See the crocodiles up close at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Authentic natural setting with Advanced Ecotourism accreditation.

Smile At A Crocodile And All Our Other Animals

Crocodile Feeding

Cruise the lagoon


Croc Attack Show

Koala photos



See The Best Crocodile Show in Australia, At Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is the place to see crocodiles up close in Tropical North Queensland. Crocodile sightings are guaranteed on our lagoon boat rides. Be amazed with our crocodile feeding presentations and our world famous Crocodile Attack Show. We have a large collection of freshwater and saltwater crocodiles here and legend has it, that the original owner Pop Evans was the first person in Australia to perform crocodile shows for the public. Eight decades later, Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is still going strong and has expanded its facilities, wildlife and interactive experiences to have something for everyone.

Get wild on a journey of discovery. Explore Hartley’s extensive bushland settings located in the picturesque Wangetti Valley, which is in the heart of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, between Cairns and Port Douglas. Start the day right with Hartley’s Breakfast with the Koalas. From there, you have a whole day to enjoy and explore at your leisure. There are over 2,500 metres of boardwalks and pathways, plus exciting and educational  wildlife presentations throughout the day. The dedicated team at Hartley’s delight in imparting their knowledge with guests, sharing insights and stories about the natural world. There’s even the chance to get a souvenir photo holding either a koala, python or crocodile. Refreshments available at the on-site licensed restaurant.

Wildlife Tropical North Queensland Attractions

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

  • Adult $45
  • Child $22.50

In a World Heritage area, this award winning eco-adventure is the ultimate place to see and learn about crocodiles and local wildlife in a truly natural setting. Take a cruise on Hartley’s Lagoon in purpose built boats. Crocodile sightings are guaranteed!

Birdworld Kuranda

  • Adult $21
  • Child $10.50

Immerse yourself in one of the most unique wildlife attractions of Tropical North Queensland. Join the birds in their beautiful rainforest habitat – species from the vanishing rainforests of the world, including some of Australia’s most precious and beautiful birds.

Kuranda Koala Gardens

  • Adult $21
  • Child $10.50

An award winning boutique wildlife attraction in the heart of Kuranda rainforest village. Located within the Heritage Markets, Kuranda Koala Gardens is home to Australia’s icon animals including koalas, wombats, quokkas, wallabies, freshwater crocodiles and so much more.

Great Australian Wildlife Experience

  • Adult $78
  • Child $39

Three amazing wildlife parks within three days for one great price! This package includes admission to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures, Kuranda Koala Gardens and Birdworld Kuranda. Memorable encounters with Australia’s favourite creatures. Self drive only, no transfers available.

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