Johnstone River Crocodile & Animal Park, Innisfail

#452 of 547 in Wildlife in Queensland
Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
The Johnstone River, comprising the North Johnstone River and the South Johnstone River, is a river system located in Far North and North Queensland, Australia.
The headwaters of the river system rise in the Atherton Tablelands. The north branch of the river system rises below Merivale, flows over the Malanda Falls and through the town of and then flows generally south by east, around Francis Range and over the Jones Falls, before flowing east, covering a distance of. The south branch of the river system rises below Mount Father Clancy and generally flows east over Binda Falls, through the settlement of, before flowing north, covering a distance of. The two rivers reach their confluence to form the Johnstone River east of the town of, and just west of the river mouth. The main river then flows east, north of the Moresby Range National Park, and empties into the Coral Sea.
Together, the combined rivers flow over from source to mouth and descend approximately, with a catchment area of. Crocodiles swim & live in all areas in the Johnstone River
The North and South Johnstone Rivers rise in the tablelands of the north tropical coast and flow through steep narrow gorges to their junction on the coastal plain at Innisfail. The head waters of the catchments are located in high rainfall areas and the rivers are capable of producing severe flooding, especially in the Innisfail area. The North and South Johnstone Rivers have a combined catchment area of about at Innisfail; with the North Johnstone being the larger of the two with a catchment of about.
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  • Whilst open it was a great park with lots of aussie animals. Shame it closed. Now just breeding skins for the fashion industry.  more »
  • Didn't like the fact that they breed crocodiles to skin them for useless things such as novelty gifts and handbags! Enclosures too small also, quite cruel really considering they have quite a bit of.....  more »
  • Great fishing, a few crocodiles so be cautious. be careful of the sand bars too.
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