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Cairns Zoom

Cairns Zoom is a ropes course that hangs above the Cairns Wildlife dome. Climb and balance in the air in the midst of the free flight birds and above the animals. Test your strength and your nerve on the mid and HI zoom courses, the dome climb and the powerjump.

Cairns Zoom is a ropes course that hangs above the Cairns Wildlife dome. Climb and balance in the air in the midst of the free flight birds and above the animals. Test your strength and your nerve on the mid and HI zoom courses, the dome climb and the powerjump.

You must be over 120cm to 'zoom', and children between 120-140cm must be supervised by an adult with a 1:2 ratio.

The wildlife dome is a small zoo with over 400 individual animals, nearly 60 species of birds, mammals, reptiles, frogs and fish. The zoo is a good one for smaller children to have a wildlife experience without all the walking of a traditional zoo. Kids between the ages of 3-5 approx may be a handful in this environment with lots of paths and ramps and climbable fencing. It isn't always easy to keep your kids in sight in this zoo. If you are one on one, however, it can be fun.

When we went to try the zoom, our children were too small to try the ropes course, but Mum and Dad loved it – and the kids LOVED watching us climb above them. It takes about an hour to do three activities in the zoom (if you are relatively fit).  Older children and teenagers will love the thrill and the challenge. The zip lines (flying fox) are particularly fun, especially the one that takes you over the croc!

All in all, this is a great way to spend a few hours. A different kind of date night for mum and dad, a birthday party for older kids or teenagers, or a way to show your younger kids what you are made of!


Where: 35-41 Wharf Street (view map)

When: 9am 9pm everyday (except Christmas Day)

Price: from $45

Website: (visit website)

Author: Sophie K

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