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Lax Charters and Tours

Thursday Island, Queensland 4875, Australia
+61 427 691 356
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Great tour with Dirk

Had a great tour of Thursday island with Dirk. Tour gives you a locals view of the history and... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Michael B
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Cairns Region, Australia
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Most informative and easy going

What a relaxing and informative tour it is up there with the best tours we have been on. Lots of... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2017
Peter T
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Personalised tours of Thursday Island guided by an indigenous local. On this cultural tour you will see all of TI's treasures in an air-conditioned coach. Taste some Torres Strait kaikai and have exclusive access to the crayfish factory. The best, and cheapest, tour of Thursday Island.
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Sep 6, 2017
“Great tour with Dirk”
Jul 24, 2017
“Most informative and easy going”
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Thursday Island, Queensland 4875, Australia
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+61 427 691 356
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Had a great tour of Thursday island with Dirk. Tour gives you a locals view of the history and culture on the island. Thanks Dirk for a great tour.

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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

What a relaxing and informative tour it is up there with the best tours we have been on. Lots of info and jokes a really good day out. A family man running a family business nothing better

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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Dirk, the Prince of Wales, certainly knows the history of Thursday Island as he is very much part of it. His tour takes in all of the highlights of the island and allows plenty of time at highlights such as the fort and crayfish processing...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

Very personalised with a small group. Lots of local information. Covered same area as the more expensive, larger group. Well worth the time and money.

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Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

We were out of season but Tanya was so helpful and Dirk was a delight Great aircon bus Superb commentary No rush Saw sights many others did not know existed Cold water available Great insight into TI history and culture Can't be bettered. Well done...More

1  Thank Howard D
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Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Great friendly tour without the expensive bells and whistles - very happy to have done this rather than the expensive tour with the big company

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Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Dirk his Dad and Charles were a highlight of our trip to Thursday Island, a real family - Homely type feel we saw everything we needed to see, plenty of spare time to explore too. Dirk invited us into his world and showed us everything,...More

3  Thank Käthe T
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Reviewed October 7, 2015

We loved going on tour with Lax Tours, Dirk and Tanya are lovely and Dirk could answer all of our questions. One of the best aspects of the tour is that it is very personalised due to the maximum number of 10 people on board...More

1  Thank Samrogers2015
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Reviewed August 28, 2015

We enjoyed a personalised tour with Dirk & his Father (both indigenous locals) on Thursday Island. Dirk greeted us in a mini bus with a maximum 10 people. It was a great tour which Dirk who shared lots information around the Lobster industry, history of...More

3  Thank Chris F
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Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

What a fantastic time with our guide Dirk...saw all the sights....door to door service....highly recommend....even got to hold a lobster....

3  Thank Andy M
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From memory Kirk is available weekend and I found them so accomodating. I rang their mobile and thoroughly enjoyed the repartee! Kirks tour was so interesting. He is a local elder with a fascinating story which is so worth... More
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