Koalas, dingos and polar bears, oh my!
Spend the day visiting the Australian animals of the Outback, the Great Barrier Reef and the rainforest and one of Queensland’s zoos, sanctuaries and aquariums. Hand feed a kangaroo, cuddle a koala or learn about conservation at specialty wildlife hospitals. You might even get to meet some special animal friends from overseas like polar bears, rhinos and giraffes!
Crikey! It's as wild as life gets at Australia Zoo, Home of the Crocodile Hunter, with more wildlife and entertainment than you can poke a stick at!
With over 1,200 animals and stacks of free shows daily, it's chock-a-block full of wildlife action and adventure!
Get hands-on with cuddly koalas, waddling wombats, slithering snakes and cute kangaroos.
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The Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum of Natural History is home to the world's largest collection of Australian dinosaur fossils.
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Australian Butterfly Sanctuary is the largest butterfly flight aviary and exhibit in Australia - an all-weather experience in the heart of Kuranda.
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Billabong Sanctuary is a wildlife park featuring over 100 species of Australian animals, specialising in the fauna of North Queensland such as the saltwater crocodile and the endangered cassowary.
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Home to the largest single collection of free flying birds in Australia (some 500 of them!), Birdworld Kuranda displays no less than 60 species of the most spectacular birds from all corners of the planet - as well as from the earth's fast diminishing rainforests.
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Experience the freedom of the outback way of life and the beauty of this arid landscape on the Bulloo River Heritage Trail.
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A popular bareboat anchorage, Butterfly Bay is situated on the northern side of Hook Island. There are limited public moorings and snorkelling can be enjoyed along the bay edge or just off the beach.
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The Cairns Night Zoo is a great Aussie night out! Come and see what the Aussies get up to after dark!
Enjoy a delicious barbecue of steak, chicken, fresh prawns, steamed rice and vegetables, salads and desserts.
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The award winning Cairns Tropical Zoo is located on the Captain Cook Highway at Palm Cove, just 20 minutes north of Cairns.
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The Cairns ZOOm and Wildlife Dome is the world's first Challenge Ropes Course in a wildlife immersion exhibit, It consists of 65 elements of crossings and ziplines.
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