Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas – Australia’s Premier Wildlife Experience
Welcome to Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, where you can immerse yourself in a wonderful Australian wild life experience! Located in the heart of Tropical North Queensland, this award-winning, eco-certified nature park offers visitors the chance to connect with native Australian animals in their natural habitats.
At Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, you can explore five environments, each designed to replicate the unique ecosystems found in Australia:
Witness an array of wading birds foraging in the waterways as they search for fish and crustaceans. Look out for the black-necked stork and other fascinating creatures.
Discover the beautiful rainforest from ground level to the uppermost canopy. This exhibit is home to colourful residents, including the endangered Southern Cassowary, Eclectus Parrot, and Rainbow Lorikeet.
Interact with and hand feed various macropods, from the Eastern Grey Kangaroo to the Parma Wallaby. Watch for Emus, Pelicans, and the rare Lumholtz’s Tree Kangaroo.
Immerse yourself in the richly coloured birds of northern Australia’s open woodlands. Marvel at the diversity of locally endangered and endemic finches and other small species that inhabit the area.
Experience the CrocArena grandstand, where you can safely observe Saltwater Crocs from an elevated and covered viewing area. There’s even an under water viewing space for a unique perspective.
Aside from these immersive habitats, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas offers exciting activities such as hand-feeding kangaroos, bird experiences, and even the chance to take your photo with a koala.
Wildlife Habitat is committed to conservation and sustainability, with an Advanced Ecotourism Accreditation and a wild life rescue program called the Tropical Animal Rehabilitation Centre. By visiting this sanctuary, you’re supporting efforts to protect Australia’s unique wild life.
So, whether you’re a bird enthusiast, a mammal lover, or fascinated by reptiles, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas has something for everyone. It’s not just an adventure; it’s an opportunity to make lasting memories while contributing to the preservation of Australia’s incredible natural heritage. Plan your visit today and prepare for a wonderful North Queensland wild life encounter!
Q. What is Wildlife Habitat, Port Douglas?
Q. Where is Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas located?
Q. What can I expect to see at Wildlife Habitat?
Q. Do I need to book tickets in advance?
Q. Are there guided tours available?
Q. Can I feed and interact with the animals?
Q. Is Wildlife Habitat involved in conservation efforts?
Q. Can I host events or functions at Wildlife Habitat?
Q. Are there dining options available on-site?
- Explore diverse habitats – Woodland, Rainforest, Wetlands, and Savannah.
- Witness the wonders of the Wetlands Habitat with abundant birdlife.
- Experience the newly renovated Rainforest Habitat with vibrant Southern Cassowaries.
- Interact with macropods, Emus, Pelicans, and the rare Lumholtz’s Tree Kangaroo in the Savannah.
- Visit the CrocArena for an exceptional viewing experience
The Wildlife Habitat is open daily from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Wildlife Tours & Presentations – Daily Schedule:
- 9.00 am – Stork Keeper Talk | Wetlands
- 9.15 am – Feature Creature wildlife photos | Wetlands
- 10.00 am – Cassowary Feeding Presentation | Rainforest
- 10.45 am – Koala Keeper Talk | Wetlands
- 11.00 am – Feature Creature wildlife photos | Wetlands
- 11:30 am – Reptile Keeper Talk | CrocArena
- 11.45 am – Saltwater Crocodile Feed presentation | CrocArena
- 12.30 pm – Interactive Tropical Bird Experience | Wetlands Cafe
- 1.00 pm – Feature Creature wildlife photos | Wetlands
- 2.00 pm – Birds Feeding Talk | Rainforest
- 3.00 pm – Kangaroo & Pelican Keeper Talk | Savannah
- 4.00 pm – Park Closure
General Admission includes entry into all environments and animal shows, with re-entry across 5 days.
Upgrade your experience to include privately guided tours!
Breakfast with the Birds
Enjoy breakfast in the tropical setting while interacting with tropical birds and Koalas. Spend some time chatting with the Wildlife Keeper about their conservation efforts. Enjoy Gourmet style family dining. This experience is only available between 8:00 am – 9:00 am. Offered daily during Peak Season, otherwise only Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
YOUR Wildlife Habitat Private Tour
Are you looking for a private ‘behind the scenes’ wildlife tour? YOUR Wildlife Habitat is certainly the perfect way to make the most of your day. This private tour lasts for two hours. This will give you the chance to privately interact with Australian animals.
You may get the chance to:
- Entering the koala enclosure for one on one time!
- Visiting the Tropical Animal Rehabilitation Centre to glimpse our wildlife rescue efforts
- Opportunities to engage with animals that have been hand-raised by our keepers
- 1.5 hours with a wildlife keeper
- Private reptile presentation
- Two 6×8 souvenir photos (per person)
- A premium dining experience with Australian wildlife
You are welcome to bring your cameras to this event so you can remember it forever.
We suggest to bring the following:
- Hat, Sunscreen and Sunglasses
- Comfortable shoes
- Water bottle
- Cash/credit cards
The Wildlife Habitat is located in Port Douglas, a 1 hour drive north of Cairns City.
The Port Douglas Wildlife Habitat is closed on Christmas Day, 25th December.