Hartley's Crocodile Adventures open to the public 8.30am Saturday 20th January 2024
The Captain Cook Highway is scheduled to reopen 8.00am Saturday 20th January 2024. Hartley's Crocodile Adventures will be open to the public from 8.30am on Saturday. Our normal schedule of wildlife presentations and boat cruises will recommence on that day. We look forward to seeing you soon. Please allow extra travel time due to ongoing road works.
8:30am - 5.00pm daily*
Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is open from 8.30 am through to 5.00 pm every day, except Christmas Day and one day in June due to the closure of the Captain Cook Highway for Cairns Iron Man event and Gran Fondo (morning only).
*Children (4 to 15 years) must be accompanied by a responsible adult who is required to actively supervise the children in their care. It is our strict policy that unaccompanied children will be refused entry. Vouchers, coupons or annual passes are also subject to set conditions.
The admission price includes access to the wildlife displays and natural areas, all wildlife presentations, at least one boat ride on Hartley’s Lagoon, various self-guided walks and free wildlife information sheets. In the event of adverse weather conditions or operational requirements, we reserve our right to restrict access to some areas and amend boat cruise times to ensure visitor safety. Activities, capacities and time may be altered without notice due to COVID-19 restrictions on trade.
Entry to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures includes a Boat Cruise and scheduled Wildlife Presentations.
Return coach transfers are available from major hotels in the Cairns city area, most hotels and caravan parks in Palm Cove, Trinity Beach pickups are from the Bus Stop Corner or Moore and Trinity Beach road and most accommodation in Port Douglas. Pickup times will be advised upon booking.
Self-drive admission tickets are valid for three consecutive days from the date of first entry, allowing visitors to return as many times as they want within three days. Conditions apply. Your Park Map must be stamped & validated by Hartley's Staff member on your first days visit.
The tickets are strictly non-transferable and proof of ID on re-entry is essential. Boat cruise passes for return visits are at the discretion of management, based on seat availability.
Visitors on coach tours are welcome to request a return pass but are responsible for their own transport arrangements and the cost of that transport.