Welcome to Wildlife Habitat

Immersive wildlife experience in Port Douglas

Experience immersive wildlife encounters in the heart of Tropical North Queensland at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Explore unique habitats, hand-feed iconic Australian animals, and learn about conservation efforts in this award-winning, eco-certified nature park.

True Australian Wildlife Experiences

Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

Looking for an unforgettable Australian wildlife experience? Look no further than Wildlife Habitat! This advanced eco-certified wildlife sanctuary offers visitors the opportunity to interact with native Australian animals in their recreated natural environments. From hand-feeding iconic wallabies and kangaroos to catching a glimpse of the legendary Southern Cassowary or Lumholtz's Tree Kangaroo, the park offers a variety of unique experiences.

Explore five spacious environments, including Wetlands, Rainforest, Savannah, Nocturnal and Woodlands, and get up close and personal with the species that call these habitats home. With crocodile feeding presentations and the chance to have your photo taken with a koala, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas offers something for everyone. And now, more than ever, it is crucial to support conservation and sustainability efforts. With immersive experiences and activities for all ages, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas is the perfect destination for your next adventure.

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Plan Your Visit

Plan your visit to Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas with ease! Located just five minutes from the centre of Port Douglas, the park is easily accessible by car and offers ample on-site parking. Open daily from 8:00am to 4:00pm, visitors can enjoy a variety of exploration and activities. Purchase tickets on site or book in advance online to secure your preferred date and time. With a variety of activities available, visitors can choose the experience that suits their interests and budget. Don't forget to check out the park's daily schedule of interactive animal encounters, presentations, and activities to make the most of your visit.


Advanced Eco Certified

At Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, sustainability is at the core of everything we do. Our park is proudly certified as Advanced Ecotourism by Ecotourism Australia, which recognises our commitment to conservation, community engagement, and sustainable practices.

Visitors can observe and appreciate the beauty of Australia's native wildlife in a natural and spacious environment. We offer an interactive experience where animals and guests can mingle freely, while elevated boardwalks ensure minimal impact on the environment. Our motto is "observation, appreciation, and conservation", and we strive to educate our visitors about the importance of wildlife conservation and the impact of our daily actions on the environment.

As part of our commitment to conservation, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas is also home to an on-site care centre for the Tropical Animal Rehabilitation Centre. This centre provides care and rehabilitation for injured, sick, orphaned, and displaced native wildlife, and our visitors can learn about this important work during their visit.

Join us in our mission to promote sustainable tourism and support the conservation of Australia's unique wildlife by visiting Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas today.


Tropical Animal Rehabilitation Centre

Tropical Animal Rehabilitation Centre (TARC) is dedicated to providing high-quality care and rehabilitation for displaced, injured, sick or orphaned native Australian wildlife. Our team of experienced and dedicated staff work tirelessly to ensure that each animal receives the best possible care to ensure their successful release back into the wild.

As an integral part of our commitment to conservation, we also actively participate in various conservation programs and research initiatives aimed at protecting Australia's unique wildlife. We rely solely on donations for the operation of our facility and appreciate any support that enables us to continue our vital work.

When you visit Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, you have the opportunity to learn about the important work we do at our rehabilitation centre and how you can help us support the conservation of Australia's unique wildlife.

Latest Updates

What's New at Wildlife Habitat


Two massive crocodiles have been successfully delivered to Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas from Australia Zoo, in preparation for the official opening of CrocArena next month. Now in its final stages of construction, CrocArena will host an opening event on Friday 20th August. Wildlife Habitat Wildlife Manager Rabecca Lynch said

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Three of the planet’s deadliest predators will be making a splash at Australia’s leading wildlife experience, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, as part of their thrilling brand

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It’s nearly time to catch a crocodile smile at Australia’s leading wildlife experience, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, as their CrocArena attraction with its “Swim with the Salties” experience nears completion.   Only months

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Unmatched exploration

Animal Encounters Await

We offer direct and interactive animal encounters to give visitors an unforgettable experience with native Australian wildlife. Our park is divided into five distinct environments - Woodland, Wetlands, Rainforest, Savannah, and Nocturnal - each one offering a unique opportunity to learn and appreciate our amazing animals. Hand-feed free-roaming kangaroos and wallabies in our Savannah Habitat, wander through the Starlight Walk and get up close with the creatures of the night in our Nocturnal Habitat, or be immersed in the wet tropics at every level in our Rainforest Habitat. You can also make a difference in the lives of the animals at our park by adopting an animal and supporting our ongoing conservation efforts.

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