Tours & Presentations
Your standard admission pass is valid for 5 consecutive days, and includes a number of feeding tours and presentations. Feeding tours with our Wildlife Keepers offer opportunities to feed an amazing array of wildlife. Daily animal presentations allow guests to see and touch animals up close. These presentations provide a learning experience about pythons, koalas and crocodiles. For a close encounter, you have the opportunity to purchase a souvenir photo holding these captivating creatures.
Daily Tour Schedule
- 9.00am Bird Interactive Experience
- 9.15am Feature Creature Souvenir Photos
- 9.30am Rainforest & Cassowary Feeding Tour
- 10.10am Wetlands Feeding Tour
- 10.45am Koala Presentation & Souvenir Photos
- 11.15am Savannah & Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo Tour
- 11.45am North Queensland Reptile Experience
- 12.30pm Bird Interactive Experience
- 1.00pm Feature Creature Souvenir Photos
- 1.30pm Rainforest & Turtle Feeding Tour
- 2.10pm Wetlands Feeding Tour
- 2.40pm Koala Feeding
- 3.00pm Reptile Interaction
- 3.30pm Feature Creature Souvenir Photos
- 4.00pm Savannah & Pelican Feeding Tour
Bird Interactive Experience
Join our wildlife keepers in the Curlew Café and Bar for your opportunity to learn more about our resident Australian parrots and to have a photo taken with them.
- 9.00am and 12.30pm
Feature Creature Photos
Have you ever wanted to have a photo with a blue-tongue, a stick insect, cockatoo or maybe a frogmouth? Be the star in our Feature Creature photos with you and our photogenic:
- Other members of our wildlife family
The cost of the photo includes a 6×8 print and the ability to email a digital copy to yourself to share with your friends and family on social media. Each day we will have a different Feature Creature for you to meet and hold!
Rainforest & Cassowary Feeding Tour
During this tour a meandering walkway allows visitors to experience different levels of the rainforest from the forest floor to the canopy. You follow the Cassowary Walk to learn about the pivotal role the world’s third largest bird and local endangered species plays in the preservation of the Daintree Rainforest. You will meet Cass and Airlie our resident cassowaries and you can’t help to admire these magnificent birds. You may also be lucky enough to feed Cassie our resident female cassowary.
PLEASE NOTE: Wildlife Habitat does not condone or advise you to feed cassowaries in the wild.
Wetlands Feeding Tour
Join our wildlife keepers on our feeding tour to observe the vast array of Wet Tropics wading birds that call the Wetlands home. Learn about the different foraging techniques and physical attributes specific to the different species of native water birds; including the world’s only captive breeding pair of black-necked storks.
Koala Presentation and Photos
Discover why a Koala is called a marsupial and what makes them so special. Find out why they sleep all day, how they raise their young and the gum leaf menu they enjoy.
You can personally cuddle a koala and have your photo taken as a souvenir check out the photo times here.
Savannah & Lumholtz’s Tree Kangaroo Tour
Take the Savannah and Lumholtz’s Tree Kangaroo tour with our wildlife keeper, where you can interact with and hand-feed kangaroos and wallabies. A host of wild native birdlife use the lake as a sanctuary. View lagoons where both the estuarine and freshwater crocodiles lurk beneath the water or bask on the sunlit banks.
During this tour you’ll also learn about the Lumholtz’s tree kangaroos successful breeding program which is uncovering the secrets of tree kangaroo behaviour and reproduction. Wildlife Habitat is one of only two zoos in the world to display this mysterious animal.
North Queensland Reptile Experience
If you’re interested in reptiles that live in this part of the world then this is the tour for you! You’ll have the opportunity to touch a python and a crocodile – and have photos taken during our Feature Creature photo sessions to prove to all your family and friends back home that you did it!
This is truly a once in a lifetime experience with one of our wildlife keepers who will answer any questions and teach you the amazing facts about North Queensland Reptiles.
Experience the might of these ancient species. Our wildlife keepers will demonstrate the sheer power of the estuarine and freshwater crocodile during an informative feeding presentation in the Savannah.
Please note: On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday our 11.45am North Queensland Reptile experience is Crocodile Feeding in the Savannah.
Rainforest & Turtle Feeding Tour
Visitors will experience the different levels of this habitat from the forest floor to the canopy by following along our walkway which makes its way through the rainforest environment. You have the opportunity to feed our turtles and learn about the characteristics of local turtle species, Krefft’s River and Saw-shelled turtles.
Join this tour for your best opportunity to see a koala awake! Our wildlife keepers will discuss the intricate life of the koala and dispel the many myths surrounding them. Find out what their favourite type of gum leaf is and why they really sleep 19-20 hours a day. You can personally cuddle a koala and have your photo taken as a souvenir check out the photo times here.
Get up close and personal with our reptiles including crocodiles, snakes and lizards and allow our wildlife keepers to share their knowledge with you about these creatures including their habitats, breeding behaviours and what they like to eat. You can have souvenir photos taken (for an additional cost) – just check our photo session time.
Savannah & Pelican Feeding Tour
This is the final tour of the day and provides you with an entertaining and educational talk about the pelicans while encouraging their involvement with treats. Bring your camera especially if you are a keen photographer of wildlife, and don’t forget your Roo Food from Reception, as this is the time when our kangaroos and wallabies are most active.