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Premium Daintree & Cape Tribulation Tour

Posted: 27 May 2015

We were collect from our apartment at 7.10am and as we were the only 2 we had a whole day alone with our guide . We really enjoyed our day we went to to so many places saw so many things and learnt a lot about the area.Thanks a lot Steve.

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Green Pygmy Geese Among The Water Lilies At Keatings Lagoon

Posted: 25 May 2015

Keatings Lagoon near Cooktown is lovely with weeping paperbarks reflected in the water, waterlilies, jacanas ( aka lotus-hoppers or Jesus birds, rainbow bee-eaters and a few green pygmy geese. The birdlife will continue to improve as the area's other lago...

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Croc Season Around

Posted: 25 May 2015

Here's two crocs together on the Bloomfield River--big male at the back and one of his harem at the front. We don't always see crocs on our trips, but we saw 6 the other day--and just one the day after. It all depends on time, tides and sunny weather. Now...

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Cape Tribulation And The Daintree

Posted: 15 May 2015

This full day trip will leave you grinning from ear-to-ear and totally tuckered, given its full array of walks, tastings, and lengthy drives. Well worth it and I highly recommend you ask for Steve – who’s a walking encyclopedia of Australian,...

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Great Tour

Posted: 12 May 2015

This was one of the best tours we have ever done. Highly recommend this to anyone who wants a broad range of beautiful scenery, fun guide and highly knowledgeable. Great vehicle and accommodation and all the meals were superb.

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Birdlife At Keatings Lagoon, Cooktown

Posted: 09 May 2015

Keatings lagoon is looking great-- with weeping paperbarks reflected in subsiding waters, waterlilies, whistling duck and green pygmy geese and jacanas, among others! Enjoy special and personal experiences with an experienced local owner operator and joi...

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Sooty At Wujal Falls

Posted: 09 May 2015

Sooty the croc is back, awkwardly reclining on the River bank and generally skulking around the pond just near the Wujal Falls, along the Bloomfield Track. As winter arrives, more crocs escape the water on sunny days and ...just sunbake. When you do a pri...

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View From Donavans

Posted: 06 May 2015

Stop at Donavans to spot sea eagles, lace monitors, blue tiger and Ulysses butterflies, Mt Sorrow Range, Emmagen Valley and the mouth of Emmagen Beach at low tide. The mountains, jungle, creeks and shallow reef have protected this amazing rainforest throu...

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Cassowary Families

Posted: 06 May 2015

On our recent trips, we've seen cassowaries along the Cowie Range, near Woobadda creek and along Cape Tribulation Road. Most are Dads taking care of one or two "teenage" young birds. Over the next few months, they'll have to start fending for themselves....

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Archer Point A Special

Posted: 02 May 2015

Archer Point is one of the remotest spots and we can fit it into our tours by special request. Go off the beaten path and see this splendid coastal scenery. The clours are amazing. My tours are always small groups, personal and interactive.

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Early Morning At Cowie Beach

Posted: 02 May 2015

We always visit Cowie beach on half day Wujal or full day Cooktown tours, but we can be flexible in our timing as tides and time of day creates different feelings. Always small groups, of course in my 4WD Landcruiser.

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Premium Daintree & Cape Tribulation Tour

Posted: 02 May 2015

We only had a couple more days in Cairns and really wanted to see Cape Tribulation, Daintree, and Mossman Gorge. This trip was all that and more! So glad we did it because when I return I know so many places to spend more time. Steve was the best tour gui...

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Lion's Den And Steel Guitars

Posted: 01 May 2015

Most of our Cape Tribulation to Cooktown full day tours focus on spectacular scenery and wildlife, but it's also nice to stop in at one of Australia's iconic old pubs--the Lion Den Hotel --on the way back. Full of history and idiosyncrasies and colour--li...

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Waterlilies At Keating Lagoon, Cooktown

Posted: 01 May 2015

The beaut thing about small group or private tours is that we can go to places like Keating Lagoon, near Cooktown. It's recently opened after the wet/green season.The reeds and sedges are brilliantly green and the waterlilies well re-established. As the...

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3 Day Cooktown, Daintree & Outback Adventiure

Posted: 30 Apr 2015

Wow, What a great tour and Guide. Well worth the money. All-inclusive touring is the better way to go. Outstanding meals and accommodation, vehicle was very comfortable and spacious. Highly recommend this tour to all interested

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Premium Daintree & Cape Tribulation Tour

Posted: 30 Apr 2015

Its a long day, being out for over 11 hours, but well worth it! There is alot packed into the daintree rainforest tour we did and what made it special was our guide. She had great knowledge of the various plants and habitats we saw and had a great way of...

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Cape Tribulation And The Daintree

Posted: 06 Apr 2015

My husband and I had the pleasure of going on the Daintree/Cape Tribulation Day Tour. This tour was fantastic! Our guide Terry was so knowledgeable and fun. It is a long day with lots of time in the van, but he provides great information during the time a...

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Cape Tribulation And The Daintree

Posted: 02 Apr 2015

What a packed day full of beautiful sights and laughter! We were picked up at 7am from cairns and driven to mossman gorge. We had delicious damper with daintree tea and coffee in the cafe here. Then we set off on a short walk through the mossman gorge -...

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Woobadda Creek Great Bridge, Great Swimming

Posted: 31 Mar 2015

We stop at the new Woobadda Bridge along the Bloomfield Track. It's a beautiful safe swimming spot, with clear running water, nice scenery and interesting reflections in every direction

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Wujal Falls In Full Flood Early March

Posted: 31 Mar 2015

We get some lovely water flowing in the green season. This photo was taken earlier in March by Wujal resident, Desmond Tayley, when Cyclone Nathan was floating about. Nathan's well and truly gone and the Falls, while not as large, are still spectacular.

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