Crocodylus Park and Zoo
Crocodylus Park & Zoo, located only 15 minutes from Darwin's CBD, gives you a full NT outback experience in the city.
It is the best place to come face to face with the largest reptiles on the planet. The park plays host to over a thousand crocodiles from hatchlings to massive adults.
Built upon 30 years of experience in crocodile research and conservation a must see while visiting the NT. Professor Grahame Webb, one of Australia's world-known zoologists opened Crocodylus Park in 1994. Although it started as a crocodile research and education centre, it has now expanded to become the only zoo in the NT with exotic and native animals including big cats, birds, primates and other reptiles plus a museum.
There are daily crocodile feeding tours and you get a chance at feeding one of the big guys and then hold a baby croc.
Most unique is their guided daily boat cruise for an ultimate NT eco experience where you can see crocodiles from the wild living in their own river.
Crocodylus Park & Zoo is easily accessible by bus or by taxi. There is also parking available for caravans and coaches.
- Free Wifi
- China Ready and Accredited Program
- COVID Clean Practicing Business
- COVID Safe
- Quality Tourism Accreditation
Visitors to Crocodylus Park now have a special opportunity to come up close and personal with our most special animals in an animal encounter.
You can book a meet and greet with:
Meerkats: 15 minutes hand-feeding encounter where you can personally feed and play with our dynamic meerkat family.
Minimum age 6 years | max 4 people
Monkeys: 15 minutes hand-feeding encounter where you can personally feed and play with our vibrant monkey family.
Minimum age 12 years | max 2 people.
Big Cats: a roaring and exciting feeding experience with the (white) lions or tigers. The best opportunity to get that close to a big cat!
Minimum age 16 years | max 2 people |
Tortoises: lots of cuddles and cuteness that makes everyone's heart melt.
Minimum age 4 years old | max 4 people |
Photographs are taken by your guide on request and provided to you on a crocodile USB.
Croc Boat Cruise
Crocodylus Park recently introduced their Croc Boat Cruise to Darwin, which allows you to see large saltwater crocodiles in a natural setting. Only 15 minutes from Darwin's CBD and 5 min from the airport, this is a great opportunity to enjoy a crocodile cruise in the city.
The tour guarantees you to come up close and personal with large wild saltwater crocodiles. The guide tell you about the 40 + crocodiles the park houses in the river, and great stories on the river's eco system and the different uses and meanings of plants in the aboriginal culture.
Croc Feeding Tour
The spectacular guided croc feeding tours at Crocodylus Park & Zoo are for those who are looking for a full NT outback experience close to the city.
The croc feeding tours are included in the park's admission fee and gives you the opportunity to witness the famous jumping crocs in the attack lagoon, and most of all, feed one of the big guys yourself!
After every croc feeding tour you are given the chance to hold a baby crocodile and make photos for free. An ultimate experience you will never forget!
During the tour our passionate guide tells you all about the crocodiles, their natural behaviour and can answer all your questions.
Pet our dingos when we walk them around the park! A great opportunity to come face to face with these wild but oh so loving animals.
You’ll have the opportunity to touch and play with them, and of course, take photos for free.
The Dingo Walk is part of the admission fee.
You can also book an one-on-one Dingo Experience with us – call us for more information.
Scary but intriguing! Isn't that what reptiles are all about? Hold a Snake, Blue Tongue lizard or Iguana with our reptile handling. A great opportunity to feel the grace and strengths of reptiles in a safe environment.
We run our reptile handling daily at Crocodylus Park. It is part of the admission fee and of course we give you plenty of time to take sizzling photo's for free.
You can also book a face to face meeting with our Anaconda!
Call for more information.