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Bruce Belcher's Daintree River Cruise

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Come and see wildlife in their natural environment on the Daintree River. Come with us as we look for species such as crocodiles, snakes, and birds.

Highlights

  • Get a close up view of some of the incredible wildlife
  • Small personalised group tours
  • Complimentary tea and coffee on all cruises
  • Great fun for the whole family

100% authentic natural crocodile viewing in the wild.

Join us for a river cruise on the beautiful Daintree River looking for wildlife such as frogs, snakes, birds and estuarine crocodiles in their natural environment. The tour includes commentary about the area and the mangrove ecosystem. Our boats are small and personalised for the best experience and good quality binoculars are provided as well as tea and coffee.

Departures:

Times below operate 7 days a week (March – January) We are closed on Christmas day.

8:15am: Our most peaceful and tranquil one-hour river cruise with complimentary local Daintree tea & freshly brewed coffee, free slushy for children.

9:30am: One-hour river cruise with complimentary local Daintree tea & freshly brewed coffee.

11am: One-hour river cruise with complimentary local Daintree tea & freshly brewed coffee.

12pm: Aussie Lunch Cruise - Have lunch for FREE! Sausage roll or spinach and ricotta roll included in your one-hour cruise.

1:30pm: One-hour river cruise with complimentary local Daintree tea & freshly brewed coffee.

2:30pm: One-hour river cruise with complimentary local Daintree tea & freshly brewed coffee.

4pm: Relax Cruise… it’s our treat! Enjoy a complimentary cold drink or glass of wine or cold beer and some nibbles to take on board to enjoy.


February Operating times - 2 tours a day on low tide - Online availability is updated to reflect the low tide operating times.

9:30am & 11am (if low tide) OR 2:30pm & 4pm (if low tide).

Adult $30.00 (Aged 16+ (Priced at $24 on some departures based on extras offered))
Child $14.00 (Aged 5 - 15 years (Priced at $10 on some departures based on extras offered))
Infant $0.00 (Aged 0 - 4)

What's included

  • 1 hour river cruise with commentary
  • Binoculars
  • Refreshments

Duration

  • Allow approximately 1 hour for the whole experience

Location

  • Bruce Belcher's Daintree River Cruises,
  • 2856 Mossman Daintree Rd,
  • Daintree QLD 4873.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • A minimum of 2 adults is required for this tour to run.

    Customer cancellations with less than 24 hours notice will not be eligible for a refund. Cancellations with more than 24 hours notice will be charged a 10% fee.

    We operate in all weather conditions so please dress accordingly.

  • Check-in:

    Please check-in 20 minutes prior to departure, 45 minutes drive north of Port Douglas near the Daintree Village. See signs for 'Bruce Belcher's Daintree River Cruise'. You will need to make your own way to our location.

    Wildlife Disclaimer:

    Bruce Belchers Daintree River Cruises is conducted in the wild & crocodile sightings CANNOT be guaranteed. However, we have been operating since 1987, and in the well over 40,000 tours conducted, our crocodile success rate has been 98% particularly in the cooler months (June to September). If you do not see a crocodile, we are happy to give you a complimentary return ticket.

Available Bookings from 23 May to 29 May 2022

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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

4.8

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Stefan from Australia wrote on 26 February 2020

close with crocodiles, see butterfly’s, bats...

Worth while and possibly the best value experience we have done while staying at Port Douglas. Family owned business, father and sons working on ensuring we had a great time.

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Lydia Thompson from Australia wrote on 17 May 2022

Five stars!

Amazing experience, saw a lot of crocs big and small, lovely people working there. A highlight of our trip. Thank you!

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susand10 from Australia wrote on 16 May 2022

Family run business with a passion

This cruise was amazing. We were jetting up and down the river after flood waters and Bruce was showing us crocs in their natural habitat. Sustainable travel and supporting a wonderful family business. Not to mention the retro coffee machine and tasty slushies! Definitely worth a visit!

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Ty from Australia wrote on 15 January 2020

Robbo

We only saw 2 crocodiles so that was a bit disappointing but you cart help nature.

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From Bruce Belcher's Daintree River Cruise

Dear Guest Thanks for sharing your feedback. We're sorry your experience did not meet your expectations. Yes we are a wildlife operator and we are subjected to many variables which we have no control of. Thank you for acknowledging this. Other than only seeing 2 crocodiles Please feel free reach out to us with any further comments you wish to share, concerns, or suggestions. We would love to know if there were other aspects of the tour that you may have been disappointed with leading you to review us for only 3 stars.

Susanne Meyerink from Australia wrote on 14 May 2022

Disappointed

Should really no longer do these cruises as when we last did this over 20 years ago saw many crocodiles but yesterday just one so just reassures that they are no longer there so should not charge tourists.

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