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Waterbird Cruises

44 Wharf Street | Berth C14, The Reef Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 400 711 811
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Silent search for wildlife

A fabulous experience cruising the estuaries of Pt Douglas. Brad has a well maintained and "drinks... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Jan V
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Brisbane, Australia
Calm water cruising

This was such a special experience ...beautiful boat so comfortable...wonderful scenery. Our... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
neddie2017
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Port Douglas, Australia
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Join a "Waterbird" calm water river cruise on the secluded tidal river alongside Port Douglas. This waterway winds its way through a picturesque mangrove wilderness where you can observe crocodiles & bird life. "Waterbird" is a 6.4 m Duffy electric boat with open sides & extremely comfortable seating. 4 departures daily, max of 10 guests. Adults $30 | Children $15. Private tours are available.
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5 Dec 2017
“Silent search for wildlife”
3 Aug 2017
“Calm water cruising”
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44 Wharf Street | Berth C14, The Reef Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

A fabulous experience cruising the estuaries of Pt Douglas. Brad has a well maintained and "drinks stocked" electric boat. It was so silent just gliding through the water ways. No crocs sighted, but lots of clawed banks to view. Brad was the consummate host offering...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

This was such a special experience ...beautiful boat so comfortable...wonderful scenery. Our captain Brad was so informative about this interesting area but also we enjoyed lots of silence to listen to the birds. So exciting to suddenly see my first crocodile more than four metres...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This trip was a delightful surprise! We had a group of 10 including adults and young children. We felt very welcome and the little touches Brad includes as part of the experience made this feel like a day out with friends not a "tour". Brad...More

Thank Denica S
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Cruising the waterways of Port Douglas in a wonderfully quiet and comfortable boat. Glass of sparkling in hand, Brad provided great insights and anecdotes for a truly peaceful morning cruise. The kids loved being on the spot for birds and crocs.

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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great afternoon on the Waterbird cruise. Incredibly relaxing way to look for crocs on the electric boat which was timed perfectly so we had an amazing view of the sunset. Would highly recommend.

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Reviewed 31 January 2017

My wife and i were captivated by this beautifully 'silent' electric boat, that for an hour and a half took us on a memorable trip among the waterways surrounded by mangroves. Sipping Champagne on our trip made us feel just how it must have been...More

Thank VILLAEXOTIQUE
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

A trip in an electric powered boat through the mangroves was very relaxing and most enjoyable. We were lucky to spot a 4.5m croc which we followed for a while.

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

It's not often you get a chance to explore mangroves in such comfort - from the moment I boarded I could feel something special - the welcome & hospitality provided by Skipper Brad set the scene along with his local knowledge of the waterways. The...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2016

The electric boat is quality and classic style. It provides a quiet and peaceful ride that allow you to relax and connect with the beautiful Mangroves of Port Douglas and the marine protected area. You learn the importance of the Mangroves in the ecosystem, and...More

1  Thank Keh707
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Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Hello All We had a lovely relaxing time with loads to see, with lots of local knowledge, also a very nice man at the helm ......

Thank Phil E
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