Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures Half-Day Tour | Cairns and Port Douglas Wildlife Experience”

Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is an exceptional destination to experience the unique natural beauty of Australia’s wildlife. As you journey to Hartley’s along the picturesque Great Barrier Reef Drive, our luxury coach ensures a comfortable and scenic ride. Our knowledgeable local driver-guide will regale you with fascinating stories about the region, adding depth to your travel experience.

Your visit includes:

  1. Return transfers from Cairns, Northern Beaches, or Port Douglas
  2. A comfortable coach transfers to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures.
  3. Admission to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures
  4. A thrilling 2:00 PM snake show
  5. A scenic 25-minute Wetlands Cruise (please check the exact arrival time).
  6. An exciting 3:00 PM Crocodile Attack Show

This comprehensive package ensures a fantastic and informative experience at Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures, with transportation and access to some of the park’s most captivating attractions. Enjoy your day!

Next, you’ll have ample free time to explore the park. Immerse yourself in the wonder of wildlife, from graceful water birds and charming turtles to endearing wallabies and enigmatic cassowaries. Something is captivating at every turn.

Don’t miss the opportunity to take a 25-minute Wetlands Cruise, navigating the ecologically significant Melaleuca wetlands—a sanctuary for the awe-inspiring saltwater crocodile. Witness the world’s most venomous snakes in action at the Snake Show, a thrilling and educational experience. And brace yourself for the adrenaline rush as you witness the notorious head shake and death roll of a massive saltwater crocodile during the Crocodile Attack Show.

It’s worth noting that Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures proudly holds the title of being an awarded Green Travel Leader. By visiting this attraction, you are actively contributing to the conservation efforts of the North Queensland Wildlife Trust.

We hope you have a fantastic visit where nature’s wonders await everywhere. Enjoy your exploration of this remarkable Australian destination!

Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures operates on specific days depending on your location:

For visitors in Cairns and the Northern Beaches, you can enjoy your visit on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

If you’re in Port Douglas, the park is open on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday.

Plan your visit accordingly and make the most of your time at this fantastic wildlife destination in Australia. Have a wonderful experience!


Hartley’s Crocodile Farm


  • Hotel pick-up starts at 11.45 am
  • Coach transfer to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures
  • Entry to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures
  • 2.00 pm Snake Show
  • 2.30 pm Wetlands Cruise
  • 3.00 pm Crocodile Attack Show
  • 3.45 pm Digital Crocodile photo (own expense)
  • 4.15 pm Cassowary Feeding
  • 4.30 pm Koala Feeding
  • Return transfer to your Hotel


  • Coach transfers
  • Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures entry
  • All animal shows and exhibits
  • Wetlands cruise

What to bring

  • Hat, sunscreen and comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Cash or credit cards for food, drinks, and souvenirs

How to get there

Tour Starts:

    • Port Douglas Pickups begin at 10:30 AM.
    • Cairns and Northern Beaches pickups commence at 11:30 AM.

Tour Finishes:

    • Port Douglas drop-offs are approximately at 4:30 PM.
    • Cairns & Northern Beaches drop-offs are approximately at 5:30 PM.

Rates and Prices:

  • The child rate is applicable for children aged 4-14 years.
  • Children aged 3 years and under travel free.
  • The family rate includes 2 Adults (2A) and 2 Children (2C).
  • All rates include GST and are quoted in Australian Dollars (AUD).

For more detailed information, you can visit the “Terms & Conditions” and “Privacy Policy” on the official website.

Enjoy your visit to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures and have a memorable time exploring the Australian wildlife!

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Hartleys Crocodile Adventures Half Day Ex CAIRNS & NORTHERN BEACHES (HCPM)

See the prehistoric saltwater crocodile along with an abundance of wildlife including cassowaries. 


Hartleys Crocodile Adventures Half Day Ex PORT DOUGLAS (PHCPM)

Pickup from your Port Douglas accommodation and see the prehistoric saltwater crocodile along with an abundance of wildlife including cassowaries.