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3 Day Cooktown, Daintree & Outback Adventiure

Posted: 01 Jul 2015

We went on the 3 day Discovery tour to Cooktown and the Daintree. It was absolutely amazing. I would highly recommend it. Terry our tour guide was very knowledgeable and made sure we saw everything we could. He was very easy to get along with and we shar...

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3 Day Cooktown, Daintree & Outback Adventiure

Posted: 26 Jun 2015

Discovery Tours provided a Landrover just for my family and I, with a very friendly, informative and professional tour guide - Steve. Steve gave lots of useful information about the rain forest in particular and Australia in general. He seemed to have an...

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Cape Tribulation And The Daintree

Posted: 26 Jun 2015

Just returned from a full day visit to Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation with Discovery Tours (discovery tours.com.au). From the time of booking, we were given professional attention by the company. All our queries were promptly - and honestly - re...

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Cape Tribulation And The Daintree

Posted: 26 Jun 2015

There were only four of us in the 4WD on the day. After scenic tour up the coast we had an easy walk along rainforest boardwalks at Mossman Gorge with knowledgeable commentary from our Guide, Jean. Lunch at the unique Daintree Tea Rooms. Then a boat ride...

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Premium Daintree & Cape Tribulation Tour

Posted: 26 Jun 2015

We were picked up by Steve and a fantastic day ensued, Steve was fantastic so knowlagable.Our tour included Daintree, river cruise, Cape tribulation and a whole lot more our meal was fabulous from the Daintree Tea House , host was very informative of loca...

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Bloomfield Falls Huge

Posted: 13 Jun 2015

The Bloomfield Track after heavy rainforest rain is wonderful, and the Bloomfield Falls have been booming these last two days. It's a must for visitors to the Far North

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Soldier Crabs At Archer Point

Posted: 30 May 2015

As an owner operator in Landcruiser, I can adapt the tour, especially with a private charter. The other day, we went out to Archer Point. No one else was there, except thousands of blue soldier crabs marching across the sand and the debris. This photo was...

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Cape Tribulation And The Daintree

Posted: 27 May 2015

We travelled to Port Douglas, Mossman Gorge, Daintree Forest and Cape Tribulation with Terry. Our tour was small - only 13 in the bus. We were informed about local attractions as we travelled along, shown wildlife, especially the cassowaries and crocodile...

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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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