Port Douglas Wildlife Habitat

Is cuddling Koalas and hand-feeding Kangaroos on your bucket list?  These are just two of the awesome activities you’ll experience at Port Douglas Wildlife Habitat!

The Wildlife Habitat boasts four different natural environments.  You will be amazed at the diversity in this unique wildlife park.  Stroll through the Woodlands, Wetlands, Rainforest and Savannah environments.  Get up close and personal with the Wallabies and Kangaroos.  Take the selfie of a lifetime!  There are free, informative feeding tours throughout the different environments for you to enjoy.

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Wetlands Environment

A breathtaking environment.  Discover a wide variety of native birds in and out of the water.  Also home to the Koalas and a small fruit bat colony.  This area is a fantastic representation of the natural wetlands in our region.  Don’t forget the ‘Stork Walk’ to get a bird’s eye view of the beautiful Black Necked Storks.

Savannah Environment

A favourite of children and adults alike!  Grab some roo food and head to the open-air Savannah Habitat.  Hand feed the friendly kangaroos and Wallabies.  Home to the world’s first Predator Plank!  The only plank walk over the top of Estuarine Crocodiles.  Head to the Tree Kangaroo exhibit to catch a glimpse of this rare animal.  The Pelican’s and Emu’s are always a crowd-pleaser at Port Douglas Wildlife Habitat.

Rainforest Environment

Stroll along the boardwalk through lush Rainforest.  See the varying microenvironments that make up a natural Rainforest, from ground level right up through the canopy!  Say G’Day to the stunning endangered Cassowaries, a true icon of the FNQ Rainforest.  Also home to lizard species and many colourful birds.  This beautiful exhibit is enchanting.

Woodlands Environment

Take a break and have a seat in the Woodlands Habitat.  Home to the smaller bird species.  You’ll be amazed at the colours of these birds!  You may even spot an endangered Northern Bettong or 2!

Tours and Presentations

The informative feeding tours, Koala and Reptile presentations are free at the Port Douglas Wildlife Habitat.  You’ll have the opportunity to purchase a souvenir photo holding a Koala, python or baby Crocodile!


  • 9.00am       Interactive Bird Experience.
  • 9.15am       Feature Creature Souvenir Photos.
  • 9.30am       Rainforest & Cassowary Feeding Tour.
  • 10.10am     Wetlands Feeding Tour.
  • 10.45am     Koala Presentation & Souvenir Photos.
  • 11.15am     Savannah & Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo Tour.
  • 11.45am     North Queensland Reptile Experience.
  • 12.30pm     Interactive Bird Experience.
  • 1.00pm       Feature Creature Souvenir Photos.
  • 1.30pm       Rainforest & Turtle Feeding Tour.
  • 2.10pm       Wetlands Feeding Tour.
  • 2.40pm       Koala Feeding.
  • 3.00pm       Reptile Interaction.
  • 3.30pm       Feature Creature Souvenir Photos.
  • 4.00pm       Savannah & Pelican Feeding Tour

Optional Extras

Breakfast with the Birds (09:00 am – 10:30 am)

Set in the Wetlands Environment.  Enjoy a delicious full hot and cold buffet breakfast.  Our friendly wildlife keepers come around to your table with various species of delightful, very photogenic Australian birds.  Enjoy the FREE WiFi at the Port Douglas Wildlife Habitat!

Lunch with the Lorikeets (12:00pm – 2:00pm)

Set in the Wetlands Environment in the fully licensed Curlew Cafe. Enjoy a delicious hot and cold Aussie BBQ buffet.  Our wildlife keepers will come around to your table with some mischievous Rainbow Lorikeets!

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Port Douglas Wildlife Habitat Tours

Port Douglas Wildlife Habitat

General Admission (includes 5 Days of Entry)


Cuddle a Koala

YOUR Wildlife Habitat Private Tour (Minimum 2 participants)

General Admission and a Private 2-hour personalised tour. Entry to Koala enclosure, private tour of the Tropical Animal Rehabilitation Centre, Reptile presentation, 1.5 hours with Wildlife Keeper, and an animal dining experience.



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