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Birding, wildlife and nature tours in the World Heritage listed Wet Tropics of Far North Queensland, Australia: Atherton Tablelands, Cairns, Mareeba, Daintree. Guests are collected for half day, full day and multi day tours from their accommodation...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Cairns, Queensland 4869, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our stay in Queensland we did a half day Cairns birding tour, a Nocturnal Tour and a 2 days private Atherton Tablelands and Mareeba tour with Patrick of Eyes on Wildlife. On all tours we were able to spot and observe the fascinating wildlife...More

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EyesonWildlife, Owner at Eyes on Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for this feedback, Fons and for providing fantastic feedback to the agents as well. It is very much appreciated. It was great to be out with you and Leen. Thanks for sharing some of your super photos as well. Best regards...More

Reviewed 29 September 2018

I have been wandering around the tropical north on and off for 30 years, but had never managed to see most of the mammals which the books and brochures tell us are in the tropical forests. I don't usually employ guides, preferring to just quietly...More

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EyesonWildlife, Owner at Eyes on Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thanks so much for your kind words! The pleasure was mine. Will get you that Sooty Owl next time you're up North.

Reviewed 18 August 2018

Signed on for half day and half night, but ended up extending to full nocturnal tour. Patrick was incredible - so knowledgeable, prepared and personable. His passion and enthusiasm for the wildlife and area were infectious. We saw such a wide variety of birds, native...More

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EyesonWildlife, Owner at Eyes on Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you so much for your positive comments, John. Spotlighting can be addictive - I agree! All the best to you and your wife. Best regards, Patrick

Reviewed 11 August 2018

My wife and I had the pleasure of Patricks’s Wet Tropics Immersion Tour, five days exploring the diverse wildlife and habitats of Queensland from the beach and mangroves of the coast to the mountains and dry forests inland. Several months before our tour, we emailed...More

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EyesonWildlife, Owner at Eyes on Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

What a very enjoyable 5 days it was: great weather, wildlife showing well, beautiful nights for spotlighting and fantastic people to have on tour. Thank you so much for writing this review, Steve and Amy!

Reviewed 4 August 2018

We did a full day and a 2 hr nocturnal tour with Patrick. Patrick is very knowledgable, an affable guide who is good company. He was great at including our two children in the tour. He went to a good deal of effort to track...More

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EyesonWildlife, Owner at Eyes on Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide future guests with feedback on your tour with Eyes on Wildlife. It was a great day, and what a great start with all those raptors in beautiful early morning sunlight. I hope you got some...More

Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Thanks for the fantastic wildlife spotlighting trips Patrick. The list of mammals/ marsupials which I saw for the first time ( I have lived in Australia for 44 years!) is long; lumholtz tree kangaroos, musk kangaroos, possums galore stripped, Hibbert ring tail,limuroid possum, green tree...More

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EyesonWildlife, Owner at Eyes on Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely comments, Vivian. It was great fun to be out with you. Look forward to going out again some time in the future. Best regards, Patrick

Reviewed 4 March 2018

Patrick certainly has his eyes on wildlife! He is an incredible 'spotter' of birds, mammals and very unusual wildlife, and a 'walking library'. My personal highlights were three different kinds of bower birds (two endemic), green ringtail possums (mother and child) and a very unusual...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We went out on full day tour from Cairns to see both birds and animals. Bird highlights included black cockatoo, fig parrot, blue rosella, bustard, cormorants, stork, and channel-billed cuckoo. Animals included tree kangaroo, pademelon, green-tailed possum, and platypus. Many others too inc. Boyd’s dragon...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

We were so privileged to reserve a day with Patrick at the Atherton Tablelands. We spent a half day observing the wildlife. This was the last excursion that we booked so we could only fit in a half day. We were so lucky to see...More

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EyesonWildlife, Owner at Eyes on Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, Shelah. It is much appreciated! All the best, Patrick

Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We did a full day + nocturnal with Patrick in the Atherton Tablelands and it was absolutely outstanding. In the very first half hour we saw a huge number of species, including a male Victoria's riflebird doing a beautiful display dance for us! One of...More

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EyesonWildlife, Owner at Eyes on Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Hi Sierra. I will never forget your enthusiasm - your ohs and wows; fantastic! Glad you got the platypus after all. Give my regards to Tony and thank you so much for writing this review. Hope to see you again some day. All the best!...More

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