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An Awesome Tour

Posted: 05 Jan 2015

We selected Discovery Tours due to the small group size, excellent reviews and content. We were met for our tour on the morning of the tour at our hotel on time. Apparently, for that day, we were the only booking so they upgraded us to a personalized tour...

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A Huge Big Thanks You

Posted: 31 Dec 2014

A huge big thank you to Jason for organsing all our accomadation and tour to Cape Tribulation. The guide Terry was great and the tour was amazing

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Posted: 31 Dec 2014

Thanks to Darrel for being the best guide ever had a awsome time with him on your Cape Tribualtion & Daintree Tour

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Excellent Day Out

Posted: 19 Dec 2014

We went on the Daintree and Cape Tribulation small group excursion and CATHY was our superb guide. We were picked up from our hotel in Cairns at 7 am and visited Palm Cove, Port Douglas, Mossman Gorge, Daintree National Park and Cape Tribulation. Included...

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Posted: 08 Dec 2014

We enjoyed very much the one-day tour to the Daintree Rainforest, Mossman, Gorge Tribulation and the fantastic gourmet lunch. I will surely recommend Discovery Tours to my friends. Thanks to our tour guide. He is well-informed, very professional and funny...

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Awesome Day Out

Posted: 05 Dec 2014

At first many thanks to our guide Steve. We never had such a funny, motivated, entertaining and absolutely well-informed guide! He informed us about lots of plants, animals and places. We had two great walks through the Rainforest in Mossman and Daintree...

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Posted: 29 Nov 2014

Superb trip..Excellent tour guide(Steve). A must do in Cairns

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Gay

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Bird Abundance Still At Cooktown Lagoon

Posted: 24 Nov 2014

Even though it's been very dry, which means blue skies, great colours and wonderful days, the region had enough late rain to fill up the lagoons so well that there's still an abundance of wildlife at Keatings Lagoon near Cooktown. Magpie geese, wandering...

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The Taste Of Paradise

Posted: 24 Nov 2014

I selected Discovery Tours because of the small group size, which enabled me to meet and enjoy all the persons on the bus. Our group included persons from Poland, Spain, the UK, the US, Brisbane, Germany, and France.My favorite portions of the day were t...

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Layers Of Interest At Cowie Beach

Posted: 24 Nov 2014

There are so many things to like about Cowie Beach. The gentle layers of colour from sand the deep sea, red mangroves "swimming" in the water, masses of soldier crabs...and the absolute serenity. Rarely do we see others on the beach at Cowie! I always che...

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Cassowaries On Cue

Posted: 24 Nov 2014

There aren't any cassowaries around Cooktown, but there are plenty around Cape Tribulation and parts of the Bloomfield Track. They are so rare, precious and important for the environment (they take big seeds around the forest) that we have signs advising...

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Keatings Croc Among The Waterlilies

Posted: 24 Nov 2014

Every now and then, rumours of a croc in Keatings Lagoon (Cooktown) spread. We've recently seen this big fella opposite the bird hide. It's a wonderful sight, among the waterlilies. My 4WD tour always spends time (up to one hour) at Keatings, among many o...

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Highly Reccommended

Posted: 13 Nov 2014

I went on tour with Steve today and thoroughly enjoyed the day. I would definitely recommend Discovery Tours in the future.

Elise

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See The Rainforest As Is

Posted: 12 Nov 2014

We didn't know how lucky we were to pick this company. Steve our driver and guide was like a walking encyclopaedia. He was the best guide I have been with. We were lucky again as the van for our trip was being serviced so we did the trip in a 4 wheel driv...

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Rainbow Lorikeets Active And Visible

Posted: 05 Nov 2014

Rainbow lorikeets have a special brushlike appendage on their tongue enabling the bird to feed on pollen, nectar and fruits. However, they basically eat anything in the blossom, including insects and insect larvae . They're very active around Cooktown now...

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Cairns Tours

Posted: 04 Nov 2014

Awesome! We booked both the full-day Daintree & Cape Tribulation Tour as well as the half-day 4WD Rainforest Waterfall Tour, and had a blast. We were fortunate enough to have Terry as our guide on both trips. He's a top bloke and very knowledgeable. H...

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Hungry Cassowary Dad And Three Chicks

Posted: 30 Oct 2014

Very young cassowary chicks can get very hungry and even live birds, such as this beautiful little emerald dove, had better watch out if they compete too closely with the cassowaries' feed. Dad is quick and ruthless and showed that survival of the fittest...

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Rare Croc Spotted At Keatings Lagoon Cooktown

Posted: 30 Oct 2014

Keatings lagoon is a must on anyone's Cooktown trip, especially at this time of the year. Last week, we had a unexpected sighting of a croc, about 3 metres, resting on the other side of the Lagoon up near the bird hide. We know that crocs come into the L...

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Premium Daintree & Cape Tribulation Tour

Posted: 28 Oct 2014

Excellent tour and very informative tour guide (Steve). Good morning tea at Mossman Gorge and lunch at Daintree rain forest resturarant
Sharon

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Premium Daintree & Cape Tribulation Tour

Posted: 21 Oct 2014

Excellent tour, guide was so knowledgeable (Terry) would recommend them very highly indeed, our lunch stop was amazing, the food was 1st class, gluten free no problem as the food was naturally gluten free, the tropical fruit talk was very interesting and...

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