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Wildlife Habitat - Entry with Multi Day Pass

Observe, appreciate and conserve at Wildlife Habitat, the number 1 Port Douglas Attraction! Hand-feed Australian Wallabies and Kangaroos, spot the Southern Cassowary or Lumholtz’s Tree Kangaroo, watch a crocodile feeding presentation, or take a selfie with a Koala at Wildlife Habitat!

Observe, appreciate and conserve at Wildlife Habitat, the number 1 Port Douglas Attraction! Hand-feed Australian Wallabies and Kangaroos, spot the Southern Cassowary or Lumholtz’s Tree Kangaroo, watch a crocodile feeding presentation, or take a selfie with a Koala at Wildlife Habitat!


  • Entry to the CrocArena for daily Saltwater Croc shows! (option to upgrade to a Swim With The Salties)
  • Areas of the park include Savannah Habitat, Nocturnal Habitat, Wetlands, Habitat, Forest Habitat and Woodlands Habitat.
  • Multi day pass - entry is for the chosen day below and return entry for the next 4 consecutive days!

Situated just one hour north of Cairns, Wildlife Habitat enjoys a tropical rainforest ecosystem and acres and acres of lush native bush. The ideal setting for a fascinating wildlife experience.

This award winning and advanced eco certified wildlife sanctuary allows guests to interact with Australian animals in their recreated natural environments. Explore five spacious unique environments, Wetlands, Rainforest, Savannah, Nocturnal and Woodlands.

Highlights of this leading environmental wildlife experience include:

The CrocArena: Our newly constructedgrandstand is a fully covered and suitable for any weather. It allows for clear, elevated viewing of the CrocArena pools, Swim With The Salties enclosure and main presentation platform! Also featuring a unique underwater viewing space, CrocArena allows park visitors an opportunity to witness crocs from the perspective of potential prey and stay dry at the same time! General Park admission price includes entry to CrocArena stadium and all daily park presentations. Swim With The Salties experience is an additional cost. Croc feed presentations daily, ask at reception for times.

Woodland: Offers an opportunity to sit amongst the richly coloured birds of northern Australia’s open woodlands. Marvel at the complexity of the locally endangered and endemic finches, watch wood swallows swooping overhead, and search for the smallest species that live in the undergrowth, from quail to the endangered Northern Bettong.

Wetlands: Discover an array of wading birds can be viewed foraging for fish and crustaceans in the waterways. This area depicts the amazing diversity of our natural wetlands that are important fringing areas and provide a link to many ecosystems. In this area, you will find a multitude of bird species – including the black-necked stork – as well as fruit bats and koalas.

Rainforest: Discover the stunning rainforest, from the ground levels to the uppermost canopy in our newly renovated Rainforest Habitat. This incredible exhibit is home to some of the most colourful residents of our tropical region, including the endangered Southern Cassowary, the stunning Eclectus Parrot, and the mesmerising Rainbow Lorikeet. Explore the various levels of the rainforest as you walk up the brand new Licuala Tower. Brave the sky-high birdseye bridge and watch colourful birds soar through the highest level of the rainforest canopy.

Savannah: This is an open-air exhibit that portrays both inland and coastal plains. Here guests are enticed to interact with and hand-feed a range of macropods from the statuesque Eastern Grey Kangaroo to the petite Parma Wallaby. Emus and Pelicans also freely range this large and open area. A feature to our Savannah habitat is the billabong - home to turtles, frogs and a range of waterfowl while also attracting a host of native bird varieties. Over forty species have been recorded utilising the exhibit as a refuge for breeding. The Savannah is also home to our Predator Plank, the world’s first plank walk over giant Estuarine Crocodiles! Guests can see Babinda, our giant Estaurine crocodile and his three girlfriends.

Nocturnal: Ever wondered what animals come alive after dark? The state-of-the-art Nocturnal Habitat allows you to enter a world after dark and explore recreated night environments and meet the animals that call them home. Integrated with advanced technology, this unique habitat replicates nature at night. Our animals experience a reverse-circadian rhythm due to incredible lighting devices, which makes them experience “night-time” during our “daytime”. This means that we can see what these animals really get up to at their most active! Venture through Starlight Walk get up close and personal with elusive and exciting animal species including Striped Possums, Bettongs and Mahogany Gliders. Enter a world after dark and see tiny nocturnal marsupials including Spinifex Hopping Mice and Feathertail Gliders. Listen to the haunting cry of the Curlew and experience a night-time rainforest environment in a safe and secure manner.

Tours: Including Rainforest & Cassowary Feeding Tour, Wetlands Feeding Tour, Koala Presentation & Souvenir Photos, Grasslands & Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo Tour, North Queensland Reptile Experience, Rainforest & Turtle Feeding Tour, Koala Feeding and Reptile Interaction.

Food & Gift Shop: The sanctuary has a licensed bar, the Curlew Café provides a delicious seasonal à la carte menu as well as a range of snacks and there’s also a gift shop where you can pick up a souvenir of your Port Douglas holiday.

Entry any time between 8am-4pm daily.

Adult $43.00
Child $26.00
Family $112.00 (2x Adults + 2x Children)



  • Booking date and times are strictly not transferable

    Location: Port Douglas Road at the entrance to Port Douglas with local shuttle buses operating regularly from Port Douglas to our front door. If youre traveling from Cairns, Wildlife Habitat is located 50 minutes north along the scenic Great Barrier Reef Drive (Captain Cook Highway).

  • Child Age 4-14 years old

    Opening Hours: Every day except Christmas Day 8.00am - 4.00pm

    Price (Includes 5 day entry): Entry is for the date purchased and the following 4 consecutive days

Available Bookings from 15 Apr to 28 Apr 2024

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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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Inga Pruess from Australia wrote on 29 March 2024

Great day out

We had a great day in the wildlife habitat yesterday. The bird show was amazing, all the birds were sitting on us. Feeding the kangaroo was good fun and we have never been so close to a crocodile. Amazing experience and can highly recommend.

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sueh6 from New Zealand wrote on 27 December 2023

Hot Summers Day

The pass allowed 4 days of visiting. Due to heat in January we visited for 2-3 hrs each day. Only a 25 minute cycle from city of PD on path under shadered trees.

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Nichola from Australia wrote on 29 November 2023

A complete surprise

Brilliant . Wasn’t expecting too much.. but a wonderful place

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Marie-Christine from New Zealand wrote on 17 August 2023

A must see!!

Amazing cheerful staff on poouring down rain day. Lots of good advice-kangaroos were awesome to be around and crocodile feeding show was amazing!! I was gald I went there and would have gone back with multi-day but too much else to see! Got goodies from the cafe to take home and they were awesome too!!

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Robynne from Australia wrote on 21 June 2023


We really enjoyed our visit. The staff were so friendly and very informative about all the birds. Interacting with the animals was awesome, they also were relaxed and very friendly. Would definitely visit again the next time we,re in Port Douglas, and would highly recommend to others.

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