Great Barrier Reef Sights

Cairns Tropical Zoo

  • Zoo/Aquarium

Published 07/22/2015

Fodor's Review

At this 10-acre zoo visitors can hand-feed tame kangaroos, cuddle with koalas, enjoy breakfast with the wildlife, and attend daily snake, crocodile, and bird shows. You'll also be able to see wombats, dingoes, endangered southern cassowaries, and the zoo's star resident—Sarge, a 17-foot, 660-pound centenarian croc. Have your photo taken with a koala, boa, or baby croc for A$18, or all three for A$36. Breakfast at the zoo (from A$53) runs daily until 9 am and includes park entry, full breakfast, and a wildlife presentation.

Sight Information


Captain Cook Hwy., Palm Cove, Queensland, 4879, Australia



Sight Details:

  • Entry A$33; 2-park pass to Cairns Tropical Zoo and Hartley's Crocodile Adventure A$61.20
  • Daily 8:30–4

Published 07/22/2015


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