Explore Cairns's Rich Wildlife Heritage

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Cairns Zoos and Wildlife Park FAQs

Are there kangaroos in Cairns?

Absolutely! Cairns boasts a rich biodiversity, and kangaroos are a prominent part of it. Spotting kangaroos in Cairns is a delightful experience for nature enthusiasts. These iconic marsupials can be found in certain regions, including the nearby wildlife reserves and national parks, where they roam freely in their natural habitat.

 

Are there crocodiles in Cairns?

There sure are! Cairns is renowned for its diverse wildlife, and crocodiles are a significant highlight. The region's estuaries and waterways provide a suitable environment for both saltwater and freshwater crocodiles. Witnessing these ancient reptiles in their native surroundings is always an experience - and sometimes an unexpected one at that! Enjoy our exclusive Hartley's Crocodile Adventures Park Entry deal. Here, the whole family can experience the largest wildlife attraction in Northern Australia. Your entry also includes access to various wildlife presentations, boardwalks throughout with wildlife encounters, and a cruise on Hartley's lagoon.

 

Can you hold a koala in Cairns?

Absolutely! Holding a koala in Cairns is an unforgettable experience cherished by many travelers. Numerous reputable wildlife parks and sanctuaries offer the chance to cuddle these adorable marsupials while ensuring their safety and well-being. Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal with a koala with this Breakfast with the Koalas. This unique dining experience is a once-in-a-lifetime event, that includes a delicious cooked breakfast consisting of scrambled eggs, bacon, hash browns, pork chipolata sausages, croissants, toast, jam, cereal, a glass of fruit juice, fresh fruit salad, and brewed tea or coffee. Then, the Wildlife Keepers will join you on the dining deck with a furry friend, giving you the opportunity to pat a koala and ask questions!

 

What animals are in the Kuranda National Park?

See for yourself with this Kuranda Delux Tour with Skyrail. Kuranda National Park is a treasure trove of wildlife wonders. Dotted with lush rainforests and verdant landscapes, the park is home to a plethora of captivating creatures. Wander through the park's trails and you may encounter tropical birds, vibrant butterflies, mesmerizing reptiles, and the enchanting marsupials like tree kangaroos and adorable pademelons.

 

Is the Cairns Skyrail scary?

Rest assured, the Cairns Skyrail is far from scary! In fact, it's an exhilarating and safe way to experience the breathtaking wonders of the rainforest. As you glide above the lush canopy, you'll be captivated by the awe-inspiring vistas, cascading waterfalls, and diverse flora and fauna. The Skyrail journey offers a family-friendly adventure that leaves visitors of all ages in awe of nature's beauty. Grab your Kuranda Skyrail tickets HERE and score up to 10% cash back per person when you book with us.