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Daintree River Wild Watch

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Address: Daintree Village Jetty, Daintree, Queensland 4873, Australia
Phone Number: +61 447 734 933
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Welcome to the fabulous World Heritage tropical rainforest area of the...

Welcome to the fabulous World Heritage tropical rainforest area of the Daintree. You can experience this beauty through the eyes and expertise of your guide, Ian "Sauce" Worcester. Ian has a real passion for this amazing natural wonderland called the Daintree River. On our Early morning or Sunset tours you will see the vast array of the unique wildlife in their natural habitat, or simply enjoy the beauty and serenity of the picturesque waters of the Daintree. Don't forget your camera!!!

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Crocs and birds!!

Sauce made our day with his great commentary and wildlife experiences. Thank you so much and look forward to another cruise soon!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
James B
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Cairns, Australia
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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sauce made our day with his great commentary and wildlife experiences. Thank you so much and look forward to another cruise soon!!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful river boat ride with a knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide! We saw not only beautiful and breathtaking nature, but also crocodiles and lots of different birds we had never seen before. Really recommend this as a way to see the animals in their natural habitat!

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2 Thank Agnete G
Brisbane, Australia
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ian "Sauce" has been in the river for 20 years and it showed. Great knowledge and experience. We felt very comfortable to ask him any questions and to stop at any time. The boat has heaps of room and very practical comfortable seats.There is a removable canopy that is great for the sun and rain Sauce removed it and put... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started early in the morning- with a misty glaze and the only boat on the water, it felt like we were on the edge of the earth! The boat itself was small and quiet which allowed us to get right up close to many of the birds. The guide felt it was a fairly quiet morning however we saw... More 

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Tromso, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip was wonderful. We were so excited to be up at dawn-- the river and rainforest were enchanting in beautiful light and mist. Sauce was the perfect guide, we felt like we got the most experienced birder to give us a private trip around an area he knew in and out. Beautiful birds and scenery. Thanks for a great... More 

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1 Thank alliiisoon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got up close to within 2m of azure kingfisher and spotted many other birds. Saw one croc but not disappointed as we were mainly interested in birdlife on this day. Sauce has a wealth of ecological information to share and does so in a natural down to earth way.

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1 Thank Sitara G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful early morning boat cruise that showed us a significant amount of wildlife. Sauce was a great guide who ensured that we had fantastic views of a variety of birds and reptiles. The highlights were Great-billed Heron, Papuan Frogmouth, Green Tree-Snake and Gould's Bronze-Cuckoo!

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1 Thank Matt R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Must do for bird watchers, nature lovers, great photographic opportunities. Sauce was great , so informative !!! Got quite a few lifers! Great billed heron, little kingfisher, were new ones for me , and there was so much more !! Thank you !

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56 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

This is a great cruise on the Daintree. My wife is an avid birdwatcher and has been on the Daintree in many an early morning. I just go along for the trip as I enjoy the Daintree River and love watching it transform as the mist burns off to reveal the beauty of the river and the surrounding landscape. On... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We were lucky enough to do two early morning bird watching/photographing tours with Sauce and they were both amazing. Just being on that river early morning with the green all around reflected like a mirror in the still water is sensational. Then there is Sauce's knowledge of the river and the flora and fauna which he shares with you throughout... More 

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