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Dan Irby's Mangrove Adventures

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Open today: 07:30 - 18:00
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An amazing and friendly immersion in a fascinating world. Thanks Dan !

We come from Europe and we do know we won’t come back in Daintree Forest before...a while... read more

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Alain S
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Dan’s tour is the best tour !

We loved this tour. Dan is a charming, knowledgeable, generous, and passionate nature- loving man... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Very personal (max. 10) nature-based Daintree River tour. Experienced, friendly and science-based information. We think the tour when on a small boat is so much better than tours on the other larger 20, 24, 30-50 seat boats that also tour the river...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Mossman-Daintree Road, Daintree, Queensland 4873, Australia
+61 7 4090 7017
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Reviewed today via mobile

We come from Europe and we do know we won’t come back in Daintree Forest before...a while. Therefore we planned our trip carefully. When choosing the tour on the river, we reviewed Trip Advisor posts. Dan’s basics (few people on board, no loud speaker, deep...More

Thank Alain S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved this tour. Dan is a charming, knowledgeable, generous, and passionate nature- loving man. He has been doing the tour for around 25 years and with his assistant, pointed out a variety of wildlife for us including white-lipped green tree frogs, micro bats, baby...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not a tourist trap or a gimmick. Dan is an incredibly knowledgeable guy with a beautiful temperament who genuinely cares about your experience. He fielded questions with poise and patience about everything from Geology to Zoology to Astronomy. We saw other big boats...More

Thank Will M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this some months ago on the recommendation of our grandson. Good call Max!! Dan’s boat is not big so groups are always going to be small. This means you can always hear what he is saying and he was always ready and able...More

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the 5-7pm cruise. Dan was very knowledgeable about the animals and we were impressed by the number of creatures he could spot for us. He showed us birds, alligators (he even picked out several baby alligators from across the river), as well as...More

1  Thank Marshall C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We felt truly blessed to spend a few hours with Dan and Jhoey in this truly wonderful part of Aust. He was so accommodating from the word go . Organising a morning tour for us even though only ones booked on the trip and meant...More

Thank Lyn F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dan's tour was fascinating and highly enjoyable. Dan is an amiable, intelligent and experienced guide who really shares a wealth of knowledge in a wise and observant manner. We loved it so much in 2016 that we brought our adult daughter and saw it again...More

Thank Lynette B
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Just returned from an amazing evening with Dan and Jhoey. Everything was perfect, from the communication before the trip to our welcoming pickup to the wonderfully informative , stunning river cruise. The birds, the crocs, the prawns, the bats, the sunset, the stars - they...More

Thank DanWu2014
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable evening on the Daintree River with excellent views of crocodiles, a green tree snake, spectacled flying fox, white lipped green tree frog, some beautiful kingfishers and a number of other bird species. This trip comes highly recommended but take some...More

Thank Whereismyfood
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We took the sunset river ride and we highly recommend it. Dan is a very informative and courteous guide. The ride was very smooth and we saw crocodiles, frogs, birds, bats, sunset, and the stars. Truly amazing and well worth it. Five stars. Thanks for...More

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Lyn T
25 October 2017|
Response from Stephen01 |
Lyn - your request came to me, the reviewer, and not Dan Irby. I would send you his email address, but Tripadvisor doesn't let me. If you click on his website, it has his contact info and he was very good about getting back... More