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Lady Douglas River Cruise

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Wharf Street | Reef Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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very good

the trip up the inlet is a delight. we thoroughly enjoyed the time spent on the water. the captain... read more

Reviewed yesterday
gcgirlau
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Toowoomba, Australia
Pleasant way to spend a couple of hours

We very much enjoyed our cruise on the lady douglas . Captain was very knowledgeable about the area... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
julieking24
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Melbourne, Australia
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Lady Douglas River Cruise is iconic in Port Douglas, successfully operating for over 27 years. The relaxing 1 1/2 hr cruise includes, crocodile and wildlife spotting in the wild, spectacular scenery, an informative and entertaining commentary and a complimentary beverage and nibbles. Voted the "Best Tour" award in Port Douglas in 2015. Departing from The Reef Marina, right in the heart of Port douglas. A must do for all visitors to Port Douglas. Very affordable.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Wharf Street | Reef Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

the trip up the inlet is a delight. we thoroughly enjoyed the time spent on the water. the captain was informative and friendly and pointed out everything on the river. a drink and a variety of nibbles come with the ride. i suggest you get...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We very much enjoyed our cruise on the lady douglas . Captain was very knowledgeable about the area , all told with humour. You receive a complimentary drink and nibbles when you board. Lovely way to pass time highly recommend

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went during sunset and it was beautiful. What really made the cruise was the Skipper, full of interesting facts and plenty of ripping jokes. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The lady Douglas is a relaxing way to spend a couple of hours. It explores Dickson Inlet/Packers Creek. We saw 3 crocs but they were only small to mid size. The larger croc had self relocated to a creek further south. The commentary was interesting...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The staff and the owner of the boat were very informative and also had a great sense of humour. We just turned up at the Pier and decided to jump onboard, e were not disappointed. You are told about the waterways, Port Douglas history and...More

Thank Kathy S
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great tour. Upon arrival you are offered a wine, beer or a juice. There are snacks supplied along the way with a brilliant, informative and amusing commentary. The addition of the wee dog on board is gorgeous. This is a great value...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not only a really interesting and enjoyable cruise, but at $35 is also very good value for money. 1.5 hours on the estuary and, later, into the bay, on a boat with plenty of room to walk about. A complementary wine, beer or...More

Thank Kiwipj
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I decided to do this trip at the last minute and weren't disappointed. We were welcomed on board with a choice of beer, bubbles, white/red wine or soft drink. The captain and hostess were very knowledgeable and pointed out varied bird life...More

Thank Maisey2002
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ten of us went for a 2 hour cruise with commentary.The captain was quite a character He told us about the Mangrove trees & how they survive and grow. He also gave us some interesting history. There were some snacks put out during the trip...More

Thank Evelynne G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did this unplanned trip and were very delighted. Welcomed on board with a choice of drink. Was very comfortable boat...great captain and hostess. Both very informative....learnt a lot about Port Douglas history and the waterways. Lucky to see a crocodile and varied birdlife. Excellent...More

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Paul B
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Response from Anthony G | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest ringing them on 0408 986 127
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Maree S
16 March 2018|
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Response from LadyDouglasCruises | Property representative |
Hi, we can take up to 50 pax.
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Response from LadyDouglasCruises | Property representative |
Yes we will have a stall set up on the wharf selling tickets, so you will find us when you get off the tender.
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