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Daintree River Wild Watch

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Welcome to the fabulous World Heritage tropical rainforest area of the Daintree. You can experience this beauty through the eyes and expertise of your guide, Ian "Sauce" Worcester. Ian has a real passion for this amazing natural wonderland called...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Daintree Village Jetty, Daintree, Queensland 4873, Australia
+61 447 734 933
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cruise is well known among bird watchers, and for good reason. The other Daintree cruises seem to specialise in short trips finding people crocodiles, but this dawn one with the patient and genial Ian (Sauce) was a slow potter to spots that Sauce knew...More

1  Thank pardalote2017
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We went for an evening trip with Alex and enjoyed it so much that we went for another one the next morning - which turned out to be for just the two of us. Alex has a very evident love of the river and a...More

1  Thank RadCCNZ
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This river cruise starting at Daintree village gives you a chance to explore the Daintree river both up- and downstream. I have done both the sunset tour with Alex and the sunrise tour with Sauce. (Yes, they are so good, that I got up early...More

1  Thank Verena L
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Alex took me on a solo afternoon tour up and down river. We spotted crocs, numerous birds and various other wildlife. His knowledge and passion for the river are clearly evident. I would highly recommend Daintree River Wild Watch to anyone seeking a similar experience....More

1  Thank Nathan A
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Ian is welcoming and extremely knowledgeable about the river and it’s wildlife. We were a group of 6 couples and had a great evening on his boat in this beautiful place. Ian made sure to position the boat so I could get some great photos...More

1  Thank Dan_and_Anna_NYC
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Alex provided us with a fascinating tour with a lot of interesting facts about the plants, snakes, birds and of course the crocodiles. The beautiful kingfishers are amazing and so were the other birds. Seeing the sunset and the birds gathering for the night, beautiful!...More

1  Thank Hhhvvv
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I did the morning trip and would highly recommend it to everybody. Just being out on the river is magnificent and if you are interested in wildlife(birds in particular) then it is even better and of course there are brilliant photo opportunities. As well as...More

1  Thank Celtics9233
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Thanks Ian - what a great experience. I highly recommend anyone interested in learning about the animals in and around the Daintree River book a tour with Ian 'Sauce' Worcester. We all loved it!

1  Thank BelleandBen
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic cruise on Daintree river . 10 people on boat each with an individual swivel seat . Poncho for the cool air and binoculars supplied. An extremely gentle and knowledgeable guide ‘ Sauce’ took us for a nature cruise . Saw 20 different birds this...More

1  Thank sparker1952
Reviewed 22 July 2018

After a fair bit of rushing around this day, as soon as we set off our fast pace just melted away. It could've been the time of day (sunset), it could've been the calm and peaceful river, it could've been the calming voice of the...More

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10 July 2018|
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Response from BushandBoat | Property representative |
The morning cruise starts at 6:45 and finished at approx 9am