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“Best day of our whole trip with Uncle Nev from Mason's Tours...”
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Mason's Tours
Ranked #8 of 8 Tours in Cape Tribulation
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Owner description: Mason's Tours Cape Tribulation offer Private Day and Night Guided Walks and 4WD Tours. Walks are conducted on our own 170ha property, and 4WD Tours go north along the famous Bloomfield Track and include and Aboriginal Guided Walk. See the best of the Daintree Coast Lawrence Mason, private guide. Bookings are via email only, since December 2012 we are not a scheduled operator.
Reviewed February 18, 2010

In December my husband and I along with my parents spent 3 weeks in Australia. Our short stay in the Daintree Rainforest fell in between Christmas and New Year. Luckily I researched tours before we left as many were not running during that period. Mason's was recommended by another operator who wasn't running.

On the day, we were still eating our breakfast when Nev arrived to take us on our 4 wheel drive tour so he joined us and shared a croissant, immediately putting us at ease. As there were four of us we had the car to ourselves which was clean, air conditioned and comfortable. Nev drove brilliantly and amused us with stories of less well-prepared visitors getting stuck on hills and landing up in ditches for the night.

We saw a Cassawarie with chick; wild horses; crocs in the river and were taken on an hour long walking tour by Francis, a local Aboriginal lady who gave us a real feel for how the Aboriginal culture has evolved. I believe Masons are one of the only tours that include Francis in their trip allowing her to educate visitors but also build up a business of her own.

On our return drive we stopped for some river swimming where Nev laid out a tarpaulin with flasks of tea and delicious home-made cake and cookies from Mrs Mason. He pointed out yabbies and an eel in the creek. His knowledge about Australia and the animals and plants of the Rain Forest taught us a lot that day.

Between them, Nev and the Masons made it an extremely special and memorable day for us and we would highly recommend them.

Thank analou
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