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Cairns Night Zoo - CLOSED

Captain Cook Hwy, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4055 3669
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good fun

The night begins by sitting down to a buffet style meal which was delicious and plentiful, and... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Michelle A

What a great night, I wish I'd done this ages ago. Started the night with a meal, very relaxed with... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2016
Palm Cove, Australia
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We have a long standing reputation for offering our guests a great Australian night out! You get the opportunity to experience nocturnal wildlife in the tropics at Cairns' one and only Night Zoo.Our guides will greet you at 7.00pm sharp at the Night Zoo entrance and escort you to our famous Aussie BBQ. Enjoy a delicious barbeque dinner of steak, sausages and seafood with fresh garden salads followed by a dessert. Relax with a drink from our licensed bar.After dinner, our guides will provide you with a torch and lead you into the darkness to meet the creatures of the night. Learn how owls hunt, touch a possum and pat a koala. On clear nights our guides will take you star gazing. See the Southern Cross, the Big Dipper and other well known constellations.Follow our guides as they lead you safely through the crocodiles' lair. See the croc eyes glow in your torchlight.In the Aussie bush, there's always a chance you will cross paths with a "Swaggie" (an original Australian bushman). Join our hospitable Swaggie and enjoy billy tea and damper with him by the campfire. His friends, the kangaroos, will come down to say G'day and maybe even share a bite to eat!After complimentary cold beer or wine, join in the fun as our guides teach you some famous Aussie Bush Dances. Dance and sing along - it's more fun than you can imagine!
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  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
25 Jun 2017
“good fun”
26 Mar 2016
Captain Cook Hwy, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4055 3669

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Reviewed 25 June 2017

The night begins by sitting down to a buffet style meal which was delicious and plentiful, and complimentary drinks, then you split into groups for the tour. Theres obviously only the nocturnal animals to see and unfortunately we couldnt see the star guide as it...More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

What a great night, I wish I'd done this ages ago. Started the night with a meal, very relaxed with live music playing. Escorted tour around the zoo getting up close and personal to the night animals. At the end great interactive dancing with the...More

Thank Tikkani
Angela F, Manager at Cairns Night Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2016

Many thanks Tikkani. Great to finish this product on a high. Our last Night Zoo was last night.

Reviewed 15 March 2016

There were six of us in this family outing covering three generations. Age range 10yo to 70yo and it was easy going for all of the evening. The food on arrival was basic but good and hot. The animals are well cared for and our...More

Thank BrianJan
Reviewed 7 March 2016

This was great fun, the meal which is served once you arrive, was fairly basic but hot, & tasty, the free drinks most welcome. The Zoo tour was fascinating with the nocturnal animals much more animated. Finally the entertainment was simple rip roaring fun, signing...More

Thank Stephenrgreen
Reviewed 25 February 2016

I was pleasantly surprised at how nice the zoo was. The night visit adds an element of adventure. Many of the animals are much more active at night. This is also one of the only places in all of Australia where you can hold a...More

Thank Rose F
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Thought it might be a bit tacky but it was truly good fun and we were looked after so well, the food was excellent and the animals were well cared for and not exploited, great evening

Thank V8286BEhelen
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This was booked originally as an activity that would allow us to experience the wildlife without the heat & humidity. It proved to be one of our favorite activities while in Palm Cove!! GREAT PEOPLE! Great Fun! Terrific opportunity to get up close & personal...More

Thank Jackie738
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Supersweet and 5* serviceminded staff. You really get close to the animals. And you get to sing and dance with the staff. The food they served was excellent! And I had SUPERFUN!!!... The best thing I did in my 2 weeks in Australia was to...More

Thank Madde1974
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

We started the night with a buffet and all included drinks. The food was lovely and the staff were all more than helpful! We then went on a tour of the zoo and you had an option to hold a koala. It was a little...More

1  Thank DaviiDC96
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Our visit to the night zoo happened to be on a particularly rainy day - I would advise you take full wet weather gear (not umbrellas). The evening started with a 'traditional Aussie barbecue' which was quite good. The actual touring of the zoo was...More

Thank Steve M
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