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Lady Douglas River Cruise

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Great captain

Captain Lucas took us on the Sunset Cruise - he was very funny and also very informative. Told us... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
“Just cruising” fantastic!!!

We both really enjoyed this cruise Very informative comfortable and relaxing We were offered... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Port Macquarie, Australia
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Lady Douglas River Cruise is iconic in Port Douglas, successfully operating for over 27 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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Wharf Street | Reef Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 409 986 127
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Captain Lucas took us on the Sunset Cruise - he was very funny and also very informative. Told us lots of history of the area and about recent events. Pleasant trip up the inlet, nice views with a glass of wine. Return trip for us...More

Thank JanineON
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We both really enjoyed this cruise Very informative comfortable and relaxing We were offered refreshments 🍺🥂 and morning tea 😋 Staff brilliant Well worth it

Thank MikeandNess1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told by a friend to go and do this trip, so we took the kids and off we went. The trip itself is so peaceful and Lucas and his team were very informative and I found the whole trip very interesting. Lucas let...More

Thank zaxsons
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some people complain about not seeing a croc, it's not a guarantee. If it was called "crocodile cruises" maybe you could warrant some disappointment. Anyway very reasonably priced cruise on the river, drink and light food included. Pretty pleasant and funny commentary from the skipper...More

Thank Glen M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the crocodiles were hiding, the informative tour up the waterway was very interesting and relaxing. Great hosts and ambience. This is my second time on this boat in a couple of years. Highly recommend it.

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drew and Nikki made the cruise very enjoyable.very good value for an informative trip.we chose the 2.30pm trip and managed to see 2 crocks on the water. The trip is relaxing and I think anytime would be the same. Take the time to do this...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a brilliant little 90 minute trip along the river. For $35 each you also get a drink (glass of wine, beer, soft drink) and complimentary snacks (chips, cheese, biscuits, fruit). If you want to buy another drink the cost is very good and...More

Thank BrisbaneViv31
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Return visit for us. Such a lovely way to end the day. No crocs spotted today. Great hospitality. Informative guide - good humor!

Thank dbagulho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely way to see the river and bay by sunset. Great, knowledgeable captain with a great sense of humor. Highly recommend.

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the sunset cruise. Paddle boat had character and the guide was great: Really informative with just the right amount of humour IMO. Drinks and snacks were appreciated. A great way to explore the river and mangroves. We even saw a salt water crocodile...More

Thank Ray J
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7 July 2018|
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Response from Kiwipj | Reviewed this property |
Currently 10.30, 12.30, 14.30, 16.30. Choose low tide cruise if you can, as there is more chance of seeing crocodiles.
Paul B
26 April 2018|
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Response from Jdanielak | Reviewed this property |
We did book a day in advance to make sure there was room for us.
16 March 2018|
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Response from LadyDouglasCruises | Property representative |
Hi, we can take up to 50 pax.