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Hartleys Crocodile Adventures
Hartleys Crocodile Adventures
Hartleys Crocodile Adventures
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Captain Cook Highway
Queensland 4877 Australia

Hartleys Crocodile Adventures
Wangetti, Douglas Area

07 4055 3576


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 their 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 the beautiful melaleuca wetland. Learn about sustainable use and conservation on their crocodile farm tour.

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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.

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Property Details


  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
    Non-assisted Access
  • Cafe
  • Car park
    Car park
  • First Aid Equipment
    First Aid Equipment
  • Guide
  • Parking for the Disabled
    Disabled Parking
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet
  • Viewing Platform
    Viewing Platform
  • Visitor Information Centre
    Visitor Information Centre


  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
  • Walking

Open Times

Note: Open daily 0830 to 1700 every day (except: Challenge Cairns, Christmas Day, limited trading Anzac Day 1.00 - 5.00pm ).

Other Information


Children are welcome. Children must be controlled and supervised at all times by a responsible adult.

Disabled access is available throughout the attraction. All paths and boardwalks are wheelchair accessible, as are the boats. Disabled toilet facilities also available. (Crocodile farm and Cassowary Garden are compacted gravel paths and may not be accessible without assistance).

Entity Facilities

Restaurant sells plated meals and is fully licensed. Sandwiches, burgers, pies, sausage rolls, chips, ice creams and drinks are available daily.

At Lilies Restaurant guests can relax beside the lagoon and enjoy great coffee, a light snack or a delicious meal on a day to day basis. It is also an excellent venue for exclusive night functions. Group bookings for 35 people and over. Night-time activities can include crocodile spotting by boat on the lagoon, guided night walks and interactive wildlife presentations.

Entity Restrictions

Entry is subject to acceptance of the Conditions of Entry displayed at Reception. Special rates apply for students with identification, Australian aged pensioners and other categories- proof is required.

General Comments

The owners reserve the right to close the attraction in the event of cyclone or road access problems.

How To Get There

Various coach companies available from Cairns and Port Douglas. Details available from tour desks or place of accommodation. Attraction is situated 40 kilometres north of Cairns and 25 kilometres south of Port Douglas on the Captain Cook Highway, Wangetti.

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Special rates apply for students with identification, Australian Aged Pensioners and other categories - proof is required.

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$35.00   23 Apr - 30 Jun   Adult admission only.
Adult$53.00   23 Apr - 30 Jun   Entry and Photo Discount Package.
Adult$61.20   23 Apr - 30 Jun   Great Australian Wildlife Package Cairns Tropical Zoo and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.
(Aged 4-15)
$17.50   23 Apr - 30 Jun   Admission.
(Aged 4-15)
$35.50   23 Apr - 30 Jun   Entry and Photo Discount Package.
(Aged 4-15)
$29.70   23 Apr - 30 Jun   Great Austrailan Wildlife Package Cairns Tropical Zoo and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.
Family$87.50   23 Apr - 30 Jun   Two adults and two children (aged four to 15 years).

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.