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Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome

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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...more
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35 - 41 Wharf Street | The Reef Hotel Casino, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 7250
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I see myself as an adult and thought this would be a cute date for the misses and I, but I found it to be a relatively short activity and no nerves were tested on the course and the ziplines were short. I should have...More

Thank Jon D
Amanda P, Digital & Media Manager at Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Jon, Thanks for visiting Cairns Zoom & Wildlife Dome and taking the time to leave a review. We are sorry to hear that you found the ziplining too tame, it's aimed at all ages and abilities and we think that ziplining over a 5...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My son brought his two friends to do Mid Zoom, High Zoom and Power jump for his 10th birthday and they all had a blast! They had all been before but still enjoyed the ziplining and challenging themselves and being amongst the wildlife. Staff were...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mother-in-Law wanted to take my children out for a day in school holidays. I hoped onto the website and booked the 2 hour extreme package for the children and the admission only for my Mother-in-Law. The children had a blast. They said it was the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a hidden gem. Staff were amazing both in the wildlife section and the Zoom section. Be aware if you have a photo taken with a koala you will only be holding them for the length of time it takes to get the photo...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was an unexpected treat Great place to take children and easy to get to We walked from our hotel and was easy Lots of birds and animals for a small space

Thank misspig52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here while in Cairns - its a wildlife zoo on top of a hotel/casino. It combines a zoo with zip lining in the same area. I was upset to see small mammals, crocs, birds enclosed in a small area while noisy kids who had...More

Thank CateCork
Amanda P, Digital and Media Manager at Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Cate. We appreciate your concern for the welfare of our animals however Cairns ZOOM & Wildlife Dome adheres to, and exceeds, regulations implemented by our governing body. Experts are very impressed with our standards, and are satisfied that we meet the needs of our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got up close and personal with koala, snake lizard crocodile. Lots of birds. Was very taken with the Zoom confidence course.

Thank Derek P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited zoom and wildlife dome with two young children the staff were lovely but that’s about all that was nice. It was stuffy and hot even though it was not a hot day. Walking around the enclosures was depressing it was cruel to see...More

Thank Alison F
Amanda P, Digital & Media Manager at Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Alison, Thank you for taking the time to visit and write a review of the Cairns ZOOM & Wildlife Dome, we're sorry to hear you were disappointed with your experience. We appreciate your concern for the welfare of our animals however Cairns ZOOM &...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Small but packs a lot in, koalas, ducks, snakes, crocodile, so many birds and much more. Can spend a while in here no problem, disnt try zoom or activity section but looks pretty fun. Central location, locals discount, friendly staff. Go and check it out.

Thank Brett S
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Very attractive little rooftop zoo on top of the Casino. Very friendly staff. You can see Koalas, Snakes, Freshies, a big Saltie, birds and a lot of other interesting animals. We did the Koala Pictures (no long queueing, just be there at the designated time).

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20 July 2018|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
I would allow 20 - 30 mins for each course, the kids were faster than the adults.
Ceyhun C
30 June 2018|
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Response from RSV_12 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely no hugging. Although they are used to humans, the animals in the Dome are still kind of wild animals, not like your domesticated cats-dogs-pets. It is not natural for them to have close interactions with humans... More
Matt J
9 January 2018|
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Response from Reza R | Reviewed this property |
1. Only once 2. No 3. I think 4 or 5 kids, most of them were about 10 or 11 ages, one older I think 15 or 16 years old and one younger 5 or 6 years old 4. Yes, no damages according to the staff and security guards