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Family Review of Cairns Tropical Zoo

Away Travel Expert: Jenny McKelvie
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FamilyExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children of all ages
FamilyExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Small children will adore the brightly colored tropical birds that live in the walk-through aviary. The highlight here is watching the lorikeets feed on nectar.
  • Start the day with a filling breakfast—including a full cooked meal, fresh fruit, toast, cereals, and Belgian waffles—as one of the wildlife keepers talks about the animals and provides opportunities to get close to snakes, koalas, and others.
If you only have time to visit one wildlife park while you are in Tropical North Queensland, make it this one. Cairns Tropical Zoo has been entertaining families from around the globe since it first opened its doors back in 1980. Set in six hectares

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Address:
Captain Cook Hwy. (22km/14 miles north of the city center), Palm Cove
Cairns
Australia
Parking: Daily 8:30am-5pm
Price: Admission A$28 (US$22/UK£11) adults, A$14 (US$11/UK£5.60) children 4-15. Cairns Night Zoo experience A$87 (US$70/UK£35) adults, A$44 (US$35/UK£18) children 4-15 (more if you want transfers from Cairns or Port Douglas)


Visitor Information


Telephone Number: 07/4055 3669
Fax: 07/4059 1160
Transportation: Bus: 1B. Transfers from Cairns through Down Under Tours (tel. 07/4035 5566) or from Port Douglas with Wildlife Discovery Tours (tel. 07/4099 6612)
Price Information: Admission A$28 (US$22/UK£11) adults, A$14 (US$11/UK£5.60) children 4-15. Cairns Night Zoo experience A$87 (US$70/UK£35) adults, A$44 (US$35/UK£18) children 4-15 (more if you want transfers from Cairns or Port Douglas)
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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