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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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Cape Tribulation And The Daintree

Posted: 26 Mar 2015

Darryl's knowledge about Australia, Queensland, and Cairns is vast... the information that he laid on us about the local area's of Cairns to Cape Tribulation... the people... (both the Indigenous and Foreigners a like)...the native and introduced animals....

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Premium Daintree & Cape Tribulation Tour

Posted: 21 Mar 2015

My sister and I went on the tour and there was another 6 people so it was a nice small group! We had Cathy who was wonderful! It's amazing how much you realise you won't learn without a tour guide. Everywhere we went or drove she informed us off the histo...

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Premium Daintree & Cape Tribulation Tour

Posted: 04 Mar 2015

A superb writeup by one of our guests who traveled with us to Cape Tribulation. I recently took one of your tours and was so impressed with Steve's knowledge, I just had to share with my readers. I am a Travel Writer for the Xpress Magazine in Perth, c...

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Woobadda Creek On The Bloomfield Track

Posted: 03 Mar 2015

Woobadda Creek is a great swimming spot. It's bridge is beautiful and a walk up the Creek--as long as there's not too much water, is pretty special. The Bridge makes the Bloomfield Track very accessible, although it's still definitely 4WD only

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Photographers Delight

Posted: 03 Mar 2015

A slow drive up the Bloomfield Track to Wujal Falls and Cooktown can reveal some wonderful photography, with luck and local knowledge. This shot of a reflection at Woobadda Creek (turned on its side for effect) is unusual bordering on weird. My 4WD tours...

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King Of The Ferns Unfurls Fiddleback

Posted: 01 Mar 2015

King ferns have hardly evolved in over 250 million years, and they are a feature in wet and slightly elevated areas in New Guinea, New Caledonia and of course the Wet Tropics--all being part of the ancient Gondwana. They need lots of water to maintain the...

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Cassowary Couples

Posted: 01 Mar 2015

Cassowaries are of very ancient lineage and certainly endangered. There are maybe only 1100 or so adults in Australia and they're all in the Wet Tropics. While rare, they're often along Cape Tribulation Road and along the Bloomfield Track. Usually dad tak...

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Wujal (bloomfield) Falls Flowing With Green Season

Posted: 01 Mar 2015

Wujal Wujal (Bloomfield) Falls flow all year around, but they're especially full in the green season--which is now. They're usually excellent right through until September, then they're just good. One special plant among the rocks only grows in this and...

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Cape Tribulation And The Daintree

Posted: 25 Feb 2015

I did the Daintree/Cape Tribulation tour. I found the trip very worthwhile. The guide/driver Daryl was friendly and very knowledgeable and entertaining!! All though it was a long day, time seemed to fly by. I will be recommending this tour to any gues...

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Premium Daintree & Cape Tribulation Tour

Posted: 25 Feb 2015

I was lucky enough to join your guide Daryl and eight others on your Daintree Cape Tribulation MossmanAnd Port Douglas full day tour on Sunday 22 February. Daryl shared so much rainforest knowledgefrom wildlife to survival nutrition and medicines. Our...

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Premium Daintree & Cape Tribulation Tour

Posted: 16 Feb 2015

Your Cape Trib was absolutely amazing Jason, thank you!Loved every second of it! Have sold a couple since my famil and will be selling lots more. You have the best tour guide by the way, really knows how to look after his guests. Looking forward to going...

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Premium Daintree & Cape Tribulation Tour

Posted: 13 Feb 2015

Amazing day, learnt so much and saw the most breathtaking views. Every part of this trip was incredible, and Steve is a brilliant tour guide. Lunch was by far the best meal I've eaten. This is the only way to visit Mossman Gorge, the Daintree and Cape Tri...

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