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Daintree River Sunset Cruise provided by Daintree River Wild Watch

Daintree River Sunset Cruise

Daintree River Sunset Cruise
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About
As the wind tends to drop late in the afternoon, you can observe some of the birds out and about looking for that last meal of the day, or flying down to the water bathing, before retiring for the night. Large saltwater crocodiles are often seen sun baking in the afternoon sun, tree snakes come out to the edge of the native hibiscus with Ulysses and Cairns Birdwing butterflies often flying over head. Watching hundreds of Cattle Egrets flying low over the water on their way down river to roost for the night, and the fragrance of some of the Native rainforest tree species flowering, (especially Ylang Ylang, Cananga odorata which tends to disperse their perfume late evening) all add to the river experience. You then finish your Daintree River birdwatching tour with some magical sunsets, (as with everything, it's up to Mother Nature... but then again Mother Nature has a special interest in the Daintree River).
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 40355P2
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Includes all fees and taxes
  • Binoculars, and species lists available
  • The boat has retractable roof for sun and rain protection and ponchos are provided if weather requires
  • Entry/Admission - Daintree River Cruise Centre
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks are not provided, however you are welcome to bring them aboard.
Duration
2h
Departure details
  • Daintree River Wild Watch, Daintree Jetty, Stuart Street, Daintree QLD 4873, Australia
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Departure is at 4pm, please arrive 15 minutes early to avoid disappointment.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Inclusions
  • Includes all fees and taxes
  • Binoculars, and species lists available
  • The boat has retractable roof for sun and rain protection and ponchos are provided if weather requires
  • Entry/Admission - Daintree River Cruise Centre
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks are not provided, however you are welcome to bring them aboard.
Departure details
  • Daintree River Wild Watch, Daintree Jetty, Stuart Street, Daintree QLD 4873, Australia
Duration
2h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Departure is at 4pm, please arrive 15 minutes early to avoid disappointment.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Daintree River Wild Watch
    Daintree Jetty, Stuart Street, Daintree QLD 4873, Australia
    See address & details
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    Daintree River Cruise Centre
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    The mighty Daintree River is the heart of the Daintree Region. We explore the surrounding rainforest and mangrove systems looking for our unique plants and wildlife including birds, crocodiles, snakes and much more
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  • You'll return to the starting point
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cathryn
Home Hill, Australia9 contributions
Very Informative & relaxing
Very informative and our guide had a great sense of humour… was a relaxing afternoon. Seen a female crocodile 🐊 and a baby crocodile asleep in a bush. A great experience ✔️😊
Written 30 September 2021
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Karma
2 contributions
So much fun and very interesting
Sep 2021 • Solo
This was such an amazing experience. Alex was very knowledgeable and a lot of fun. We saw 4 crocodiles, the little king fisher, a great-billed heron and an Azure Kingfisher (plus a lot more). Would recommend 100%.
Written 6 September 2021
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AnnaGee12345
Adelaide, Australia20 contributions
Simply magical…
Mar 2021 • Friends
Croc spotting in a small boat, off the beaten track with a guide who was so knowledgable. See the natural beauty of the river with this tour, personal and not in your face like the large packed boats.
Written 6 August 2021
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Brenda R
Cairns, Australia54 contributions
It Was Special!
Apr 2021
We were the only two on the sunset cruise with 'Sauce' last, Saturday (which was Easter Saturday!) Alex, our guide, was so friendly, witty & full of knowledge about the Daintree waterways and their wonderfully special inhabitants. Although the birds were a little elusive that afternoon, we still managed to spot quite a variety, thanks to Alex's knowledge. patience & diligence!

Alex was not going to allow us to leave this "Wonderland of Nature" without enjoying some of the many special experiences that it had to offer!

Could not recommend this tour highly enough .... so do NOT miss this amazing experience when visiting the Daintree area.
Written 8 April 2021
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Christy D
3 contributions
Everything I had hoped for
Dec 2020
In late December we had the great pleasure of attending both a sunset cruise followed by a sunrise cruise the next morning. Sauce and Alex were knowledgeable, passionate and generous. With their excellent guidance we were fortunate enough to see all the bird species we hoped to. I could not recommend these tours more highly. I hope to go again myself some day.
Written 23 February 2021
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Gem S
Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia8 contributions
5/5
Nov 2020 • Couples
Amazing experience! From the moment we met Alex at the jetty, he made the tour so much fun! We saw crocodiles, king fishers, tawny owls, tree snakes and so many other beautiful birds. The cruise itself was beautiful as the sun set over the rainforest. Could not recommend a tour or tour guide any higher. Thank you Alex!
Written 14 January 2021
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Laura
1 contribution
Great cruise
Jan 2021 • Couples
Wonderful tour! Staff were friendly and knowledgable :) And the Daintree river was gorgeous. Definitely recommend!
Written 11 January 2021
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Hughesy
Freshwater, Australia8 contributions
Intimate crocodile and wildlife viewing
Breathtaking and up close views of Daintree wildlife with a passionate tour guide and the most stunning scenery. Well worth the trip and being a smaller group size there’s plenty of opportunities to interact
Written 30 December 2020
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Smith&Smith
Willunga, Australia29 contributions
Sunset cruise did not disappoint
We were the only people on the cruise on a peaceful evening. Saw many birds, snakes, nests and had a close encounter with Barrett the old man crocodile of the area. A thoroughly enjoyable trip with our very knowledgeable guide. Personal service and attention to detail. Contact business to see what they have to offer as are very flexible.
Written 12 November 2020
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Oscar
1 contribution
Above and beyond
Such a wonderful and nurturing experience! The crew and host were very welcoming and showed us such a great time . Went out of their way in terms of hospitality and showed us an extensive amount of the river. Even managed to spot a baby croc ! Loved it
Written 9 November 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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By: Daintree River Wild Watch
Randrmiller
Randrmiller
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Daintree River birding
What a great experiqence; over 40 bird species in only 2 hours. "Sauce" knew where to go and was very knowledgeable
Michele W
Michele W
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Awesome experience
We really enjoyed going on the tour. Our guide Alex knew where to find the birds we wanted to see, including littl
782cathic
782cathic
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Must do Daintree
Amazing trip along the Daintree River, enhanced by Alex’s superb local knowledge and enthusiasm. Great value for mo
Clare J
Clare J
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Birdwatching on the Daintree
I would highly recommend Ian (Sauce) our guide from Daintree River Wild Watch. He has been doing it a long time an
johnpQ6427GW
johnpQ6427GW
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Excellent tour
We had a beautiful day trying to take in all the scenery and wildlife. My camera was working overtime getting in th
PaddlerBrett
PaddlerBrett
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Awesome value for excellent personal service
Our tour guide Alex was very knowledgeable and asked questions of our group to make sure he tailored our trip towar
lancemasina
lancemasina
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Best way to start your morning.
Despite temperamental weather conditions (intermittent rain, wind and fog) my partner and I were able to brave the
jcwm_10
jcwm_10
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Beautiful, tranquil and surpassed my expectations
We had such a wonderful evening on the cruise. Our tour guide Sauce was a wealth of knowledge and such a lovely per
Inveruglas
Inveruglas
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Best experience on the Daintree
We went out twice with 'Sauce' (derived from his family name Worcester). What a great guy, friendly, witty and full
katyclarec
katyclarec
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Amazing early morning sunrise cruise
What a beautiful way to spend a morning! The river was quiet and still, the mountains covered in mist, and the sun
CWdeJong
CWdeJong
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Fantastic birding
Had a brilliant time on the early morning cruise. We had seen most of the birds likely to occur on the tour and onl
Lisa I
Lisa I
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Superb and informative
Ahhhh this was brilliant. A quiet and comfortable boat with incredibly knowledgeable navigation by Sauce. The river
Cheryl M
Cheryl M
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Wonderful Experience on the Daintree River (with Sauce)
Although we were hesitant about getting up at the crack of dawn for our 6am cruise, we were so glad that we did. Sa
Anthony S
Anthony S
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Sensational
What a knowledgeable guide and trip we had with Sauce. Once you are on board time doesn’t matter, seeing the birds
weavyandcon
weavyandcon
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The highlight of our trip to the Daintree
If you do anything in the Daintree it should be this magical early morning cruise along the Daintree River with Sau
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