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Address: 35 - 41 Wharf Street | The Reef Hotel Casino, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 7 4031 7250
09:00 - 18:15
Closed now
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Sun - Fri 09:00 - 18:15
Sat 09:00 - 20:00

The Cairns ZOOM is the world's first Challenge Ropes Course in a wildlife...

The Cairns ZOOM is the world's first Challenge Ropes Course in a wildlife park, situated in the centre of Cairns on the rooftop of The Reef Hotel Casino. Experience adventure at varying heights and levels of difficulty on the Mid-ZOOM and Hi-ZOOM courses with 65 elements of crossings and ziplines - including one which takes you directly over a 4 metre saltwater crocodile! The PowerJump is a free-fall adventure with a 13m drop, whilst the Dome-Climb offers spectacular views of the city, the Coral Sea and surrounding landscapes. Make sure you spend some time interacting with all our wildlife, with Shows and Presentations throughout the day. Keep an eye out for Snowy the rare white kookaburra, as well as turtles, pythons, freshwater crocodiles, lizards, gliders and hand-feed our pademelons.

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Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome

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Great Afternoon

The wildlife section is admittedly small (mostly birds, reptiles, and their beloved croc Goliath) but they don't advertise themselves as a zoo. They use every bit of space they... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Orlando, Florida
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Perth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited the Dome first thing in the morning which enabled us to access all the talks by the very knowledgeable staff. My main aim was to get a photo with a koala so booked the first photo session at 09.30 went upstairs to have a look around until it was time for the photo session, the area is not overly... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a small area with a few animals to look at. Having paid only $6 on a discount web site, it was a very nice hour-long activity. It is definitely not worth the regular entry fee of $24 plus extra costs to do any of the climbing activities. We listened to a great presentation on the kuala bear. If... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The wildlife section is admittedly small (mostly birds, reptiles, and their beloved croc Goliath) but they don't advertise themselves as a zoo. They use every bit of space they have efficiently. We did both ZOOM ropes courses and had an absolute blast. My brother isn't fond of heights but he was still able to complete both courses. What made the... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Right in top of the Casino. Birds flying free and many animal exhibits. You have to meet Goliath the 4m saltie. The walk outside the dome is breath taking. Great time has by all.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a fun time climbing through the ropes and over the croc, we also did the walk around the outside. Very humid inside. Staff were great and very helpful

Thank Tropical_lass
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a definite must see when in Cairns. Spent the afternoon there and had a ball. The highlight would have to be the drop from the high platform which was exhilarating for want of a better word. Great for the young or young at heart.

Thank John O
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Animal enclosure does not contain half of the listed animals, feeding show only applied to birds and not other animals though it was not supposed to be limited to birds. Koala photo for $25 was a very disappointing rip off. You are given less than 2 seconds with a very zoned out koala where they quickly place it on you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sweaty and fun. This is our third year in a row. We only come for the ropes - the animal presentations are never on at times that we are there.

Thank Anne B
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my 3yo to pat a crocodile which she loved. The baby croc was pretty wiggly and active if your little one is afraid of animals. She also patted a snake. It wasn't particularly pram friendly with lots of stairs. They let you take ice creams into it which was nice as it was hot. Lots of Australian animals which... More 

Thank Icie_lynx
Cairns, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First I was surprised to learn that there was a zoo on top of a building, and when I visited it I felt very sorry for the animals there. The gorgeous cockatoo is kept in a tiny cage after it’s been shown to the visitors. I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw the poor bird locked in such a... More 

Thank Betty O

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