Lady Douglas River Cruise
Lady Douglas River Cruise
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12:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
12:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
12:30 PM - 6:00 PM
About
Lady Douglas River Cruise is iconic in Port Douglas, successfully operating for over 30 years. The relaxing 1 1/2 hr cruise includes, crocodile and wildlife spotting in the wild, spectacular scenery, an informative and entertaining commentary and a complimentary beverage and nibbles. Voted the "Best Tour" award in Port Douglas in 2015. Departing from The Reef Marina, right in the heart of Port douglas. A must do for all visitors to Port Douglas. Very affordable.
Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Mike C
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Whilst we did no see a croc the trip for our family was extremely enjoyable. The children were able to steer the vessel, the snacks were nutritious. The staff were congenial and accommodating.

The captain relayed a large amount of historical and topical information on the area, flora and fauna.

Strongly recommend this experience
Written 28 February 2024
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ClockworkNellie
Essex, UK386 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely boat. Drew the captain was entertaining, informative and very funny. Claire was great crew too. We didn’t get to see a croc but not despite Drew trying but it is that time of year when they spend more time in the water. But it didn’t matter. We had a brilliant time. We learned loads and enjoyed a complimentary drink and snacks. Incredible value and definitely a must do. Highly recommended indeed!!
Written 22 February 2024
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adamsn397
Weymouth, UK7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Went for the 2.30 pm cruise on 17th February 2024, & what a great little trip it is to, the Captain had 2 mates, one was his son the other was his mate, & how polite, helpful they were to, brought us round drinks & snacks, it was a credit to the Captain to have 2 teenagers acting so well, so we'll done on a great hour & half, the Captain was full of very useful knowledge also, plus we saw a couple of crocs on 👍
Written 17 February 2024
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crazymonkey50
Kendall, Australia75 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Amusing, informative skipper . Nice cruise. Complimentary drink and snack. Pleasant trip. Reasonable price
I’d recommend
Written 11 February 2024
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Laup E
Tralee, Ireland9 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Had a great trip , led by a great crew combo, even in damp conditions the trip was very enjoyable - skipper was very knowledgeable with a slightly sardonic twist to his humor - said just enough to get his points across but also tolerated off-mike questions from outside his wheelhouse door - I learnt more about the habits of crocodiles in1.5 hours than previous 59 years . Tour wasn’t limited to that as they gave info on the foundation of PD , it’s inhabitants and the harbour area - the complimentary beer / wine was a nice touch and ice-breaker - thanks folks - Paul & family
Written 25 January 2024
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Nicola L
Adelaide, Australia25 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We boarded the Lady Douglas boat in the pouring rain & were met by the friendly captain & crew who were determined to ensure we enjoyed our river cruise. The captain shared his local knowledge while educating us on the natural habitat of the Dickson Inlet in his own entertaining & humorous manner. We were thrilled to see a salt water crocodile in the wild & learn all about its environment. My family & I highly recommend this local business. It was worth every cent, thank you.
Written 11 January 2024
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Ashna C
45 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
i heard great things on this company and was really looking forward to going on sunset cruise
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however my daughter developed severe ear pain and i called about cancelling
at first lady said yes i woukd get my money back
it became evident we could not go
so i called to cancel i realize it was later that evening
she changed her mind and told me the tour was nonrefundable at this point
I told her it was a legitimate reason. Finally, she agreed to give me only half my money back, saying that because of the cyclone they needed to make money. I found this response really strange, like as if the cyclone was my fault?
I realize that businesses have suffered because of the cyclone but it’s not a way to treat tourist?
We spent tons of money from Canada coming here only to find half the tours were canceled. There was no water. The restaurants were not even open and to be treated like this is really hurtful.
I’m not sure child can help if they get an ear infection or ear pain after scuba diving and I don’t really think they would want to sick kid on their boat. I think it’s really unfair and I’m really disappointed about this.
Heard such great things about the company and I’m truly appalled
Written 3 January 2024
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Kerry
Knysna, South Africa7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Great trip down the river today. Friendly crew and great commentary which was both entertaining and informative. A very enjoyable experience.
Written 2 January 2024
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Kristy J
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
Wonderful experience, fun and friendly staff.
Got a welcome drink and snacks, while enjoying the mangroves of Port Douglas.
Richard kept us entertained with his fun sense of humour.
Written 27 November 2023
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Venetia M
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
What a fab cruise. Friendly staff and very knowledgeable. Found it very relaxing sailing up the river slowly and we saw a crocodile! Loved the fact you had a drink (either alcoholic or soft) and snack box included. Would highly recommend 😊
Written 12 November 2023
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