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Bruce Belcher's Daintree River Cruises

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“guide ray”(24 reviews)
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We have been conducting tours on the Daintree River since 1987 and run a family operated, one hour river tour from a private jetty. Our boats are small and personalised for a quality experience and our tours focus on wildlife such as snakes and...more
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2856 Mossman Daintree Rd, Daintree, Queensland 4873, Australia
+61 7 4098 7717
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All reviews pie guide ray river cruise free lunch a family run business their natural habitat gift shop lunch time free tea and coffee great trip croc spotting a nice touch scar face other companies tree snake local birds great value for money
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went on the 11AM tour with Ray as the tour guide. We were able to spot 2 crocodiles during the tour. Ray explained that it was difficult during this time of year, because it is currently mating season, but he made a good effort...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mavis H
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We had a group of 3 children and 6 adults. The staff were very accommodating. Price is very cheap as lunch and a beverage (alcoholic or not) was included for the $30!! We were very lucky on the cruise to see 5 crocs, 1 very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Belinda F
ZonaB, Owner at Bruce Belcher's Daintree River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Thanks for your review. The 12.00 noon cruise is great family value as it includes cruise and lunch.

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We've done this river cruise the past 2 times visiting up north. its fantastic! A great way too see crocs in the wild aswell as alot of other wildlife. also just a beautiful river and landscape the staff are all friendly and very knowledgeable. A...More

Thank jbeatty27
Reviewed 20 October 2018

At the advice of our hotel, scheduled a cruise at low tide, (in this case noon) so that we would see the crocodiles this river is known for. We were not disappointed. The hour went very quickly and we were treated to rainforest treats as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We went with other two couples to see by our first time in life cocodriles. It was a little disappointed, we made a 60 minutes tour and could see something like but at a distance of 100 meters, I really don’t if we saw we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ZonaB, Owner at Bruce Belcher's Daintree River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

If I had traveled all the way from South America to view crocodiles in the wild I would have researched the best viewing time so that I would not be disappointed. On the 19/10 when you did a cruise with us we saw crocodiles on...More

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

We had a good time on board the boat. Though we saw only one Croc in the bushes we learnt a lot about the ecosystem of the Daintree river which the crew was very knowledgeable about. Also it was fun hanging out with those guys....More

Thank maxlamne
ZonaB, Owner at Bruce Belcher's Daintree River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Dear Guest Please review your accusation that we advertise as “Crocodile Tours” As we do not advertise our business as a crocodile tour? We operate Wildlife tours with an emphasis on crocodiles and have been since 1987, you can check it out on our website...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

What a great cruise, with entertaining and knowledgeable guides in Ray and Duke. Incredible to be just a few metres from an 60 year old, 5 metre, 700+ kilogram crocodile called Scarface and feel perfectly safe. Of all the activities we paid for on our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alice N
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Caught Bruce’s Daintree Cruise with the family and the process was simple and relaxing. We turned up without booking however there were two boats. Each boat has two rows of two seaters so no need to rush or panic. We had Bruce almighty himself who...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Inga B
ZonaB, Owner at Bruce Belcher's Daintree River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thanks for your review,seeing six crocodiles is great!

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

The most eclectic collection of stuff you will find is in Bruce’s shop and garden.. to be seen to be be believed! We had a boat trip with two of us. Wildlife was a bit lacking but Bruce and his dog who came with us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rdella
ZonaB, Owner at Bruce Belcher's Daintree River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Thanks for your review it is greatly appreciated .Bruce does have a great collection of stories after 31 years on the Daintree River.

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant tour, the complimentary coffee upon arrival was lovely. Also included free snacks and beverage. Our 4 o'clock tour was very relaxing and Bruce had a great attitude and his passion shone through. We saw multiple crocodiles of all sizes. But Bruce's commentary and...More

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