Crocodiles

 

The saltwater crocodile inhabitants the waterways of Trinity Inlet and there is a chance to spot them basking on the muddy banks, particularly in the cooler months:

Crocodile Facts:

  • 22 living species in the world
  • 2 species in Australia
  • They have 66 teeth – can replace them if they fall out
  • There are approximately 20 crocodiles living in the inlet
  • They are all under 5 metres
  • In Australia, crocs have been hunted extensively for skins since 1945
  • They were protected in Queensland law since 1974
Crocodile spotted wild on banks of Trinity Inlet Cairns from Cairns Harbour Cruises vessel half day tour