Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures

Located just 40 minutes north of Cairns. The best place to see crocodiles and wildlife in North Queensland. Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures was created by the Freeman family. Located on a 10 hectare World Heritage location. The animals are displayed in surroundings which reflect their own habitat.

World Famous Boat Cruise

Take a boat cruise on Hartley’s Lagoon! You will see crocodiles and other wildlife in this superb tropical wetland. Learn about conservation on our Crocodile Farm tour.

The Gondwana Gateway is where you can learn about the evolution of Australian wildlife. Set in beautiful Rainforest. Surrounded by living descendants of Australia’s ancient past. Get up close and personal with kangaroos and wallabies.

Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures restaurant overlooks Hartley’s Lagoon. Enjoy the perfect coffee or meal. Wander through the Paperbark Gift Shop for your souvenirs.

Wildlife Discovery Trail

You will love the entertaining and educational wildlife presentations. Including crocodiles, snakes, cassowaries, koalas, quolls and much more. You will learn so much at Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures!

The timber boardwalks and pathways lead you through woodlands and rainforest. You will see an array of wildlife. Tropical birds, reptiles, insects and other native fauna.

To do this tour as part of an action packed day tour PACKAGE click HERE.


  • 9:00am            Lagoon Boat Cruise
  • 9:30am            Cassowary Feeding & Wetlands Tour – Cassowary Enclosure
  • 10:00am          Crocodile Farm Tour
  • 10:30am          Lagoon Boat Cruise
  • 11:00am          Crocodile Feeding – Amphitheatre
  • 01:00pm          Lagoon Boat Cruise
  • 1:30pm            Crocodile Farm Tour
  • 2:00pm            Snake Show – Amphitheatre
  • 2:30pm            Lagoon Boat Cruise
  • 3:00pm            Crocodile Attack Show – Amphitheatre
  • 4:00pm            Lagoon Boat Cruise
  • 4:15pm            Cassowary Feeding – Cassowary Enclosure
  • 4:30pm            Koala Feeding – Amphitheatre

The admission to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures includes first of all, the boat cruise on the lagoon. Also all feeding and attack shows.

What to bring

  • Sensible walking shoes
  • Bottle of water, although this can also be purchased at the park
  • Entry to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen and mosquito repellent
  • A wheelchair is available for customers at no charge

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