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Riverbend Tours

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“sunset cruise”(29 reviews)
“cheese platter”(27 reviews)
“lovely cheese”(8 reviews)
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Sunset Cruise* Enjoy some relaxing music, listen to a few stories about Cooktown's rich maritime history and cross your fingers for a magnificient sunset.Experience the Endeavour River at its most special time of day. We will explore the harbour in...more
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 21:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Webber Esplanade | Cooktown Boat Ramp, Cooktown, Cook Shire, Queensland 4895, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an excellent way to explore the mangroves and creeks around Cooktown, and enjoy the view of Cooktown from the sea. We loved listening to Nicks stories about the locals and a touch of history. The sunset was lovely, then we explored the mangroves, anchored...More

Thank Sally4870
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The concept of this cruise is great and the pricing quite good: however, pick your day carefully. It was overcast the evening we went so there was no observable sunset. Also, no wildlife (crocodiles) were sighted so it was a bit mundane. Couple this with...More

Thank bobjanh
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

This was a peaceful informative tour. The cheese platters under candlelight amongst the mangroves adds an atmospheric finish to the tour.

Thank 240Frosty
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Our my host Nick picked us up at the boat ramp and gave us a tour of the river and the history surrounding Cooktown. This is an evening cruise with maybe spotting a crocodile which we actually saw one very briefly. We tied up for...More

Thank Allen G
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Nick and Jess gave us a memorable evening cruise, very informative and so relaxing. The cheese platter was a ripper!

Thank Coldacustomer
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I, decided to take the cruise because of the brochure we received when we checked into our caravan park, we felt the communication from the company about where we are to meet and if the cruise was going ahead was poor (a...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Nothing Pretentious here. This lovely cruise at sunset is relaxing, informative and perfectly pitched by Nick and his family. Historical and current maritime tales are told with sensitivity and humour. We even saw a croc or two! And a few million stars. Great value for...More

Thank LiseeP66
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Thank you Nick and Maddie for a very enjoyable afternoon and evening. The boat ride was comfortable and the cheese platter was to die for :) Nick provided a short history lesson in a very fun and informative manner as well as some local tales....More

Thank Jenny E
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and commentary provided by the Riverbend team. The lovely cheese platter was a great surprise along with the crocodile sighting. Thank you for a terrific Cooktown experience. Would highly recommend!

Thank Pietsch2013
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Booked by recommendation from a tour company. Best decision, had a lovely evening touring the quiet waters of Endeavour Bay. Great value with a delicious cheese platter thrown in. Our guide was very informative.

Thank Shirley G
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Response from Nick D | Property representative |
Hi. For our sunset cruise we come in at $45 / adult $25 / child 7-14yrs. Kids under 7 are free. The cruise is BYO with ice filled esky and wine glasses on board. Inclusive is a generous gourmet platter with 4 locally... More
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