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Cairns Zoo at Night

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  • The evening starts with an authentic Australian BBQ
  • Your guide will then give you a torchlit tour of Cairns Zoo


Get up close and personal with the nocturnal wildlife in the tropics at the Cairns Night Zoo. Enjoy a delicious barbecue dinner and then meet the creatures of the night. Learn how owls hunt, touch a possum and pat a koala. On clear nights enjoy star gazing.

In the Aussie bush, there's always a chance you will cross paths with a "Swaggie" (an original Australian bushman). Join the hospitable Swaggie and enjoy billy tea with him by the campfire.


You will be picked up from your hotel in Cairn or Northern Beaches. Accompanied by an English-speaking guide, you will travel in a coach for a night experience at the Cairns Zoo. Alternatively, you can reach the zoo on your own (please meet the guide at the entrance to the zoo at 7:00pm sharp) and your tour will start from there.

Enjoy a true Australian BBQ dinner of steak, sausages and seafood with fresh garden salads followed by dessert. Relax with a drink from the bar.

After dinner, your guide will give you a torch and accompany 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 enjoy star gazing. Follow the guide as he leads you safely through the crocodiles' lair. See the crocodile's eyes glow in your torchlight.

You may meet a 'Swaggie', an Australian bushman. Enjoy some billy tea with him and later, some complimentary cold beer or wine and join in the fun as your guide teaches you Aussie Bush Dances.

The tour ends at the starting point.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily except Friday & Sunday


3 hours

Start time

1900h (7 pm)
Duration: 3 hours

Meeting point

Your hotel at Cairns or Northern Beaches.
(Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

Ending point

Your hotel at Cairns or Northern Beaches.

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  • Admission to Cairns Night Zoo
  • Guided spotlighting tour
  • Wildlife interaction
  • Live entertainment
  • Return transfers
  • BBQ dinner
  • Wine, beer and soft drinks


  • Souvenirs

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.
Please state your preferred departure point at the time of booking.
There should be minimum 2 passengers for guaranteed departure.

Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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