Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Located just 40 minutes north of Cairns
and 25 minutes south of Port Douglas,
Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is simply
the best place to see crocodiles and
local wildlife in Tropical North
Queensland. 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, reptiles,
insects and other native fauna.
Enjoy our entertaining and educational
wildlife presentations including snakes,
cassowaries, koalas, crocodiles, quolls
and much more. Take a boat cruise on
Hartley’s Lagoon to see crocodiles and
other wildlife on our melaleuca wetland.
Learn about sustainable use and
conservation on our Crocodile Farm tour.
The newly opened Gondwana Gateway is an
innovative addition to Hartley’s where
you can learn about the evolution of
Australian wildlife in a beautiful
forest setting surrounded by living
descendants of Australia’s ancient past.
Enjoy a delicious snack in Lilies
Restaurant overlooking Hartley’s Lagoon
and find that perfect gift, including
crocodile leather products, in the
Paperbark Gift Shop.
Open daily from 8:30am to 5:00pm, this
multi-award winning eco-adventure
attraction is located just 100 metres
off the Captain Cook Highway on the
spectacular scenic drive between Cairns
and Port Douglas.