Wildlife Habitat at Port Douglas 4.8 (reviews)

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About Wildlife Habitat at Port Douglas

No doubt about it, Australia has some incredible wildlife. Some colourful, some wonderful. Some weird, some cute, and it's Australia - so some definitely scary!

The Wildlife Habitat is one of the country's best wildlife experiences that you can enjoy with the whole family. Kids will love really getting up close to the huge range of flora and fauna, and learning all about these incredible things we have in this country of ours.

The Rainforest Wildlife Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary is a very sweet and eye opening exhibit which is part of their Wildlife Rescue program. We love that! Here, they make sure that the injured, orphaned and sick animals and well looked after. They take small groups through the centre, and give you a fascinating look into behind the scenes of this amazing place! These tours depart daily at 1:30pm.

The Wildlife Habitat is a completely immersive experience, with an open and interactive environment for both families and animals to mingle and make friends in their spacious and natural setting. You can wander along their elevated boardwalks, and check out all the animals as they roam free (and the animals may even come and check you out!)

They have free guided tours throughout the day, which is great for kids to learn about the behaviours of the animals, their interaction, and also the role they play on our planet. 

You can enjoy breakfast with the birds, lunch with the Lorikeets - there is a grassland habitat to explore with kangaroos and wallabies, and wetland habitats with cassowaries and koalas!

So much wildlife for the kids to enjoy, it really will give you a full day out for the family. 

Not only that, kids aged between 4 and 12 years old can join their school holiday Kids' Club provides close encounter experiences with Koalas, Crocodiles, Kangaroos, Cassowaries and various native birds. It is a fantastic learning and interactive adventure.

A true wildlife experience! 

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Adults $39 park only

Children $24 park only (Aged 4 - 14

Free Under 4

Last Update 2023

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Wildlife Habitat at Port Douglas FAQ’s

Doing our bit

The habitat are certainly committed to environmental sustainability through the education of visitors to the Wet Tropics Region and the effective use of resources. They also look after the sick and injured animals!

I’m Hungry! Can I get food at Wildlife Habitat at Port Douglas?

The Breakfast and Lunch tour sessions with the birds offer foods like a terrific fresh fruit platter, cereals and freshly baked breads and pastries. And you get to experience them with the colourful and playful birds!

Any top tips when visiting?

The Wildlife Habitat offers a 4 Park Pass including Cairns Wildlife Dome in Cairns, and the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and Rainforestation Nature Park in Kuranda. Save yourselves some bucks! Their family tickets are also for 2A and 2C.

Does Wildlife Habitat at Port Douglas have a gift shop?

Grab yourself a souvenir in their shop which stocks a whole range of gifts to remember your day!

Teachers corner

They run educational programs that promote awareness and encourages students to appreciate our native wildlife, environmental and conservation issues.

Is Wildlife Habitat at Port Douglas fully accessible?

If you need assistance drop them an email and they'll be happy to help