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Active Tropics Explorer - Day Tours

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“cape trib”(35 reviews)
“mossman gorge”(69 reviews)
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CAPE TRIBULATION Cape Tribulation, is famous as the place where the rainforest meets the reef, a wilderness area like no other. This pristine region is a wilderness dream of lush tropical rainforests, tropical white beaches, sleepy rivers and...more
19 Barry St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 3460
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had the best day exploring this beautiful area. JJ our guide made it interactive and fun, he is extremely passionate and knowledgeable about the wildlife and hidden secrets of the rainforest. It is a busy itinerary but did not feel rushed. Would highly recommend!More

1  Thank Francesca J
Lisa M, Marketing at Active Tropics Explorer - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Francesca, Thanks for your review. We do try to show the best of Cape Trib and the Daintree (and there are so many good things so it is a busy day!) but I'm glad you enjoyed it. JJ's passion and knowledge is a bit...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fabulous day seeing Northern QLD with JJ - he made it such a fun and informative day!! The crocodile river cruise was quite something seeing the crocodiles in their natural habitat. Mossman Gorge was just beautiful and an untouched natures wonderland. JJ had so...More

Thank CamillaM1297
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We experienced a fantastic day trip seeing Mossman Gorge, Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rainforest with our wonderful tour guide, Jim - who not only is extremely well versed in everything about the places we visited and more - but also kept us entertained on...More

Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great value, as you really see everything in a pretty short amount of time. Even though we couldn’t find some of the elusive wildlife, our guide, JJ, knew more than most about the history of the area and all the details of...More

1  Thank Mary S
Reviewed 20 August 2018

the weather was not great as it was during the rainy deason and we didn't see some of the wildlife and couldn't swim but I still think this is the best tour to Cape Tribulation and the Daintree: you end up seeing quite a lot...More

Thank AnarKhaos
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

My partner and I have been travelling since January and this was not only my favourite tour in Australia but my favourite tour for our entire trip so far. JJ was fun in a bag from the get go. Hilarious/ terrifying stories, SO much knowledge,...More

1  Thank Gemma H
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Our tour of the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation was great! Very well planned with just enough time at each place. We saw a lizard, spiders, crocs and cassowarys. Lunch was really nice. Our tour guide Thomas was fabulous, very passionate throughout the whole day...More

Thank jess0593
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed this tour. We were all educated and entertained by JJ who was very professional and knowledgeable. Thanks! I highly recommend active tropics explorer tours.

1  Thank rocklob2015
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

The tour was great in particular our tour guide JJ. JJ is very professional , knowledgeable and passionate about his job. He is a funny and enthusiastic guide. He kept us entertained with jokes and played games during the waiting time. He also taught us...More

2  Thank FellowTraveler31994
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

The guide Thomas did a great job making everyone comfortable while we saw a variety of wildlife and nature. There was a nice amount of time to explore on your own and a balance if guided activity

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