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Daintree River Wildlife Cruise Daintree

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Daintree River Wildlife Cruise
Cape Tribulation Rd
Near Daintree car ferry
Daintree
QLD
4873
Tel: 7 40987131

Directions

The tours depart 400m from Daintree Car Ferry on Cape Tribulation Rd. This is about a 45 minute drive north of Port Douglas.

Where are we going today?

What better way for the family to spend the day than with...crocodiles? Wait...are we sure? Yes!

Daintree River Wildlife Cruise is a fascinating and fun solar electric boat ride out in tropical Queensland. It's also a great way to teach kids about the environment and how easy it is to have eco-friendly adventures!

The boat is free from noise, fumes, and smell, so it's not only better for the environment and all the animals that live in this area, but it's also great for YOU!

Spend the day cruising through the rainforest, and really get the kids close to nature. It's so much fun to try and spot what creatures are hiding in the forest! You can spot snakes, frogs, fish, beautifully colourful birds, and of course - Crocs!

As we know, crocs are pretty good at hiding themselves in the water and banks, so the boat has a "Croc Cam" which has a 99% success rate at spotting those sneaky creatures!

Your guide with Daintree River Wildlife Cruises just focuses the camera on the animals, which lets you then check them out via an onboard screen. Then you can pop your head out to try and check out where the animal is, and see if you can spot them with your own eyes!

Really - the camera are just communal binoculars. They can really show you the animals - right up close to the eyes, the texture and yes...even the teeth! (Eek!)

The tours depart 6 times a day, and last for just over an hour, so it's perfect for those smaller kids with a slightly shorter attention span.

Are you ready to have an eco-friendly fun time with Daintree River Wildlife Cruises!?  Oh, don't forget your camera - you will want to get SNAPPING! 

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$25
  • Children$11 (Ages 4 - 15)
  • Free Under: 3 years.
LAST UPDATED 2014

When can we go?

There are 6 tours a day, starting at 9:30am and last tour 3:30pm.

Any Top Tips?

They can't guarantee wildlife sightings, but the croc cam is 99% successful and even better in low tide, so if you want to really make sure, just check which tours coincide with these times. .

More information

Solar Whisper is under survey and equiped with all the required safety gear, so you don't have to worry - your family will be well looked after! You also get free tea and coffee! .

What people are saying?

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    A interesting river cruise and knowledgeable staff at the desk and on the boat made the day a great experience.

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    This is great filled with wildlife and crocs and birds.I loved the local tea and the coffee was nice. Even my kids want to come back. The person who works the desk is nice and showed us were to go next. The person driving the boat gave me tons of great facts and was so polite.

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    Good tour operators with local knowledge.

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