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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Kristy J
1 contribution
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
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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Kirkywood69
Dunedin, New Zealand3 contributions
Nov. 2023 • Friends
This was a fantastic river cruise well documented trip and friendly staff well worth the money. Saw 3 crocodiles and the mangroves were great
Written 8 November 2023
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Courtney
Port Hedland, Australia15 contributions
This cruise is sold as a crocodile and wildlife spotting experience but neither of those things happened for us, with the exception of a couple of Osprey. I understand this is out of the tour operators hands but it doesn’t sound like there’s a whole lot going on in the mangroves, certainly not to the extent described in the overview. We took our 3 and 5 year old with us (after pumping them up about how exciting it would be) and they weren’t overly interested. I was disappointed seeing as we were charged a full adult fare for each of them.

The staff were lovely and the commentary was fine for adults. I would probably recommend taking children elsewhere.
Written 6 November 2023
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Moya
Greater Adelaide, Australia10 contributions
Sep. 2023 • Family
Enjoyed a lovely late afternoon tour on the Lady Douglas recently with the friendly, informative crew. While we explored the local inlet & mangroves we enjoyed a complimentary beverage. We were lucky enough to spot a crocodile and sea eagle on our trip. Very enjoyable, family friendly experience.
Written 31 October 2023
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annja5884
Sydney, Australia5 contributions
Oct. 2023 • Family
Best tour ever!Great value for money.
This is a family owned business led by a very knowledgeable Captain and staffed by family. We spent 90 minutes traversing the Dickson Inlet. The captain was able to give us a running commentary on the history of the area and the wildlife.
Although we weren't guaranteed to see a crocodile we were lucky enough to see a 3 metre one swimming in the Inlet. We also saw an Eagle swoop for fish he was thrown and later an Osprey in full flight.

Certainly left the cruise with an understanding of how Port Douglas was founded then became a ghost town for 65 years before being revived in the 70s

Definitely worth booking this cruise.
Written 29 October 2023
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donsy101
Melbourne, Australia6 contributions
Sep. 2023 • Couples
We did the sunset tour, fantastic! !
Information galore, on and about the area surrounds , entertaining, complimentary drink .
Worth the tour.
Written 27 October 2023
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Brooke R
6 contributions
Oct. 2023 • Family
Great locally owned and operated cruise. Lucas and the team were great, saw lots of tropical mangrove habitats, lucky enough to see both Crocodiles and Birds of prey! Great local knowledge with a fun humorous twist. Highly recommend for your visit to Port Douglas!
Written 25 October 2023
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Robert A
Melbourne, Australia14 contributions
Oct. 2023 • Couples
We took the 10:30am morning cruise and loved the whole 1.5 hour duration. Lots of great information on local area and wildlife and told with great humour. Complimentary drink and snacks were nice. Got to see some wildlife including large crocodile and sea eagle.
Written 25 October 2023
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Rene1215
Canberra, Australia1 contribution
Sep. 2023 • Couples
A lovely relaxing cruise of the local waterway, my husband finally got to see a crocodile in the wild, so was very happy. The service was great, thank you to the staff of the Lady Douglas.
Written 24 October 2023
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