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Croc Express to Australia Zoo from Brisbane
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Overview

Observe amazing animals from Down Under and around the world at the famous Australia Zoo—Home of the Crocodile Hunter! The legacy of Steve Irwin and his family, this conservation center aims to educate visitors about wildlife and help preserve endangered species for the future. Ride to the zoo from your Brisbane or Gold Coast hotel in an air-conditioned Croc Express coach, and enjoy hours of free time to browse the fantastic mammal, bird, and reptile exhibits. Watch supervised educational demonstrations by animal handlers.
  • Day trip to Australia Zoo aboard a Cross Express coach with included admission
  • Enjoy the day at Australia Zoo and see exhibits of crocodiles, elephants, and tigers
  • See educational and supervised wildlife talks and demonstrations
  • Pickup and drop-off from all Brisbane or centrally located Gold Coast hotels
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Air-conditioned vehicle
Australia Zoo Entry
Hotel pickup and drop off (Sebel Hotel Brisbane)
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Gratuities
The Sebel , Cnr Albert and, Charlotte St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia

Pick up time is 8:20am from Sebel Hotel Bus Stop on Charlotte Street, Any changes we will contact you, or any questions, please send us a message. We would like your tour to run perfectly so these details are vital.

8:20 AM
This activity will end right where it started.
The world-famous Australia Zoo was founded by the late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin and his family and is dedicated to conserving wildlife through education and research. Skip the stress of driving to the zoo, and relax on the ride from your Brisbane or Gold Coast hotel in an air-conditioned Croc Express coach. Along the way, soak up scenic views of the Glass House Mountains and the pineapple farms that line Steve Irwin Way.

When you arrive at the zoo, enjoy hours of free time to spend however you wish. Stroll among exhibits housing impressive mammals, birds, and reptiles, including many Outback and bush species like Tasmanian devils, wombats, dingoes, and kangaroos. See animals from around the globe, such as giraffes, rhinos, and zebras at the new African savannah exhibit. Learn about the impressive endangered species and breeding programs that Australia Zoo is involved with. 

See snakes, crocs, free-flight birds and other creatures that helped make the Crocodile Hunter famous at the exciting Wildlife Warriors show in the Crocoseum. See Itinerary below for a sample schedule of supervised feedings, shows, and demonstrations.

When your time at the zoo comes to an end, reboard the Croc Express and relax on the return drive to your hotel.
Itinerary
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Australia Zoo
A must see destination in the Sunshine Coast, travel to Australia Zoo and spend hours seeing more than 1200 animals from around the world and watch shows
Duration: 6 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please bring hat and sun protection
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
  • OPERATED BY JPT Tour Group (Australian Day Tours)
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitisation during Croc Express to Australia Zoo from Brisbane ?
A:The policies on sanitisation are:

  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
See all safety measures taken by Croc Express to Australia Zoo from Brisbane .
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What is the social distancing policy during Croc Express to Australia Zoo from Brisbane ?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Croc Express to Australia Zoo from Brisbane ?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Traveller Tips


  • "Be aware though, it's a long day and you are bound by the timeframes that are set up by Croc Express Coach, which is fine for adults but may be too long a day for younger kids." See review
  • "Make sure to stop by the Wildlife Hospital to see their facilities." See review

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star-4
Great day out.
Maria_A
, Jun. 2022
Reliable on time and polite driver. Just a little disappointed with the bus. It was a little old and windows fogged up. Radio would have be nicer for the 1 hour drive but otherwise doable. Australia zoo awesome.
star-5
Australia zoo trip
CeliaK
, Jun. 2022
Holding Koalas and petting Kangaroos and the Crocoseum Show were the best!!! Book ahead for the “experiences”.
1 traveller found this review helpful
star-5
Great experience.
Brooke_S
, May 2022
Such a good deal. Great day out, they were on time and your ticket is included! I know for me being a student, my ticket itself was $50 so paying $15 for each way there and having the ticket be included is such a steal. Highly recommend. But lunch isn’t included.
star-5
Australia Zoo
stan_M
, May 2022
It was great to see & hold a koala bear for the first time had a great day even though it rained all day
star-5
Quick and easy transfer to zoo
Lisa_H
, Apr. 2022
Easy transfer and dropped to door, left park on time. Happy with service. Vehicle was tidy and it was a simple process
star-5
Great day out.
Graham_M
, Mar. 2022
The warrior show was very enjoyable and watching the elephants feed. Impressed with the size and cleanliness of the zoo. My wife and I had a great time there.
icon Response from Host , Mar. 2022
Thank you, grad you enjoy the tour
star-5
Stunning
Naomi_A
, Feb. 2022
Absolutely Gorgeous place, it exceeded my expectations. The entire zoo is beautiful. The croc show was fantastic. Exoect to be there the entire day.
icon Response from Host , Feb. 2022
Thank you!
star-4
Tidy little bus
Keisha_E
, Feb. 2022
Zoo is amazing and it’s definitely the easiest way to get there. The bus was small meaning not many other people so it was nice
icon Response from Host , Feb. 2022
Thank you for choosing us I really appreciate your review.
star-5
Super day
Janet_k
, Feb. 2022
Great day. So much to see. Great water features for kids to play. The animals had great enclosures. Food was nice. Lots of shade on a hot day
icon Response from Host , Feb. 2022
Thank you. Hope we see you again!
star-5
Excellent day
Emma_S
, May 2021
Very lovely bus driver he was very nice to talk to me and my family had a wonderful day at the Australia zoo I would Recommend This service to my friends and family
star-5
Very Good !!
Neha_K
, Apr. 2021
We had to wait for more than 30 minutes for pick up and package said guide included but we didn’t have any guide. Overall, this package is good transportation and entrance 👍👍
star-5
Bob
Anne_H
, Mar. 2021
Bob, our driver was very friendly and informative. He was helpful, joined the conversation when appropriate and gave us some good hints.
star-5
Amazing day out
Sophie_G
, Feb. 2021
We got picked up from the hotel at 8am, we were the only ones on the bus this day but they were still more than happy to take us. On route our driver told us all about the zoo and gave advice on where to go during the day. Once arriving at the zoo he promptly got us in and told us when to meet him or to ring if we wanted to leave earlier. We couldn’t have asked for a better day and the price was brilliant for transfers and entry. I’d highly recommend!
star-5
Australia zoo a must.
Joseph_T
, Oct. 2020
A must do, especially if you love animals or just want to have a great day and be educated. Plenty of interesting things to see and do not just for children but adults too.
star-5
Great Experience
Kate_H
, Apr. 2020
The Australia Zoo was the highlight of my 2.5 week trip! I saw Norman ? the baby tiger walking next to me & held a koala, what could be better?? The bus was on-time & the hints they gave us about the zoo were great!
icon Response from Host , Apr. 2020
Thank you Kate for your bright and happy review. It's so lovely to read this at a time when we are all in lockdown and missing the happiness of a job in tourism. Stay safe!
star-5
Zoo
George_E
, Mar. 2020
Great place, the zoo animals all seem to like being there ,as the natural habitat was there and recreated better any other zoo I’ve seen. Very clean
star-4
A great, fun trip
Jacob_W
, Mar. 2020
I've always wanted to visit the Australia zoo, so I was thrilled when I finally got the chance. The service was great, a friend and I took the bus from Brisbane to the zoo and back again, with a generous amount oftime at the zoo itself. The zoo is terrific, and our driver was very polite and entertaining. There was a slight confusion about pickup that could have been handled better on both sides, but overall I highly recommend, it was a great trip.
star-5
No Driving
Alex_B
, Mar. 2020
The drive was lovely gave us heaps of information on how to make the most of our day at the zoo. Also gave us a little history on the area on our bus trip.
star-4
Fabulous Day
Alex_B
, Mar. 2020
What a fabulous zoo loved everything the lay out is fantastic.We had a very relaxing and informative day.
star-3
Maybe find another ride
Olivia_L
, Mar. 2020
Things to know that we weren’t aware of - NO drinks or food allowed on the bus. Also, the bus that picks you up at the hotels is not the bus that goes to the zoo. Once everyone is picked up, they take you to a bus station where another tour bus takes you to the zoo. The bus driver who picked us up at the hotels, Bob, was extremely rude and sarcastic with everyone on the bus. He also arrived 10 mins early at the stop and then rushed us on the bus as if we were late, when our scheduled departure time was not for another 10 mins. He talked down to anyone who asked a question and made the ride very unpleasant. The driver to the zoo was a different man and he seemed incredibly unhappy to be there as well, but he at least wasn’t rude to the guests. Also, since it doesn’t list the departure time on here, it is 4pm from the zoo. I would recommend another tour ride if possible, since the staff on this tour is so unhappy to provide the service.
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