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Great tour of Atherton Tableland's wildlife!!!

Signed on for half day and half night, but ended up extending to full nocturnal tour. Patrick was... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
NYtoTex4
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Houston, Texas
Solid preparation and enthusiasm = enjoyable trip

My wife and I had the pleasure of Patricks’s Wet Tropics Immersion Tour, five days exploring the... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Cabezon59
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Olympia, Washington
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Birding, wildlife and nature tours in the World Heritage listed Wet Tropics of Far North Queensland, Australia: Atherton Tablelands, Cairns, Mareeba, Daintree. Guests are collected for half day, full day and multi day tours from their accommodation...more
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

Signed on for half day and half night, but ended up extending to full nocturnal tour. Patrick was incredible - so knowledgeable, prepared and personable. His passion and enthusiasm for the wildlife and area were infectious. We saw such a wide variety of birds, native...More

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EyesonWildlife, Owner at Eyes on Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your positive comments, John. Spotlighting can be addictive - I agree! All the best to you and your wife. Best regards, Patrick

Reviewed August 11, 2018

My wife and I had the pleasure of Patricks’s Wet Tropics Immersion Tour, five days exploring the diverse wildlife and habitats of Queensland from the beach and mangroves of the coast to the mountains and dry forests inland. Several months before our tour, we emailed...More

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EyesonWildlife, Owner at Eyes on Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

What a very enjoyable 5 days it was: great weather, wildlife showing well, beautiful nights for spotlighting and fantastic people to have on tour. Thank you so much for writing this review, Steve and Amy!

Reviewed August 3, 2018

We did a full day and a 2 hr nocturnal tour with Patrick. Patrick is very knowledgable, an affable guide who is good company. He was great at including our two children in the tour. He went to a good deal of effort to track...More

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EyesonWildlife, Owner at Eyes on Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide future guests with feedback on your tour with Eyes on Wildlife. It was a great day, and what a great start with all those raptors in beautiful early morning sunlight. I hope you got some...More

Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Thanks for the fantastic wildlife spotlighting trips Patrick. The list of mammals/ marsupials which I saw for the first time ( I have lived in Australia for 44 years!) is long; lumholtz tree kangaroos, musk kangaroos, possums galore stripped, Hibbert ring tail,limuroid possum, green tree...More

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EyesonWildlife, Owner at Eyes on Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely comments, Vivian. It was great fun to be out with you. Look forward to going out again some time in the future. Best regards, Patrick

Reviewed March 3, 2018

Patrick certainly has his eyes on wildlife! He is an incredible 'spotter' of birds, mammals and very unusual wildlife, and a 'walking library'. My personal highlights were three different kinds of bower birds (two endemic), green ringtail possums (mother and child) and a very unusual...More

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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

We went out on full day tour from Cairns to see both birds and animals. Bird highlights included black cockatoo, fig parrot, blue rosella, bustard, cormorants, stork, and channel-billed cuckoo. Animals included tree kangaroo, pademelon, green-tailed possum, and platypus. Many others too inc. Boyd’s dragon...More

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Reviewed December 5, 2017

We were so privileged to reserve a day with Patrick at the Atherton Tablelands. We spent a half day observing the wildlife. This was the last excursion that we booked so we could only fit in a half day. We were so lucky to see...More

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EyesonWildlife, Owner at Eyes on Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, Shelah. It is much appreciated! All the best, Patrick

Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

We did a full day + nocturnal with Patrick in the Atherton Tablelands and it was absolutely outstanding. In the very first half hour we saw a huge number of species, including a male Victoria's riflebird doing a beautiful display dance for us! One of...More

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EyesonWildlife, Owner at Eyes on Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2017

Hi Sierra. I will never forget your enthusiasm - your ohs and wows; fantastic! Glad you got the platypus after all. Give my regards to Tony and thank you so much for writing this review. Hope to see you again some day. All the best!...More

Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

What a special day! On your own there would be no way to find or identify anywhere close to the number of birds and wildlife that Patrick pointed out in one day. The tours are tailored to guests' interests. Highlights for me in the Atherton...More

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EyesonWildlife, Owner at Eyes on Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2017

Dear Emily. I enjoyed a very interesting day out with you. The bowerbirds really gave it their all for you - especially the Golden Bowerbird. What a great experience that was. It was a privilege to take you out. Thank you so much for your...More

Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Patrick is exceptional without a doubt. He does his research. He knows his species. He is conscientious and easy to be around. Great communication. Foremost he is respectful of the animals. Our experience with Patrick far exceeded our expectations (and I had high hopes). The...More

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EyesonWildlife, Owner at Eyes on Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Thank you for the really nice comments, Cheryl. I really enjoyed having you and Warren on tour. Was so happy for you that we got both Northern Leaf-tailed and Chameleon Gecko on top of all the other goodies. All the best and hope to see...More

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