Our Port Douglas Wildlife Tours & Presentations
Your standard admission pass is valid for five consecutive days, and includes all of our Port Douglas wildlife tours and wildlife presentations. Feeding tours with our Wildlife Keepers offer opportunities to feed an amazing array of wildlife. Get close up to a Cassowary on our Rainforest & Cassowary Feeding Tour or be blown away by the power of the Estaurine Crocodile with our Crocodile Feeding Presentation. 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.
Please note: Due to the current COVID-19 climate, tours are subject to change without notice.
Daily Tour Schedule
- 9.00am Interactive Bird Experience
- 9.30am Cassowary Feeding Talk
- 10.00am Feature Creature Photos
- 11.00am Wetlands Stork Talk
- 11.45am North Queensland Reptile Experience (Crocodile Feeding Friday- Monday only)
- 12:30pm Interactive Bird Experience
- 1.00pm Feature Creature Souvenir Photos
- 2.00pm Koala Feeding Talk
- 3:30pm Pelican Talk
- 4.00pm Park Closes
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. It’s one of the Port Douglas wildlife tours you don’t want to miss!
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.
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. Port Douglas wildlife tours don’t get more iconic than this!
You can personally cuddle a koala and have your photo taken as a souvenir check out the photo times here.
Join a wildlife keeper to explore the Savannah Habitat, 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 and even take a walk over our all new Predator Plank.
Enjoy an entertaining and educational talk about the pelicans while encouraging their involvement with treats. ring your camera especially if you are a keen photographer of wildlife, and don’t forget your Roo Food from Reception.
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.
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.
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 Habitat. You have the opportunity to feed our turtles and learn about the characteristics of local turtle species, Krefft’s River and Saw-shelled turtles.