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Alongside Cairns is a magnificent tidal estuary that is rarely seen, except by fishermen. Only accessible by boat, M.V. Crocodile Explorer is a comfortable, air-conditioned vessel taking small numbers of visitors along Trinity Inlet on this scenic...more
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

We went on the 2 hour afternoon cruise one day in August. Very interesting cruise along Trinity Inlet, and deep into some of the (increasingly-smaller) channels lined by mangroves. Excellent commentary - lots of interesting information as we went along. We didn't see any crocodiles,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MrsFuzzyBear
Chris K, Manager at Cairns Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Thanks Fuzzy Bear, We really appreciate you taking the time to write in with your 5 star recomendation. Regards, Chris

Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

This sunset cruise was our favourite activity in Cairns, staff were very knowledgeable and gave a great commentary on the sights as we passed them. Boat was comfortable and clean and the welcome drink and nibbles were great.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Chris K, Manager at Cairns Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Thanks Julie ! What wonderful feedback. Thanks so much for the recommendation Regards, Chris

Reviewed 13 September 2018

We did the Sunset Cruise which was a nice experience and pretty good value. We just sat back and enjoyed slowly cruising around Cairns Harbour and a little way up into Trinity Inlet was watching a gorgeous sunset last Saturday. The complimentary drink and nice...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Chris K, Manager at Cairns Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thanks Craig, We appreciate your valued feedback and the 4 star rating. Thanks for taking the time to review. Enjoy the rest of your time in Far North Queensland. Regards, Chris

Reviewed 26 July 2018

We saw your brochure at the resort where we were staying and thought that it would be a good trip. And it was. Easy to check in and the skipper made us welcome. Only about half full so easy to move about the boat. We...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bill318
Chris K, Manager at Cairns Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thanks Bill, Yes, its a great time of year to be spotting the crocs. Lovely to read you had such a nice afternoon with us. Thanks kindly for the 5 stars Regards, Chris

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Checkin at the Reef Terminal was highly efficient and the Staff were very helpful. Top marks there. The Captain (a Badge might be useful - or some braid !) welcomed us and greeted us at the jetty. Snacks and a Complimentary Drink were offered on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Chris K, Manager at Cairns Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thanks Alison for the constructive feedback, Great to read you still enjoyed the cruise despite the cloud cover. Regards, Chris

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

A relaxing cruise up Trinity Inlet and into the mangroves, where we were delighted to see a couple of crocs at the waters edge. Staff were friendly, and commentary was entertaining. "Companion Card" was accepted by company, which was an important reason for choosing this...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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BigCat73, Manager at Cairns Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thanks KW, We really appreciate the 5 star review and recommendation. Yes, we accept companion cards on all our products. Thanks and regards, Chris Koscielny Sales Manager

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Spent this afternoon on a relaxing harbour cruise. Only a small number of guest on board which made it easy to move around which was fantastic. Afternoon tea included, tea and coffee, fruit and cake, I feel this could have been better, cake seemed like...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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BigCat73, Manager at Cairns Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hi Emma, Thanks for the 4 stars and kind comments about the tour. I will follow up with regards to the cake later today with the operations dept, funnily enough we moved away from the supermarket style cake a few months ago and now use...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018

After a 7 day break, the six of us wished to finish off our time in Cairns in a special way and we were not disappointed in our choice. It was a sunset cruise on the Cairns harbour with Cairns Harbour Cruises. We were welcomed...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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BigCat73, Manager at Cairns Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thanks so much Freo_doctor, We really appreciate your fantastic review and of course the 5 stars you have given us. Regards, Chris Koscielny Sales Manager

Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We have been out to the reef previously and were looking for something a little more sedate to do. This was a lovely 2 hour cruise up Trinity inlet . The skipper was really informative and the young lady serving the afternoon tea was very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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BigCat73, Manager at Cairns Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thanks Cassandra, It's great to read you got to see 2 x crocodiles ! It's the best time of year to be spotting them due to the cooler weather. Thanks for the 5 stars Cassandra. Regards, Chris Koscielny Sales Manager

Reviewed 29 May 2018

The 1:30pm 2-hour cruise is always an exceptional experience - so peaceful and relaxing. You travel comfortably (either outside or in the air-conditioned cabin), enjoy complimentary fruits and tea with delicious cakes. The commentary are very informative with lots of interesting facts. Soft background music...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RSV_12
BigCat73, Manager at Cairns Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thanks so much RSV, a beautifully written review ! Regards, Chris Koscielny Sales Manager

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