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Discovery Tours Australia

401 reviews
About Discovery Tours Australia
Specialising in Small Group tours, Discovery Tours Australia offer daily departures to Cape Tribulation & The Daintree Rainforest, Kuranda and beyond. Our extended tours operate from May until October and included tours to Cape York Peninsula (Cairns to Cape York) and The Savannah Way (Cairns to Darwin)
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Tours and Tickets by Discovery Tours Australia
Tours from Discovery Tours Australia tend to sell out - travellers recommend booking in advance!
6-Day Best of Cairns Including the Great Barrier Reef, Kuranda and the Daintree Rainforest
1 review
USD 698.69 per adult
Cairns 4WD Waterfall and Rainforest Tour Including Kuranda Scenic Railway or Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
4 reviews
USD 144.98 per adult
5-Day Best of Cairns with Daintree, Kuranda, and Great Barrier Reef
4 reviews
USD 589.41 per adult
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Reviewed today via mobile

We had the great guide Jean! He made the trip perfect from beginning to end. He took us on a great tour and he was good at giving us information, practic and teoretical about the rainforrest and the animals we saw. Funny and he had...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Caroline L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing day out with Discovery Tours, we were picked up at our hotel in a nice and clean Land Rover and the lovely Steve was our tour guide for the day. The day was packed with many adventures and beautiful places to see. Steve was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Travellingtheworld16
Reviewed 4 days ago

From the moment we were picked up from our hotel (Harbour Lights) in Cairns I knew it was going to be a great day out, why? ... Jean, our tour guide. We were the first ones on the tour and Jean greeted us with a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank feetburger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely perfect! Warren is highly knowledgeable, being a local from the rainforest area and a vivid fan of the rain forest. The car, my favourite 4 by 4, was a soft beast and the ride was excellent in steep hills and through creeks. We highly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Frederic M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Sunday, January 6, my husband and I took a Premium 1Day Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tour with Discovery Tours Australia. The bus has a maximum capacity of 14 people but we were 10. Our driver War-ren was so full of knowledge about the animals...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Maria M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My tour guide John (Jean) was amazing. He pointed out the trees at a botanist level (angiosperm,etc) as well as gave great folk lore such as for the suicicde plant. He helped get exquitsite picture of the fig trees and lichen huntsman. there are not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ed M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our driver, Warren, picked us up from our hotel in Port Douglas. There were 9 other guests on the mini-bus. We went to Mossman for tea and then explored the Mossman Gorge area. Several people swam there while others hiked around the area. We drove...More

Thank TinyTiptop
Chris S, Guest Relations Manager at Discovery Tours Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am happy to hear how much you enjoyed your day with us. Our small group tour offers a very personalised service with lots of inclusions in the one day. Thank you for travelling...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went on a half day rainforest+waterfall 4WD tour with Steve, Steve is very friendly and drives nicely, tackles key information and important lore, my wife and I have learned a lot today about animals, plants, insects and climate, it was a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JIAJUMA
Chris S, Guest Relations Manager at Discovery Tours Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi , Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Our unique half day tour offers a great way to see Rainforest and Waterfalls with less travel time and our small groups make it a more personalized tour. I am glad...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did this tour with Steve and 4 other people. Steve showed us the rainforest spread across Cairns and it’s various unique characteristics. He showed us places in the forest away from the tourist crowd. It was a half day tour but worth spending the...More

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Chris S, Guest Relations Manager at Discovery Tours Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. This really is the best time of year to see nature at it's best in the tropics. The waterfalls are flowing and the wildlife is abundant with the rain. I am glad that you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were picked up right on time in a Land Rover and then driven out to the Barron Gorge and Lake Placid. Steve, our guide was very chatty and informative. From there we went out to the rainforest with various stops including a short walk...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Stuart H
Chris S, Guest Relations Manager at Discovery Tours Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Stuart, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. This really is the best time of year to see nature at it's best in the tropics. The waterfalls are flowing and the wildlife is abundant with the rain. I am glad that...More

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billlkay
24 September 2018|
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Response from CaroleCorry | Reviewed this property |
Discovery tours were very good and lots of options available, you might like to wait until you get to Cairns before making the booking, we went in July and the tour was not full.
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Elisa Z
25 February 2017|
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Response from CairnsBoy |
Hi there, Yes you can certainly book via Expedia. Please also email us with the name of your hotel, so we can advise a pick up time. Regards Chris Discovery Tours Australia
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Daina R
18 December 2016|
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Response from retiredfoxy | Reviewed this property |
Not a lot of walking.
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