of wildlife, including beautiful tropical birds, wallabies, reptiles, insects and other native fauna.

Enjoy our entertaining and educational wildlife presentations including, snakes, quolls, cassowaries, koalas and crocodiles. Take a boat cruise on Hartley's Lagoon to see crocodiles and other wildlife inhabiting our beautiful melaleuca wetland. Learn about sustainable use and conservation on our crocodile farm tour.

The newly opened Gondwana Gateway is an innovative addition to this award winning attraction, where you can learn about the evolution of Australia's iconic wildlife in a beautiful forest setting surrounded by the living descendants of Australia's ancient past. Enjoy a delicious meal in Lilies Restaurant overlooking Hartley's Lagoon and find that perfect gift in the Paperbark Gift Shop.

Daily Program - included in the self drive admission price
Boat Cruises: 9.00, 10.30, 11.45, 1.00, 2.30, 4.00,
9.30am Cassowary Feeding & Wetland Tour
10.00am Crocodile Farm Tour
11.00am Crocodile Feeding Presentation
1.30pm Crocodile Farm Tour
2.00pm Snake Show
3.00pm Crocodile Attack Show
4.15pm Cassowary Feeding
4.30pm Koala Feeding
5.00pm Close
Open daily (except Christmas day) 8.30am - 5.00pm