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Address: 35 - 41 Wharf Street | The Reef Hotel Casino, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 7 4031 7250
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09:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Fri 09:00 - 18:15
Sat 09:00 - 20:00
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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 by Night Walking Tour including Cairns Wildlife Dome and Cairns Night...

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Compact exhibit

A very small exhibit but nice. The birds seems to be customized with people with cameras. Some act like models!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Considering the size of the dome there is a lot more going on in it than your realise from the outside. Most of the birds fly around you and you can get quite close to most of the animals. Make sure you check an online time table of when the shows are so you can time your visit accordingly. I... More 

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Thank Angela D
County Roscommon, Ireland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I will admit the only reason I went here was to get my photo taken with a koala as I didn't have time to go to Kurunda. I didn't realise you could do this without actually paying into the wildlife zone until after we had went around it all. This was one of the worst animal enclosure places I've ever... More 

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Thank Niamh C
Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a lot of fun and is quite challenging, but i highly recommend shorts and a light t-shirt becasue it's hard work, but then again I'm over the hill. I took my young daughter there with me and we had a ball. Highly recommend it.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very small exhibit but nice. The birds seems to be customized with people with cameras. Some act like models!!

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Thank Centh
St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The birds and animals are fantastic, a very good variety in a small place. Very nice gift shop and really helpful and knowledgeable staff

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Thank BobPat11
Auckland, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The girl who served us (the only one wearing no name tag) was quite rude. She didn't care to tell us anything about the dome she just slammed her hand and said "here's the information". The other girls were lovely. The dome itself is crap (excuse me) we were bored after 10 minutes (can we have our $80 back?). We... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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