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Down Under Tours - Day Tours

Address: 26 Redden Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870 , Australia
Phone Number: 61 74035 5566
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Skip the Line: Kuranda Scenic Railway Gold Class...
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Ranked #46 of 133 Activities in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Sightseeing Tours
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Sightseeing Tours
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Galway, Ireland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We did not enjoy this tour, it was basically a bus to tjapukai aboriginal cultural park and a ride back to Cairns from the scenic rail. And you didn't have to Que for any tickets. We had no guide other than our bus driver and everyone was left to their own devices! It should be advertised as such, bad communication!

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JRD-DUT, Owner at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Apah2, Thanks you for your review. I see you are a very well travelled and a senior contributor on Tripadvisor. This makes your review that much more alarming for us. My first question would be to ask you how was this tour sold to you by your agent? The reason I ask is that this tour is exactly as... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We took a day trip from Cairns to Cape Tribulation, Daintree Rain Forest and Mossman Gorge. Our driver, Joanne, was great. She arrived on time at our apartment in Cairns, and provided a bit of the history of the area as we went along. She even tried to locate a cassowary for us, but no luck. Very nice lunch at... More 

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Ourimbah, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We had an amazing day on the day trip to the Daintree, Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge. Russell our guide wad just awesome, very knowledgable and a great bloke! The the Kuku Yalangy centre at MossmanGorge was fantastic too!

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed our whirlwind trip to the Daintree Rain Forest, Mossman Gorge, Cape Tribulation and of course visit to try and see a crocodile which unfortunately we didn't. Driver Daniel was very well informed and kept us thoroughly entertained and on time. Good lunch and great fun. Thank you for a great day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Would just like to thank Down Under Tours and Guide Russell for a truly memorable day traveling from Palm Cove to the Daintree and Mossman Gorge. Wild crocs and Cassawarri with baby chick's X 4 the highlight. Highly recommended. Will be returning with kids in tow

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

We're from the uk on holiday, we have a few trips booked the week we are here and this one was the best! We had a lovely driver called (Bruce shipstone) he told us about all that we saw, all the different wildlife and plant life.Very informative and frendly. Really was a good day. Thank you Bruce :) x

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Clayfield, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Another bus driver today as we're picked up from the discovery comfort Inn on route to kuranda rail and town. The driver was amazing and funny as. He made a joke about practically everything and made our transfer journey very memorable and informative. I'd rate downunder tours company a 10 out 10. As there informative, funny and very interesting and... More 

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Orlando FL
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The tour was wonderful, especially loved the time and history of the Daintree Forest and how the Cape Tribulation came to be named. And the lunch stop was fun. HOWEVER, I was extremely put off by the driver (Jason, maybe) looking at our hotel locations as he DROVE, so that he could put the return stops in order, I guess.

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Rooty Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Our driver for the day was Neil and he was great. Very informative and you could tell he enjoyed his work. Will be recommending this tour to all my family and friends.

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Chandler, AZ
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We booked 3 tours with Travstar but it looked like this company handled all three tours...Kuranda was breathtaking and had a nice train ride up and gondola down...We went to see the Koalas while up there...For the Great Barrier Reef, I had already left a great review at another part of TripAdvisor...Then the lovely Daintree Rainforest...Shane was our driver and... More 

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